All News Articles for 2020-01-21

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Amid Years of Funding Cuts to Public Health, First US Case of China's Coronavirus Detected
Public health advocates say state, local, and federal agencies are underprepared to cope with the spread of a new infectious disease.
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The future of global biodiversity is bleak without immediate action. We Risk Living in an 'Empty World' If Assault on Nature Not Stopped, Warns UN Biodiversity Chief
"If our support systems are gone, there will be no humans."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) In Response to Oxfam Inequality Report, Sanders Calls for Global Movement to Counter 'Greed of Billionaire Class'
The White House hopeful emphasized the need to bring people across the globe together to work for "a world of economic, social, political and environmental justice."
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XR Madrid After Spain Declares Climate Emergency, Activists Demand 'Concrete and Immediate' Action
"Now it's time to see... if there will really be major changes that take us away from the catastrophic path we find ourselves on."
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'Critical Moment' as Two Key Architects of CIA Torture Program Testify Under Oath in Guantanamo Bay
"Torture is never justified and anyone who uses it must be held to account."
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Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell arrives for the Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 21, 2020. - Sparks flew Tuesday over proposed rules for the Senate trial of President Donald Trump, as Democrats accused Republicans of attempting a "cover-up" of evidence that the US leader abused his powers. The first full day of the historic trial saw the Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell submit a resolution on procedures that does not admit ev 'A Fact-Free Sham Trial Perpetrated in the Dead of Night': McConnell's Trump Cover-Up in Senate Begins
"If the president is so confident in his case, if Leader McConnell is so confident the president did nothing wrong, why don't they want the case to be presented in broad daylight?"
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Joe Biden speaking at a campaign event for Hillary Clinton at a September 27, 2016 rally at Drexel University, in Philadelphia. While Establishment Erupts Over Anti-Corruption Expert Pointing Out Biden's Troubling Record, Progressives Say: Look at the Troubling Record
"Here's the thing: nominating a candidate like Biden will make it far more difficult to defeat Trump."
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If Democrats Want to Honor Legacy of Dr. King, Says Ocasio-Cortez, "We Have to Be Dangerous Too"
Congresswoman from New York said Martin Luther King Jr. would disagree with establishment Democrats who believe "we can capitalism our way out of poverty."
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Strike WEF Earth Defenders March on Davos as Global Financial Elite Targeted for Funding Climate Destruction
"The banks, insurers, and pension funds here at Davos are culpable for the climate emergency."
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Journalist Glenn Greenwald was charged with cybercrimes Tuesday by the Brazilian government. 'We Will Not Be Intimidated': Journalist Glenn Greenwald Defiant After Being Charged With Cybercrimes By Right-Wing Bolsonaro Brazilian Government
"This is despicable, dangerous, and a crime against journalism."
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Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders campaigning together in 2016. 'Inexcusable': Hillary Clinton, Who Lost to Trump in 2016, Won't Commit to Helping Bernie Sanders Win in 2020
Former secretary of state claims "nobody likes" Vermont senator, currently a leading presidential Democratic candidate and the most popular elected politician in the country.
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg attends a session at the Congres center during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. (Photo: Fabrice Coffrini / AFP / Getty Images) 'Act as if You Loved Your Children Above All Else': Greta Thunberg Demands Davos Elite Immediately Halt All Fossil Fuel Investments
"I've been warned that telling people to panic about the climate crisis is a very dangerous thing to do, but don't worry—it's fine—I've done this before and I can assure you: it doesn't lead to anything."
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