All News Articles for 2019-02-12

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
'The US Government Has Scarred My Daughter and Me for Life': Families Sue Trump Over Deliberate and 'Inexplicable Cruelty'
"The government's use of emotionally traumatizing children to try to achieve a policy objective very clearly meets all the legal elements of the offense intentional infliction of emotional distress."
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line 3 protest 'This Is What Dem Leadership Looks Like': Minnesota Gov. Praised for Backing Fight Against Line 3 Tar Sands Pipeline
"He's rightly putting Indigenous rights, our global climate, and the water resources for thousands of Minnesotans before fossil fuel industry profits."
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Giving Trump Far Too Much in Shutdown Deal, Progressives Warn Democrats 'Throwing Immigrants Under the Bus'
"This isn't just about stopping Trump's wall—this is about standing on the right side of history, and standing with the most vulnerable."
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Because Society 'Leaps Forward' When People Take Action, UK Headteachers Union Backs Student #ClimateStrike
"When you get older pupils making an informed decision, that kind of thing needs to be applauded."
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Pressley, AOC 'We Will Be That Lantern on the Shore': Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley Rally With TPS Holders Outside Trump White House
Demonstration follows federal suit charging administration's effort to end protected status motivated by 'racial animus' of president
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Study Shows Toxic Pesticide Levels in Families Dropped by 60% After One-Week Organic Diet
"This important study shows how quickly we can rid our bodies of toxic pesticides by choosing organic," says researcher
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Not-So-Veiled Threat of War as John Bolton Says Iran May Not Have 'Many More Anniversaries to Enjoy'
"He clearly wants a war before Trump leaves office and shouldn't be underestimated."
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BBC Journalist Violently Attacked at Texas Rally After Crowd 'Whipped Up Into a Frenzy' by Trump's Anti-Press Rhetoric
"I fear it was a step towards something much worse eventually happening to a journalist if the vilification of the media doesn't stop," one BBC staffer said
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U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol February 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. Sen. Markey and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez held a news conference to unveil their Green New Deal resolution. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) 'Ah, Yes,' Says Ocasio-Cortez of Trump After Jab at Green New Deal, 'A Man Who Can't Even Read Briefings Written in Full Sentences'
New York Democratic shows no tolerance for presidential ignorance surrounding visionary plan designed to help save humanity and planet
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Texas post-Hurricane Harvey 'We Have Entered the Age of Environmental Breakdown': Report Details World on Edge of Runaway Collapse
A new report from U.K. researchers is being praised as "absolutely brilliant," "essential reading for policymakers," and "a clarion wake-up call to the world."
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Nearly 15,000 Counter Trump Event With El Paso Rally to Reject 'Hatred and Bigotry'
"We're standing together to show them the truth about our border community. A border wall is not needed, there is no immigration crisis, and asylum seekers have rights."
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