All News Articles for 2019-10-18

Friday, October 18, 2019
Actress and activist Jane Fonda (C) and actor Sam Waterston (C R) 'A Real Movement Boost': Sam Waterston and Jane Fonda Among Those Arrested Demanding Green New Deal in DC
This was Waterston's first-ever time being arrested. The climate crisis, he said, is "worth it."
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Demanding 'Education Justice and Equality,' Striking Chicago Teachers Call on Mayor to Put Campaign Promises In Writing
"We mean business. It's got to be about shifting and transforming the infrastructure of inequity."
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Hillary Clinton at Barnes and Noble bookstore on October 03, 2019 in New York City. Jill Stein Challenges Hillary Clinton to Debate After 'Russian Asset' Smear
"It's past time to give the American people the real debate they deserved in 2016."
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A volunteer carries an injured youth to a hospital following a bomb blast in Haska Mina district of Nangarhar Province on October 18, 2019. Blasts in Afghan Mosque Kill 62 as UN Says Violence Across Country Causing 'Unprecedented' Level of Civilian Casualties
"Civilian casualties are totally unacceptable, especially in the context of the widespread recognition that there can be no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan."
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House Democrats Demand Probe Into 'Suspicious' Stock Trades Surrounding Economy-Shifting Statements by Trump
"Multiple large trades, resulting in billions in profit, occurred shortly before geopolitical events or statements by the president of the United States that moved the markets significantly."
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fww website To Combat Dishonest Marketing, New 'Farm vs. Factory' Website Contrasts Industrial and Sustainable Agriculture
The educational website was launched by U.S. nonprofit Food & Water Watch, which campaigns to outlaw factory farming nationwide.
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Carrying hammers and baby bottles of their own blood, the seven individuals pictures are those who "attempted to convert weapons of mass destruction" after they made their way onto the US Submarine Base in Kings Bay, Georgia on Wednesday night. Daniel Ellsberg Backs Anti-Nuke Activists Now Facing 25 Years in Prison for Acting to 'Avert a Much Greater Evil'
"The sign they displayed during their action on the base—'The Ultimate Logic of Trident is Omnicide'—is exactly right."
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CEO Mark Zuckerberg As Zuckerberg Defends False Trump Ads as Free Expression, Critics Say Facebook's Assault on 'Foundations of Democracy' Must Be Stopped
"To save democracy and the free press, we must eliminate Google and Facebook's control over the information commons."
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Protesters call for the closure of the Rikers prison complex and for no new prisons to be built. (Photo: No New Jails) It's Not the End of the Fight, Say Justice Advocates, as New York City Passes Plan to Close Notorious Rikers, Open New Jails
"We should be fighting mass incarceration and all cages."
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Sallie Mae's Hawaii Retreat While Millions Struggle to Repay Loans Bolsters Argument to 'Cancel All Student Debt,' Sanders Says
"When we talk about Sallie Mae celebrating its 'profits,' we are actually talking about the company's success in creating a business model and payment terms that exploit borrowers."
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Extinction Rebellion Faces Backlash Over 'Self-Defeating' Disruption of London Public Transit
"Everyone can relate to the annoyance of a delayed commute, but the people who suffer the worst consequences are society's most vulnerable."
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As Trump Downplays Attack on Kurds, Amnesty Details Turkish War Crimes and 'Utterly Callous Disregard for Civilian Life'
"Killing defenseless people in cold blood is utterly reprehensible and a blatant war crime," said Amnesty International secretary general Kumi Naidoo
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'Absolutely No Respect for Human Life': Trump Compares Turkish Assault on Kurds to Two Kids Fighting in a Parking Lot
"The president is talking about genocidal slaughter and hundreds of thousands of war victims like it's a playground squabble."
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