All News Articles for 2018-11-17

Saturday, November 17, 2018
'Not a Speech of Concession': Applause for Powerful Defiance as Stacey Abrams Ends Bid in Georgia by Condemning 'Deliberate' Voter Suppression by GOP
"The fight against voter suppression is so far from over. The election may have ended, but Stacey Abrams ignited a fire in the hearts of Georgia voters."
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Khanna to Pelosi: Don't Just Create Green New Deal Select Committee, Make Ocasio-Cortez Its Chair
"That is the boldness voters want," California congressman declared. "We need to shake up Congress & give the millennial generation a chance to lead. They have the most at stake re climate change."
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Demonstrators on the iconic Westminster Bridge in central London on Saturday, November 17.  "We are peacefully standing up for the Earth and for humanity," said Cecelia B of Extinction Rebellion. "People are dancing and singing and making new friends. This is a joyful rebellion and this is what the future looks like." (Photo: Extinction Rebellion/@ExtinctionR) Because 'Good Planets Are Hard to Find,' Extinction Rebellion Shuts Down London Bridges to Save Mother Earth
Day of revolt leads to mass arrests in the UK as protest participants argue too many still don't "recognize the seriousness of our existential crisis" and almost nobody is doing enough to end humanity's wreckless assault on planet's living systems
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