All News Articles for 2019-09-06

Friday, September 6, 2019
"It is inappropriate for EPA to solely rely on industry studies to justify bringing sulfoxaflor back into our farm fields," said Michele Colopy of the Pollinator Stewardship Council, a party to the suit. "Die-offs of tens of thousands of bee colonies continue to occur and sulfoxaflor plays a huge role in this problem. EPA is harming not just the beekeepers, their livelihood, and bees, but the nation’s food system." (Photo: Ashraf Amra/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) US Beekeepers File Suit Against Trump EPA Charging 'Illegal' Approval of Insecticide Linked to Mass Die-Off
"Honeybees and other pollinators are dying in droves because of insecticides like sulfoxaflor, yet the Trump administration removes restriction just to please the chemical industry."
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Maria Isabel Bueso, 24, speaks during a protest outside of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital on September 06, 2019 in Oakland, California. Nurses, Healthcare Workers Galvanize to Stop Deportation of Patient That Could Mean 'Death Sentence'
"This is an issue of basic morality."
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'Definition of Insane Greed': Investing Billions in New Projects, Fossil Fuel Corporations Undermining World's Climate Targets
"These dirty fossil fuel companies are not getting the message, let alone acting on the urgency of the climate crisis."
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Actress Pamela Anderson and nepotism case Meghan McCain stare daggers at one another as The View's Sunny Hostin asks a question. 'A Breath of Fresh Air' as Pamela Anderson Takes Meghan McCain to Task Over US War Crimes
"Pamela Anderson talking about how war crimes need to be punished and of course Meghan McCain is crying about it."
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With Two Weeks Until #GlobalClimateStrike, Organizing Intensifies in 100+ Countries to Win 'Livable Future for All'
"Our message will be clear—we must act now to avoid the worst effects of climate change because all of our lives depend upon it."
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'Shameful': Warren Warns Trump Plan to Privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Would Make Housing Crisis Worse
"The Trump administration wants to make it harder for creditworthy working families—especially families of color—to buy a home and build wealth."
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valve-turner Ken Ward Washington Supreme Court Establishes 'Very Important Precedent' for Climate Necessity Defense in Case of Valve-Turner Ken Ward
The court's decision, explained one attorney, "creates a strong legal basis for climate protesters to justify their actions in a court of law."
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Never Again protesters flooded Boston streets on Thursday. Demonstrators shut down Amazon's Cambridge office. Because "We've Seen This Before," Never Again Action Protesters Shut Down Amazon Offices in Boston
"I had ancestors killed in the Holocaust. We feel this in our bones. We need to mobilize."
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Use holds smart phone showing Facebook's news feed 'A Major Step Forward': Multi-State Probe Targets Facebook's Possible Antitrust Violations
"Even the largest social media platform in the world must follow the law and respect consumers."
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WATCH: Viral Video Shows British Voter Politely Imploring Johnson to 'Please Leave My Town' Ahead of Potential Election
The prime minister has begun informally campaigning ahead of a potential October 15 general election amid Parliamentary chaos over Brexit
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'Hell No,' Say Progressives, After GOP Sen. Joni Ernst Suggests Cutting Social Security 'Behind Closed Doors'
"No matter how hard you try to hide, the American people will be watching—and we won't let you cut our earned Social Security benefits."
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'Getting Angry on Social Media Not Enough': Thousands Across 6 Continents Mobilize to Combat Destruction of Amazon Rainforest
"Get organized, get active, and join forces in defense of the Amazon and in defense of our future."
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'No Fossil Fuel Money!': Protests Outside Big-Money Fundraiser for Biden Co-Hosted by Natural Gas Executive
"Biden can't expect to convince Americans that he's a leader on climate if he's also cozying up to fossil fuel power players."
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