All News Articles for 2019-11-12

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Privacy Rights Group Demands Answers From Trump Administration on 'Coercive' DNA Testing at Border Crossings
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees says the use of DNA testing "to establish family relationships in the refugee context...can have serious implications for the right to privacy and family unity."
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EFF sticker 'Enormous Victory': US Judge Rules Suspicionless Searches of Travelers' Electronic Devices Unconstitutional
"The court reaffirms that the border is not a lawless place and that we don't lose our privacy rights when we travel."
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350 Action Endorses Three 'Progressive Climate Champions' in 2020 House Races Against Establishment Democrats
Jamaal Bowman, Jessica Cisneros, and Alex Morse will provide "the climate leadership required to address the crisis and take us into the climate decade," the national organization said.
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Greenpeace Report Offers Vision of 'Smart Supermarkets' and a Future Free of Single-Use Plastics
"This report should serve as a model for retailers to follow, and shows that it is possible to end our throwaway culture for the sake of our oceans, waterways, and communities."
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The mother of Palestinian Zaki Ghanama, 25, mourns over his body at the morgue of a hospital in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip on November 12, 2019 following an Israeli strike. Latest Israeli Assault on Gaza Continuation of 'Torture and Torment of Palestinians,' Says Jewish Voice for Peace
"The illegal blockade of Gaza by Israel imprisons every aspect of life for Palestinians in Gaza, and the inhumane restrictions on food, electricity, and healthcare are all forms of violence, carried out daily for the past 11 years by Israel."
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No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren A Refrain of 'Drop the Charges' Rises as Scott Warren Faces Retrial for Giving Aid to Migrants in Need
"No one should die while attempting to migrate, and no one deserves to be punished for working to prevent those deaths."
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'That's Ridiculous,' Says Billionaire After Sanders Campaign Returns Her $470 Donation
"What's ridiculous is billionaires existing," responded grassroots group People for Bernie.
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A young migrant girl sits on the floor as her father, recently released from federal detention with other Central American asylum seekers, gets a bus ticket at a bus depot on June 11, 2019, in McAllen, Texas. Causing 'Profound' Trauma, Trump Administration Detained Record-Breaking 70,000 Children in 2019
"Does the U.S. provide mental health services for separated families who ask to be deported in order to reunite?"
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Dreamers and Allies Rise Above Trump's Latest 'False, Divisive' Attack as Supreme Court Hears Pivotal DACA Case
"It is patently false that DACA recipients are 'hardened criminals.' Trump is just a frothing-at-the-mouth racist."
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In Tuesday's release of emails, the first of what will be a series about those emails, Hatewatch exposes the racist source material that has influenced Stephen Miller's visions of policy. (Photo Illustration: Southern Poverty Law Center) Top Trump Aide Stephen Miller’s Affinity for White Nationalism Revealed in Leaked Emails
"What Stephen Miller sent [in these] emails has become policy at the Trump administration," says former editor for the far-right Breitbart news outlet.
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Experts Warn This Industry-Backed Attack on Science at EPA Would Be Among 'Most Damaging' of All Trump-Era Policies
"Let's call this what it is: an excuse to abandon clean air, clean water, and chemical safety rules."
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Why Is Medicare for All Popular? Study Finds 34 Million in US Know Someone Who Died Because Healthcare Too Expensive
"Want to know what American exceptionalism really looks like? Here it is."
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Citing Deep Commitment to Medicare for All and Green New Deal, Nation's Largest Nurses Union Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
"We need a president who will unite all workers to fight for social, economic, racial and gender justice, and who will champion bold ideas on workplace democracy, Medicare for All, and climate change."
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In Statement That 'Reads Like a Chilling Warning of More Coups to Come,' Trump Celebrates Military Coup in Bolivia
"The Trump administration has cast aside the pretext of calling for new elections. Now it's praising Evo Morales' resignation at the barrel of a gun."
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