All News Articles for 2020-01-23

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Gun Control Advocates Slam Trump's "Reckless" Decision to Loosen Firearm Exports Regulations
"Once again, the Trump administration chose gun industry profits over public safety."
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U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. Netanyahu to Join Trump Next Week to Announce 'Deal of the Century' Peace Plan Giving Israel 'Everything it Wants'
"A lethal diversionary tactic at the expense of Palestinian rights and international law."
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Woolsey Fire As Financial Institutions Grow Concerned About Economic Impacts of Climate Crisis, Activists Target Funders of Fossil Fuel Industry
As one 350.org volunteer put it, if we don't #StopTheMoneyPipeline that finances climate destruction, "it could blow up the economy."
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New Report Offers Blueprint for a 'Clean Slate' for Workers to Fight Economic Inequality and Strengthen Labor Unions
"Democracy at work should be a right, not a fight."
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Glaciers like the Sawyer Glacier in Alaska, pictured here in July 2016, are melting around the world—possibly releasing viruses and microbes into the air. Ancient Viruses Trapped in Glaciers for Thousands of Years Could Be Released By Climate Crisis: Study
"We've opened up a Pandora's box with climate change."
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'He Gave Away the Game': Doctors Condemn Trump Threat to Slash Medicare Funding
"We've long suspected he would try to gut Medicare in a second term."
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Trump to Issue New Rule Restricting Visas for Pregnant Women in Latest Attack on Most Vulnerable
"If you think this won't be used to blatantly discriminate against immigrants based on gender and age, I have a bridge in Brooklyn to sell you."
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Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg joins a protest by climate activist near UN headquarters on August 30, 2019, in New York. 'Haters Gonna Hate and Deniers Will Deny': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg Hit Back at Mnuchin
"It doesn't take a college degree in economics to realize that our remaining 1.5° carbon budget and ongoing fossil fuel subsidies and investments don't add up."
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2020 Doomsday Clock 'The Most Dangerous Situation That Humanity Has Ever Faced': Doomsday Clock Now 100 Seconds to Midnight
Citing the worsening nuclear threat and inaction on the climate crisis, scientists issue a historic warning about the risk of global catastrophe.
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Sanders Takes Double-Digit Lead in New Hampshire Poll After 14 Point Jump Since December
"Prepare for establishment meltdown."
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Mocking Call for Fossil Fuel Divestment, 'Foreclosure King' Steve Mnuchin Tells Greta Thunberg to Go Study Economics
"Here's what Mnuchin learned from economics studies: he ran a company that booted elderly residents from their homes due to onerous loans and technicalities."
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South Carolina Democrat Who Endorsed Biden Said She's Switching to Sanders Because He Fights 'For the Least, the Fallen, the Left Behind'
In a tweet thanking Dalhi Myers for her endorsement, Sanders wrote, "Together, we will defeat the most dangerous president in modern history."
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'Biggest Loss of Clean Water Protection the Country Has Ever Seen': Trump Guts Safeguards for US Streams and Wetlands
"This all-out assault on basic safeguards will send our country back to the days when corporate polluters could dump whatever sludge or slime they wished into the streams and wetlands that often connect to the water we drink."
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