All News Articles for 2019-09-17

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
A nuclear war would kill millions of people, a new report reminds the Pentagon. So-Called "Limited" Nuclear War Would Actually Be Very Bad and Kill Tens of Millions, Warns New Report
"We urgently need sensible action to reduce and eliminate nuclear risk."
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Edward Snowden Responds After Trump DOJ Sues Whistleblower Over New Memoir the US Government 'Does Not Want You to Read'
The Justice Department filed suit the day Snowden's memoir Permanent Record was published.
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'Terrifying' New Climate Models Warn of 6-7°C of Warming by 2100 If Emissions Not Slashed
"Global greenhouse gas emissions need to decline today rather than tomorrow, and global CO2 emissions should be brought to net zero."
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Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) speaks at a rally on October 1, 2018 in Boston. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley to Introduce Resolution Calling for Kavanaugh Impeachment Inquiry
"We must demand justice for survivors and hold Kavanaugh accountable for his actions."
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Warren Draws Record Crowd of 20,000 in New York as She Vows to Combat Corporate Power
"We can't choose a candidate we don't believe in just because we're too scared to do anything else," Warren told the crowd. "And Democrats can't win if we're scared and looking backward."
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'There Is an Awakening Going On': Greta Thunberg Honored With Amnesty's Top Award Days Before Global Climate Strikes
"What I'm telling you to do now is to act. Because no one is too small to make a difference. I'm urging all of you to take part in the global climate strikes on September 20th and September 27th."
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Applauding Progressive Challenger for Championing Green New Deal and Medicare for All, Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Marie Newman
"The momentum is growing to make the Democratic Party fight for solutions as big as the problems we face and create a party for voters, not corporate donors."
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Nadler Accuses Trump of 'Shocking and Dangerous' Abuse of Power as White House Orders Former Aides to Defy Subpoenas
"The president would have us believe that he can willfully engage in criminal activity and prevent witnesses from testifying before Congress."
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Billionaire Jeff Bezos makes between $4.5 million and $9 million an hour. Cutting Health Benefits of 1,900 Whole Food Workers Saved World's Richest Man Jeff Bezos What He Makes in Less Than Six Hours
A new analysis finds that the billionaire could provide annual coverage slashed last week with just a fraction of what he makes personally each day.
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'A Goddamn Terrifying Time to Be Alive': Naomi Klein Explains Why a Global Green New Deal Comes First and Being Hopeful Comes After
"How do we earn the hope that we could actually do this?" asks author of new book. "That's the only discussion that matters."
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Warning Against 'Another Endless War,' Ilhan Omar Says Congress Must Act to Stop Trump From Attacking Iran
"Congress has the constitutional right to declare war. The president doesn't have it. The secretary of state doesn't have it. And Saudi Arabia certainly doesn't have it."
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'Young People Are Correct to Be Outraged': Seattle City Council Urges Public Schools to Let Students Join Global Climate Strike
"Seattle Public Schools should stand with the global climate justice movement and excuse students so they can participate in the global climate strike."
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