All News Articles for 2019-07-01

Monday, July 1, 2019
After Sanders Points Out Poorest Have Zero or Negative Wealth, WaPo Fact Checker Slammed for Calling That Fact 'Not Especially Meaningful'
The notion "that it's 'not meaningful' that the bottom 50 percent of earners have no net worth because they have a bunch of debt—is a completely nonsensical take," wrote one journalist
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Yvonne Nieves of El Paso, Texas demonstrates in front of the U.S. Border Patrol facility where lawyers reported that detained migrant children were held unbathed and hungry on June 27, 2019 in Clint, Texas. Ocasio-Cortez Live Tweets 'Horrifying' and 'Dehumanizing' Treatment of Migrants as She Tours US Detention Facilities
"We're talking systemic cruelty with a dehumanizing culture that treats them like animals."
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A view of Akademik Lomonosov, a floating nuclear power unit, its hull painted at the Atomflot base; being part of a floating nuclear power station, the vessel belongs to a new class of energy sources based on Russian nuclear shipbuilding technologies. 'Chernobyl on Ice': Nuclear Plant Barge Headed Across Arctic Circle
Shipment of nuclear plant across polar waters draws criticism
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Xenophobic and Misogynist Posts in Secret CBP Facebook Group 'Confirm Our Worst Fears' of Agency Culture, Lawmakers Say
"These are clearly agents who are desensitized to the point of being dangerous to migrants and their co-workers."
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social media icons Demanding Users Fight for Data and Privacy Protections, Wikipedia Co-Founder Calls for #SocialMediaStrike
Actions slated for July 4 and 5 would highlight call for user-controlled data and a more decentralized system
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Opponents of the Keystone XL 'Trump Is Not Above the Law': New Lawsuit Aims to Defeat Keystone XL
"We won't stop fighting Trump's underhanded attempt to dodge the courts and ram this dirty fossil fuel project down America's throat."
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Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) testifies on the tainted water scandal in the city of Flint, Michigan, during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, March 17, 2016. 'Slap in the Face to the People of Flint' as Former Mich. Gov. Snyder Appointed to Harvard Fellowship
"His policies through pushing an emergency manager law led to one of the largest examples of environmental racism in this country's history. The crisis continues to this day."
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The Queer Liberation March went up 6th Avenue ending at a rally in Central Park in New York City on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Rejecting 'Rainbow Capitalism' of Corporate-Saturated Pride Parade, Tens of Thousands March for Queer Liberation in NYC
"We dont want your rainbow merchandise, we want equal human rights."
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#NeverAgainIsNow: 36 Arrested As Hundreds of Jewish Protesters Block Road to Migrant Detention Center
"This is what solidarity looks like."
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Ivanka Trump takes part in an event on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29, 2019. Twitter Users Ridicule First Daughter With #UnwantedIvanka Hashtag After Ivanka Caught on Video 'Boxing Way Above Her Weight'
"Being someone's daughter actually isn't a career qualification."
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Trump, tanks, flag Trump Reportedly Demanding Military Tanks as Props for July Fourth Address on National Mall
The event, wrote one critic, "is poised to be one of the gaudiest, most over-the-top displays of jingoism in American history."
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Insurance Giant Ditching Coal Industry Called 'Major Step Forward'—Especially If Others Follow
"It's the first shoe to drop but won't be the last. All eyes are now on the other big US insurers."
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