All News Articles for 2019-10-22

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Testimony by Top Diplomat Bill Taylor on Trump and Ukraine Elicits 'Holy Sh*t' Responses From Members of Congress
Taylor was told in July that Ukraine would not receive military aid unless President Volodymyr Zelensky publicly launched an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden
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Modi and Kissinger are joined by friends. As Modi Hobnobs With Kissinger and Other War Criminals, Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal Criticize US Support for Indian Regime
"At what point do we no longer share values with India? Are we waiting for the Muslims in Assam to be put in those camps?"
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With 'Propaganda Channel' Fox News Creating Firewall for Trump, Critics Says Mass Mobilization Needed to Oust President
"The Fox effect is protecting Trump from removal, and mass mobilization is likely the only way for impeachment supporters to overcome it."
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#ExxonKnewbanner 'This Is Big Oil's Big Tobacco Moment': Trial Over ExxonMobil's Climate Crimes Begins in New York
As historic fraud case is heard, campaigners say that "it's time to make them pay for their destruction."
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Jessica Cisneros, who is running in the 2020 primary to replace Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas.), was endorsed by Rep. Alexandria Ocaasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday. Ocasio-Cortez Endorses 'Powerful, Progressive Fighter' Jessica Cisneros in Primary Fight With Centrist Henry Cuellar
"When Jessica is elected, not only will I no longer be the youngest person in Congress—I'll have a strong new ally in the fight for Medicare for All, getting corporate money out of politics, and fixing our broken immigration system."
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'Everyone in America Should Support You,' Says Elizabeth Warren at Rally With Striking Chicago Teachers
"I'm here to stand with every one of the people who stand for our children every day."
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A still from The Leap's new video on organizing voters to take over federal governments for progressive goals. 'This Is How We Change the World': To Address Climate Crisis, Video Explains, Democracy Movements Must Rise
To get "sweeping policies enacted," says The Leap, "our movements have started taking the next step: winning elections and entering government."
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Sanders Dominates Youth Vote and Regains Second Spot in New National 2020 Poll
"Young people polled across the country have consistently chosen Bernie as their guy. Maybe it's because they know he's gonna cancel student debt!" said Sanders adviser Winnie Wong.
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Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and the founder of the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice, speaks at the Women In The World Summit on April 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)q Climate Justice Champion Mary Robinson Warns Extinction Rebellion of Perils If Unwise Tactics 'Alienate the Public'
"I think it is very, very important that the public display of disruption is seen by the public as being in their interests, and that has happened. But if they lose that, that would be very serious."
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'This Is Just Cruelty and Exclusion': Amid Trump's Attack on Poor, One Million Fewer Kids Receiving Medicaid and CHIP
"This is not people reaching self-sufficiency," warned Rep. Pramila Jayapal.
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Lebanese demonstrators dance to music by DJs as the protest movement takes over the country. 'The Revolution Is Lit': Jubilant Lebanon Uprising Fueled By Music, Dancing, and... 'Baby Shark'
"Only in Lebanon would a song like 'Baby Shark,' which is now being played at every crowd gathering, become the anthem of a revolution."
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GND squad As Trudeau Clings to Power, Progressives in Canada Celebrate Victory of 'Green New Deal Squad'
Now, said Naomi Klein, his Liberal party "will be pushed by a new squad of climate champions—on the inside and outside—demanding a #GreenNewDeal."
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'Do Us a Favor': 4-Page Pelosi Fact Sheet Uses Trump's Own Words to Make Case for Impeachment
The document comes as polls show growing public support for impeaching and removing the president.
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'What the Hell Is Wrong With You?': Outrage Erupts After Racist Trump Calls Impeachment Inquiry 'A Lynching'
"Do you know how many people who look like me have been lynched, since the inception of this country, by people who look like you?" asked Rep. Bobby Rush
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Global Millionaires—Just 0.9% of Population—Now Own Nearly Half of World's $361 Trillion in Wealth, Study Shows
The bottom 56 percent of the population owns just 1.8 percent of the world's wealth
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