All News Articles for 2019-11-14

Thursday, November 14, 2019
To Save 'Democracy in Peril,' 150 Civil Rights Groups Release Visionary Blueprint to Restore and Protect Voting Rights
"All we need is the will, determination, and responsible leadership of elected and other public officials to come together and address this crisis."
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Striking high school students march to protest for more effective government climate change policy on January 25, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. 'Beginning of the End of Climate-Wrecking Fossil Fuel Finance': World's Largest Public Bank Ditches Oil and Coal
Environmentalist Bill McKibben called the decision a "truly amazing win."
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Confirmation of Steven Menashi to Federal Appeals Court 'Should Send Shockwaves Across America'
Approval of Trump nominee called "disturbing," "offensive," and "another dark day" for nation's judicial system.
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Fridays for Future demonstration New Global Health and Climate Crisis Report Warns of Future 'Where a Child Has to Fight Simply to Survive'
"Without immediate action from all countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions, gains in well-being and life expectancy will be compromised."
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The Venice city council chambers flooded Wednesday evening after a vote on the climate crisis. 'Mother Nature Does a Mic Drop': Venice City Council Chamber Floods Minutes After Members Vote Down Climate Crisis Amendment
"From the 'you can't make this stuff up' department."
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Senate Democrats Join GOP to Back 'Automatic Austerity' Bill That Would Gut Social Programs, Hamstring Bold Policies
"One priority of a Sanders or Warren White House absolutely must be politically crushing the deficit scolds within the Democratic Party."
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'Shame on Facebook': Ad Campaign Condemns Company's Sponsorship of Federalist Society Dinner Honoring Brett Kavanaugh
"Brett Kavanaugh is an imminent threat to reproductive rights and health care access. But that doesn't seem to bother Facebook."
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A supporter of Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales waves white flags during clashes with riot police following a protest in La Paz on November 13, 2019. 'We Don't Want Any Dictators': Bolivians Flood Streets to Protest Right-Wing, Anti-Indigenous Coup
"Anti-Indigenous racism is at the heart of what's happening in Bolivia."
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Warren Suggests Corporate Media Ask Working People, Not Just the Very Rich, About Her Wealth Tax
"Okay, I get it, we have now done the billionaires. How many of the 43 million Americans who are struggling with student loan debt have you seen interviewed?"
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Activists with Fight for the Future took to Capitol Hill in the U.S. on Thursday to demonstrate to lawmakers, lobbyists, and journalists exactly why stronger restrictions are needed on facial recognition software. (Photo: Fight for the Future) 'This Should Probably Be Illegal': Rights Advocates Target Lawmakers and Lobbyists With Facial Recognition Technology in US Capitol
"It's terrifyingly easy for anyone—a government agent, a corporation, or just a creepy stalker—to conduct biometric monitoring and violate basic rights at a massive scale. We did this to make a point."
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Clostridioides difficile As Superbugs Infect Millions and Kill Tens of Thousands Each Year, CDC Chief Warns Post-Antibiotic Era 'Already Here'
"On average, someone in the United States gets an antibiotic-resistant infection every 11 seconds and every 15 minutes someone dies."
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Trump's Fight to Keep His Tax Returns Secret Has Nowhere Left to Go But the US Supreme Court
"We are so close," said Trump critics after an appeals court decision.
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'OK, Billionaire': Warren Campaign Shrugs Off Mega-Rich Investor Who Called 2020 Candidate 'Disgraceful'
"Some billionaires don't like my Two-Cent Wealth Tax? I'm shocked."
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To Solve Multiple Crises at Once, Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez Unveil 'Green New Deal for Public Housing'
"This bill shows that we can address our climate and affordable housing crises by making public housing a model of efficiency, sustainability, and resiliency."
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Analysis of Primetime MSNBC Programs Finds Sanders Received 'Least' and 'Most Negative' Coverage of Top 2020 Democrats
"MSNBC has close ties to a Democratic establishment that finds the politics of Biden (and even Warren) more palatable than Sanders' 'political revolution.'"
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'They Choked Me. They Threw Me Down.': CodePink's Medea Benjamin Assaulted by Right-Wing Venezuelan Opposition and Threatened With Arrest
"This intimidation shows how the U.S. security forces work hand-in-glove with the right-wing forces in Latin America who are trying to stop progressive movements that empower the poor."
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