All News Articles for 2019-09-26

Thursday, September 26, 2019
U.S. made bombs killed six civilians, including three children, in Yemen, Amnesty International said Wednesday. Report: US-Made Bomb Killed Six Yemeni Civilians, Including Three Children, in June Attack
"It is unfathomable and unconscionable that the U.S.A. continues to feed the conveyor belt of arms flowing into Yemen's devastating conflict."
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Under Pressure From Labor Leaders and Striking Workers, GM Agrees to Fund Health Coverage During Walkout
"Your health care should never be in the hands of greedy corporations who can take it away to punish workers."
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Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren Sanders and Warren Clobber Biden by 25 Points in New 2020 Climate Scorecard
The difference "comes partially from Biden's failure to advocate for 100 percent renewable energy by 2030."
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Trump Condemned for 'Morally Reprehensible' Plan That Rights Groups Warn Means Death for Asylum-Seekers
"Instead of offering protection to people fleeing these conditions, the United States is instead pursuing a disastrous plan that could carry deadly consequences."
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Democratic presidential primary candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Bernie Sanders and New Yorkers Praise Gov. Cuomo for Giving State's Voters More Time to Change Party Affiliation Before Primaries
"For too long, New York state has had one of the worst barriers to primary voter registration in the country."
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President Donald Trump speaking to reporters at Joint Base Andrews on September 26. 'Unfit for Office': Trump Reportedly Suggests Person Who Informed Whistleblower Should Be Executed
"Very normal, healthy democracy we live in."
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Day After Trump Said 'Inequality Is Down,' Federal Data Shows US Income Inequality Highest Since Census Began Measuring
"The separation between rich and poor from 2017 and 2018 was greater than it has ever been."
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Just as Digital Privacy Advocates Warned, Bezos Admits Amazon Writing Its Own Laws on Facial Recognition
This technology, says one critic, "poses a profound threat to the future of human liberty that can't be mitigated by industry-friendly regulations."
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about the duo's July phone call. 'As Bad, If Not Worse, Than Watergate': Whistleblower Complaint Alleges Massive White House Cover-Up
"This whistleblower complaint is only the tip of an iceberg of corrupt, illegal, and immoral behavior by this president," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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New Research Warns Severe Climate-Related Droughts Could Threaten 60% of Global Wheat Crop by 2100
Even with ambitious global efforts to limit emissions, the study warns, "the increase in the frequency and extent of adverse weather extremes and related shocks on the production side would be unprecedented."
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Progressives Say Democrats Have Duty to Inform Public About 'Potentially Explosive' Whistleblower Alleging Trump Effort to Corrupt IRS
"The House Ways and Means Committee must figure out a way to make the public aware of the serious cause to worry that the IRS might have been corrupted by Trump."
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Calls for Democrats to 'Immediately Get to Work' as Majority of House Lawmakers Now Support Trump Impeachment Proceedings
"The American people cannot afford to wait for Donald Trump to be impeached, and Congress cannot slow walk this process."
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Sanders Rips 'Casual Cruelty That Motivates Trump and His Billionaire Friends' as White House Moves to Strip Free School Lunches From 500,000 Kids
"Trump is depriving 500,000 kids of their school lunches for no damn reason—even after 139 members of Congress warned him not to."
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