All News Articles for 2019-10-15

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), wave to the crowd at the end of a campaign rally in Wichita, Kansas on July 20, 2018. 'Huge Moment in the 2020 Race': Ocasio-Cortez to Endorse Bernie Sanders for President
"This is a huge moment and Sanders cannot, and should not, be ignored any longer by those who continue to erase him, his candidacy, and his supporters."
Read more
Democratic presidential hopefuls Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders (L) and former US Vice President Joe Biden participate during the fourth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by The New York Times and CNN at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio on October 15, 2019. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) If Democrats 'Don't Have the Guts' To Battle For-Profit Healthcare Industry, Says Sanders, 'We Should Be Ashamed'
"I get a little bit tired," 2020 candidate declared during debate, "of people defending a system which is dysfunctional, which is cruel."
Read more
Students at Nettelhorst Elementary School, on lunch, dig into a salad bar in the school's lunchroom March 20, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images) 'Every Child Deserves to Eat': Sanders and Omar Bill Would Provide Universal Free Public School Lunches in US
"In one of the wealthiest countries in the world, no child should be turned away from a meal if they cannot afford it," said Rep. Ilhan Omar.
Read more
Women Leaders Call On Candidates to Address the #MeTooVoter Ahead of Democratic Debate
"Sexual violence is a national problem that deserves a national response."
Read more
Rudy Giuliani, personal attorney to President Donald Trump, on Tuesday ignored a subpoena from the House. 'Arrest and Detain Giuliani Right Now,' Say Critics, After Trump Lawyer Refuses Congressional Subpoena
"Oh! I had no idea that law was optional."
Read more
Leaders of faith and human rights groups Human Rights Leaders Arrested at US Capitol Protesting 'Cruel' Trump Plan to Slash Refugee Cap
"We are sending a strong message to the administration that the country we want to live in is one where we take care of people who need safety and we are not afraid to be silenced."
Read more
President of the United States Donald Trump speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. 'Swamp Is Anything But Drained': Report Details 281 Lobbyists in Trump Administration Over First Two Years
"The swamp is Trump hiring 281 lobbyists in just a couple years of his administration."
Read more
code 'Without Encryption, We Will Lose All Privacy': Snowden Condemns US, UK, and Australian Push for 'Backdoor' Into Facebook Messaging Apps
"Should they succeed in their quest to undermine encryption, our public infrastructure and private lives will be rendered permanently unsafe."
Read more
Despite Obstruction by Capitol Police, Progressive Groups Deliver 2.2 Million Petitions to Democrats Still Not Backing Medicare for All
"Healthcare is a right, not a privilege, and our members will continue to push for it until we get it over the finish line."
Read more
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) was confronted Monday by If Not Now activists Ezra Oliff-Lieberman (pictured) and Elias Newman. WATCH: IfNotNow Demonstrators Confront Rep. Scalise Over GOP's Racism and Anti-Semitism
"Donald Trump calls me a disloyal Jew and you say nothing. You stay silent."
Read more
MSNBC Anchor Chris Hayes Praised for Denouncing 'Path of Least Resistance' Taken by Network Executives
"Chris Hayes is modeling exactly where our journalism should be in 2019. Too many outlets bend to the powerful when the very institutions they represent are supposed to operate as a check on that power."
Read more
sign: the people vs. shell After Shell CEO Claims 'We Have No Choice' But to Invest in Fossil Fuels, McKibben Says, 'We Have No Choice But to Try and Stop Them'
With "overwhelming evidence that we are on the brink of climate and ecological collapse," executive's comment elicits intense rebuke
Read more
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered his address, titled "Being a Christian Leader," to a gathering of the American Association of Christian Counselors last Friday in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo: Screengrab/State Department Website) US State Dept. Under Fire for Using Official Website to Promote Pompeo's "Christian Nationalist Talking Points"
"The Department of State looks more like it should be representing the Republic of Gilead from The Handmaid's Tale than an America that respects religious equality under the law."
Read more
Advocacy Group Calls On Democratic Candidates to Share How They Would Remake Judiciary to Work for All Americans—Not Corporations
"While Democrats play by the rules, Republicans are shredding the rule book, and the result is a partisan Supreme Court that works for corporations and the Republican Party and against everyone else."
Read more
Acting 'On Behalf of Life,' Extinction Rebellion Defies Blanket Ban on Climate Protests in London
"They take these actions to protect an establishment that is criminally negligent in its inaction on ecological and climate breakdown. We rebel against a broken system."
Read more
Testimony of Ex-Trump Aide Exposes Mulvaney Role in Coordinating Giuliani's "Rogue Operation" in Ukraine
"The truth will keep coming out. And Trump cannot stop it."
Read more