All News Articles for 2019-04-18

Thursday, April 18, 2019
'We Will Occupy Until You Take Action': Extinction Rebellion Plans to Shut Down Heathrow Friday on Fifth Day of Protests
"We are facing a manmade disaster on a global scale. We're running out of time but there's still hope."
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Buildings in New York will have to become greener and produce lower emissions under the city's new climate legislation. 'A New Day in New York': City Council Passes Sweeping Climate Bill
"We are answering the call for bold action."
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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper Vetoing Anti-Abortion Bill, North Carolina's Governor Pushes Back Against Right-Wing 'Propaganda'
"Victory for reproductive freedom!" declared the ACLU's state chapter
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Rejecting Barr's 'Whitewash' of Mueller Report, Democrats Demand to Hear from Special Counsel Himself
"This is not how a democracy works. The American people need to hear directly from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in open congressional hearings."
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Tucker Carlson onstage at IGNITION: Future of Media at Time Warner Center on November 29, 2017 in New York City. Turning to 'Liars': Outrage From Critics as Facebook Solicits Far Right Site for Fact-Check Help
" The Daily Caller allowed a white [supremacist] to write and publish an article promoting his own white supremacist rally, where a woman was murdered."
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'Unjustified and Unnecessary': DHS Could Use Facial Recognition on 97% of Departing Airline Passengers
Advocacy groups say the department's program poses a serious threat to civil liberties
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Powershift: Young and Rising As Youth-Led Campaign Kicks Off, Poll Shows Majority of Canadians Want a Green New Deal, Too
"Canada needs a Green New Deal to fight the climate crisis at the scale that science and justice demand."
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"Don't Listen to Barr—Read Mueller's Words Yourself": Here Is the Special Counsel's Report
"Congress must be given the full report and Congress must determine what needs to be redacted," said Karen Hobert Flynn, president of the government watchdog group Common Cause
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US Slides Down Annual Press Freedom Ranking, With Watchdog Calling Nation 'Problematic' for Reporters' Rights
"Never before have U.S. journalists been subjected to so many death threats or turned so often to private security firms for protection."
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sunrise protest Warren, Markey, and Pressley to Join Launch of Sunrise Movement's 250-City Road to a Green New Deal Tour
The tour will "lay out the plan to make the 2020 election a referendum on the Green New Deal, so we can make the Green New Deal law in 2021."
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Private Health Insurance Stocks 'In Free Fall' as Medicare for All Gains Momentum
"Insurance industry stocks dropping as the Medicare for All movement heats up—we've got some serious people power on our hands!" said National Nurses United
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Top Democrats Accuse Barr of 'Acting to Protect Donald Trump' Ahead of Mueller Report Rollout
"Bill Barr continues to act like the president's lawyer, not the people's lawyer."
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