All News Articles for 2019-01-15

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Bernie Sanders: As World Faces Climate Crisis, 95% of EPA Workers Furloughed During Trump Shutdown—'How Insane Is That?'
The Independent senator from Vermont called for an immediate vote to end the longest government shutdown in U.S. history
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'Gillette Must Be Doing Something Right': Toxic Men Freak Out Over Ad Urging Men to Combat Toxic Masculinity
So-called "men's rights activists" are mad that the shaving razor company has started a campaign calling on men to not be misogynists, jerks, and bullies
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Ocasio-Cortez Forced to Explain Marginal Tax Rates to 'Far-Right Former Governor' Scott Walker
"Imagine if you did chores for abuela & she gave you $10. When you got home, you got to keep it, because it's only $10.... Then we taxed the billionaire in town because he's making tons of money underpaying the townspeople."
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As Poll Shows Majority Back 70% Tax Rate for Ultra-Rich, Ocasio-Cortez's "Radical" Proposal Proves Extremely Mainstream
"I don't think it's surprising," said the New York congresswoman. "What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."
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Werner Vogels, chief technology officer and vice president of Amazon With Facial Recognition Technology at 'Crossroads,' 90 Groups Urge Amazon, Google, and Microsoft Not to Collude With Big Brother
"History has clearly taught us that the government will exploit technologies like face surveillance to target communities of color, religious minorities, and immigrants."
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In Rebuke of Trump's Effort to 'Weaponize' 2020 Census Against Immigrant Communities, Federal Judge Strikes Down Citizenship Question
"Today's ruling is a strong signal to the Trump administration that any attempts to politicize and corrupt the 2020 census will fail."
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'Catastrophe for Free Expression': Critics Warn EU Reforms a 'Dire Threat' to Internet as We Know It
"The EU is about to cripple freedom of expression on the internet in the name of protecting copyright, but you may be able to help stop it."
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voting rights advocates Once a 'Laughingstock' on Voting Rights, Reform Package Moves New York Toward More 'Inclusive Democracy'
"Make no mistake: this is far from the end to voting reform in our state. Our state needs a whole host of reforms to repair and expand the right to vote."
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After Career Full of Racist Remarks, GOP Finally Gets Around to Punishing Rep. Steve King
"I'm sorry but how are Republicans just now discovering that Steve King says racist things?"
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The Killers' "Land of the Free" music video Watch: Devastating New 'Land of the Free' Music Video Decries Violence and Cruelty of Trump's America
Set to a short film by Spike Lee, The Killers take on Trump's wall, tear-gassing of asylum-seekers, mass incarceration, and gun violence
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As Senate Hearings Begin, Calls to Block 'Trump Enabler' William Barr From Becoming Next AG
"Barr may be the kind of enabler Trump desires to further skirt Congress and, through emergency decree or executive action, fund a border wall, continue to gut asylum protections, and keep rounding up, detaining, and deporting tens of thousands of migrants."
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