All News Articles for 2019-11-06

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
After Racist Attacks, Former Refugee Makes History as First Somali-American Elected to City Council in Lewiston, Maine
"You might smear us. You might hurl racist attacks at us. But we will always rise up to serve our communities."
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden attends the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention on June 28, 2019 in Chicago. Despite Front Seat to Last Four Decades of US Politics, Biden Repeats Claim That GOP 'Epiphany' Coming Soon
"Make it stop."
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Mark Zuckerberg Time to 'Break Facebook Up,' Sanders Says After Leaked Docs Show Social Media Giant 'Treated User Data as a Bargaining Chip'
"As I have been saying the privacy frame is bullshit," said another critic. "Facebook is all about criminal behavior to monopolize ad money."
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Applauding Senator's Commitment to Putting 'Power in the Hands of the People,' Rep. Pressley Endorses Warren
"You've all heard about the senator's plans, but here's the thing," Pressley said. "The plans are about power: who has it, who refuses to let it go, and who deserves more of it."
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Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019. 'Great News!': Federal Court Voids Trump Administration's Discriminatory 'Conscience Rule'
Trump's Department of Health and Human Services, wrote District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer, promulgated the rule "arbitrarily and capriciously."
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As Bevin Refuses to Concede, Critics Warn Kentucky GOP 'Totally Gearing Up to Steal' Gubernatorial Election
"Pay attention. They're going to try to steal the Kentucky election right out in the open, in front of everyone."
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Seattle city council member Kshama Sawant may be heading to electoral defeat after a sustained campaign against her candidacy by Amazon. Amazon's Major Money Dump in Seattle's City Council Election Seen as 'Dangerous and Ominous Development'
"It's supposed to be a democratic process and it's not a democratic process when Amazon can contribute that much to basically a small election."
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A fire burns in brazil As Fires Rage in World's Largest Rainforest, NASA Warns 'Human Activities Are Drying Out the Amazon'
One scientist said that "if this continues, the forest may no longer be able to sustain itself," which would seriously hamper efforts to limit global temperature rise and avert climate catastrophe.
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Despite Low Approval Rating and Impeachment Inquiry, Poll Shows Majority of Voters Believe Trump Could Win in 2020
The belief that Trump could win in 2020 is making voters across the political spectrum "very motivated" to go to the polls, according to a new survey.
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Writer George Monbiot is arrested by police officers after being arrested in Trafalgar Square on October 16, 2019 in London. 'Vindication' for Climate Activists as UK Court Rules London Ban on Extinction Rebellion Protests Unlawful
"XR protesters have been raising the alarm about the climate crisis. We need to listen to that alarm, not outlaw it."
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Biden Accuses Warren of 'Elitism' While Wooing Rich Donors at Big-Money Fundraiser
"Biden attacking the grassroots-funded daughter of a janitor as an 'elitist' while attending a high-dollar fancy fundraiser full of very rich people is... a sign of desperation."
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The iconic shot of Juli Briskman giving the Trump motorcade the finger in October 2017. 'Sweet Justice': Juli Briskman, Who Lost Her Job After Flipping Off Trump, Unseats GOP Incumbent on County Board
"She flipped off the president, got fired, and now got elected."
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NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams 'Huge Win for Democracy': Nationwide Celebrations as NYC Residents Approve Ranked-Choice Voting Ballot Measure
With the new system, said one supporter, "candidates will have to knock on the door of not just a certain plurality, but on the diverse doors of NYC's mosaic majority."
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As 'Working Class Revolt' Topples Kentucky's Trump-Backed Governor, a Warning to McConnell: 'You're Next'
"Kentucky Democrats did not win by launching esoteric attacks on Bevin. They did it by staying lightning focused on the way that Bevin had hurt working class families."
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'This Is the Roadmap': Running on Green New Deal, Virginia Democrats Take Full Control of State Government for First Time in Decades
"Tonight showed that running on the Green New Deal is a key part of how Democrats can win elections."
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