All News Articles for 2019-12-10

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Warren Says Blue New Deal Crucial Because Future of People and Planet 'Depends on Healthy Oceans'
"A Blue New Deal must be an essential part of any Green New Deal."
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Students of Presidency University staged a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in front of Presidency University at College Street on December 10, 2019 in Kolkata, India. 'This Is Fascism': Indian Law Stripping Naturalization Rights From Muslims Sparks Criticism and Protest
"Dark times in Modi's far-right India."
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flint demonstration 'Despicable': Internal Emails Reveal Water Contractor Knew About Lead Risks in Flint Months Before City's Public Confirmation
"I think anyone has to ask themselves how the story in Flint would be different five years later now if Veolia had made those private concerns public."
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Robert Reich Makes Case for Why Sanders or Warren—'Not Some Billionaire-Backed Milquetoast Moderate'—Offer Best Chance to Beat Trump
"These two have most of the grassroots energy, most of the enthusiasm, and most of the ideas that are critical for winning in 2020."
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) is leading House Democratic progressives against a moderate drug pricing bill that caucus members say is insufficient. 'Stakes Higher Than They Appear' as Progressive Caucus Battles Pelosi Over Drug-Pricing Bill in House
"Drug prices are crushing American families," Sen. Elizabeth Warren said, but Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her moderate allies appear insistent on keeping legislation to fix the issue contained to only 31 drugs.
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Supporters of the New York Attorney General's case against ExxonMobil gathered outside the New York County Supreme Court on Oct. 22. (Photo: Lindsay Meiman/Twitter) 'This Isn't the End,' Vow Climate Campaigners After New York Court Sides With Exxon in Fraud Trial
"Despite this ruling, the crucial work to hold the likes of Exxon accountable for climate crimes goes on," said 350.org. "This is just the tip of the accountability iceberg."
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At Emotional Meeting, North Dakota Residents Talk County Officials Out of Trumpian Plan to Ban Refugees
"We are not coming to North Dakota to rob anybody," said one young refugee at the hearing. "Hell, we have been robbed—of our childhood. We have been robbed of a lot of things."
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Scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Applauds Sanders for Activating 'Typically Invisible' Multiracial Coalition With 'Class Warfare' Campaign
The 2020 Democratic candidate, says Princeton professor of African-American Studies, "has tapped into the anger and bitterness coursing through the lives of regular people."
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cop 25 protest 'A Matter of Life and Death': COP 25 Protest Outside US Embassy Demands Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
Demonstrators urged the global community to "join our demands for the real action it will take to protect and respect Indigenous women."
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'Abuse of Power' and 'Obstruction of Congress': Democrats Announce Articles of Impeachment Against Trump
"We stand here today because the president's continuing abuse of his power has left us no choice."
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'Thank You For Rescuing Me': Watch Once-Suicidal Veteran Offer Sanders His Flight Jacket During Heartfelt Exchange
"It's a jacket that you earned and I want you to keep it," responded the 2020 Democratic candidate, who accepted a flight patch instead.
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Over 10 Million People Have Watched This Video of Boris Johnson Refusing to Look at Boy Lying on Hospital Floor Due to NHS Bed Shortage
"Refusing to look at a photo will not help our NHS. Inventing fake stories to distract people will not help our NHS. Voting Conservative this Thursday will not help our NHS," said Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
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The climate crisis is changing the New England fishing industry, a new report says. New England Fishing Communities Being Destroyed by 'Climate Shocks': Study
"There are communities that are just not going to be fishing communities anymore."
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'Astonishing Moral Cowardice': Sanders and Khanna Denounce $738 Billion Bipartisan Pentagon Giveaway
"This bill does nothing to rein in out-of-control military spending, prevent unconstitutional war against Iran, limit the poisoning of Americans' drinking water, or end the obscenity of innocent children in Yemen being killed by U.S. bombs."
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Doctors protest at the gates of the Chula Vista Border Patrol Station in San Ysidro, San Diego on Monday. 'Inhumane': US Border Officials Deny Request by Doctors to Administer Free Flu Vaccine to Detained Migrants
"The agency is willingly putting lives at risk of death."
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Monday, December 9, 2019
Citing Climate Crisis as Top Concern for Future of Humanity, Young Adults Say They Are Living in 'Failed System': Amnesty Poll
"This is a wake-up call to world leaders that they must take far more decisive action to tackle the climate emergency or risk betraying younger generations further."
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