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Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Demonstrators take part in a rally as Palestinians call for a 'day of rage' to protest against Israel's plan to annex parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, in Gaza City July 1, 2020. (Photo: Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto via Getty Images) 'Day of Rage': Palestinians and Global Allies Rise Up Against Annexation Plan and Israeli Apartheid
"The Palestinian struggle today is not just about fighting annexation, which we must continue to do. It is about dismantling the entire system of apartheid."
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'Deplorable Act in Face of Global Crisis': Trump Condemned as US Buys Up Nearly Entire Supply of Covid-19 Drug
"It's a very concerning precedent because if we see the vaccine coming from a U.S. company, we're likely to see the same type of behavior and hoarding by the U.S. and other developed countries."
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'The People Have Spoken': Thwarting GOP Push for Cuts, Oklahoma Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion
"Voters are tired of politicians ignoring the problem or worse, trying to take their healthcare away, and they're rejecting that approach in even the deepest of red states."
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Sanders Files Amendments to Force Pentagon to Pass Clean Audit, Require Mass Production of Free Masks for All
"National security," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, "means doing everything we can to improve the lives of our people, many of whom have been abandoned by our government decade after decade."
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Tuesday, June 30, 2020
'A Very Strong Run,' But Booker Falls Short to Establishment-Backed McGrath in Kentucky Primary
"McGrath's campaign collapsed just a bit too late for Booker."
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'America Isolated Under Trump': Citing Soaring Covid-19 Rate, EU Bar US Travelers
The decision, said one foreign correspondent, "is certainly an indication about how the rest of the world, particularly Europe, sees the United States right now."
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Nurses and supporters protest the lack of personal protective gear available at UCI Medical Center amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 3, 2020 in Orange, California. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) 'Beyond Outrageous,' Says Sanders, That Trump Officials Ignored Labor Safety Complaints as Health Workers Died From Covid-19
Senator's condemnation came in response to an investigation into the handling of over 4,100 OSHA complaints from frontline workers.
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Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh attend the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, D.C. 'Attacking the Very Foundations' of Church-State Separation, SCOTUS Delivers 'Seismic Shock' Ruling on Religious Schools
"Today's ruling is perverse," Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in her dissent.
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Pressed by Sanders, Trump Health Officials Agree Everyone in US Should Be Able to Get Covid-19 Vaccine Regardless of Income
"We need to manufacture and distribute free, high-quality masks and guarantee free vaccines to everyone in America."
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Progressive Lawmakers Call on US to 'Take a Clear Stand' by Suspending Military Aid If Israel Carries Out 'Illegal' Annexation
"American taxpayers shouldn't be supporting policies that undermine our values and interests, in Israel, in Palestine, or anywhere."
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New Flu Virus Reported in China Highlights Risk of Animal-Borne Pandemic Originating in Factory Farms
"We are constantly at risk of new emergence of zoonotic pathogens and that farmed animals, with which humans have greater contact than with wildlife, may act as the source for important pandemic viruses."
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Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee during a hearing on "An Emerging Disease Threat: How the U.S. Is Responding to COVID-19, the Novel Coronavirus" on March 3, 2020 'Brutal Pandemic Reality Check': Top CDC Official Gives Grim Assessment on Coronavirus Containment
CDC principal deputy director Dr. Anne Schuchat said we're "not even beginning to be over this."
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'Green Light to Suppress Votes': Federal Court Reinstates Wisconsin GOP's Early Voting Restrictions Amid Pandemic
"They let this case collect dust for three years. And they decide today, four months out from Election Day, that 'early voting is not a fundamental right' in the middle of a pandemic. Just outrageous."
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) joins other House Democrats before unveiling a climate change package proposal on June 30, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images) 'Genocidal Negligence': New Democratic Climate Action Plan Criticized as Woefully Inadequate
The roadmap "underscores the establishment's continuing refusal to address this existential crisis with the scale, speed, and intensity required to ensure a future for our next generation."
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Progressive Groups Say Biden-Warren Ticket Best Way to Excite Voters and 'Win the White House'
"For voters and activists who supported Bernie Sanders in the primary, it's vital that Biden choose a running mate with a longstanding progressive track record of fighting for the working families of this country."
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60+ Groups Demand Senate Pass Sanders Amendment to Slash 'Out of Control' Pentagon Budget by $74 Billion
"The current moment should force us to confront the reality that, for too long, we have invested in the wrong priorities, the wrong tools, and the wrong solutions."
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Monday, June 29, 2020
Progressive Challenger Kreibich Slams Right-Wing Democrat Gottheimer for "Trump Values" Voting Record
"Josh Gottheimer should be ashamed of his pro-Trump record," Kreibich said. "NJ-5 deserves a real Democrat who will stand tall for health care for all and bold climate action."
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 "All I've wanted, like everyone else, is to be free and with my family again," Adham Hassoun said in a statement on Monday. "But the government at every turn tried to deny me the opportunity to prove my innocence. I'm grateful to the court for upholding the freedoms and constitutional guarantees that made me fall in love with this country 30 years ago." (Image: Witness Against Torture/flickr) Federal Court Rules Trump Effort to Detain Man Indefinitely Without Charges 'Cannot Withstand Constitutional Scrutiny'
Held without charges or evidence since 2017—and imprisoned overall for nearly two decades—the judge ordered, pending an appeal, for the U.S. government to release Adham Hassoun.
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Analysis Warns 11% of Those Unemployed Due to Pandemic Have 'Zero Chance' of Getting Job Back
"The 10.7% number represents the hard floor that we'll bump up against when the virus vanishes, leaving us in a Great Recession level unemployment situation."
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People stand in line for free HIV test during an International Condom Day event in Kiev organized by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) on Feb. 13, 2019. Ukraine had the second largest HIV epidemic in Europe last year. (Photo: Pavlo Conchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Undermining Human Rights and Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Supreme Court Affirms Anti-Prostitution Pledge
Critics called the ruling "a step back for human rights and public health."
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'The Poster Company for US Fracking Has Fallen': Chesapeake Energy Files for Bankruptcy
"Meanwhile the Trump administration continues to try and bail out this garbage fire industry with our tax dollars."
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As Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana's Anti-Choice Law, Reproductive Rights Groups Breathe Sigh of Relief—and Prepare for Continued Fight
"The court's legitimacy in the eyes of the public will be threatened if they follow through on Trump's promise to end legal abortion," said NARAL Pro-Choice America.
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'Absolute Robbery': Gilead Announces $3,120 Price Tag for Covid-19 Drug Developed With $70 Million in Taxpayer Support
"Taxpayers provided funding for the development of this drug. Now Gilead is price-gouging off it during a pandemic. Beyond disgusting," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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Police officers gather to remove activists during an anti death penalty protest in front of the U.S. Supreme Court January 17, 2017 in Washington, D.C. 'Abdicating Its Moral Responsibility,' SCOTUS Paves Way for Resumption in Federal Executions
"The death penalty has no place in a just society," said Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass).
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World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wears a mask after leaving a ceremony of the restarting of Geneva's landmark fountain, "Jet d'Eau," on June 11, 2020. (Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images) 'Not Even Close to Being Over': WHO Chief Says Despite Some Progress, 'Pandemic Is Actually Speeding Up'
The warning from Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus came after global Covid-19 cases topped 10 million and the death toll passed 500,000.
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Victory for "Wall Street's Army of Lawyers and Lobbyists" as Supreme Court Puts CFPB Chief Under Trump's Control
"The far right has been trying for decades to do away with government protections for consumers so big corporations can run roughshod over all of us. This ruling just gave them a serious leg up."
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'Full-Blown Homelessness Crisis' Coming, Warns John Oliver as Eviction Tsunami Fears Grow
"The situation is looking really dire."
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'Annexation Is Illegal. Period.': UN Human Rights Chief Slams Israeli Government
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is planning to begin implementing the annexation plan July 1, despite mounting international outcry.
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The newly elected mayor of Bordeaux, Pierre Hurmic (R) of the Greens Party, takes part in a meeting with members of his campaign team on June 29, 2020, a day after the second round of the French mayoral elections. 'Incredible Green Wave' in French Elections Celebrated as 'Mandate to Act for Climate and Social Justice'
"Today, ecology is taking a big step. A giant step."
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Iran Issues 'Murder and Terrorism' Arrest Warrant for Trump Over Soleimani Assassination
"His prosecution will be pursued even after the end of his term in office."
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'Time Is Now to #PassTheDamnBill': 116 California DNC Delegates Demand Pelosi Hold Floor Vote on Medicare for All
"Our privatized, employer-based health coverage model is an international embarrassment. It economically crushes working families for the private profits of a few elites."
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Pence Praises Texas Governor for Reopening That Fueled Massive Surge in Covid-19 Cases and Hospitalizations
"The head of the Covid Task Force just commended our governor for his role in opening the economy and creating the largest outbreak to date."
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Sunday, June 28, 2020
#DropOutHickenlooper, Say Indigenous Activists, After 'Disgraceful' Photos Surface of Former Gov in Imitative Native American Dress
"These actions are not missteps. They are not one-time, isolated incidents."
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Global Covid-19 Cases Top 10 Million As HHS Secretary Warns 'Window is Closing' to Get Disease Back Under Control in US
"This is a very, very serious situation."
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'Far-Right Ideology' of Trump Public Lands Nominee Why Senate Must Reject Him, Say Groups
"William Pendley is uniquely unqualified for this position."
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'Bigot. Racist. Swine': Trump Comes Under Fire for Approvingly Sharing Video of Supporter Shouting 'White Power'
"If it wasn't already clear, Trump is now openly campaigning as a white supremacist candidate."
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Saturday, June 27, 2020
'Warning Sign of Major Proportions': Number of Siberian Forest Fires Increase Fivefold in Week Since Record High Temperature
"The Arctic is figuratively and literally on fire."
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'Not Good Enough': Protesters Demand More Action After Officers Who Killed Elijah McClain Taken Off Streets
"Elijah McClain and his family deserve justice."
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Because Covid-19 Leaves 'No More Time for Half Measures,' Judge Orders Release of Children Held by ICE
Advocates are calling on the agency to also immediately release parents.
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'Not On Our Watch': AOC, In Powerful Floor Speech, Declares House Democrats Will Protect Civil Rights Law From Trump
"There is a difference between saying that we believe in the inherent dignity, equality, and value of our black brothers and sisters and actually committing to it."
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Friday, June 26, 2020
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building adjacent to the White House in Washington, D.C. on August 16, 2018. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images) 'Huge Win': Court Orders DeVos to Cancel Loans for Mass. Students Defrauded by Corinthian Colleges
State Attorney General Maura Healey said the victory will benefit the mostly Black and Latinx students who were "targeted by a predatory for-profit school and abandoned by Secretary DeVos and the Trump administration."
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"We should be protecting communities, our democracy, and the environment, not tearing these things apart as Trump hoped to do," said Gloria Smith, attorney with the Sierra Club. (Photo: Mani Albrecht/U.S. Border Patrol/Flickr) 'No One Is Above the Law': Federal Court Rules Trump Effort to Seize Pentagon Funds for Border Wall Is Illegal
"This ruling is a win for the rule of law, the environment, and border communities."
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'Long Past Time': In Historic Vote, House Democrats Pass Legislation to Make DC the 51st State
"This momentum for D.C. statehood must continue—and it's now time to abolish the legislative filibuster to make D.C. statehood possible."
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With Election Just 4 Months Away, FEC Essentially Defunct as GOP Member Leaves for Koch-Funded Group
The White House announced it would nominate Allen Dickerson, a proponent of Citizens United , to the elections board.
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'Outrageous': Trump Administration Waived Ethics Reviews for Lawmakers and Federal Officials Seeking Small Business Loans
"This is the exact time when we should be worried about government officials, even members of Congress, taking money out of the hands of others in need."
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In response to the Thursday arrest of two local activists as "part of a coordinated attack on those who defend democracy and challenge the petrochemical industry," environmentalists in Louisiana have launched the Defend Democracy Alliance. 'Outrageous and Chilling': Police Condemned for Charging Peaceful Environmentalists With 'Terrorizing' in Louisiana
"This is a clear instance of the law and law enforcement being used to protect corporations, profit, and property over people."
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As Covid-19 Hits War-Torn Nation, UNICEF Warns Millions of Yemeni Children at Risk of Starvation
"Children will be pushed to the brink of starvation and many will die."
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'Saying the Quiet Part Out Loud,' Trump Suggests $5 Billion Weapons Contract Awarded to Boost 2020 Chances in Wisconsin
"There is nothing normal about the commander-in-chief publicly admitting that the government contracting process was corrupted by political considerations."
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"(Regan Russell) supported Black Lives Matter, Indigenous rights and she was an intersectional vegan who understood the importance of equality in terms of racial justice and in terms of animal equality."(Photo: Animal Justice) 'We Need More People Like' Regan Russell: Mourning and Justice Demanded Over Killing of Animal Rights Activist Regan Russell
"She was the most peaceful, logical, kind, compassionate person that I've ever met."
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'Cruel and Bad Economics': Analysis Warns Devastation Will Follow If GOP Cuts Off $600 Unemployment Boost
"It would be a catastrophe to let these turn off and replace them with nothing."
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Caribou in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. 'Incredibly Reckless': Trump Moves to Expand Fossil Fuel Drilling in Alaska's Western Arctic Region
"At a time when oil prices are cratering, prioritizing expanding oil and gas drilling anywhere—let alone the Arctic—is ridiculous."
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'WTF Please Listen to This': Trump Delivers Rambling, Incoherent Rant in Response to Hannity's Softball Question on Second Term Priorities
"He doesn't understand the presidency very well."
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A healthcare worker administers a Covid-19 test at United Memorial Medical Center testing site in Houston on June 25, 2020. (Photo: Mark Felix/AFP via Getty Images) Expert Warns US Cities Could Face 'Apocalyptic' Future as Country Sets Record for New Covid-19 Cases in One Day
The number of infections could be 10 times the 2.4 million confirmed cases, says the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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'A Strong Step Forward': Following House Passage, Civil Rights Advocates Urge Senate to Pass Democrats' Justice in Policing Act
The bill passed in the House Thursday night, with three Republicans joining the Democrats to support the legislation.
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A view of the Wall Street street sign with the New York Stock Exchange during the coronavirus pandemic on May 25, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images) 'Big Banks Couldn't Be Happier': Stocks Surge as Trump Regulators Gut Restrictions on Risky Wall St Gambling
The rollback, noted the Wall Street Journal , hands "Wall Street one of its biggest wins of the Trump administration."
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To Shift Funds From 'Endless Wars' to 'Human Needs,' Sanders Unveils Amendment to Slash Pentagon Budget by $74 Billion
"It is time for us to truly focus on what we value as a society and to fundamentally transform our national priorities."
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'Unfathomable Cruelty': Trump Files Legal Brief Aiming to Kick 20 Million Off Health Insurance in Middle of Pandemic
"We need to be guaranteeing healthcare for all, not gutting it from millions."
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Thursday, June 25, 2020
After Attacking Medicare for All as 'Unrealistic' During Primary, Biden Says Healthcare a 'Right for All' Amid Pandemic
" And the natural idea that follows from that is....?"
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"He Couldn't Breathe": Graphic Video From April Police Killing of Carlos Ingram Lopez in Tucson Draws Outrage
"Carlos Ingram Lopez should still be alive today."
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facial recognition image 'This Bill Should Immediately Pass': Applause for New US Legislation to Ban Facial Recognition
"No one should have to fear the government tracking and identifying their face wherever they go."
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Texas Gov. Abbott Warns Covid-19 Getting 'Out of Control.' Yes, Say Critics, Because You Knowingly 'Unleashed It'
"The out of control spread of Covid-19 in Texas was preventable if Abbott had listened to public health experts. People are becoming sick and many will die because of this absolute failure in leadership."
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Why a Socialized System Like Medicare for All Beats For-Profit Healthcare in One Chart of Covid-19 Infection Rates
"All countries successfully combatting this virus have robust public health systems, which provide for coordination of effort."
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Maxewell Rees and his brothers Daniel Rees and Jackson Rees sit on a park bench partly submerged due to seasonal flooding next to the Tidal Basin as cherry blossoms begin their annual blooming season March 29, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) DC Sues Fossil Fuel Giants for Decades of Spending Millions to 'Mislead Consumers and Discredit Climate Science in Pursuit of Profits'
"Climate denial is not a victimless crime. Now, one by one states and local governments are stepping up to hold the perpetrators accountable."
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Potential Political 'Earthquake' Brewing as Booker Takes Lead Over McGrath in Kentucky
"What's going on in Kentucky, you ask? Something big."
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Thousands of advocates, activists, and community members flooded the streets at Foley Square in New York City on July 12, 2019. Betraying 'Bedrock Principle' of Due Process, Supreme Court Allows Fast-Tracked Deportations
"This decision means that some people facing flawed deportation orders can be forcibly removed with no judicial oversight, putting their lives in grave danger."
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Movement to Remove Police From Schools Gains Momentum as Seattle and Oakland Boards Sever Ties With Departments
"Something has really shifted here. These are material gains."
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States Overwhelmed by Coronavirus Pandemic Face Another Health Hazard as Massive Dust Plume Heads Toward Southern US
People with respiratory ailments in Texas and Florida, where hospitals are nearing capacity with Covid-19 patients, may find little healthcare support if the dust plume exacerbates their conditions.
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D.C. statehood supporters march to the Lincoln Memorial for the rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. (Photo: Bill Clark/Getty Images) White House Vows to Veto DC Statehood Bill Ahead of Historic Vote
"Make no mistake: one of the many ways our country has silenced Black voices and suppressed Black votes has been by preventing D.C. statehood."
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'Free Handout to Insurance Industry': Trump Administration Tells Insurers They Don't Have to Cover Covid-19 Tests for Workers
"According to the Trump administration, insurance company profits are more important than the lives of nursing home residents and workers."
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Workers set up a solar PV power system. As Coronavirus Cases and Unemployment in the US Climb, 39 Groups Launch Coalition for Clean Energy and Healthy Communities
"The Covid-19 pandemic has made clear that the health of nature, the health of people, and the health of our economy are all deeply connected, and this fact should guide and inform the U.S. government's response."
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Press Freedom Advocates Say New US Indictment Against Julian Assange 'Could Not Be More Dangerous'
"We know Trump has been privately musing about how to jail journalists. We know an Assange conviction under the Espionage Act—whether you like him or not—could be used against the New York Times and many other outlets."
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'Downright Dangerous': Trump Moves to End Federal Support for Testing Sites as US Sees Record Daily Spike in Covid-19 Infections
"The pandemic is clearly getting worse in states nationwide—and instead of trying harder to stop it, President Trump is apparently trying harder to hide it."
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Demonstrators walk with placards during a march for agroecology and civil resistance against U.S. seed and pesticide maker Monsanto on May 20, 2017 in Bordeaux, southwestern France. 'Vindication': Bayer Reaches $10 Billion Settlement Over Roundup Cancer Lawsuits
The deal includes $1.25 billion to cover potential future settlements.
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'Still Much to Be Done': After Latest Primary Wins, Progressives Take Aim at Next Round of Centrist Incumbents
"Imagine the country we could build if our policy decisions were rooted in love and care for each other."
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Barr Agrees to Testify on Politicization of DOJ as Judiciary Chairman Slams Attorney General as Trump's "Fixer"
A Justice Department spokesperson said the attorney general will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on July 28.
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ICC Condemns 'Unlawful' US Attempt to Block Court's War Crimes Investigation Via Threats and Coercion
Nearly 70 of the court's member states signed a statement in support of the ICC.
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'A Historic Day': Boston City Council Bans Facial Recognition Surveillance
"Boston should not use racially discriminatory technology that threatens the privacy and basic rights of our residents."
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Climate activists protested outside ExxonMobil's annual meeting of shareholders in Irving, Texas. In Minnesota, Ellison Announces Climate Lawsuit Against Exxon, Koch, and API
"There are no more worthy targets of a climate fraud lawsuit than Exxon, Koch Industries, and API: the unholy trinity of climate denial."
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Robert and Melissa Williams, and their young daughters, appeared in a video circulated Wednesday by the ACLU. (Photo: ACLU/YouTube) ACLU Demands Lawmakers Act After Michigan Man Wrongfully Arrested 'Because Face Recognition Can't Tell Black People Apart'
"It's past time for lawmakers to prevent the continued use of this technology. What happened to the Williams family should never happen again."
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Cementing GOP Takeover of Courts, Senate Confirms 'Anti-Voting Rights Extremist' as Trump's 200th Federal Judge
"Wilson's record against civil rights and healthcare, and his lack of judicial temperament and experience, should have disqualified him."
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'We Are On the Verge of Something Big': Late Booker Surge Against McGrath Leaves Kentucky Primary Too Close to Call
"This is a sign that the times are changing."
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'Bowman Wins. Mondaire Wins. AOC Absolutely Crushes It': Progressive Wave Sweeps NY Primary
"There is no question about the direction of the Democratic Party."
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A general view shows ongoing construction work in the Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev, near the Palestinian city of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, on June 24, 2020. (Photo: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty Images) With Demand 'Echoing Across the World,' UN Chief Calls on Israel to Abandon Illegal Annexation Plan
European MPs and international NGOs have also denounced annexation and demanded a "just solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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'What Voter Suppression Looks Like': Do NY and Kentucky Primary Issues Foretell a Disaster for November?
"Today shows that vulnerable communities face barriers to the vote. Long lines, late poll openings, and more show voter suppression is a threat to democracy."
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'Dismal' and 'Grim' Sign for Trump as National Poll Shows Biden Leading by 14 Points
"One of the most grim polls I can think of seeing recently for an incumbent."
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'Money Couldn't Buy a Movement': AOC Trounces Wall Street-Backed Democratic Primary Opponent
"Tonight we are proving that the people's movement in New York isn't an accident. It's a mandate."
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Vowing to Take on Corrupt System 'That's Literally Killing Us,' Jamaal Bowman Jumps Out to 25-Point Lead Over Rep. Eliot Engel
"Everything that keeps the majority of us oppressed is what we designed this campaign to fight against."
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020
As EU Looks to Reopen Borders, US Covid-19 Surge Means Americans May Not Be Welcome
"I can't say I'm surprised," said a pathology expert at Johns Hopkins University.
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New York Police Department officers listen as Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York President Pat Lynch and representatives from other NYPD and law enforcement unions holds a news conference at the Icahn Stadium parking lot on June 9, 2020. Report on Broken Windows Spending Bolsters Call to Redirect $1 Billion of NYPD Budget to Harmed Communities
City leaders are urged to direct the money to "more relevant city agencies, harm reduction programs, and community-based organizations who are better trained and equipped to actually keep our communities safe."
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Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez speaks to a crowd at a DNC event on June 6, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. DNC 'Snubs' Climate Movement Just as Greenpeace Endorses Democratic Panel's Visionary Plan
"There are more big bank executives on the Democratic platform drafting committee than there are climate activists or millennials."
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'This Is Why We March': Poll Shows Overwhelming US Support for Police Reform, Increased Accountability
Among other major changes, large majorities of the American public want clear standards for police misconduct and prosecution of officers guilty of excessive force.
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Trump Doubles Down on Claim He Ordered Slowdown in Covid-19 Tests Just as Fauci Testifies: "It's the Opposite. We're Gonna Be Doing More"
"To my knowledge, none of us have ever been told to slow down on testing," Dr. Anthony Fauci said.
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Protestors are tear gassed as the police disperse them near the White House on June 1, 2020 as demonstrations against George Floyd's death continue. Lawmakers Welcome IG Probe Into Violent Police Clearing of Lafayette Square
"The White House narrative is contradicted by video evidence, eyewitness accounts, and even its own past statements. Frankly, it has no credibility at this point."
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Nadler Says 'Waste of Time,' But Progressives Say 'Impeach Barr'—and Do It Now
"Investigating and impeaching Barr ahead of the November election would be a powerful sign that the work of restoring the rule of law in America is well underway, even before the first presidential ballot is cast."
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The name tag for Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is placed as his area is sanitised before he arrives to testify before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Trump Administration's Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on June 23, 2020. (Photo: Kevin Dietsch/Pool/AFP via Getty Images) WATCH LIVE: Fauci and Redfield Testify Before Congress on Failures of Trump Response to Covid-19
"There have been a lot of unfortunate missteps in the Trump administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic," said one Democratic lawmaker ahead of the hearing.
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President Donald Trump speaks as Senior Advisor to the President Stephen Miller (C) listens during a round-table discussion on border security and safe communities with State, local, and community leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House on January 11, 2019 in Washington, D.C. 'Exploitation of a Pandemic to Reshape Immigration Law': Trump Order on Worker Visa Restrictions Sparks Outrage
"As long as the Trump administration is in office, they will continue to look for excuses to justify extending this ban."
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Judge Rules California Requirement of Cancer Warning Label for Glyphosate Violates Corporate 'Free Speech'
The World Health Organization's cancer research arm classified glyphosate—the active ingredient in weed-killers like Bayer's Roundup—as probably carcinogenic for humans.
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tap water 'A Water Emergency Threatens Every Corner of Our Country': Analysis Shows 80% Spike in US Utility Bills Over 8 Years
"Let us go forward together, and demand that Congress finally make the necessary investments in clean water for all Americans, putting human lives ahead of corporate profits."
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New Amnesty Map Documents 'Shocking Extent' of US Police Violence Against Black Lives Matter Protesters
Denying people's constitutional rights "with physical violence, tear gas, and pepper spray is a hallmark of repression," said one Amnesty researcher.
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Secret Service Forces Press to Leave the White House as Police Use Pepper Spray and Batons to Beat Back Protesters
"The move to force members of the media off White House grounds is highly unusual," CNN reported after two of its journalists were removed.
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