All News Articles for 2019-09-23

Monday, September 23, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden is attacking Medicare for All in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. 'Unfortunate But Not Surprising': Sanders Responds to Report Biden-Linked Firm Poll Testing Attacks on Medicare for All
A senior advisor to the Sanders campaign said it was "disgusting" that former vice president's campaign would be "echoing bogus GOP talking points."
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Afghan villagers sit on the back of a vehicle carrying dead bodies to a hospital following an airstrike, in Lashkar Gah the capital of Helmand province on September 23, 2019. Reports of Wedding Party Bombing Indicate US Forces Have Massacred at Least 70 Afghan Civilians in One Week
"Don't kill us," said one local who survived the recent bombing in Helmand province.
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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai In 'Tremendous Victory for the Public,' Federal Appeals Court Quashes FCC Attempt to Weaken Media Ownership Rules
"The FCC must now do the job it's long refused to do: properly weigh all of the evidence showing the impact of media consolidation on local communities."
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The Greenland ice sheet may melt at a pace that could break records set in 2012 this year as a heatwave from Europe turns north. To Stop the Worst Effects of the Climate Crisis, Report Says 'The Level of Ambition Needs to be Tripled'—At Minimum
The new U.N. report referencing increasing impacts of the climate crisis underscores the need for urgent action.
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'We Want to Show Them We Are Serious': 16 Youth Activists File Suit Against Major Nations for Failing to Act on Climate Crisis
"The climate crisis is a children's rights crisis."
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President Donald Trump attends a United Nations event on Religious Freedom at U.N. Headquarters in New York, September 23, 2019 Turning Back on Climate Summit, Trump Hosts 'Religious Freedom' Session at UN
"It's most importantly a snub to the young people pleading for action on climate change."
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Greta Thunberg speaks during the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23, 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. 'How Dare You!': Greta Thunberg Rages at 'Fairytales of Eternal Economic Growth' at UN Climate Summit
"Entire ecosytems are collapsing. We are at the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money."
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house on fire 'If a House Is on Fire, You Don't Add Fuel': 530 Groups Back Call to Rapidly Phase Out Fossil Fuels Worldwide
Widespread support for the Lofoten Declaration comes as world leaders meet in NYC for the U.N. Climate Action Summit.
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Activists Unfurl 'Exxon Knew, Make Them Pay' Banner Outside Meeting of Fossil Fuel CEOs Steps From UN Climate Summit
"People are here in front, making it clear—#ExxonKnew about climate impacts and still put profit over people."
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'The Planet We Love Is Under Attack': #ShutDownDC Protesters Blockade Capital Streets to Demand Climate Action
"The decisions that are made in this town don't just affect the people in the U.S., they affect the globe every day."
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'Your Presence Has Always Been a Calamity': Iranian President Demands US Get Out of Persian Gulf
"The farther you go from our region and our nations, the more security would come for our region."
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Trump Condemned for Moving to 'Roll Back the Clock' on Women's Rights as Letter Exposes Attempt to Form Anti-Abortion UN Coalition
"It's not just abortion that they care about, they care about women's ability to exercise autonomy over their bodies and about denying them critical access to the services they need."
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Progressives to Pelosi as Trump Lawlessness Mounts: 'Stop Playing Craven Political Games' and Impeach
"At this point, the bigger national scandal isn't the president's lawbreaking behavior—it is the Democratic Party's refusal to impeach him for it."
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