All News Articles for 2020-07-17

Friday, July 17, 2020
Outraged Over Trump's Inept School Reopening Push, Teachers Ready #RedForEd Resurrection
"I think we are closer right now to a national teacher strike than we have ever been in this country."
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'Makes Zero Sense': Health Experts Warn Against Feinstein Threat to Withhold Covid-19 Funding to Compel Mask Mandates
"Simply put—there have to be better ways to accomplish the goal of incentivizing mask wearing."
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Protesters rallied in support of immigrants in New York City in 2017. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) 120 Rights Groups Demand ICE Immediately 'Release All Detained Families Together'
"Parents must be released with their children to preserve family unity, as family separation is not in the best interests of the child."
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After Trump Deploys Secret Police in Portland, 'Imagine What Happens If He Gets Four More Years'
"They want to see what they can get away with before launching into other parts of the country."
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'Let Us Pray for a Speedy Recovery': Ginsburg's Liver Cancer Latest Health Scare for Liberal Justice
"I swear every time I see a 'Breaking News' about RBG's health, I get an unpleasant sinking in my stomach."
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Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, speaks at the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on April 19, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Denouncing Seema Verma's "Textbook Definition of Corruption," Jayapal Calls for Medicare Chief's Ouster
"She must resign or be removed."
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Mary Trump Says 'Crushing Defeat' of Her Uncle Needed to Increase Likelihood of 'Peaceful Transition' for Biden
"He is somebody who needs to be right all the time and needs to be winning all the time, and will need desperately to spin away from a crushing defeat."
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'Masks for All': Bernie Sanders Calls on Federal Government to Provide Face Coverings for Everyone in the Country
"The science is clear: Wearing a mask not only saves lives, but the widespread use of masks will get Americans back to work sooner and reunite families who have stayed apart."
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens during a cabinet meeting in the East Room of the White House on May 19, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Pompeo Panel Pushes 'Radical, Isolationist, Anti-Rights, Anti-Scientific, Religious Agenda' With Human Rights Report
"The U.S. State Department's effort to cherry-pick rights in order to deny some their human rights is a dangerous political stunt that could spark a race to the bottom by human rights-abusing governments around the world."
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Disapproval of Trump's Covid-19 Response Soars to 60% as US Shatters Single-Day Record With 75,600 New Infections
"This is where we are now because of Trump. The Republican Party isn't just unfit to govern but a threat to your life and the lives of your family."
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Trump Condemned for Authoritarian 'Abuse of Power' as Secret Federal Police Snatch Protesters Off Portland Streets
"Authoritarian governments, not democratic republics, send unmarked authorities after protesters. These Trump/Barr tactics designed to eliminate any accountability are absolutely unacceptable."
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Congress Urged to Reject 'Hostage-Taking' as Trump Threatens to Veto Any Covid-19 Bill That Doesn't Cut Social Security
"Beware of the payroll tax cut! It is just the administration's attempt to cut Social Security and Medicare."
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