All News Articles for 2019-06-28

Friday, June 28, 2019
'The Damage Has Been Done': Despite Court Ruling, Experts Say Trump Succeeded in Making Immigrant Communities Fearful of Census
"We came here to work, just to work, and it is better to keep the door closed," one undocumented immigrant said
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden attends the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention on June 28, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. 'Beyond Spin Control': Anti-Busing Past Not Going Away as Biden and Staff Dig Themselves Deeper
"Joe Biden's campaign going all in on states rights in the civil rights debate. Just rejecting the entire premise of the civil rights movement!"
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Activists with Extinction Rebellion pepper-sprayed by police as they occupied the Sully Bridge in Paris on Friday. (Photo: Extinction Symbol/Screenshot/via Twitter) On 'Hottest Day in History of France,' World Told 'Do Not Look Away' as Police Tear-Gas Climate Campaigners in Paris
"Watch this video and ask yourself," said Greta Thunberg, "who is defending who?"
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a facial recognition system for law enforcement Privacy Advocates Celebrate as Massachusetts City Becomes Second in US to Ban Facial Recognition Technology
"The city is sending a bold statement that it won't sit by idly while the dystopian technology further outpaces our civil liberties protections and harms privacy, racial and gender justice, and freedom of speech."
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James Fields, White Supremacist Who Murdered Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, Sentenced to Life in Prison
"The defendant's crimes were so horrendous—and the maiming of innocents so severe—that they outweigh any factors the defendant may argue form a basis for leniency."
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Demonstrators protest President Trump's attempts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) With 'Devastating' Consequences in the Balance for Hundreds of Thousands, Supreme Court Agrees to Weigh Trump's Move to End DACA
Trump has tried to "use immigrant youth as a bargaining chip to advance an extremist, anti-immigrant agenda"
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Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) take part in the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate on June 27, 2019 in Miami, Florida. 'This Is Not How You Behave in an Emergency': Demand for Climate-Focused Democratic Debate Grows After Second Night of Paltry Questions
"Before these debates, the Democratic National Committee could say that this year would be different and there would be a meaningful debate on climate change. As of last night, they can no longer credibly do that."
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With 2019 Predicted to Be Among Planet's Hottest Years, France's 114º Heat Is 'Absolutely Consistent' With Warnings of Climate Crisis
"Heatwaves will become more intense, they will become more drawn out, they will become more extreme, they will start earlier, and they will finish later."
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'No, No I Do Not': Kamala Harris Clarifies She Does Not Support Abolishing Private Insurance
"I am a proponent of Medicare for All. Private insurance will exist for supplemental coverage," the California senator said
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Brian Hook, the U.S. Special Representative for Iran, looks on during a press conference in Kuwait City on June 23, 2019. Trump Admin. Ratchets Up Tensions With Threat to Sanction Any Nation That Imports Iranian Oil
"Sanctions aren't [an] alternative to war; they ARE war," said Iranian foreign minister after U.S. imposed new economic penalties
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m4a rally 'Rising Enthusiasm for Medicare for All' Has Provoked Dramatic Surge in Industry-Backed Lobbying: Report
"The increase in lobbying against Medicare for All serves as validation from our opposition that this movement has arrived."
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'Spinelessness': Schumer and Pelosi Under Fire After Democrats Join GOP to Give Trump $4.6 Billion in Border Funding Without Protections for Children
"Schumer is as much responsible for this as Pelosi... it's appalling."
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'That Little Girl Was Me': Watch Kamala Harris Confront Joe Biden Over Opposition to School Busing and Praise for Segregationists
Harris pointed to her personal experience as a child who was "bused to school every day" and slammed Biden's "hurtful" comments on his relationship with senators who built careers on opposition to civil rights
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Rich Will Keep Getting Richer and 'Nothing Will Change,' Says Bernie Sanders, Unless US Leaders Have Guts to Take on Powerful Corporations
"If we don't have the guts to take them on, we'll continue to have plans, we'll continue to have talk, and the rich will get richer, and everybody else will be struggling."
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