All News Articles for 2019-05-07

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Sanders Campaign Unveils 'Gold-Standard' Blueprint for Combating Sexual Harassment and Discrimination on 2020 Campaign
"Campaigns should live their values and align their campaign's goals for a better economy and society with their own campaign culture and workplace."
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Mosques in the U.S. are increasingly targeted by death threats against Muslims and attacks. 'No One is Taking Any Chances': US Mosques Hold Active Shooter Drills Ahead of Ramadan
"We want to do everything we can after putting our trust in Allah that we take the means necessary for people's safety as well."
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ACLU sign 'We Will Fight This': Rights Advocates Warn Georgia's Six-Week Abortion Ban Poses National Threat
"This is actually something that's happening in state after state with a very specific purpose of overturning Roe v. Wade. "
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Insects Are 'Glue in Nature' and Must Be Rescued to Save Humanity, Says Top Scientist
Rapidly falling insect populations, said Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, "will make it even more difficult than today to get enough food for the human population of the planet, to get good health and freshwater for everybody."
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The Arctic is melting rapidly. Ice and glaciers are at record low levels in the North Pole. Pompeo Cheers 'Opportunity' in Arctic From Climate Change as America Blocks Resolution Language
"The latest data shows that after a month of record temperatures in the Bering Sea, ocean ice in the Arctic is at an all-time record low for the date, crushing the record set … last April."
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'They Underestimate Me at Their Own Peril': Sanders Says GOP Will Regret Hoping for His Nomination in 2020
"There's a long history of the establishment and GOP underestimating Bernie Sanders," said Sanders speechwriter David Sirota
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'Big Attack on Working People': Trump Moves to Redefine Poverty in Order to Slash Social Programs and Services for Millions
"A novel way to take healthcare, etc., away from people AND make it look like there are fewer poor people."
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President Trump has granted former Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna a full pardon for his charge of unpremeditated murder in a combat zone. Behanna is pictured in Iraq in 2008, shortly before he murdered an Iraqi prisoner. 'Presidential Endorsement of Murder': Trump Pardon of US Soldier Who Tortured, Killed Iraqi Prisoner Spurs Outrage
"This pardon from Trump is just another part of his white supremacy tour."
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police at pride New Report Exposes 'Widespread Failure' of US Police to Protect and Serve Transgender People
"Police departments must evolve to meet the needs of the communities they have sworn to serve."
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Though It 'May Seem Nuts,' Experts Say Trump Endorsement of Two-Year Extension of His Term Should Not Be Ignored
"Even if this is just another absurd trial balloon, it is the latest sign that the president may have little intention of leaving office no matter the circumstances."
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Rebuking DCCC Blacklist, Progressive Groups Endorse Campaign to Oust 'Anti-Choice, Anti-LGBTQ' Democrat
"Dan Lipinski is dangerously out of touch, and has time and time again refused to stand up for basic values like reproductive freedom, LGBTQ equality, and economic opportunity for every family."
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Mnuchin Refusal to Hand Over Trump Tax Returns Called 'Blatant Affront to Rule of Law'
"The American people can and will hold Donald Trump and the corrupt officials in his administration accountable—no one, not even the president, is above the law."
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