All News Articles for 2018-12-10

Monday, December 10, 2018
'The System Is Shaken': As Yellow Vests Persist in France, Macron Bends With Minimum Wage Hike and Pension Tax Canceled
"I suppose that if the French had just been civil, Macron would have called for a rise in the minimum wage anyway."
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As Demand for Urgent Transformation Intensifies, New Study Shows Hotter Planet Making Extreme Weather Deadlier
"Hurricanes and wildfires and bleaching and drought... they're happening to us right now, and we face new and challenging risks of how they're going to affect us in the future."
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The Longview Power Plant, a coal-fired plant, stands on August 21, 2018 in Maidsville, West Virginia. As Trump Pushes Planetary Destruction at COP24, Investors Holding $32 Trillion Demand Bold Climate Action
'The transition to a low carbon economy presents numerous opportunities to create value, and investors who ignore the changing world do so at their own peril'
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'We Gonna Rise Up, Rise Up 'Til It's Won!': 140+ Arrested at Pelosi and Hoyer Offices as Youth-Led Protests Demand Green New Deal on Capitol Hill
More than 1,000 young Americans joined the youth-led group's demonstration on Capitol Hill
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"In the two months since our first action, we have expanded more than we imagined," Liam Geary Baulch, a U.K.-based Extinction Rebellion activist, told The Guardian. "We are now planning to change our structure so it can accommodate up to two million people." (Photo: Extinction Rebellion) As Uprising Spreads Across Globe, Naomi Klein and Noam Chomsky Among Signers of Open Letter Backing Extinction Rebellion
"The climate crisis is worsening much faster than previously predicted. This desperate situation can't continue."
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Supreme Court 'Victory' for Women as Supreme Court Rejects Case Challenging Medicaid Funds for Planned Parenthood
"We're thankful that people in Louisiana and Kansas will be able to access the care they need."
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#NoMoreExcuses: Mass Action on Capitol Hill to Demand Dems Back Green New Deal Instead of Fossil Fuel Interests
"Every day for the past three weeks we have been asking our leaders in Congress: will you stand with us, fight for our futures, and back a Green New Deal? Today, we're here for their answer."
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Donald Trump and his wife Melania fill out their ballots at a polling station in a school during the 2016 presidential elections on November 8, 2016 in New York. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/Getty Images) Sorry, Say Legal Experts, Creating Shell Company During 2016 Campaign for Secret Payments to Hide Extramarital Affairs Not 'Simple Private Transaction'
What the president claims was no big deal, say critics, was actually a very clear campaign violation and at least one member of Congress says they "certainly" could be "impeachable offenses"
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'These False Solutions Are a Joke': Trump's Pro-Coal Panel at COP24 Shut Down With Laughter by Climate Campaigners
"Trump's attempts to pander to coal industry executives despite deafening alarms that burning more fossil fuels will lead to more destructive climate catastrophes is more than just willful ignorance—it's criminally irresponsible."
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The Sanders Institute's Gathering Was About Saving the World, But It Was Not About Bernie Sanders
It was a small conference with big ideas and a deep sense of urgency. "We need to do it all," said one attendee. "We just simply need to do it all."
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