All News Articles for 2019-05-06

Monday, May 6, 2019
Sign reads: To change everything we need everyone "The Pact for a Green New Deal": Visionary Roadmap From Canadian Coalition Launched
"A #GreenNewDeal is not a radical vision. It's a rational one. It works for everyone, not just big corporations and the fossil fuel industry."
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Treating Gun Violence 'As the Epidemic That It Is,' Cory Booker Wins Praise for Sweeping Gun Control Plan
"If you need a license to drive a car, you should need a license to own a gun," the 2020 presidential candidate said
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President Donald Trump 400+ Former Federal Prosecutors: Trump Would Face Obstruction Charges If He Weren't President
"The Mueller report describes several acts that satisfy all of the elements for an obstruction charge."
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With Trump’s election, Prince was back in the game.(Photo: Screenshot) Ex-Blackwater CEO Erik Prince Makes a Comeback Under Trump Selling Mercenary Armies Around the World
"Erik Prince travels the world almost weekly going to capitals, meeting with countries’ leaders, selling a mercenary concept, a paramilitary arm."
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Activists from MarchOnHarrisburg at the Pennsylvania capitol. 'We Want Action': Group Disrupts Pa. Statehouse in Bid to End Legalized Bribery
"As long as money is speech and bribery is legal, the voice of the people will not be heard."
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Democrats Demand White House Hand Over Documents on Trump's "Abominable" Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico
House Democrats also requested records and communications from FEMA "regarding mass graves found in Puerto Rico."
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Critics Condemn 'Double Dehumanization' of Palestinians by Corporate Media as Headlines Focus on Israeli Casualties
"Palestinian deaths are primarily viewed as 'retaliation' by international media outlets, while Israeli deaths would never receive that kind coverage."
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks Monday at the Arctic Council meeting in Finland. Pompeo, in Finland, Calls China Claims to Arctic 'Lawlessness'
Pompeo likened the situation to the South China Sea: "fraught with militarization and competing territorial claims."
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Activists march for missing and murdered indigenous women at the Women's March California 2019 on January 19, 2019 in Los Angeles. #NotInvisible: Groundbreaking Legislation Tackles Epidemic of Violence Against Indigenous Women
"Women are disappearing and dying in Indian country. We must act," said Rep. Deb Haaland
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worker at marijuana shop 'Equity-Centric' Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Introduced by Illinois Dems
The legislation would expunge roughly 800,000 cannabis-related convictions and create a $20 million loan program for people with expunged records to get involved in the licensed industry
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Bernie Sanders Takes on Monsanto, Big Ag Monopolies With Plan to 'Revitalize Rural America'
"What you want, and what I want, are more family farms in America, not more factory farms."
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'Ominous' UN Report Warns Human Activity Has Pushed One Million Plant and Animal Species to Brink of Extinction
"Nature is collapsing around us and it's a real wake-up call to humanity."
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'Itching for a War,' Bolton Threatens Iran With 'Unrelenting Force' as US Bombers Deployed to Middle East
"The latest indication that this administration is running full speed directly into a major war with Iran."
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