All News Articles for 2019-06-23

Sunday, June 23, 2019
Women chant slogans and gesture as they march with Palestinian flags during a demonstration in the Moroccan capital Rabat on June 23, 2019 against the US-led economic conference in Bahrain with its declared aim of achieving Palestinian prosperity. - The United States is set to co-chair a two-day conference in Bahrain from June 25, focusing on the economic aspects of President Donald Trump's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. The Bahrain conference could see large-scale investment pledges for the Palestinian te Palestinians Dismiss Economic Portion of Kushner Plan as Dead-on-Arrival Failure
"Kushner can't tell us he cares about ending poverty for Palestinians while inflicting more poverty on them."
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Coordinated by Extinction Rebellion NYC, 70 people or more were reported arrested after the group staged a sit-in on Eight Avenue in midtown Manhattan in order to bring attention to the failure of the paper—and that of the journalism industry overall—to adequately report on the global urgency of skyrocketing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere, rapidly warming oceans, and all the associated perils that result. 'Report the Urgency! This Is a Climate Emergency!': 70 Arrested Outside New York Times Demanding Paper Treat Climate Like the Crisis It Is
"This is the biggest crisis in human history. What are we going to tell our children when they ask us: why didn't we do anything to stop it while we still had time?"
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'Fund Climate Solutions, Not Endless War': 22 Arrested Demanding US Build Windmills, Not Warships
"We engaged in civil resistance to underscore our conversion demand," said one of those arrested. Pentagon-funded shipyards "should be helping to solve the climate crisis, not building weapons that make the problem worse."
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