All News Articles for 2019-02-25

Monday, February 25, 2019
"You Can Stop This" — Venezuela's Message to Americans
The country's Foreign Minister told Democracy Now! Monday that U.S. intervention can be stopped at the root.
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Evidence of Human-Caused Climate Crisis Has Now Reached 'Gold Standard'-Level Certainty, Scientists Say
"There's a one-in-a-million chance humans are NOT warming the planet."
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With US Dropping 'More and More Bombs,' Afghan Civilian Deaths Hit Record High in 2018
Over 3,000 civilians died in Afghanistan last year including more than 900 children
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stratocumulus clouds 'A World Without Clouds. Think About That a Minute': New Study Details Possibility of Devastating Climate Feedback Loop
"We face a stark choice [between] radical, disruptive changes to our physical world or radical, disruptive changes to our political and economic systems to avoid those outcomes."
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Bernie Sanders Says 1,000,000 People Have Signed Up as Campaign Volunteers
Presidential candidate argues that key to his campaign's ability to succeed will be the creation of what has been characterized as his "grassroots army," one large enough and politically powerful enough to take on the special interests that are certain to oppose the agenda he has put forth.
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Student debt ball and chain 'We Are Crushing the Next Generation': Young Millennials Saddled With $1,005,000,000,000 in Student Debt
New data fuels call for progressive solutions
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Trump Campaign Staffer Becomes 23rd Woman to Publicly Accuse President of Sexual Assault
"We cannot truly tackle the epidemic of sexual violence in this country until we hold Donald Trump and his enablers accountable. We urge Congress to investigate these latest accusations against Trump."
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Ocasio-Cortez: Living Wage for Staff Is 'Common-Sense' Policy
"The next time GOP screams 'socialist,'" New York Democrat says in reaction to Fox News hit job, "know that's their go-to attack for any common-sense, humane policy."
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Youth Climate Activists Demanding Green New Deal Arrested for Sit-In at #OilMoneyMitch McConnell's Office
"We're here to warn him and all senators: if you refuse to back the Green New Deal, young people will remember next time you ask for our votes."
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'Not Every Option Is on the Table': EU Leaders Reject Idea of US-Led Military Intervention in Venezuela
"What is explicitly quite clear, from our point of view, is that we need a peaceful political and democratic and Venezuelan-owned resolution of this crisis," said an EU spokesperson. "This obviously excludes the use of force."
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no base Abe Signals He'll Ignore Will of Okinawa Voters Who Just Overwhelmingly Rejected New US Military Base
Residents of the Japanese prefecture are frustrated with the heavy presence of American troops and warn the replacement base will endanger locals and regional marine life
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Citing Vision of Granny D, Elizabeth Warren Vows Campaign Built on 'Ideas and Principles – Not Money and Access'
"Granny D is in one of my all-time favorite political activists," says Massachussetts senator and presidential candidate. "We are going to build a primary campaign based on ideas and principles – not money and access."
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