All News Articles for 2019-05-01

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
'We Teach, We Vote!': 10,000 Teachers Rise Up Against Republican Legislature in Deep Red South Carolina
"For too long we have allowed our schools to go underfunded while taking the blame for the host of issues that come with that."
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Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian child. 'Important' Bill in Congress Would Bar Israel From Using U.S. Funds to Imprison, Abuse Palestinian Children
"Israel's system of military juvenile detention is state-sponsored child abuse designed to intimidate and terrorize Palestinian children and their families."
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An F-15E Strike Eagle from Bagram Air Base deploys flares over Afghanistan Nov. 12, 2008. ( Pentagon: American Public Doesn't Need to Know How Much Territory We've Lost in Afghanistan
"The only people who don't know what's going on are the people who are paying for all of this, and that's the American taxpayer."
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pelosi et al. 'Nice But Extremely Insufficient': Critics Warn Bill to Keep US in Paris Agreement No Solution to Climate Emergency
"Given all that's known about the severity of the climate crisis we face, and the urgent, aggressive action required to stem it, this legislation is merely symbolic."
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Pompeo Says US Prepared to Take Military Action in Venezuela "If That's What's Required"
"The team that brought you Iraq seems to thrive on death, destruction, and spending workers' hard earned tax dollars," said one anti-war activist
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Naomi Klein speaks to the audience at an April 30 CJR/The Nation town hall. Because 'The House Is on Fire,' Naomi Klein Takes Centrism-Obsessed Media to Task for Failed Climate Coverage
"You can't leave it all to the markets."
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Biden Sides With Trump, Bolton, and Pompeo in Backing Coup Effort in Venezuela
Democratic frontrunner characterizes effort to overthrow elected goverment of President Nicolas Maduro at gunpoint just another benign effort to "restore democracy" in Latin America
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Workers Around World Mark May Day With Marches and Rallies Demanding Fair Wages and Workplace Justice
"Our rights weren't gifted. They were won by workers who refused to accept second best."
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Sign reads: Declare Climate Emergency 'Activism Works': UK Parliament Makes History in Declaring Climate Emergency
"Now we must act on it"
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assange supporter Ahead of Key Hearing on US Extradition, Assange Gets 50 Weeks in Prison for UK Bail Violation
WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson described the upcoming hearing as "the start of the big and most important fight."
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After Trump Retweet, User Changes Name to 'F*** Donald Trump' and Profile Photo to 'Bernie 2020'
"In all seriousness, our president is an awful, hateful human being who wants nothing more than to keep the status quo and hatred prevalent," wrote the Twitter user who trolled Trump
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"If This Isn't an 'Armed Coup,' Then What the Hell Is?" US Denounced for Backing Attempted Overthrow in Venezuela
"Who are the punks? Who are the bullies? Let me say their names... Donald Trump. Mike Pence. John Bolton. Mike Pompeo. Elliott Abrams. Marco Rubio."
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'We Cannot Stand for This Deception': Democrats Demand Probe Into Barr Amid News of Mueller Criticism
"Barr's spin on the Mueller report shows he's acting like the president's lawyer, not the American people's lawyer."
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