All News Articles for 2019-06-21

Friday, June 21, 2019
'Not On Our Watch': Rights Groups Rally to Help Immigrant Communities Ahead of Reported Weekend Raids by ICE
"ICE is doing this to not just rip apart hundreds of families apart but also to terrorize everyone else. This is the definition of terrorism."
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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Friday ordered state police to find state Senate Republicans who fled the capital Thursday. After Oregon Republicans Scurry Off to Avoid Voting on Climate Bill, Governor Sends State Police to Bring Them Back
"It is absolutely unacceptable that the Senate Republicans would turn their backs on their constituents who they are honor-bound to represent here in this building."
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Video captured the explosion that took place at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in Philadelphia early Friday morning. What the 'Fossil Fuel Economy Looks Like': Demands for Climate Justice After Explosion Rocks Philly Oil Refinery
"Unless we change course now and treat the crisis for what it is, we will continue to see more disasters like today."
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'Completely Horrific': Journalist E. Jean Carroll Becomes 24th Woman to Accuse Trump of Sexual Assault
"How many women have to accuse Trump of rape and sexual assault before Republicans give a shit?"
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Time to Drop Out? Poll Shows 72% of Democratic Voters Think There Are Too Many Candidates Running for President
Just 16 percent of Democratic voters said the number of candidates in the race is "about right," according to a Hill-HarrisX survey
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A young migrant girl sits on the floor as her father, recently released from federal detention with other Central American asylum seekers, gets a bus ticket at a bus depot on June 11, 2019, in McAllen, Texas. Migrant Children Imprisoned in Texas Detail Border Patrol's "Level of Inhumanity"
"We've seen the worst conditions that we've seen in the last three years of conducting these visits."
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi applauds U.S. President Donald Trump at the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. As Trump Claims Power to Bomb Iran at Whim, Anti-War Voices Say: 'Where Is Congress?' and 'Peace Begins With Us'
"Decisions about war and peace should not be left to the whims of a president who is ill-prepared, ill-informed, and ill-advised."
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Slamming 'Corruption' That Has Allowed Rampant Abuse, Warren Releases Plan to Ban Private Prisons
"There should be no place in America for profiting off of putting more people behind bars or in detention."
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Activists with Ende Gelände march to stage a blockade of the German Garzweiler surface mine on June 21, 2019. Because 'Another World Is Possible,' Tens of Thousands of Activists Stage Climate Mobilizations in Germany
With anti-coal Ende Gelände action in one city and Fridays for Future rally in another, activists demand urgent climate action
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'War Is Hell': As Survivor of Conflict, Rep. Ilhan Omar Makes Impassioned Case Against US Attack on Iran
Addressing President Donald Trump directly, the Minnesota congresswoman said, "Do not listen to the warmongers and war profiteers whispering in your ear."
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After Approving Strike on Iran Backed by Bolton, Pompeo, and Haspel, Trump Reportedly Called Off Attack at Last Minute
"This ought to put an end to dismissal of a U.S. war of choice with Iran as too idiotic to happen, and an end to the idea that if it did happen it would be an 'accident,' as opposed to immoral madness."
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