All News Articles for 2019-11-04

Monday, November 4, 2019
Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during the AFL-CIOs first-ever Presidential Summit in Philadelphia. Bernie Sanders Says Apple's $2.5 Billion Home Loan Program a Distraction From Hundreds of Billions in Tax Avoidance That Created California Housing Crisis
"We cannot rely on corporate tax evaders to solve California's housing crisis."
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Milwaukee Mayor Blames Trump's Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and Policies for Acid Attack Against Hispanic Resident
"Everybody knows what's happening. It's because the president is talking about it on a daily basis that people feel that they have license to go after Hispanic people, and it's wrong."
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Google parent company Alphabet announced plans to purchase smartwatch maker Fitbit for $2.1 billion. "Not Just a Business Deal, It's a Data Grab": Privacy Advocates Sound Alarm on Google's Acquisition of FitBit
"There is no reason to trust Google's assurances about privacy protection."
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As seen through fencing, migrants—including a young child—stand while being detained by Department of Homeland Security police after crossing to the U.S. side of the U.S.-Mexico border barrier, on June 27, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. 'Relentless Cruelty': Proposed Trump Administration Rule Would Keep Asylum-Seekers From Applying for Work Permits for a Year
"Trump is willing to hurt our economy just so that he can hurt immigrants first."
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Largest Sentence Commutation in US History: Nearly 500 Inmates Walk Free After Oklahoma Voters Demand Reform
"That this is largely flying under the radar is probably good—a sign of how far criminal justice reform has come."
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Protesters gathered at the Eiffel Tower Delivering 'Catastrophic Message in a Moment of Great Urgency,' Trump Formally Begins Ditching Paris Climate Deal
"President Trump's decision to walk away from the Paris agreement is irresponsible and shortsighted."
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"Decades ago, the now president of the United States raped me," E. Jean Carroll said in a statement Monday. Columnist E. Jean Carroll, Who Accused Trump of Rape, Files Defamation Suit Against President
"No woman should have to face this."
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Naomi Klein and Youth Environmental Leaders to Join Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez in Iowa for Climate Crisis Summit
"We've never seen something like this in U.S. history. In 2020, Green New Deal voters could determine who wins the Iowa caucuses, and from there the presidency."
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Newly-Launched PAC Matriarch Aims to Send Working-Class Women, Often Ignored by Political Establishment, to Congress
"Money should not be a factor for what makes a woman a worthwhile candidate."
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Women hold a flag saying 'Refugees Welcome' as thousands of Canadians take part in a massive protest against President Trump's travel ban on Muslims Rights Groups in Canadian Court Because 'The US Cannot Be Considered a Safe Country for Refugees'
The advocacy groups want the Canadian government to uphold its human rights obligations and ditch the Safe Third Country Agreement.
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Report Shows How World's Top Capitalists Driving Humanity 'Head-On Into' Global Climate Emergency
The world's leading asset managers, with trillions of dollars under their direction, continue to vote down efforts to address the crisis.
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President Donald Trump could lose the popular vote and still be elected. 'Incredibly Bleak' Poll Shows How Trump Can Lose Popular Vote (Again) But Still Win Reelection
"Trump could lose the popular vote by something like 7 or 8 percent—something like 10 million votes in 2016 numbers—and still eke out an electoral college victory."
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To Avoid World War III, Gorbachev Says All 'Nuclear Weapons Must Be Destroyed'
"As long as weapons of mass destruction exist, primarily nuclear weapons, the danger is colossal."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) holdsl hands with Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) at a campaign rally at the University of Minnesota's Williams Arena on November, 3, 2019 in Minneapolis. Celebrating Transcendent 'Mass Movement of the Working Class,' Ilhan Omar Backs Sanders at Raucous Minnesota Rally
"Ilhan and I share a common link as the descendants of families who fled violence and poverty and who came to this country as immigrants."
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'No Reason to Call Witnesses,' Says Trump of Impeachment Inquiry Into Trump
"This makes him sound really guilty."
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'We Have a Better Way': Sanders Says His Plan to Finance Medicare for All 'Much More Progressive' Than Warren's
"The function of healthcare is to provide healthcare to all people, not to make $100 billion in profits for the insurance companies and the drug companies. Elizabeth Warren and I agree on that. We do disagree on how you fund it."
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'They Should All Be Held in Contempt': Mulvaney Allies Team Up to Stonewall Trump Impeachment Probe
"This is yet more evidence of obstruction of Congress, which is an impeachable offense."
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