All News Articles for 2019-05-10

Friday, May 10, 2019
In Show of 'Breathtaking Cruelty,' Trump White House Unveils Plan That Would Evict Tens of Thousands of Children From Public Housing
"Another despicable action by the Trump administration to disrupt communities and separate families."
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A Yemeni child holds missile shrapnel outside a factory after it was destroyed in airstrikes carried out by warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition killing three civilians and injured six others on January 20, 2019 in Sana'a, Yemen. 'Victory': Saudi Ship Leaves Port Without French Weapons
France is among the Western countries fueling the Saudi-led coalition's bombing of Yemen
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A man collects plastic waste 187 Countries Just Took 'Crucial' Step to Stop Rich Nations From Treating Global South as Dumping Ground for Plastic Waste
"Today's decision demonstrates that countries are finally catching up with the urgency and magnitude of the plastic pollution issue."
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Sanders Says Biden's "Middle Ground" Approach to Climate Crisis Would "Doom Future Generations"
The Vermont senator and 2020 presidential candidate said the U.S. must commit to "fully transforming our energy system away from fossil fuels"
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After Applause for Ireland's Climate Emergency Declaration, Climate Campaigners Say: 'Now Act'
"Declaring an emergency means absolutely nothing unless there is action to back it up. That means the government having to do things they don't want to do."
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Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 16 on May 7, 2019 in Henderson, Nevada. Biden's Middle-of-the-Road Climate Plan Condemned as "Stunningly Un-Ambitious" and a "Death Sentence for Livable Planet"
"A 'middle ground' policy that's supportive of more fossil fuel development is a death sentence for our generation and the millions of people on the frontlines of the climate crisis," said co-founder of the Sunrise Movement
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Durant and Hallam outside court 'Huge Moment for Justice': Landmark Verdict as UK Jury Acquits Extinction Rebellion Co-Founder Who Argued Necessity Defense
"Ordinary people, unlike the judiciary, are able to see the broader picture."
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If 'Constitutional Crisis' Is Here, Say Progressives, Democrats Must 'Act Like It' and Impeach Trump
"It is incoherent to argue that Trump constitutes an existential threat to the Constitution, and that Congress should wait to use the Constitution's primary defense against such a threat."
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A national campaign is urging valedictorians and other student graduation speakers to join the Class of 0000, addressing the climate crisis and the need to move to net-zero carbon emissions. (Image: 'Class of 0000' campaign) To Galvanize Graduates in US, 'Class of 0000' Campaign Demands Zero Emissions and Zero Excuses From Lawmakers
"Our diplomas may say Class of 2019, but marked in history, we are the Class of Zero. Zero emissions. Zero excuses. Zero time to waste."
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Chelsea Manning Released From Jail, But Fresh Subpoena Means 'She May Have Just Over a Week of Freedom'
"Chelsea will continue to refuse to answer questions, and will use every available legal defense to prove she has just cause for her refusal to give testimony," said Manning's legal team
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Trump Nominates 'Embodiment of the Military-Industrial Complex' Patrick Shanahan to Lead Pentagon
Shanahan worked at Boeing, one of the world's largest defense contractors, for more than 30 years before joining the Trump administration
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