All News Articles for 2019-01-02

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
After Netflix Pulls Episode at Saudi Request, Comic Hasan Minhaj Urges Donations for Suffering Yemen
While Saudi Arabia attempts to ban content critical of its crown prince, "Let's not forget that the world's largest humanitarian crisis is happening in Yemen right now."
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President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos take part in a roundtable in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on December 18, 2018 in Washington, D.C. With Deadline Looming, Groups Urge Public to Speak Out Against DeVos' Plan to Steamroll Rights for Sexual Assault Survivors
"If you support protections for survivors, submit a comment now"
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'Ajit Pai Won't Be Laughing Long,' Say Internet Defenders, After FCC Chair Applauds Death of Net Neutrality
"The internet freedom movement is stronger than it's ever been as we head into 2019. We'll keep fighting in the states, in the courts, and in Congress."
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‏ Some of the women taking part in the "Women's Wall" New Year's Day event in the state of Kerala in southern India. Historic Moment for Equality in India as Millions Link Arms to Form 400-Mile "Women's Wall"
Massive event preceded history-making day when two women defied protesters to enter Hindu temple
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From 'Depleted' Food Stores to Understaffed Health Clinics, Native Americans 'Among Hardest Hit' by Trump Shutdown
"The longer the D.C. stalemate lasts, the more dire their situation becomes."
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Inspired by Yellow Vests in France, Germany's Left-Wing 'Get Up' Movement Vows to Take to the Streets in 2019
Fighting for secure jobs and wage equality, the 170,000-member organization "will be visible on the street and in the public eye in 2019"
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Applause as Warren Shows Support for Green New Deal—the Plan 'Every Serious Presidential Contender Should Embrace'
"If your 2020 platform doesn't include a Green New Deal, are you really running for President?" asked Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.)
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'Stop This Fiscal Madness': Dems Urged to Vote Down 'Brainless Republican Idea' as Pelosi Plows Ahead With Pay-Go
"This is a terrible move from Pelosi and Democratic Party leadership and a slap in the face for movements demanding justice and prosperity for all—not just a privileged few."
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'Cruel and Inhumane': Trump Border Patrol Hits Women, Children, and Journalists in Mexico With Tear Gas
"The Trump administration is defying international law and orchestrating a crisis by deliberately turning asylum-seekers away from ports of entry, endangering families who see no choice but to take desperate measures in their search for protection."
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