All News Articles for 2019-06-04

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Extreme Flooding Across Midwest 'Exactly In Line' With Scientific Warnings of Climate Crisis: Experts
"We are living climate change right now."
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Australian journalist Annika Smethurst had her home raided Tuesday by police. 'Outrageous': Police Raid Home of Aussie Journalist Who Reported on Secret Domestic Spying Program
"If you are not concerned over a journalist being raided on the basis of 'national security concerns' for reporting on the potential over reach of Australia's security agencies into your lives, there is something seriously wrong."
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Cynthia Murray Sanders Hands Over His Social Media Accounts to Walmart Workers Ahead of Attending Annual Meeting to Advocate for Employees
"It's time for workers like me to have a voice at Walmart's executive table," said a 14-year employee of the retail giant
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'This Stuff Freaks Me Out': Rep. Rashida Tlaib Raises Alarm Over Use of Facial Recognition as Groups Demand Federal Moratorium
"You should be freaked out too. The inaccuracy and threat to our privacy is real."
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Sudan's Pro-Democracy Opposition Urges 'Total Civil Disobedience' After Soldiers Massacre 35 People at Peaceful Sit-In
"This is a critical point in our revolution. The military council has chosen escalation and confrontation…Now the situation is us or them; there is no other way."
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A house burns during the Woolsey Fire on November 9, 2018 in Malibu, California. 'Existential' Risk of Climate Crisis Could Lead to Civilizational Collapse by 2050, Warns Report
"The world is currently completely unprepared to envisage, and even less deal with, the consequences of catastrophic climate change."
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) Warren's New $2 Trillion Green Manufacturing Plan Welcomed as 'Win-Win' for Climate and Workers
"With this plan, Elizabeth Warren is seizing the enormous opportunity that transitioning to 100 percent clean energy represents for people across the country."
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To Hold 'Lawless President' to Account, Nearly 30 Groups Urge Pelosi to Start Trump Impeachment Inquiry Now
"Our families, friends, communities, country, and planet deserve a party that chooses people over politics—and that starts with your willingness to take bold, moral leadership."
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Top UN Human Rights Expert Decries 'Extremist Hate' Campaign Behind Escalated Attack on Reproductive Rights
"We need to stop tolerating the intolerable."
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Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden makes a stop at the The Cone Shoppe while campaigning on April 30, 2019 in Monticello, Iowa. Biden's Climate Plan Not Nearly Enough, Say Green Groups
"We need even more ambition from candidates if we're serious about saving millions of people from death before entire nations sink into the sea."
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Flint sign New Search Warrants in Flint Water Crisis Probe Raise Serious and Urgent Questions
"The people of Flint deserve answers. Hopefully this investigation will yield them."
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Tens of Thousands Flood Streets in UK to Protest Trump and 'Everything He Stands For'
"The protests will be about Trumpism: about confronting a resurgent global far right, defending the rights of women and minorities, fighting the climate emergency, opposing the threat of war."
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'Blatant Attempt to Intimidate': Trump Administration Proposal Threatens Pipeline Protesters With Up to 20 Years in Prison
"This dangerous proposal threatens to undermine Americans' right to peaceful assembly and free speech."
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Nearly 100 Animal Rights Activists Arrested for Protesting 'Torturous Practices' at Duck Slaughterhouse
"The real criminality is the systemic torture and slaughter of billions of animals in the cruelest, filthiest, most sadistic conditions. But the police protect the corporate criminals."
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