All News Articles for 2019-05-21

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Over 1,351 Climate Strikes in 110 Countries Planned for Friday as Global Revolt Escalates
"Activism works. So act."
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President Donald J. Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and National Security Adviser Ambassador John Bolton, at the White House on Thursday, April 11, 2019. No War With Iran, Say 62 Groups in Letter to Congress
"Trump and his National Security Advisor John Bolton are taking this country to the brink of a completely avoidable military confrontation."
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'We Need More DAs Standing Up Like This': Georgia Prosecutors Vow Not to Charge Women Under State's Unconstitutional Abortion Ban
"As a woman and mother, I am concerned about the passage and attempted passage of laws such as this one in Georgia, Alabama, and other states," said DeKalb County D.A. Sherry Boston
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'It's a Sure Winner—Except for the Profiteers': 200+ Economists Send Letter to Congress Endorsing Medicare for All
"The time is now to create a universal, single-payer, Medicare for All healthcare system in the United States," the economists wrote
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Labor should be involved in the conversation around the climate crisis, union leader Sara Nelson told Common Dreams in an exclusive interview Tuesday. Labor Leader Sara Nelson Says Workers of Disrupted Industries Must Be Engaged in Green New Deal Solutions
"We have to be engaged in the conversation."
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greenland Global Sea Level May Rise Faster Than Previously Projected, With 'Profound Consequences for Humanity'
"What we decide to do collectively as a species politically, globally, over the next decade is going to determine the future of the next generations in terms of the habitability of the planet."
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'The Dam Is Breaking': Progressives Say Pelosi 'Running Out of Excuses' Not to Impeach Trump
"The drum is beating," said Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Tuesday, "and it is getting louder."
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'This Is Not A Drill': Amid GOP Attack, Pro-Choice #StopTheBans Rallies Take Place Nationwide
"Now more than ever, we must unite against this unprecedented attack on our fundamental rights and freedoms...Because we are in the fight of our lives."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) 'Sick and Tired of Being Paid Poverty Wages,' Walmart Workers Invite Bernie Sanders to Press Their Case at Shareholder Meeting
"If hourly workers at Walmart were well represented on its board, I doubt you would see the CEO of Walmart making over a thousand times more than its average worker."
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'We Will Not Be Complicit': Protesting Assault on Yemen, Italian Dock Workers Refuse to Load Saudi Weapons Vessel
"No EU state should be making the deadly decision to authorize the transfer or transit of arms to a conflict where there is a clear risk they will be used in war crimes."
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Outrage as Texas Senate Passes 'Unconstitutional' Bill That Would Hit Pipeline Protestors With Up to 10 Years in Prison
"Big oil is hijacking our legislative system," said Dallas Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network
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Revolting Against Speaker's Inaction, Pelosi's Own Leadership Team Demands Trump Impeachment Proceedings
"If Pelosi won't do the job she was hired to do, then Dems should find someone who will."
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