All News Articles for 2019-08-30

Friday, August 30, 2019
hands in cuffs After Man Serves 35 Years in Prison for $50 Robbery, US 'Should Be Ashamed of System We Allow'
"Wealthy CEOs and business executives steal millions of dollars from the public and never go to jail."
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Just Ahead of Labor Day, Trump Floats Tax Cut Condemned as 'Pure Giveaway to Wealthy'
"Apart from just sending millionaires checks, it's hard to think of a tax cut more targeted to the ultra-rich."
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brain scan "Scariest Thing You'll Read All Day": Report Sounds Alarm Over Brain-Reading Technology and Neurocapitalism
"Your brain, the final privacy frontier, may not be private much longer."
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Tipping Point: UN Biodiversity Chief Warns Burning of Amazon Could Lead to 'Cascading Collapse of Natural Systems'
"If we don't work together, we are going to die together."
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Children and adults wait for the arrival of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg into New York City after crossing the Atlantic in a sailboat on on August 28, 2019 in New York City. "Don't Just Watch Us. Join Us," Say Activists, as Greta Thunberg Joins Climate Strike Outside UN Headquarters
Swedish teen continues weekly school strike for climate, for the first time on this side of the Atlantic
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S President Donald Trump speaks during a memorial service at the Pentagon for the 9/11 terrorist attacks September 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images) 'Be Given Our Stolen Time Back?': Trump Once Again Signals Desire to Illegally Extend Term
The president's so-called "jokes" about serving longer than his elected term, said one critic, "aren't funny anymore."
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'If Environment Were a Bank,' Says Bernie Sanders, 'It Would Have Been Saved Already'
Sanders has introduced a $16.3 trillion Green New Deal plan to avert climate catastrophe and create 20 million jobs in the process
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Students take part in a climate rally in London's Parliament Square Open Letter From College Professors Urges Educators Worldwide to Cancel Class, Join Global Climate Strike
"We risk losing credibility with an entire generation of students if we cannot take action in support of the defining cause of their generation."
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House Democrats Denounce DHS For Blocking Lawmakers' Access to Detention Centers Amid Reports of Rampant Abuse
"This is definitely how you act when you have nothing to hide. Totally."
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Blasting Laura Ingraham as 'Neo-Nazi Fan Favorite,' Ocasio-Cortez Says Twitter Users Entitled to Vile Opinions But Not Abuse
"People are free to speak whatever classist, racist, false, misogynistic, bigoted comments they'd like. They do not have the right to force others to endure their harassment and abuse."
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United Electrical Becomes First US Industrial Union to Endorse Green New Deal and Global Climate Strike
The 35,000-member union called the transformative proposal "our best hope to meet the challenge of climate change while creating millions of good union jobs."
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