All News Articles for 2019-01-23

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Two Years In, Trump's Global Gag Rule Responsible for 'Immeasurable Suffering and Death' Around World
"This policy, driven by ideology instead of evidence, is aligned with broader anti-human rights agendas currently unfolding around the world."
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Assange Attempts to Unmask US Extradition Effort With Legal Challenge Against Trump Administration
The move aims to force US prosecutors to unseal secret charges against the WikiLeaks founder
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Greta Thunberg, who ignited global "school strikes for climate," delivers a video address urging those in positions of power to take bold climate action. Greta Thunberg's Demand to Davos Elite: Act Urgently on Climate for 'Sake of This Beautiful Living Planet"
"Some people say that the climate crisis is something that we all have created. But that is just another convenient lie."
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Fears of US-Backed 'Coup' in Motion as Trump Recognizes Venezuela Opposition Lawmaker as 'Interim President'
In response to Trump declaration, President Nicolas Maduro gives diplomats from 'imperialist' U.S. 72 hours to leave the country
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) 'No SOTU for You': Pelosi Tells Trump House Chamber Not an Option Unless Government Reopens
Trump had sent a letter to Pelosi insisting that he still planned to deliver the speech next week
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'Why Are They So Terrible at This?': Democrats Reportedly Plan to Offer Trump Billions for So-Called 'Smart Wall'
The "counteroffer" by House Democratic leaders comes as immigrant rights groups are calling on the party to reject any funding for the president's anti-immigrant agenda
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'Outrage Spiking': Federal Workers Occupy Senate Building With 33 Minutes of Angry Silence to End Trump Shutdown
"The protest happening right now in the Senate office building is just the start," declared MoveOn.org's Ben Wikler
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) attends a news conference to discuss a comprehensive plan to address the immediate humanitarian needs in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and ensure that the islands are able to rebuild in a way that empowers them to thrive on November 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Speaking in Puerto Rico, Warren Says, 'With Trump, Cruelty Not an Accident' But 'Part of the Plan'
Puerto Rico, says Massachusetts senator, is "a clear example of how well the federal government works for Wall Street" but not for everyone else
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'This Is Called Union-Busting': As Teachers Union Approves Strike, Denver Superintendent Wants to Turn Furloughed Federal Workers Into Scabs
Ahead of a union vote on Tuesday, the newly-elected school official reached out to federal employees who haven't been paid in weeks, asking them to cross the picket line
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wells fargo protest 'Despicable': Wells Fargo Bashed for Plans to Cash In on Global Climate Crisis
" Rather than scheming about how to make more money off of the climate crisis, Wells Fargo should stop making the problem worse and divest from the dirtiest fuels on the planet."
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Nationwide Call-In Day Pressures Senators to Reject "Stephen Miller's Wish List" and Pass Clean Bill to End Trump Shutdown
"This could be our moment to open the government and shut down Trump's wall."
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'Blatantly Unconstitutional' Abortion Ban Struck Down in Iowa as Pro-Choice Groups Vow to Defend Roe From Coordinated Attack
"Today, we applaud this win for women and families everywhere, but tomorrow, we get up and fight harder than before."
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LA strike 'Historic Day for American Unions': Los Angeles Teachers Strike Earns Victory for Labor, Public Education
"Teachers, students, parents, and their neighbors came together in the pouring rain to make historic demands for public education."
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'Good to Have People Who Aren't Afraid': AOC, Tlaib, Pressley, and Khanna Win Seats on Committee Set to Probe Trump
"This is extremely exciting for anyone who wants to see a bunch of badass young progressives interrogate members of the Trump administration over the next two years."
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Here's the Pro-Bernie Sanders 2020 Op-Ed The Baffler Decided Its Readers Should No Longer See
"A President Sanders isn't some idealist fantasy, he is our best bet by a mile," argued writer Amber A'Lee Frost in a piece The Baffler fully removed from its website
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