All News Articles for 2019-02-21

Thursday, February 21, 2019
So How's Your Tax Refund? Thanks to GOP Tax Scam, Big Banks Made Extra $28 Billion Last Year
"I thought Donald Trump said he was going to stop Wall Street from getting away with murder, not give big banks another massive tax break."
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'Time for Acosta to Resign': Judge Rules Labor Secretary's Plea Deal for Billionaire Sex Offender Broke Federal Law
"The president who ran for office complaining that the system is rigged has a Cabinet secretary who as a prosecutor rigged the system in favor of a sex offender."
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“These people are a fraud. They don’t represent the Venezuelan people. They are representing the US-orchestrated coup.” (Photo: Screenshot) ‘Willing Pawns in Trump-Orchestrated Coup’: CODEPINK Disrupts Venezuela’s Illegitimate ‘US Ambassador’
CODEPINK activists disrupted an event with the right-wing Venezuelan coup regime’s “US ambassador” Carlos Vecchio, denouncing him for seeking “a path of civil war and US intervention.”
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'Kicking Ass for Her Generation': Applause for 16-Year-Old Greta Thunberg as EU Chief Pledges Billions to Curb Climate Threat
"Greta Thunberg, literally changing the world."
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To Counter GOP's Attack on Democracy, Indivisible Unveils 50-State Plan to Thwart Trump Agenda
"With the state-level wins we scored in 2018, we have new leverage...to advance bold progressive ideas and policies that'll shape the progressive landscape in 2019, 2020, and beyond."
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Who Is Refusing to Back the Green New Deal? Follow the Fossil Fuel Money
"The Green New Deal is our generation's last and best hope at avoiding climate catastrophe in our lifetimes. Any politician with a conscience will stand up to the fossil fuel lobby and co-sponsor this resolution."
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Latest to Join Nationwide Uprising, Oakland Teachers Strike to Defend Public Education
"It's time for the Oakland Unified School District to pick a side. Are you on the side of billionaires who fund our school board races, or the side of teachers, students, parents, and community?"
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As Hate Crimes Soar Under Trump, White Nationalist Allegedly Had Plan to Kill 'Innocent Civilians on Scale Rarely Seen' in US
"This president is not simply a polarizing figure but a radicalizing one. Rather than trying to tamp down hate, President Trump elevates it—with both his rhetoric and his policies."
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Ocasio-Cortez Hits Back After Right-Wingers Drop Big Cash on 'Wack' Times Square Billboard Blaming Her for Amazon Taking Its Ball and Going Home
"Few things effectively communicate the power we’ve built in fighting dark money & anti-worker policies like billionaire-funded groups blowing tons of cash on wack billboards," says Congresswoman
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