All News Articles for 2019-04-26

Friday, April 26, 2019
Healthcare activist Ady Barkan, who has terminal ALS, will testify before federal lawmakers at a hearing on Medicare for All next Tuesday. (Photo: Ady Barkan/Facebook) Dying Healthcare Activist Ady Barkan to Testify at Congress's First-Ever Medicare for All Hearing
"It will take immense effort and teamwork for me to attend this hearing, but that is what is required—from me and thousands of other healthcare heroes—to deliver us the change that the American people deserve."
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Amid Fears of Federal Attack on Roe, Kansas Supreme Court Guarantees Right to Abortion in the Conservative State
The court explicitly wrote that "like men," pregnant women have the "right to personal autonomy" in Kansas
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Demonstrators hold signs in support of refugees Rebuking Trump, 50th US Community Affirms 'Refugees Welcome' With New Resolution
"Help us make America exceptional again through the radical act of kindness."
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Marie Newman, who is challenging Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) in the 2020 primary for the Illinois 3rd District. Vendors Leave Progressive Challenger's Primary Campaign Over 'Galling' DCCC Threat
"Consultants who planned to work with Newman said that the DCCC delivered the warning in the nicest terms possible—but that it was a very clear threat to their ability to do business with the DCCC."
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Earth from space As UN Climate Chief Urges Immediate Action to Save Planet, Extinction Rebellion's New Book Gets Rushed to Press
"Now or never, we need to be radical. We need to rise up. And we need to rebel."
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Abdul El-Sayed Making Case for Green New Deal, Abdul El-Sayed Argues It's Also a Public Health New Deal
As Detroit's health director, "I realized that the forces that cause climate change are the same forces that poisoned the lungs of babies in my city."
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Pentagon Pushed for Weakened Regulations on Toxic Chemicals, Endangering Drinking Water of Millions of Americans
The Trump administration "seems hell-bent on giving industrial and military polluters a pass despite the clear and present danger these chemicals represent for our health," one critic said
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"I Hope You're Happy": In Middle of NRA Speech, Trump Signs Order to Withdraw From Global Arms Treaty
Human right groups denounced the president's move as a "misguided blow to efforts to promote international peace and security."
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Judge Gives Trump Admin Six Months to Identify Thousands of Children It Ripped From Families
"The government was able to quickly gather resources to tear these children away from their families and now they need to gather the resources to fix the damage."
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Then-Vice President Joe Biden listens to then-President Barack Obama during a meeting in the Situation Room of the White House, Feb. 2, 2015. As Anita Hill Speaks Out, Joe Biden Dogged by Criticisms on First Day of 2020 Campaign
"May Anita Hill always be trending every time Joe Biden is."
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People stand on top of a broken bridge Latest 'Wake-Up Call' of Climate Emergency as Historic Cyclone Hits Still Reeling Mozambique
As aid groups call for global assistance, campaigner says unfolding disaster "is a tragedy that points to the bigger crisis that humanity is faced with."
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'Landmark' Victory for First Amendment as Court Strikes Down Texas Anti-BDS Law
Bahia Amawi, a speech pathologist who lost her job due to the law, celebrated the ruling as "a huge win not just for me, but for everybody here in Texas."
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Progressives Raise Alarm Over Lack of Single Payer Supporters Chosen to Testify at Historic Medicare for All Hearing
"What they want is a hearing that's not about Medicare for All. They want someone to say, 'Hey, there's all these different ways of doing things, none of them are bad, they're all equally good.'"
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