All News Articles for 2018-12-07

Friday, December 7, 2018
Heather Heyer 'Small Measure of Justice for Heather Heyer' as Neo-Nazi James Alex Fields Jr. Convicted of Murdering Her With His Car
"Fields is the face of violent white supremacy in our country. Every last one of them must be held accountable."
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Michael Cohen In Sentencing Memo, Federal Prosecutors Seek 'Substantial' Prison Time for Trump Fixer Michael Cohen
Special Counsel Robert Mueller, meanwhile, is urging the judge to consider Cohen's contributions to his probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election
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'Complete Wiping Away of Clean Water Act': Trump EPA Rule Would Free Corporations to Pollute Nation's Water as Much as They Please
"As a result of the change, an estimated 60-90 percent of U.S. waterways could lose federal protections that currently shield them from pollution and development."
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Malala Yousafzai spoke Thursday at the Harvard Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership to receive the Gleitsman Award Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai to US Congress: "Don't Greet Refugees With Tear Gas"
"Just be human," the Nobel Peace Prize winner says
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Winona LaDuke Winona LaDuke Calls for Indigenous-Led 'Green New Deal' as She Fights Minnesota Pipeline Expansion
"We have to make the next economy, and that next economy is going to be green. That next economy is going to have people like me making decisions."
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US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley After Rejecting US Resolution Condemning Hamas, UN Easily Passes Resolution Condemning Israeli Occupation
After her resolution fails, United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley asks why other nations can't just "get over" the illegal occupation
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Celebrating a Congress That Looks 'Like America,' Ilhan Omar Shrugs Off Right-Wing Islamophobic Rant
"You're gonna have to just deal."
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Trump Nominates William Barr, a 'Fanatic Who Believes in Dictatorship of Executive Power,' for Attorney General
"William Barr has attacked the Mueller investigation and supported investigating Trump's political opponents. It's no wonder Trump nominated him to become the next attorney general."
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Inspired by the protests of 15-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young activists organized strikes in London—and across the globe—on Friday to demand bold climate action. (Photo: Terry Matthews/Extinction Rebellion/Twitter) Rich Nations Aren't 'Paying Their Fair Share' to Mitigate the Climate Crisis, Says Report Released at COP24
"Unless there is a fair deal that accounts for the legacy of climate change caused by industrialized developed countries, we will never have a sustainable global strategy."
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For Allowing Serial Sexual Abuser to Escape Justice, Demand Surges for Labor Secretary Acosta's Immediate Resignation
"While Acosta's record covering up for a depraved plutocrat makes him a good fit for the Trump administration, it should disqualify him from public service."
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Aquarius 'Europe Condemns People to Drown' by Forcing MSF Ship to Cease Migrant Rescue Missions
"Not only has Europe failed to provide search and rescue capacity, it has also actively sabotaged others' attempts to save lives."
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U.S. Department of State spokesperson Heather Nauert speaks in the press briefing room at the Department of State on November 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. 'To Defend the Indefensible,' Trump Picks Former Fox News Anchor to Push Dangerous US Foreign Policy at United Nations
"The worrying aspect of the U.S. is not a particular appointment but the aggressive, unilateralist foreign policy of the Trump administration. Global peace itself is being put at risk."
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