All News Articles for 2019-04-03

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington. 'Very Dark Day': Democrats Lash Out After McConnell Rams Through 'Nuclear Option' for Trump Judges
"Mitch McConnell just made it easier for Congress to rubber stamp Trump's extremist and unqualified nominees."
Read more
Andre Vasquez, who just won the seat for alderman in Chicago's 40th Ward Socialist Surge: DSA-Backed Candidates Nab Wins in Chicago Election
"Political observers and organizers should take these victories as a lesson"
Read more
As GOP Deploys 'Nuclear Option', New Reports Detail Damage Done By Trump's Far-Right Takeover of Judiciary
"In just under two years on the bench, these narrow-minded elitist judges have already harmed workers, consumers, voters, immigrants, reproductive rights, and many more."
Read more
Erie National Wildlife Refuge Bold New Campaign Highlights How 'Nature Can Save Us' From Climate and Ecological Breakdown
"The protection and restoration of these ecosystems can help to minimize a sixth great extinction, while enhancing local people's resilience against climate disaster."
Read more
A fire burns at the KMCO chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, on April 2. Third Houston Area Chemical Fire in Under Three Weeks Prompts Calls for Action From Progressives, Environmental Groups
"Repeat offenders to the environment, our health, and communities should be shut down, fined and prosecuted."
Read more
'Tax the Rich. It's Just That Simple': US Campaign Aims to Make Wealthy Pay Their Fair Share
"Taxing the rich isn't just good policy, it's good politics—and this campaign will prove that. Raising taxes on corporations and the wealthy is wildly popular."
Read more
Pope Francis on April 03, 2019 in Vatican City Pope Francis: Govts. That Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia 'Have No Right to Talk About Peace'
"They're fomenting war in another country"
Read more
parents, kids and strollers 'Cartoonishly Evil': After Kids and Parents Injured, Trump Commissioners Stepped in to Thwart Stroller Recall
"This administration even sides in favor of corporations against babies in strollers."
Read more
Jayapal Confronts Top Pelosi Aide for 'Inappropriate' Effort to Undermine Medicare for All
"The fact that it occurred last November, shortly after the Democrats recaptured the House majority in an election that was fought largely on the issue of health care, is a clear betrayal to the American people."
Read more
An image of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was used for target practice by UK soldiers in Afghanistan. 'Not Just Inappropriate. It's Fascistic': Outrage Over UK Soldiers Using Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn for Target Practice
"Deeply, deeply dangerous."
Read more
'Cheat Working Americans, You'll Go to Jail': Warren Unveils Bill to Punish Criminal CEOs
"For far too long, CEOs of giant corporations that break the law have been able to walk away, while consumers who are harmed are left picking up the pieces."
Read more
lightfoot With Lori Lightfoot's 'Historic, Hopeful Victory' in Chicago Mayoral Race, Progressives Vow to Hold Her Accountable
"Chicago elected a new mayor out of a desire for bold and progressive ideas, and a commitment to building a more fair, just, and equitable city."
Read more
'If You Haven't Called Your Senators Yet... Do It Now!' McConnell Nears Nuclear Option to Pack Courts With Extremists
"McConnell has been leading an effort to rig the rules and rubber-stamp hostile nominees who lack capacity to be fair and impartial. We must condemn this."
Read more
Flood of Comments Shows Public 'Utterly Repulsed' By Trump Plan to Take Food Stamps From 750,000 People
"This is a direct attack on the most vulnerable among us and this policy violence cannot go unchallenged," said Rev. William Barber
Read more