All News Articles for 2020-04-21

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks during a news conference with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) at the U.S. Capitol January 25, 2019 in Washington, D.C. 'Democrats Cave': Senate Interim Funding Bill for Coronavirus Relief Spurns Progressive Priorities
"This isn't good."
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The Trump International Hotel on its first day of business September 12, 2016, in Washington, D.C. 'Oh, Hi, Corruption': Trump Organization Seeks Rent Relief for DC Hotel From Trump Administration
"Whoever would have imagined this relationship would prove complicated and fraught? Oh, right, the Founders. Who prohibited it. In the Constitution."
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Big Banks Sued for Putting Large Corporations Ahead of Main Street Small Business Owners for Covid-19 Rescue Loans
"This is why oversight is important. No matter when or who it hurts, big business and corporations will always try to cash in."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks to the media after the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate on June 27, 2019 in Miami. Warnings of 'Suspension of Democracy' in New York as State Officials Weigh Removing Sanders From Primary Ballot
"We think this is a power play on the part of the governor."
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WATCH: Bernie Sanders Holds Virtual Town Hall With Postal Union Leaders on How to Save USPS
"The Post Office will likely run out of money sometime between July and September of this year. If they run out of money, then the people lose the service."
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'Enough Is Enough': In Largest Strike Yet, Amazon Workers Call In Sick Over Unsafe Working Conditions
"No worker should be subjected to unsafe conditions at work. And no worker should be retaliated against for standing up for their rights."
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People wait in line, six feet apart to socially distance, to get groceries at a pop-up food pantry hosted by Pan Y Cafe in Chelsea, MA on April 14, 2020. 'Deliberately Cruel': Millions of US Citizens Blocked From Stimulus Payments Because They Married Immigrants
"We're flat broke. We don't know what's gonna happen."
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Flares burning off gas at Belridge Oil Field and hydraulic fracking site, which is the fourth largest oil field in California. 'The Opposite of #PeopleBeforeProfit': Trump Orders Big Oil Bailout Just a Day After Historic Price Collapse
Calling for Democrats to fight back with plans to transition to clean energy, Naomi Klein declared it is "time to wind down this abusive industry that has always relied on massive public subsidies."
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'Listen... And Take Action': In Front of White House, Nurses Read Names of Colleagues Who Have Died From Covid-19
"We are here because our colleagues are dying. I think that right now people think of us as heroes, but we're feeling like martyrs. We're feeling like we're being left on the battlefield with nothing."
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Soacha's Mayor Juan Carlos Saldarriaga, delivers food to the community during the mandatory quarantine to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in Soacha, Colombia on April 15, 2020. Colombia extended its national lock down until April 26 to control spread of COVID-19. (Photo: Leonardo Munoz/VIEWpress via Getty Images) Warning of 'Hammer Blow' From Pandemic, UN Food Agencies Say Coronavirus Could Double Global Levels of Acute Hunger
A new report states 265 million people could face food insecurity by the end of 2020, up from 130 million last year.
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House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), center, looks at Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.), right, as McGovern speaks during a news conference on Monday, March 9, 2020. House to Vote on Allowing Members to Use Proxies, Opening Door for Full Remote Voting
"We ought to use this time as an opportunity to prepare for Congress to be able to work according to its full capabilities even with social and physical distancing guidelines in place."
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The 2020 Press Freedom Index from Reporters Without Borders Coronavirus Pandemic Exacerbating Global Threats to Press Freedom: Watchdog Group
"Press freedom in the United States continued to suffer during President Donald Trump's third year in office," RSF added in its annual Press Freedom Index.
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An Italian Carabinieri officer, wearing a respiratory mask, stands guard at a road block on April 10, 2020 in Milan, Italy. Milan's Plan to Limit Cars After COVID-19 Lockdown Lauded as 'Excellent Example of #BuildBackBetter'
"Of course, we want to reopen the economy, but we think we should do it on a different basis from before."
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'A New Roadblock': IRS Gives Social Security Recipients Until Wednesday to File for $500 Payments for Their Children
"It is impossible to tell from the outside if this latest outrage is the result of incompetence, mean-spiritedness, or both."
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Trump Says He's Aiming to Shield Corporations From Legal Liability for Workers Who Contract Covid-19 on the Job
"Businesses are asking for the right to expose their workers to fatal risks with no consequences. It's bad economics and bad policy."
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'Exploiting Coronavirus to Continue Their Nativist Agenda': Trump Tweets Plan to Suspend All Immigration to US
"This isn't about coronavirus or jobs. This is about this administration's hate for immigrants."
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