All News Articles for 2019-08-21

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
A fire burns along a highway in a deforested section of the Amazon basin on November 23, 2014 in Ze Doca, Brazil. Brazil's Bolsonaro—Outspoken Proponent of Deforestation—Denounced as 'Sick' and 'Pathetic' for Blaming Amazon Forest Fires on NGOs
"We will not watch our future burn away," said climate campaigners
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'No Pay, We Stay': 23 Days Into Train Blockade Protest, Kentucky Coal Miners Demand Stolen Wages With Support of Progressives Nationwide
"I see us blocking the trains until we get paid."
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President Trump said Wednesday that any American Jew who votes Democrat is being "very disloyal to Jewish people and very disloyal to Israel." Trump's "Fake Concern" for Jews Doesn't Mask His Anti-Semitism, Say Critics
"By his continued encouragement of white supremacy and his daily racist attacks on immigrants and people of color, Trump is making the American Jewish community less safe by the day."
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Sixth Installment of Jay Inslee's Climate Plan Champions Regenerative Farming and Massive Investment in Rural America
While applauding much of the presidential candidate's proposal, Friends of the Earth warned "it doesn't do enough to stop concentrated corporate monopolies in the food and agriculture sector."
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President Donald Trump on the South Lawn of the White House on Wednesday talking to reporters. On White House Lawn, Trump Again Floats Stripping Birthright Citizenship
The president wants to issue an executive order, but such a move is likely unconstitutional
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After Decades of Corporate 'Decimation' of Unions, Sanders Says It Is Time for Workers to Win the Class War
"If there is going to be class warfare in this country, it's time that the working class of this country won that war."
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Sean Spicer, who once from the White House press room denied Adolf Hitler's use of chemical weapons in the Holocaust, has a fun time joking around on ABC's "Good Morning America." Former Trump Press Secretary Sean Spicer Joins 'Dancing With the Stars,' Generating Outrage and Fears of Inevitable Rehabilitation of Administration
The friendly gig was deemed "an example of what will happen to every Trump enabler."
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An oil well in the Permian Basin in Midland, Texas on May 3, 2018. (Photo: Benjamin Lowy/Getty Images) US Set to Blow Other Countries Away With 'Staggering' Scale of New Oil and Gas Production
Over next decade, unlesss its trajectory changes, 61 percent of new global production will come from the United States
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"We Don't Have to Live Like This": March for Our Lives Unveils Sweeping Plan to Address Gun Violence and Strengthen Democracy
"Created by survivors, so you don't have to be one."
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'This Will Cause Irreparable Harm': Horror as Trump DHS Announces Rule to Allow Indefinite Detention of Migrant Families
"It is beyond logic and humanity to attempt to keep children locked up for as long as possible, especially when we know that this subjects them to trauma and extreme distress."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Sanders Unveils Workplace Democracy Plan to Expand Labor Rights and Double Union Membership
The presidential hopeful aims to end "right to work for less" and union-busting, and bar federal contracts for companies that exploit workers
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 U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Just Hours After Anti-Semitic Remarks, Trump Promotes Himself as 'King of Israel... Second Coming of God'
"The President is a raving lunatic," responded Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum. "He is not well."
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Amid Recession Warnings, Trump Reportedly Considering More Tax Cuts for Rich and Corporations
"Two of Trump's ideas for stimulating the economy are 1) cutting the corporate tax rate a little more (after cutting it a lot didn't do much), and 2) indexing capital gains to inflation. It's tax cuts for the rich all the way down."
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'Cruel Beyond Imagination': Trump Reportedly Set to Unveil Plan to Detain Immigrant Families Indefinitely
"The Flores Settlement is crucially important for the humane treatment of immigrant children, and Trump is again trying to kill it."
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'A Bullhorn to His White Nationalist Base': Progressive Jews Hit Back After Trump's Anti-Semitic Smear
"This rhetoric from the president is going to get Jews killed. It already has."
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