All News Articles for 2019-04-05

Friday, April 5, 2019
As Trump Reportedly Scrambles to Find Climate 'Victories' Ahead of 2020, Green Group Says: 'There Are None'
"Trump and his fossil fuel industry lackies like Andrew Wheeler are recklessly driving this country off the climate cliff."
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Women hold signs during the March for Science in Washington D.C. on April 22, 2017. #UnapologeticallyFeministScientist: Tucker Carlson Twitter Shamed After Wondering How 'Feminists Do Science' in US
Absurd question by Fox News host prompts response: "you underestimate how many of us feminist scientists there really are"
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Refuting Right-Wing Narrative, James Foley Foundation Says It Rescinded Pompeo Award Over Handling of Khashoggi Murder
"The protection of free speech and promotion of journalists' safety is a key pillar of our foundation and this award would have been in conflict with that key principle."
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Yoshua Bengio Pioneer in Field Warns Dangers Posed by Artificial Intelligence 'Very Real'
"What is most concerning is not happening in broad daylight"
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van with a billboard in support of American whistleblower Chelsea Manning and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange As Rumors Swirl, UN Expert Warns Extraditing Julian Assange to US Would Violate Human Rights Protections
"It will be a sad day for democracy," said attorneys for WikiLeaks founder, "if the U.K. and Ecuadorian governments are willing to act as accomplices to the Trump administration's determination to prosecute a publisher for publishing truthful information."
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'I Don't Know, Man': Joe Biden Cracks #MeToo Joke to Room Full of Union Workers
Former vice president, said head women's advocacy group, "needs to own and learn from his mistakes—and that includes listening to the people who say that he harmed them and apologizing to them directly—not making jokes about it a day later."
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Sign reads: Keep it in the ground To Stop Shell From Pulling 'World Into the Abyss,' Climate Groups Deliver Groundbreaking Summons
Case seeks prevention of future climate harm
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Carbon Levels Are Higher Than They've Been in Past 3 Million Years, Scientists Reveal
"It tells you where we're heading if we don't get serious about addressing climate change."
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U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he leaves the White House April 05, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump is traveling to Southern California to visit the U.S.-Mexico border and to Beverly Hills for a fundraiser. Calling for End of US Asylum System, Trump Adds, 'And, Frankly We Should Get Rid of Judges'
"If we had a functional legislature, Trump would be removed from office for being a fascist who opposes democracy."
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Protesters from IfNotNow by the New York Public Library. 'Stop Lying to Young Jews': Protest by Anti-Occupation Jewish Activists Targets Birthright Tours
"Going to Israel in 2019 and not learning about the Occupation is like going to the Jim Crow South and not learning about segregation."
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Google 'Worker Power Wins': Google Scraps Controversial AI Ethics Board After Widespread Outrage
Employees, tech experts, and the public protested the appointments of The Heritage Foundation president and a drone company's CEO
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Pelosi Accused of Deploying 'Most Dishonest Argument' Against Medicare for All
The Speaker was also slammed for echoing insurance industry talking points against single-payer
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) listen as Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill February 27, 2019. 'A Network of Alternative Campaign Infrastructure': Progressives Dismiss DCCC Threats on Primary Challengers
"We reject the DCCC's attempt to hoard power"
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report cover 'Disorder by Design': Aid Group Details How Trump Has Manufactured Crisis at the US-Mexico Border
"Cutting aid, closing borders, and returning thousands to unsafe and unstable countries is bad policy and bad strategy."
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'Enough With That': Warren Backs Killing Filibuster to Push Through Progressive Reforms
"We can't sit around for 100 years while the rich and powerful get richer and more powerful and everyone else falls further and further behind."
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Global Left Celebrates Sanders 2020 Bid as Chance to Build 'Worldwide Progressive Movement'
"Sanders has established his commitment to viewing progressive change through an international lens, and his interest in using the powers of the presidency to advance such change on the global level."
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