All News Articles for 2019-01-22

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Pastoralists living in the Ewaso Ngiro river basin in central Kenya dig for water on April 4, 2017. New Study Shows Climate Crisis Could Mean 'Time Bomb" for World's Groundwater
"In many parts of the world," said one researcher, "changes in groundwater flows due to climate change could have a very long legacy."
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As Public Shouts Approval for Ocasio-Cortez's 70% Tax Rate for Ultra-Rich, Elites at Davos Admit: "It's Scary"
"It's wild that some people are more scared of a marginal tax rate than the fact that 40 percent of Americans struggle to pay for at least one basic need, like food or rent."
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Progressives Warn Against Democrats Pushing 'Diluted' Half-Measures as Alternative to Medicare for All
"Improved Medicare for All has support from an overwhelming majority of Democratic voters, so why the sudden proliferation of public option proposals? We should be very skeptical of these sorts of bills."
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march for science As Americans Increasingly Bear 'Real Costs of Climate Crisis,' Polls Show Soaring Realization of Global Warming's Threat
Extreme weather events and suffering they cause beginning to put dents in "ongoing multi-billion dollar deception campaign" put forth by the fossil fuel industry
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Chase Iron Eyes, an activist and lead attorney for the Lakota People’s Law Project. (Photo: Screenshot) Chase Iron Eyes: Trump’s Mocking of Native Americans Gives License to Others to Denigrate My People
"We have a president who is flippantly dehumanizing and offensive about our genocide here in Lakota country. My family literally survived Wounded Knee."
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'Poor King Snowflake': Trump Admits Ordering Huckabee Sanders to Halt WH Briefings Because Reporters Behave 'Rudely'
"If you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchen," said one political reporter in response
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'Shameful, Bigoted, Cruel': Supreme Court Gives Green Light to Trump's Ban on Transgender Service Members
"We will all keep fighting to take down this discriminatory ban. In court, at the ballot, and through our transformation of public discourse and understanding."
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Putting Tax Rates and Billionaire 'Excess' in Moral Terms, Ocasio-Cortez Asks 'What Kind of Society Do We Want to Live In?'
"I do think that a system that allows billionaires to exist when there are parts of Alabama where people are still getting ringworm because they don't have access to public health is wrong."
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fjord is seen from the air in southwest Greenland 'We Are Watching the Ice Sheet Hit a Tipping Point': Greenland Melting Even Faster Than Feared
"The only thing we can do is adapt and mitigate further global warming—it's too late for there to be no effect."
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Not Yet a Strike But a 'Work Stoppage Nonetheless': Unpaid TSA Agents Calling Out at Unsustainable Rates
"At some point TSA workers won't be able to afford childcare to come to work, and they'll have to look for other jobs."
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Call for Global Ban as Poll Shows Overwhelming Public Opposition to 'Horrifying' Killer Robots
Weapons that require no input from humans in selecting and killing targets undermine "the right to life and other human rights," critics say
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