All News Articles for 2019-04-16

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Kavanaugh's Confirmation Traumatized American Women, Study Shows—And May Have Made Them Less Safe
The Supreme Court Justice's confirmation hearings left Americans fearful for women's rights and safety and left many men less likely to believe a woman's allegations of assault
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State Rep. Chloe Maxmin and allies celebrate the Maine AFL-CIO signing onto the Green New Deal. 'Great Example' of Local Organizing as Maine AFL-CIO Signs Onto #GreenNewDeal
"The work of moving towards a renewable economy must be rooted in workers's rights and economic and social justice."
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro discussing legislation with fellow lawmakers in 2016 as a then-member of the National Congress of Brazil. 'No Platform for Fascists': Event Honoring Bolsonaro Will Not Be Held at Museum
"Good to see that the U.S. Museum of Natural History agreed to not host an event honoring Brazil's fascist leader Bolsonaro."
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Puerto Ricans receive food and water, Researchers Tie Climate Crisis to Hurricane Maria's Record-Breaking Rainfall Over Puerto Rico
"Due to anthropogenic climate change it is now much more likely that we get these hurricanes that drop huge amounts of precipitation."
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Plankton Research Equipment Inadvertently Reveals Skyrocketing Plastic Pollution Levels in World's Oceans
"The message is that marine plastic has increased significantly and we are seeing it all over the world."
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'The Greed of UnitedHealth Is Killing Americans': Progressives Hit Back as Insurance CEO Bashes Medicare for All
"We will 'destabilize' UnitedHealth's ability to enrich themselves at the expense of our healthcare."
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The front page of Tuesday's report on solving racial inequality. Report Offers 10 'Broad and Targeted' Solutions to Racial Wealth Inequality in US
"Implementing the policies in this report [is] essential to balancing the historical injustices that created the racial wealth divide in a manner that is universal but race conscious."
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Point Barrow Thawing Permafrost Emitting Higher Levels of Potent Greenhouse Gas Than Previously Thought: Study
Nitrous oxide is nearly 300 times more potent than carbon dioxide
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House Democrats Ramp Up Probe of Trump's Finances With Deutsche Bank Subpoena
President Trump previously threatened to shut down Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation when he subpoenaed documents from the German bank
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As Sanders 2020 Campaign Gains Steam, Corporate Democrats Reportedly 'Growing Increasingly Nervous'
"Being loathed and feared by the rich is a big reason why Bernie is so appealing, and Democrats who don't understand this by now will never get it."
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'That Backfired': Watch Bernie Sanders Counter Right-Wing Talking Point, Make Case for Medicare for All on Fox News
The Fox town hall audience cheered when moderator Bret Baier polled support for transitioning to a single-payer system
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