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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
House Democrats Propose Bill to Counter Trump's 'Dangerous' Executive Order to Lock Up Families Indefinitely
"The Keep Families Together Act does what this administration won't do, by including a variety of measures to prevent children from being separated from their parents."
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Trading 'One Form of Child Abuse for Another,' Trump Executive Order Called a Sham, Not a Fix
"Instead of imprisoning children in separate internment camps away from their parents, this administration will now imprison children in the same internment camps as their parents."
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Green sea turtle Affirming Belief That Waters Are for Drilling and Pillaging, Trump Erases Ocean Protection Policy
New executive order revokes Obama-era policy put in place following Deepwater Horizon.
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Twitter Locks Accounts of Splinter News Staffers After Website Publishes White House Adviser Stephen Miller's Phone Number
President Donald Trump's Twitter account did not meet the same fate as those of Splinters' writers after he shared two high-profile figures' private contact information
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In Poignant Homage to Lives Lost, Guardian Prints Names of All 34,361 Refugees Known to Have Died Fleeing War and Persecution Since 1990s
"We are not just a number. Every migrant and refugee has a name and a story."
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sign for NN Telecom-Backed Democrat in California Just "Mutilated" Nation's Strongest State Net Neutrality Bill
"These California Democrats will go down in history as among the worst corporate shills that have ever held elected office. Californians should rise up and demand that at their Assembly members represent them."
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From Microsoft to General Dynamics, Corporations Under Pressure to End Business Dealings With ICE
"As the people who build the technologies that Microsoft profits from, we refuse to be complicit."
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Humanitarian organization Refugees International has given the Trump administration an overall F for how it's done on refugee protection. On World Refugee Day, Trump Gets Big Fat "F" for Treatment of World's Displaced and Persecuted
Among other failures, assessment from Refugees International notes administration's "inhumane separation of children from parents who are seeking asylum"
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After Weeks of Lies and Cruel Family Separations, Trump Says He Will Sign Order to Save Children From Horror He Created
"Trump can sign all the executive orders he wants. It won't change the fact that his administration chose to rip infants out of their parents arms in an effort to terrorize people seeking safety and refuge."
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Flag, Copyright Internet Pioneers Warn New EU Rules Would Turn Web Into "Tool for Automated Surveillance and Control"
As key legislative panel approves measure, experts say copyright directive poses an "imminent threat" to online users and the network itself
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Paving Way for 'Transformative Social Policy', Canada Approves Recreational Marijuana Legalization
Ninety years of prohibition will come to a close as Canada rolls out a regulated marketplace for cannabis in the coming weeks
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migrant mother and child "These Are Prisons for Babies": Forcibly Separated From Parents, Youngest Kids Sent to So-Called "Tender Age" Detention
Those who have visited the facilites describe "play rooms of crying preschool-age children in crisis."
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'Womp, Womp': Lewandowski Epitomizes Trump Team's Cruelty After Told of Down Syndrome Child Separated From Her Mother
A distillation of "Trumpian cruelty," said one. Among "the most inhumane moments I've ever seen," said another.
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'If Kids Don't Eat in Peace, You Don't Eat in Peace!' Democratic Socialists Drive DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Out of Mexican Restaurant
"We will not stand by and let Secretary Nielsen dine in peace, while she is directing her employees to tear little girls away from their mothers and crying boys away from their fathers at our border."
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