All News Articles for 2020-01-20

Monday, January 20, 2020
Gun Control Advocates Counter Pro-Gun Richmond Rally, Lobbying for Regulation and Calling for Nonviolence
"We're advocating today, and everyday, honoring Martin Luther King's legacy with actions that would have been impossible if not for his dedication to justice and nonviolent protest."
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More than two thousand physicians published an open letter to the American public, prescribing single-payer Medicare for All, in a full-page ad in The New York Times that will run in the print edition on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. On Monday, in a separate but related move, the American College of Physicians (ACP), a national organization representing 159,000 internists, officially endorsed single-payer Medicare for All reform. The ACP is the largest medical specialty society and second-largest physician gro In Historic Shift, Second Largest Physicians Group in US Has New Prescription: It's Medicare for All
"Major changes are needed," declares the 159,000-member American College of Physicians, "to a system that costs too much, leaves too many behind, and delivers too little."
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Banner reads: Capitalism isn't working. 'Welp, Glad That's Settled:' Global Poll Finds Majority Believe Capitalism More Harmful Than Good
The majority also said they believe they won't be better off five years from now.
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MLK mugshot 'Sit This One Out': FBI Slammed for Social Media Shoutout to Martin Luther King Jr.
"FBI, translated: Of all the people we have wiretapped, blackmailed, and tried to drive to their deaths through suicide, there are none we think more highly of than Dr. King."
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New York Times building 'Love Letter to Capitalism and War': Progressive Scorn Follows New York Times Endorsement
The newspaper's endorsement of both Warren and Klobuchar, said one critic, reveals "so much about the liberal reaction to a resurgent left, a reaction that holds Trump as an aberration and polite, well-mannered centrism as the greatest virtue."
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'Global Precedent' Set as UN Rules Climate Refugees Cannot Be Sent Back to Life-Threatening Conditions
Advocates praised the ruling as an "excellent step forward in refugee rights."
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is shoved back by Mississippi patrolmen during the 1966 March Against Fear from Memphis to Jackson Countering Annual Whitewash of His Legacy, Progressives Remember the 'Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Imperialist' Martin Luther King Jr.
King "saw racial injustice, economic injustice, and war as three of the world's great evils."
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Clarice Akinyi washes clothes in Mashimoni village, Nairobi, Kenya Blaming 'Flawed and Sexist' Capitalist System, Oxfam Report Finds 2,153 Billionaires Wealthier Than 4.6 Billion of World's Poorest
"Our broken economies are lining the pockets of billionaires and big business at the expense of ordinary men and women. No wonder people are starting to question whether billionaires should even exist."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders delivers remarks during a campaign rally in Exeter, New Hampshire on Saturday, January 18, 2020 while artist Molly Crabapple holds a drawing she did of the 2020 Democratic candidate. (Drawing: Molly Crabapple) Bernie Sanders Has Been Getting It Right for 40 Years. Now, Says His Movement: 'We Are Going to Win'
"We've never ever in our lifetimes had a true champion of social, economic, and climate justice this close to the White House."
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