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Tuesday, November 5, 2019
#ExxonKnew poster While New Twitter Policy Will Ban Green Groups' Climate Ads, Looks Like ExxonMobil Can Still Pay to Promote Its Propaganda
"These Twitter ads aren't just any political issue ads—they epitomize the art," according to a Harvard researcher who studies the oil giant.
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Calling War 'Irrational,' President of Mexico Rejects Trump Offer to Send US Army to Wipe Drug Gangs 'Off Face of the Earth'
"We have to act independently and according to our constitution, and in line with our tradition of independence and sovereignty," said Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
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As Examples Mount, Sanders Campaign Accuses Corporate Media of 'Deliberate Attempt to Erase Bernie'
"All of these examples are no accident," said campaign speechwriter David Sirota. "But here's some news: We're not being erased. We're going to win."
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McConnell Brags He and Trump Are 'Changing the Federal Courts Forever' With Extreme Right-Wing Judges
"It's not for ordinary Americans, it's for the rich and powerful, and we have to find a way to stop them. And that's going to be the elections next year," said Sen. Jeff Merkley.
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Monday, November 4, 2019
Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during the AFL-CIOs first-ever Presidential Summit in Philadelphia. Bernie Sanders Says Apple's $2.5 Billion Home Loan Program a Distraction From Hundreds of Billions in Tax Avoidance That Created California Housing Crisis
"We cannot rely on corporate tax evaders to solve California's housing crisis."
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Milwaukee Mayor Blames Trump's Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and Policies for Acid Attack Against Hispanic Resident
"Everybody knows what's happening. It's because the president is talking about it on a daily basis that people feel that they have license to go after Hispanic people, and it's wrong."
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Google parent company Alphabet announced plans to purchase smartwatch maker Fitbit for $2.1 billion. "Not Just a Business Deal, It's a Data Grab": Privacy Advocates Sound Alarm on Google's Acquisition of FitBit
"There is no reason to trust Google's assurances about privacy protection."
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As seen through fencing, migrants—including a young child—stand while being detained by Department of Homeland Security police after crossing to the U.S. side of the U.S.-Mexico border barrier, on June 27, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. 'Relentless Cruelty': Proposed Trump Administration Rule Would Keep Asylum-Seekers From Applying for Work Permits for a Year
"Trump is willing to hurt our economy just so that he can hurt immigrants first."
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Largest Sentence Commutation in US History: Nearly 500 Inmates Walk Free After Oklahoma Voters Demand Reform
"That this is largely flying under the radar is probably good—a sign of how far criminal justice reform has come."
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Protesters gathered at the Eiffel Tower Delivering 'Catastrophic Message in a Moment of Great Urgency,' Trump Formally Begins Ditching Paris Climate Deal
"President Trump's decision to walk away from the Paris agreement is irresponsible and shortsighted."
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"Decades ago, the now president of the United States raped me," E. Jean Carroll said in a statement Monday. Columnist E. Jean Carroll, Who Accused Trump of Rape, Files Defamation Suit Against President
"No woman should have to face this."
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Naomi Klein and Youth Environmental Leaders to Join Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez in Iowa for Climate Crisis Summit
"We've never seen something like this in U.S. history. In 2020, Green New Deal voters could determine who wins the Iowa caucuses, and from there the presidency."
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Newly-Launched PAC Matriarch Aims to Send Working-Class Women, Often Ignored by Political Establishment, to Congress
"Money should not be a factor for what makes a woman a worthwhile candidate."
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Women hold a flag saying 'Refugees Welcome' as thousands of Canadians take part in a massive protest against President Trump's travel ban on Muslims Rights Groups in Canadian Court Because 'The US Cannot Be Considered a Safe Country for Refugees'
The advocacy groups want the Canadian government to uphold its human rights obligations and ditch the Safe Third Country Agreement.
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Report Shows How World's Top Capitalists Driving Humanity 'Head-On Into' Global Climate Emergency
The world's leading asset managers, with trillions of dollars under their direction, continue to vote down efforts to address the crisis.
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President Donald Trump could lose the popular vote and still be elected. 'Incredibly Bleak' Poll Shows How Trump Can Lose Popular Vote (Again) But Still Win Reelection
"Trump could lose the popular vote by something like 7 or 8 percent—something like 10 million votes in 2016 numbers—and still eke out an electoral college victory."
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To Avoid World War III, Gorbachev Says All 'Nuclear Weapons Must Be Destroyed'
"As long as weapons of mass destruction exist, primarily nuclear weapons, the danger is colossal."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) holdsl hands with Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) at a campaign rally at the University of Minnesota's Williams Arena on November, 3, 2019 in Minneapolis. Celebrating Transcendent 'Mass Movement of the Working Class,' Ilhan Omar Backs Sanders at Raucous Minnesota Rally
"Ilhan and I share a common link as the descendants of families who fled violence and poverty and who came to this country as immigrants."
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'No Reason to Call Witnesses,' Says Trump of Impeachment Inquiry Into Trump
"This makes him sound really guilty."
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'We Have a Better Way': Sanders Says His Plan to Finance Medicare for All 'Much More Progressive' Than Warren's
"The function of healthcare is to provide healthcare to all people, not to make $100 billion in profits for the insurance companies and the drug companies. Elizabeth Warren and I agree on that. We do disagree on how you fund it."
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'They Should All Be Held in Contempt': Mulvaney Allies Team Up to Stonewall Trump Impeachment Probe
"This is yet more evidence of obstruction of Congress, which is an impeachable offense."
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Sunday, November 3, 2019
Bernie Sanders and Ilhan Omar Rally in Minneapolis WATCH LIVE: Bernie Sanders, Ilhan Omar Set to Rally Forces in Minneapolis
Sanders's surging campaign was forced to move today's rally from the Northrup Arena, which only seats 2,700 to Williams Arena, which can hold more than 14,000
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Saturday, November 2, 2019
Hundreds of Nurses Stage Die In in Front of Speaker Pelosi’s San Francisco Office Hundreds of Nurses Stage Die-In in Front of Speaker Pelosi’s San Francisco Office
On Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in an interview that she is "not a big fan of Medicare for All" despite strong support for the proposal among the majority of her caucus, three-quarters of Democratic voters, and two leading 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.
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US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison shake hands during a visit to Pratt Industries plant opening in Wapakoneta, Ohio on September 22, 2019 Australian PM Morrison Pledges to Outlaw Climate Boycotts
“A new breed of radical activism is on the march. Apocalyptic in tone," said Morrison, an evangelical Christian and a very vocal supporter of US President Donald Trump.
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Friday, November 1, 2019
Flares burning off gas at Belridge Oil Field and hydraulic fracking site, the fourth largest oil field in California. Oil Companies Must Cut Production by 35% to Meet Paris Climate Accord Numbers by 2040: Report
"As oil and gas majors keep one foot a decarbonizing world and one foot in business as usual, this report shows how that position is untenable for much longer."
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People cycle as the sun sets on Lake Shinji in Matsue, Shimane prefecture on July 25, 2008. 'Landmark New Research' Links Neonics With Collapse of Fisheries
"Just awful, what gruesome harm we are inflicting on the environment."
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In 'Glimmer of Accountability,' Executives, Loggers Charged in 2014 Murders of Four Indigenous Land Defenders in Peru
Environmental campaigners called the charges "unprecedented."
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Protesters, medical professionals, and political opponents take part in a demonstration demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise in the Haitian capital in Port-au-Prince on October 30, 2019. Haitians Reject Their President's Call for US Intervention as Island Nation Protests Continue
"We are strong people. We can take care of ourselves."
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protest outside white house 'Outrageous' and 'Reprehensible': Trump Gives Taxpayer-Funded Groups Green Light to Discriminate Against LGBTQ People
"This rule is an abuse of taxpayer dollars in the name of empowering hatred and bigotry towards society's most vulnerable members."
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'Not a Big Fan of Medicare for All': Pelosi Attacks Plan Backed by Leading 2020 Democrats, Majority of Party
The House Speaker's remarks came hours after Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, released her proposal to finance Medicare for All.
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The Sherburne County (Sherco) Generating Station, a coal-fired power plant owned by Xcel Energy and located in Becker, Minnesota, shown in 2016. Because the Climate Crisis 'Does Not Wait for Us,' Spain to Host COP25 in Place of Chile
Critics warned that changing the venue to Europe could imperil the participation of attendees from Asia, Africa, and South America.
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'Political Corruption in Real Time': Viral Video Shows North Carolina GOP Sabotaging Democracy in Effort to Secure Corporate Tax Cuts
"This isn't just a harmless game. It's the reason there's no budget in North Carolina."
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Demonstrators protest outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London on October 21, 2019. Julian Assange's Life Is at Risk, Says United Nations Expert, Condemning Detention After Exposing War Crimes
"He continues to be detained under oppressive conditions of isolation and surveillance, not justified by his detention status," special rapporteur Nils Melzer said of Assange.
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toxic coal ash Green Group Threatens Suit Over 'Unconscionable Handout to Polluters' as EPA Attacks Water Rules for Coal Ash
"This latest rollback would lead directly to more water contamination, more birth defects, more childhood cancer, and more pain and suffering for American families—all for the sake of a dirty industry's last grasp at profits."
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Because 'For-Profit Motive Does Not Work,' Ro Khanna Backs Public Ownership of PG&E as Fires Rip Through California
"The public utility is a much better option because you're not having to worry about maximizing shareholder returns and you will make the safety investments that are necessary."
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Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) addresses a crowd outside of the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center October 26, 2019 in Florence, South Carolina. "No middle class tax increases," Warren said of her new Medicare for All "pay-for" plan, and vowed "$11 trillion in household expenses back in the pockets" of U.S. families. That figure, she said, is "substantially larger than the largest tax cut in American history." (Photo: Sean Rayford/Getty Images)   With Detailed Pay-For Plan, Warren Touts Medicare for All as 'Bigger Than the Biggest Tax Cut' in US History
"If you're not in the top 1%, Wall Street, or a big corporation — congratulations, you don't pay a penny more and you're fully covered."
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Deadspin staff quit en masse in protest of management behavior this week, earning the support of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Bernie Sanders Throws Support Behind Deadspin Staffers Who Quit in Protest of Management by 'Private Equity Vultures'
"Even Bernie misses Deadspin ."
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'Another Gift' to Big Business as Trump Treasury Moves to Eliminate Rules Against Corporate Tax Avoidance
Sen. Ron Wyden warned the Treasury Department's plan "provides an opening for corporations to again dodge their taxes."
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The camera is seen on a facial recognition device US Agencies Sued Over Secretive Use of Facial Recognition and Other 'Dystopian Surveillance Technology'
"Face and other biometric surveillance technologies," one ACLU expert warns, "can enable undetectable, persistent, and suspicionless surveillance on an unprecedented scale."
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'GOP Tax Scam 2.0'? Warnings as Trump Reportedly Pushing Another Round of Tax Cuts Ahead of Presidential Election
"Worked out so well the first time—for the super-wealthy. Not so much for the rest of us. Now they're back for more?"
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'Tax Dodger-in-Chief' Trump Changes Permanent Residency From New York to Florida
"Donald Trump doesn't want the state of New York to see his taxes—I wonder why," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
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Thursday, October 31, 2019
Texas voters could have less options for polling places if a new Republican state law is upheld. Democrats in the state have filed suit to strike it down. 'A Stain on Our Democracy': Texas Democrats File Suit to Stop GOP Voter Suppression Efforts
"We need to fight back in the courts and at the ballot box."
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In Farewell Address, Rep. Katie Hill Decries 'Double Standard' and 'Misogynistic Culture' That Compelled Her Resignation
"I will never shirk my responsibility for this sudden ending to my time here," Hill said. "But I have to say more because this is bigger than me."
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CTU teachers 'When We Fight, We Win!': After 11-Day Strike, Chicago Teachers Reach Deal With Mayor
Although CTU leaders remain frustrated with Mayor Lori Lightfoot, they are celebrating that "we have a better Chicago Public Schools as a result" of the strike.
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After Avalanche of Outrage Directed at Chicago Mayor Lightfoot, "Rahm Emanuel 2.0" Starts to Budge on Key Teachers' Demand
"Lori Lightfoot is keeping this strike going, denying students instructional days, because she thinks she can defeat the working class. She's wrong."
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Democratic presidential hopeful Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders participates during the fourth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign. After Sanders Says West Virginia Working-Class Base Will Support Bold Vision, Manchin Says His Vote "Wouldn't Be Bernie" in Head-to-Head With Trump
"Just imagine the anger directed at the Bernie camp if a lawmaker supporting him (or even a prominent support of his) said they wouldn't support for the centrist Dem candidate against Trump."
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Scientists Demand 'Paradigm Shift' After Study Shows 'Frightening' Decline of Insects and Spiders
"A decline on that scale over a period of just 10 years came as a complete surprise to us," said one researcher, "but fits the picture presented in a growing number of studies."
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Rep. Jim McGovern, chair of the House Rules Committee, delivers remarks during Thursday's floor debate on the Trump impeachment inquiry resolution. (Photo: C-SPAN) 'Just the First Step': House Democrats Approve Trump Impeachment Inquiry Resolution
"This resolution ensures transparency, advancing public disclosure of deposition transcripts, and outlying the procedures for the transfer of evidence to the judiciary committee to use in its proceedings," said Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi ahead of the vote
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'If These Miners Were Bankers, Congress Would Have Bailed Them Out Already,' Says Sanders as Bankrupt Murray Coal Threatens Pensions
"My Green New Deal will protect the pensions workers were promised and provide a just transition for all fossil fuel workers."
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CIA-backed death squads in Afghanistan are allegedly behind mass atrocities in the country. 'Terrorizing the Populace': Report Finds CIA-Backed Death Squads in Afghanistan Committing War Crimes, Atrocities
"The CIA has enabled abusive Afghan forces to commit atrocities including extrajudicial executions and disappearances."
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Biden Plan 'Preserves Corporate Greed' Rotting Nation's Healthcare System, Says Sanders Campaign
"Will Joe Biden tell the American people how many more of them he's willing to allow to go bankrupt? How many more people would die because they don't get to a doctor in time?"
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After Hearing Concerns About Trump Ukraine Call, White House Lawyer Rushed to Hide Transcript on Top Secret Server: Report
"Not Giuliani. Not his personal lawyer. The White House lawyer."
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'It Happens Over and Over and Over and Over': Keystone Pipeline Leaks (at Least) 383,000 Gallons of Crude Oil in North Dakota
"History has shown us time and again that there is no safe way to transport fossil fuels, and pipelines are no exception."
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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Senators Say Trump May Have Violated Federal Law by Pressuring Countries Into Opposing Abortion Rights
The administration, charged Democratic senators, pressured 70 countries to support an effort "to deny resources and education that could help millions of women and girls around the world."
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Firefighters from Stockton, Calif., put out flames off of Hidden Valley Rd. while fighting a wildfire, Friday, May 3, 2013 in Hidden Valley, California. 'Modern Day Slavery': Prisoner Firefighters Risking Their Lives in California Battling Wildfires an Example of System's Injustice, Say Critics
"California fights fires with slave labor."
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Twitter's decision on Wednesday to ban political advertising was met with cautious praise. 'Whoa': Twitter to End Paid Political Advertising on Platform, CEO Says
"This isn't about free expression," said Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. "This is about paying for reach."
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Chilean nationals gathered at Puerta del Sol in Madrid to protest against Chile's president, Sebastian Piñera and his austerity measures 'Someone Cancel the Climate Crisis Too Please': Citing Social Unrest, Chile President Bows Out as COP25 Host
"The climate talks in Chile were canceled because of the very issues that are at the heart of the climate emergency: social inequality, disrespect for human rights, and an economy that prioritizes big business and polluters over the needs of everyday people."
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'Step Up or Step Aside': With California Engulfed in Flames, Climate Activists Occupy Nancy Pelosi's Office
"Our rage has to burn as fiercely as every fire we witness. And we're going to keep sitting in and striking until our leaders feel it too."
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The newly formed NBC News Digital union is asking for a larger voice in the company. 'A Collective Voice': NBC News Digital Staffers Vote to Unionize
"If there was any doubt, recent weeks have been a stark reminder that there is strength in numbers, workers are better with job security, and the people doing the journalism should have seat at the table."
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Environmentalists Slam 'Climate Criminal' Rex Tillerson for Spreading More Lies During Testimony in Exxon Trial
"As wildfires rage across California and the West, it's momentous to see Exxon's former CEO in court, on the witness stand, testifying to his role in lying to investors about climate-related risks."
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Democratic presidential hopefuls Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden chat at the end of the fourth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by The New York Times and CNN at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio on October 15, 2019. Sanders Campaign, Progressives Rip Biden Super PAC: 'Enough of the Wealthy and Powerful Buying Candidates and Elections'
"The reality is... he's an AstroTurf candidate," said writer Norman Solomon.
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Thanks to Trump, 4 Million US Children Are Uninsured as Coverage Declines for Second Year in a Row
Children lost healthcare coverage as Trump delayed CHIP funding, slashed ACA outreach resources, and attacked immigrant families' access to government programs.
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Palestinians and relatives mourn over the death of 15-year-old protester Othman Rami Halles during his funeral east of Gaza City on July 14, 2018 'A Mockery of Justice': Outrage Over One-Month Community Service Sentence for Israeli Soldier Who Shot Dead Palestinian Teen
The sentence is "entirely disproportionate with the criminal act of killing an unarmed child protester," says a human rights organization.
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Fire is seen near Getty Center in Los Angeles, the United States, Oct. 28, 2019. Thousands of residents were forced to evacuate their homes after a fast-moving wildfire erupted early Monday morning near the famous Getty Center in Los Angeles in the western U.S. state of California. (Photo: Qian Weizhong/Xinhua via Getty) As Climate Crisis-Fueled Fires Rage, Fears Grow of an 'Uninhabitable' California
As activist Bill McKibben put it, "We've simply got to slow down the climate crisis."
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Jayapal Calls Out 2020 Democrats Who Attack Medicare for All With 'Arguments of Republicans and Insurance Companies'
"What is your plan to bring down healthcare costs over the next 10 years? And what is your plan to universally cover everyone with the same quality, comprehensive care? The only plan that does both: Medicare for All."
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg Greta Thunberg Declines Nordic Environmental Award, Decrying Chasm Between Climate Science and Climate Action
"What we need," said the 16-year-old Swede, "is for our politicians and the people in power start to listen to the current, best available science."
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'Horrifying' New Research Shows Rising Sea Levels Could Wipe Out Major Cities, Displace 150 Million People by 2050
"Climate change is shrinking the planet, in the scariest possible way."
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'A Full on Cover-Up': Official Testifies That Ukraine Call Transcript Trump Said Was 'Perfect' Left Out Key Details
"It was a doctored transcript. The White House cut out some of his words, refused to restore them, and hid the transcript in a secure server."
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
After NCAA Votes to Lift Ban on Compensating Students Athletes, GOP Senator Calls for Taxing Their Scholarships
The decision won praise from many, but prompted a vow from one Republican senator to tax college athletes' scholarships
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The exterior of a Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center 'Deeply Disturbing': Missouri Health Director Testifies He Kept Spreadsheet of Planned Parenthood Patients' Menstrual Periods
"Missouri politicians have gone too far. Tracking patients' periods is government overreach at its worst and a major violation of privacy."
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Popular sports and culture site Deadspin is being roiled by a labor dispute. 'Stick to Sports' Demand Backfires: Deadspin Newsroom in Open Revolt Against Private Equity Owners and Management
The popular sports and culture site was instructed to stick to the former on Monday and did not.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaking to reporters during a weekly press briefing. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) READ: House Democrats Release Text of 8-Page Resolution Detailing Public Phase of Trump Impeachment Inquiry
"We are taking this step," explained Nancy Pelosi ahead of its release, "to eliminate any doubt as to whether the Trump Administration may withhold documents, prevent witness testimony, disregard duly authorized subpoenas, or continue obstructing the House of Representatives."
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With 330,000 People on Georgia 'Purge List,' Rights Advocates Warn of Massive Voter Suppression
"Voters should not lose their right to vote simply because they have decided not to express that right in recent elections."
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climate strikers Demanding Seat at the Table, Youth Organizers Announce New Wave of Climate Strikes Ahead of UN Talks in Chile
"Young people are making it clear that we will support and vote for leaders who will listen to us because we will be here, striking, marching, rallying, and voting."
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Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders gestures after speaking during the 2019 J Street National Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC on October 28, 2019. Sanders Tops CNN Poll in New Hampshire: Bernie Edges Warren as Biden Dives
"As we have said from the beginning, this is a campaign built to win and planning to win," campaign manager Faiz Shakir told Common Dreams .
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Leaked Audio of Payday Loan Executive Bragging About White House Access Reveals 'Quid Pro Quo' Top Trump Donors Enjoy
"The president pledged to drain the swamp, instead it appears he's catering to the alligators."
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'Children of the Financial Crash'—Demanding Bold Alternative—Credited for Global Uprising Against Neoliberalism and Austerity
"The whole political elite needs to change because the current system has done nothing for us," one demonstrator against government corruption and high unemployement in Iraq said recently.
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves after speaking at an activists training event at the GLO Centre in Motherwell, Scotland on Saturday. With Brexit on the Line, Corbyn Vows 'Ambitious and Radical Campaign' as Labour Backs General Election
Labour Leader says U.K. election "a once in a generation chance to build a country for the many, not the few."
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A Lebanese protester waves a national flag as he marches with others during a demonstration along the Fuad Chehab avenue in the capital Beirut on October 29, 2019 on the 13th day of anti-government protests. Mass Uprising Against Austerity and Corruption Forces Lebanon Prime Minister and Cabinet to Resign
"This is in response to the will and demand of the thousands of Lebanese demanding change," Saad Hariri said in a televised address.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Vowing to Put People Before Corporate Interests, Sanders Agrees He Poses 'Existential Threat to the Democratic Party'
"I want to convert the Democratic Party, to break its dependency on big money and corporate interests, and make it a party of working-class people, of young people, of all people who believe in justice."
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'Potentially Seismic for Control of Congress': Court Strikes Down North Carolina GOP's Gerrymandered Map
"This is huge: NC is one of the most gerrymandered states in the country."
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Sanders Says $3.8B in Annual US Military Aid to Israel Should Be Leveraged to End Horrific Treatment of Palestinians
"We have a right to say to the Israeli government that the United States of America and our taxpayers and our people believe in human rights, we believe in democracy, we will not accept authoritarianism or racism."
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Alexander Vindman is set to testify before House impeachment investigators on Tuesday. (Photo: United States Embassy, Kyiv) White House Official Who Heard Trump's Ukraine Call to Offer 'Damning Testimony' to House Impeachment Investigators
"I did not think it was proper to demand that a foreign government investigate a U.S. citizen," Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman plans to tell House committees Tuesday
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Monday, October 28, 2019
CWA protest 'Something Only a Hedge Fund Manager Could Love': Union Trashes AT&T Plan to Boost Assets With Stock Buybacks
The company could instead be "using its massive profits to increase investment in next generation wireless and fiber broadband networks and train its employees for jobs of the future."
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Hundreds of Facebook Employees to CEO Zuckerberg: 'Free Speech and Paid Speech Are Not the Same Thing'
"Facebook's own employees are rising up against the company's dangerous decision to help politicians lie to U.S. voters."
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Trump's Stated Plan to Loot Syria's Oil Reserves 'Would Be a War Crime,' Critics Say
"He's pulling back that curtain and just telling you the truth."
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden 'Look at My Record, Child,' Biden Tells Adult Climate Campaigner in Condescending Response to Super PAC Question
"Biden needs to wrestle seriously with young people demanding real leadership," says Sunrise Movement co-founder, "and stop dismissing young women asking him legitimate questions as children."
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'Call It the Surge': Vowing Nationwide Crackdown, Trump Touts Tougher and More Militarized US Police
"They didn't want to make you look so tough," the president told a room full of cops on Monday. "They didn't want to make you look like you're a threat."
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Poll Sponsored by Anti-Communists Discovers 70% of US Millennials Ready to Ditch Capitalism for Socialism
Critics blame poll results on 'historical amnesia,' while progressive observers say millennials associate socialism with strong social welfare systems
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Syrian children walk past a damaged van at the site of helicopter gunfire which reportedly killed nine people near the northwestern Syrian village of Barisha in the Idlib province along the border with Turkey, where "groups linked to the Islamic State (IS) group" were present, according to a Britain-based war monitor with sources inside Syria, on October 27, 2019. The helicopters targeted a home and a car on the outskirts of Barisha, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, after US media said IS leade A Reminder Following Baghdadi's Death: 'The Terrorists We're Killing Today Are the Terrorists We Created Yesterday'
"Nobody is better than the U.S. at killing terrorists. Nobody is better than the U.S. at creating terrorists."
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"People are dying cuz they don’t have healthcare, those are people worth fighting for," Michael Sayman said in an early Monday tweet. 'Tax the Hell Out of Me,' Says Young Millionaire Google Exec at Prospect of a President Bernie Sanders
Channeling Sanders' call from earlier this month, Michael Sayman said that "sometimes you have to be willing to fight for someone else, fight for someone you don't know."
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As PG&E Leaves Millions Without Power Amid Wildfires, Sanders Says Time to Think About 'Public Ownership of Major Utilities'
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate has proposed a Green New Deal that would create "a modern, high-volt, underground, renewable, direct current, smart, electric transmission and distribution grid."
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climate activists occupied Canada's House of Commons 27 Youth Climate Activists Arrested for Canadian Parliament Sit-In Demanding Green New Deal
"Climate change is impacting us now, so we're acting now and we expect our politicians to do the same."
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'Forces We've Unleashed Are Beyond Terrifying': Footage Shows Horrors of California Wildfires as Governor Declares Statewide Emergency
"Our rage as a nation has to burn as fiercely as every fire we witness — for the retiree who's lost their entire life savings, for the family forced to evacuate from a home they may never come back to, for the child suffocating in smoke miles away."
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US President Greeted With Thunderous Boos and 'Impeach Trump' Banner at World Series
"After years of horrifying footage of people wildly cheering Trump's deranged rambling at his rallies, it's reassuring—restorative, even!—to know that the rest of the country hasn't forgotten how to greet tyrants."
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Sunday, October 27, 2019
Then-Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee former Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) speaks during a hearing before the House Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee June 21, 2007. Conyers died Sunday. Former Rep. John Conyers, Who Served in Congress for 53 Years, Dies at 90
"He never once wavered in fighting for jobs, justice, and peace. We always knew where he stood on issues of equality and civil rights in the fight for the people."
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib hugs Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally at Cass Tech High School in Detroit on Oct. 27, 2019. 'It Always Seems Impossible Until it Is Done': Bernie Sanders, at Detroit Rally With Rashida Tlaib, Calls on Audience to Believe in a Better Future
"Don't believe anyone that tells you that moving towards a society of justice is impossible."
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A mother and child place flowers at a memorial for victims of the mass shooting that killed 11 people and wounded 6 at the Tree Of Life Synagogue on October 29, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. On First Anniversary of Tree of Life Synagogue Massacre, Calls to Confront White Nationalist Ideology That Led to Slaughter
"They were killed by white nationalism. We must commit to defeating it."
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President Donald Trump announcing the raid that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Sunday morning. Trump's Glorification of ISIS Leader's Gory Death Panned by Critics
"Trump relishes describing ghastly violence."
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Is the Fed reacting to market volatility or preparing for recession? 'What Is the Fed Not Telling Us?': Fears of Economic Instability After Central Bank Intervention Spikes
"A financial system that requires over $100B of liquidity injections every day, temporary, permanent or otherwise, has major issues."
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