All News Articles for 2019-01-17

Thursday, January 17, 2019
The 'Shameful' Answer to #WheresMitch? Not Ending Shutdown, But Voting on Extremist Anti-Choice Bill
"If Senator McConnell is able to push through an anti-abortion bill to score political points, he surely should be able to schedule a vote on the House of Representatives' bills to reopen the government."
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"Look at the way airport workers and federal employees, in general, are being treated." (Photo: Screenshot) Strike! Barbara Ehrenreich Calls on TSA Workers to Walk Off Job in Protest of Government Shutdown
"Our point is, don’t just take this lying down."
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LA strike Backing Teachers, Sanders Says LA Strike Exposes National Need for 'Revolution in Public Education'
"What we accept as normal today with regard to education, I want your grandchildren to tell you that you were crazy to accept," said the Vermont senator
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Protesting Outside GOP's 'Lavish Retreat,' Federal Workers Demand End to Shutdown Amid Growing Calls for Strike
Government employees are "being treated in a mean and humiliating fashion," says Barbara Ehrenreich, who is calling on TSA employees to walk off the job
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'Our Nation's Capital Has Officially Become a Playground': Trump Sends 'Childish' Letter Canceling Pelosi's Overseas Trip
The president's letter came a day after the House Speaker suggested delaying the State of the Union address due to security concerns caused by the shutdown
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'We Have Monsters Leading America': Trump's DHS Locked Up More Children Than Previously Known
"This policy was a cruel disaster from the start. This report reaffirms that the government never had a clear picture of how many children it ripped from their parents."
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'Terrible News' for GOP as Survey Shows Generation Z Shaping Up To Be Most Progressive Ever
"This data suggests there is a reason why Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gets so much heat from conservatives—she and this new congressional class not only represent the demographic changes that scare some, but she embodies the ideological trends, too."
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meal examples for "flexitarian" or "planetary health" diet Scientists Call for 'Global Agricultural Revolution' and 'Planetary Health Diet' to Save Lives—and Earth
"The food we eat and how we produce it determines the health of people and the planet, and we are currently getting this seriously wrong."
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'Step Up or Step Aside': Youth Climate Leaders Occupy Schumer's Office to Demand Support for Green New Deal
"Real climate leadership means a commitment to bold climate action and a just transition. It means a Green New Deal."
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"I'm Sure Dinosaurs Thought They Had Time, Too': Over 12,000 Students Strike in Brussels Demanding Bold Climate Action
" It's great to see the number of people present here today," said one march organizer. "It's an incredible signal. This cannot be ignored."
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chris, rudy Giuliani Claims 'I Never Said There Was No Collusion' Between Trump Campaign and Russia (Yes, He Did)
"Can't help but wonder what shoe may be about to drop in the Mueller investigation if Rudy Giuliani is on cable news saying things like [this]."
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In First Floor Speech, Ocasio-Cortez Condemns Trump Shutdown as 'Erosion of American Democracy'
"It is not normal for public servants to run away and hide from the public that they serve. And it is certainly not normal to starve the people we serve for a proposal that is wildly unpopular."
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