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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
World's Journalists Have Never Faced 'As Much Violence and Abusive Treatment' as This Year
"Journalists have never before been subjected to as much violence and abusive treatment as in 2018."
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'Draft Beto' Campaign Launches Just as O'Rourke Booted From 'No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge' List
"It's clear that real climate leaders need to stand up to the fossil fuel industry in many ways, and that includes standing up to the full extent of the fossil fuel industry's influence on our politics."
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Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) 'Being People-Funded Frees Me to Put People First': Ocasio-Cortez Touts Highest Portion of 2018 Small-Dollar Donors
Analysis shows nearly 62 percent of the incoming congresswoman's campaign contributions came from donors giving less than $200
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Charged With 'Shocking Pattern of Illegality,' Trump Foundation Agrees to Dissolve
"This is an important victory for the rule of law, making clear that there is one set of rules for everyone."
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"Our hearts are breaking for this family."(Photo: CBS Screenshot) 'Wanting to Kiss and Hold Her Son One Last Time,' Public Pressure Wins Yemeni Mother Waiver to Trump's Cruel Muslim Ban
"Now we see the Muslim ban's effect in the most dehumanizing way."
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Trouncing Biden and Beto, Bernie Sanders Emerges as Clear Frontrunner in 2020 Straw Poll
"I think people in Washington are (again) underestimating the potential strength of a Sanders campaign (which could actually be part of his strength again)."
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Maria Meza's family gets tear-gassed Despite Intimidation Tactics, Mom and Kids Tear-Gassed at US Border Finally Allowed to File for Asylum
A pair of Democratic lawmakers live-tweeted their experience accompanying asylum-seekers overnight at the Otay Mesa port of entry
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'Turns Out,' Says Ocasio-Cortez, 'Everyday People Like It When We Fight for Everyday People'
Celebrating new poll that shows widespread support for a bold 'Green New Deal,' newly-elected progressive Democrat pinpoints winning formula
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Confirming Women's Experience of Harassment, 'Troll Patrol' Study Reveals Twitter Flooded With Misogyny and Abuse
"Women of Twitter, it's every bit as bad on here as you think."
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schoolchildren at protest DeVos' Solution to Mass School Shootings? Scrap the Rules Designed to End Discrimination Against Students of Color
"The Trump administration's response to school shootings is to make it easier (again) to suspend black kids."
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Corporate Advertisers Jump Ship as Tucker Carlson Vows to Defend Xenophobic, Racist Attacks 'Until the Last Day'
"Tucker Carlson makes America poorer and dirtier in ways that he could never understand, or care about."
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To Build Party That Fights for People, 'Not Big Corporate Donors,' Campaign Pushes Pelosi to Put Progressives on Key Committees
"If these committees were to get taken over by progressives pledging to take no corporate money, that would be revolutionary."
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