All News Articles for 2019-04-29

Monday, April 29, 2019
Climate Groups Applaud Beto for New Proposal, But Warn Action Plan Would Be 'Too Little, Too Late'
"Beto's decision to release a climate plan as his first policy...shows that climate change is going to be central in the 2020 Democratic primaries. If he wants to earn the support of young people he needs to show he's ready to stand up to the oil and gas lobby."
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Activists inflated a huge warming earth globe outside Scottish government headquarters at St Andrew's House in Edinburgh in 2017 to highlight the emergency of climate change. Citing Recent Protests, Wales Declares Climate Emergency
Announcement comes days before UK vote in Commons on possible climate emergency declaration.
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Watch: In Under Three Minutes, Labour Party Shows How Benefits for Working Families Help the Economy
Five ordinary British voters quickly put pay raises and other benefits back into economy, while billionaires simply send their tax cuts "to the Cayman Islands with the rest"
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A protester in Washington, D.C., on June 30, 2018. 'Outrageous': Company Spied on Family Separation Protests, Gave Info to DHS
New reporting says LookingGlass Cyber Solutions spied on Americans and gave the information to DHS and ICE "unsolicited."
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'Call It a Crisis': New Report Details Failure of Cable and Network Outlets to Accurately Describe Climate Emergency
"Words matter."
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"Great Collection of #KeepItInTheGround Leaders" Awarded This Year's Goldman Prize
The six recipients of the annual environmental award are from Chile, the Cook Islands, Liberia, Mongolia, North Macedonia, and the United States
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Demanding Medicare for All, Nurses Use Band-Aids to Plaster GoFundMe Pages to Big Pharma Headquarters
"Nobody should have a GoFundMe account to pay for their healthcare, and we're here to make sure that that stops."
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E. coli 'Superbugs' Could Kill 10 Million Annually Without Urgent Action, Warns New Report
"Unless the world acts urgently, antimicrobial resistance will have disastrous impact within a generation," says new publication.
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Female inmates gather with babies as they greet visitors in the Pedrinhas Prison Complex, the largest penitentiary in Maranhao state, on January 27, 2015 in Sao Luis, Brazil. 5.1 Billion People Denied Real Justice Within World's Woeful Legal Systems: Study
"Injustice feeds further injustice."
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Championing Female Voters as Powerful 'Supermajority,' Organizers Launch Movement to Fight for Women's Agenda
"One of us can be dismissed. Two can be dismissed. But together, we aren't just the majority, we are a Supermajority—and we are unstoppable."
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President Donald J. Trump Led by US Under Trump, Global Military Spending Soared to Highest Level in Recorded History Last Year
New analysis shows countries around the world spent a total of $1.82 trillion in 2018, with the U.S. and China in top spots
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President Donald Trump speaks to a crowd of supporters at a Make America Great Again rally on April 27, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Following Trump Rally, Nurse Smashes 'Perhaps One of the Sickest Accusations Levied by This Deranged Dictator Yet'
The president reasserted the anti-choice lie at a Wisconsin rally.
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Rejecting Trump Spin, 62% of Americans Believe US Economy Primarily Benefits Rich and Powerful
Nearly three-quarters of Americans also think the political system mainly rewards those in power, according to a new survey
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'What Are You Trying to Hide?' Democrats Threaten Subpoena as Barr Suggests Canceling Testimony
"The witness is not going to tell the committee how to conduct its hearing, period," said Rep. Jerry Nadler
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Running on Green New Deal and Economic Justice, Socialists Prevail in Spain's Snap Election
While the rise of the far-right, xenophobic Vox Party sparked alarm, it performed well below expectations
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