All News Articles for 2020-10-07

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) participates in the vice presidential debate against U.S. Vice President Mike Pence at the University of Utah on October 7, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The vice presidential candidates only meet once to debate before the general election on November 3. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) 'Fracking Is Bad, Actually': Ocasio-Cortez Interjects After Harris Falters Over Pence Attack on Green New Deal
"Kamala is doing well," said one climate movement leader, "but she'd be on even stronger ground if Biden had *endorsed* the Green New Deal. Far better to play offense than having to do this in-between approach."
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Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, take part in a debate at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. (Photo: C-SPAN) WATCH LIVE: Vice Presidential Debate Between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence
The first and only debate between the two candidates begins at 9:00 pm ET.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks to an audience in 2018. (Photo: Anthony Quintano/Flickr/cc) Facebook to Ban Political Ads After Polls Close on Nov. 3, 'Just in Time to Have No Impact Whatsoever'
Critics noted that the social media giant also recently announced an algorithm change that could "make the site more toxic and less usable while endangering democracy and human rights."
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More than 10,000 people turned out for a June 3, 2020 Black youth-led protest in support of Black lives near Dolores Park in San Francisco (Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images) San Francisco Activists Sue City Over 'Illegal Dragnet Surveillance' of George Floyd, BLM Protests
Such practices by police are "completely at odds with the First Amendment and should never be allowed," said an ACLU lawyer on the case.
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If Trump 'Still Has Covid, We Shouldn't Have a Debate,' Biden Says of Next Week's Town Hall Event
"There will be citizens there in attendance asking questions. So, the obligation is on Donald Trump to prove that he is not contagious."
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A man wears a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 in Manila, Philippines on March 18, 2020. (Photo: Maria Tan via Getty Images) Covid-19 Pandemic Could Push Up to 150 Million Into 'Extreme Poverty' by 2021, World Bank Warns
"Early evidence also suggests that the crisis is poised to increase inequality in much of the world," says the new report.
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Dr. Rick Bright listens during a House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing on March 8, 2018. (Photo: Bloomberg/ via Getty Images) Laying 'Tens of Thousands of Preventable Deaths' at the Foot of Trump Failures, Top US Health Official Resigns in Protest
"Nine months into the pandemic, the United States continues to grapple with failed White House leadership," writes whistleblower Dr. Rick Bright in public resignation letter.
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(Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) 'Makes Me Puke': Analysis Shows Trump Covid-19 Treatment Would Cost Regular Folks $100K
"We paid for this with our taxes. He doesn't even pay taxes."
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'This Is an Outrage—and It's Also Illegal': USPS Blocking Democratic Lawmakers From Inspecting Postal Facilities
"Postal facilities are not Area 51," said Rep. Bill Pascrell.
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Medicare for All 'Out of an Abundance of Caution,' Says Bernie Sanders, 'We Should Expand Medicare to Cover Everyone in America'
"Mr. President: You attack 'socialized medicine' every single day. Well, let's be clear. The excellent care you received at Walter Reed was at a 100% government-funded, government-run hospital. For Trump, 'socialized medicine' is bad for everyone but himself."
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The U.S. Department of Labor building is pictured in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 2, 2020. (Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty Images) US Labor Unions File UN Complaint Accusing Trump Administration of "Outrageous" Violations of Workers' Rights Amid Pandemic
Covid-19 "has demonstrated that not only is the U.S. violating workers' rights, but those violations are resulting in people dying."
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Activists and relief groups in New York City join a "No Evictions, No Police" national day of action protesting against law enforcement who forcibly remove people from homes on September 1, 2020. (Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images) As Trump Kills Covid-19 Relief Talks, Census Data Shows Millions of Americans Expecting to Lose Wages, Job, or Home
"When it comes to relief for struggling families, he's nothing but selfish and vindictive," Sen. Elizabeth Warren says of the president.
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House Democrats suggested breaking up Big Tech in a newly-released Judiciary Committee report published on October 6, 2020. (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) 'Big Tech Must Be Broken Up': House Report on Silicon Valley Monopolies Bolsters Call for Far-Reaching Antitrust Measures
"The totality of the evidence produced during this investigation demonstrates the pressing need for legislative action and reform," states congressional report following a 16-month probe.
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Receiving Powerful Drug Cocktail and Tweetstorming, Bizarre Trump Behavior Called 'Especially Unhinged Today'
"Don't let the president's hysterical tweets distract you from the fact that he is refusing to provide Covid relief to American families and businesses unless he gets re-elected."
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People participate in a Tax Day protest on April 15, 2017 in New York City. Activists in cities across the nation are marching today to call on President Donald Trump to release his tax returns. (Photo: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) Federal Appeals Panel Unanimously Rules Manhattan DA Can Enforce Subpoena for Trump's Tax Returns
"This is a good time to remind everyone that #WePaidMore in taxes than the president, and that Americans deserve to see the full picture of Trump's financial records."
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'Crimes Against Humanity': Inspector General's Report Reveals Top Trump DOJ Officials Drove Family Separation Policy
" If Trump wins a second term expect more heartless, cruel, barbaric behavior towards infants and children."
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos with Amazon India Chief Amit Agarwal during the company's annual Smbhav event at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium on January 16, 2020 in New Delhi, India. (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint via Getty Images) 'How Their Rotten System Works': Global Billionaire Wealth Surged to Record $10.2 Trillion Amid Covid-19 Catastrophe
"The super-rich got even richer while millions of people around the world lost their jobs."
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Scientists Warn 2020 on Pace to Become Hottest Year Ever as September Heat Smashes Previous Record
"This is a trend that will continue if we don't curb greenhouse gas emissions."
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Former CDC Chief Urges Current Director to Publicly Denounce Trump Handling of Pandemic as 'Slaughter'
"Despite the White House spin attempts, this will go down as a colossal failure of the public health system of this country. The biggest challenge in a century and we let the country down."
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McConnell Trump Coronavirus 'Telling All Working People...to Drop Dead': Trump Ended Covid Relief Talks After McConnell Said Republicans Wouldn't Vote for Deal
"Trump is turning his back on you," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal. "He doesn't care about workers and families. He only cares about himself."
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