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Monday, October 28, 2019
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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Saturday, October 26, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivers remarks at a campaign function in the Marvin Center at George Washington University on June 12, 2019 in Washington, D.C. 'Justice and Safety for All': Sanders Uses Criminal Justice Forum to Push Case for Systemic Overhaul
"The primary goal of a criminal justice system should not be punishment, but whenever possible, rehabilitation."
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Protesters wave a Chilean flag during the eighth day of protests against President Sebastian Piñera's government on October 25, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. Over 1 Million Chileans Take to the Streets to Demand Political Reforms, Change to Country's Neoliberal Economic System
"Chile is not the same as it was yesterday."
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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during Bernie Sanders Rally "Bernie's Back" in Queensbridge Park on October 19. 'This Is Who I Am': Bernie Sanders, Citing Long Record of Fighting for Progressive Politics, Calls Age a Strength for 2020
"What distinguishes my candidacy from the others is I have been fighting for the working families of this country for many, many decades."
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Advocacy group Tax March projects "For Sale" onto the Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C. on October 26, 2019. 'For Sale': News That Trump Selling DC Hotel Draws Criticism, Protest
"We've long known that Donald Trump has put our democracy up for sale."
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Friday, October 25, 2019
Brian Hook, the U.S. Special Representative for Iran, testifies before a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism hearing at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. on June 19, 2019. Threatening Food and Medicines, Trump Admin Accused of Putting Iranian People in 'Cross-Hairs of Its Ongoing Economic War'
The new designation under Section 311, the adminstration was warned, would mean foreign banks no longer processing humanitarian-related transactions.
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protester holds a sign that says I paid my fair share, you should too House Dems Take Aim at 'Trust Fund Babies' With Estate Tax Designed to Combat Obscene Wealth Inequality
"The ever-widening gap between the ultra-rich and the rest of us has reached alarming proportions and demands a strong legislative response."
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'The Problem Is We Need Some Money': Ridicule Follows After NBC Journalist Reports Rudy Giuliani Butt Dial
"I will not give it any credence," Giuliani responded when asked for comment on the contents of the voicemails.
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Shanghai Donghai Bridge's 100mw offshore wind power project is China's first national offshore wind power demonstration project in the early morning light of morning in Shanghai, Oct. 4, 2019. 'A Breath of Fresh Air': Offshore Wind Power Could Produce More Electricity Than World Uses
"Let's get going!"
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Coal miners began blocking a train in Cumberland, Kentucky on July 29 'Talk About Direct Action Getting Results': Bankrupt Blackjewel Agrees to Pay Over $5 Million to Laid Off Coal Miners Who Blocked Train Tracks
"When workers stand together, fight back, and demand an end to corporate greed—they win," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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President Donald Trump answered questions from the press while departing the White House on Nov. 26, 2018 in Washington, D.C. 'What an Unexpected, Unpleasant Situation for Students,' Says NAACP Leader Regarding Trump Visit to Historically Black College
Days after "lynching" comment, the president addresses a forum at Benedict College in South Carolina.
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Hundreds of Thousands Expected to Join 'Historic Nationwide Mobilization' on Eve of Trump Impeachment Vote
"The night before the House of Representatives takes a historic vote to impeach Trump," progressive groups said of the anticipated action, "we'll head to every congressional office and public square to declare that nobody is above the law."
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The Kings Bay Plowshares Seven were found guilty of their actions on April 4, 2018 protesting the trdient base in Brunswick, Georgia. Because Federal Government Is Allowed to 'Weaponize the Law,' Plowshares 7 Found Guilty for Anti-Nuclear Weapons Protest
"I really think that the verdict was, frankly, reactionary."
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Massachusetts became the second state to fue ExxonMobil over the climate crisis, following New York. 'Pivotal' Time for Big Oil as Massachusetts Sues ExxonMobil Over Climate Crisis Deception
"Exxon can't hide from its deception any longer."
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Two Leading Economists Say Medicare for All Would Give Workers 'Biggest Take-Home Pay Raise in a Generation'
"Supporters of Medicare for All are right. Funding universal health insurance through taxes would lead to a large tax cut for the vast majority of workers."
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Abrams tanks 'New War for Oil?': Pentagon Chief Confirms US to 'Strengthen' Military Presence Near Syria Oil Fields
"It's all out in the open, the blatant barbarism of U.S. imperialism."
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'This Was an Execution': Outrage as Video Shows California Police Officer Shooting Unarmed 16-Year-Old in Back of Head
"The city was so adamant that the officer 'feared for his life.' Why were they hiding the video? If a picture speaks a thousand words, then the video speaks a million words."
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Betsy DeVos Held in Contempt of Court for Refusing to Stop Collecting Loan Payments From Defrauded Students
"She's also held in contempt by millions of Americans who support strong public schools."
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Warnings DOJ Has Become 'Vehicle for President Trump's Political Revenge' as Barr Opens Criminal Probe of Mueller Investigation
"It was bad enough Trump and Barr were wasting resources on this. But now they are fully weaponizing DOJ for political purposes."
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Thursday, October 24, 2019
Pete Buttigieg 'Utterly Disqualifying': Pete Buttigieg Panned for Praising Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
Critics pointed out that the retired justice "voted to uphold Trump's Muslim ban, voted for the Janus decision gutting labor unions, and voted to uphold voter suppression in Husted ."
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Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) during the event dubbed "Bernie's Back Rally" comes as Sanders returns to campaigning after suffering a heart attack earlier this month. An estimated 26,000 people attended. (Photo: Michael Nigro/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) 'Too Many Lives Were Ruined': Bernie Sanders Releases Plan for Federal Legalization of Marijuana
"We will legalize marijuana and vacate and expunge past marijuana convictions."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders listens as former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University's Health and PE Center on September 12, 2019 in Houston, Texas. 'Not How We Defeat Trump,' Says Sanders Campaign After Biden Opens Door to Super PACs
"The former Vice President has been unable to generate grassroots support, and now his campaign is endorsing an effort to buy the primary through a super PAC that can rake in unlimited cash from billionaires and corporations."
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Co-Founder and CEO of WeWork Adam Neumann onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017 at Pier 36 on May 15, 2017 in New York City. 'Outrageous': Analysis Shows $1.7 Billion Payout for WeWork CEO Equal to Years of Salary for Company's Expected 4,000 Laid Off Workers
"This is likely only the beginning of a jobs massacre."
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nokxl protest ACLU Celebrates Settlement Ending Unconstitutional Efforts to Silence Pipeline Protesters in South Dakota
"Let this be a lesson to other states: If you criminalize protest, we will sue."
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'Lifeline for Millions': Sanders and Warren Urge Congress to Increase Community Health Center Funding Before It Expires Next Month
"Congress must expand—and not allow any cuts to—the comprehensive medical treatment that so many millions of people depend on through community health centers."
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'Vulnerable Communities Continue to Pay the Price' of Climate Inaction as PG&E Cuts Power to 180,000 More Californians
"For the second time in two weeks, hundreds of thousands of Californians will be left in the dark by their electricity company and public officials who haven't done enough in the face of climate change."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks as former Vice President Joe Biden gestures during the fourth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season in Westerville, Ohio on October 15, 2019. Sanders Campaign Calls on Biden—and All 2020 Democrats—to Reject Any Help From Shadowy Super PACs
Such groups, said campaign manager Faiz Shakir, "exist for one reason and one reason only: to help billionaires and corporations bankroll a presidential campaign."
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No Music For ICE #NoMusicForICE: 300+ Musicians Pledge to Boycott Amazon-Sponsored Events and Partnerships Over Contracts With US Agencies
"Nobody should ever have to live under the kind terrorism that ICE has inflicted upon countless immigrant communities."
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The Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant is seen in the early morning hours March 28, 2011 in Middletown, Pennsylvania. Nuclear Industry's $23 Billion Bailout Request Shows Why It Should Have 'No Role to Play' in Solving Climate Crisis: Study
"For the sake of taxpayers, electricity consumers and the climate, Congress must stop this endless nuclear boondoggle."
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Syrian refugees 'We Have to Get This Right': Historic Bill in US House Would Create Specific Protections for Climate Refugees
"If we are going to meaningfully discuss comprehensive climate equity and climate justice, we must inject security assistance and resettlement opportunities for climate-displaced persons into our conversations."
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Led by Pharma-Friendly Rep. Richard Neal, Democrats Crush Progressive Amendments to Signature Drug Pricing Bill
Neal has received over $670,000 in campaign cash from pharmaceutical companies since 2007, according to Kaiser Health News
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House Homeland Security Chair Demands Sergeant at Arms 'Take Action' Against Republicans Who Stormed Impeachment Hearing
Rep. Bennie Thompson called the GOP stunt an "unprecedented breach of security."
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019
With an image of himself on a screen in the background, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill October 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Zuckerberg testified about Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency Libra, how his company will handle false and misleading information by political leaders during the 2020 campaign and how it handles its users’ data and privacy. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) 'Perhaps You Believe You're Above the Law': Zuckerberg Grilled Over Libra, False Political Ads, and More
Facebook founder and CEO is warned that lawmakers have "serious concerns" about Facebook's size and reach.
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Attorney General William Barr chooses not to speak as President Donald J. Trump participates in a ceremony to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Edwin Meese III in the Oval Office at the White House on Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) NYC Bar Association Calls on Trump's AG William Barr to Recuse Himself—or Resign
If attorney general refuses to recuse or step aside, the association said he should "be subject to sanctions, including possible removal, by Congress."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) hug after participating in the first round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season in Detroit, Michigan. 'Establishment Fears' Grow as Sanders and Warren Reveal Energy of Democrats' Progressive Wing
"You need to run on things that half the country agrees with you," said presidential candidate John Delaney, who is polling below 1%.
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Protesters stood front of the Mars Area High School in Middlesex Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, on July 15, 2015 to demand a ban on fracking near all schools. At Pro-Fracking Conference, Trump Addresses Companies 'Whose Profits He Has Put Above the Health and Safety of the Planet'
Outside of Pittsburgh conference, activists declare, "We need to step up today and protect our water! Because without water there is no life."
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as he arrives at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth in Texas on Oct. 17. 'Nothing Could Be Done': Trump Lawyer Argues President Could Shoot Someone on 5th Avenue and Avoid Consequences While in Office
"There is no such thing as presidential immunity for tax returns... they're making this up."
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House Democrats Hold Historic Hearing on How Big Oil Spent Decades Trying to 'Suppress the Truth' About the Climate Crisis
"This hearing put the industry's deception front and center. Congress owes it to the American people to keep the pressure on."
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'Illegal and Unconstitutional': Sanders Rips Trump Plan to Use US Troops to Exploit Syria's Oil Fields
"Last I checked, Congress never authorized U.S. forces to be deployed to secure Syria's economic resources."
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Trump's Regulatory Rollbacks Linked to Worse Air Quality and Thousands of Premature Deaths
"This is happening at a time when the EPA has disbanded its scientific panel reviewing fine particle air pollution."
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Organizers in Washington D.C. with D.C. Abolition Coalition and the D.C. Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee deliver the demands of South Carolina Prisoners to the local United Nations Office. 'No Other Path to Redress': South Carolina Prisoners Appeal to UN After State and Federal Officials Ignore Pleas for Livable Conditions
"Beyond the basic level of terror in U.S. prison conditions, conditions in South Carolina have been specifically repressive for a few years now."
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Plastic waste including consumer items such as cups bottles are strewn across a popular beach in Beirut. New Report Details How Giants Like Coca-Cola Are Trashing the Planet With Plastics While Pushing 'False Solutions'
"Only by highlighting the real culprits can we push them to change their packaging and destructive throwaway business model."
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'Physically Obstructing Justice,' Dozens of Republicans Storm Closed-Door Impeachment Hearing
The Republican stunt "essentially shut down the impeachment inquiry for a time," said the Washington Post 's Rachel Bade.
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In Just Six Months, London's "Brave" Vehicle Emissions Rule Slashed Air Pollution by a Third
Designated zone for low emissions "shows what we can achieve if we are brave enough to implement such ambitious policies."
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President Donald Trump 'This Is a Lie': Critics Challenge Trump Suggestion That Ukrainians Didn't Know Military Aid Was Being Withheld
The president tweeted a "lackluster" attack in response to a career diplomat's "explosive" testimony to House impeachment investigators.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. 'A Clear-Cut Example of a Potential Conflict of Interest': Four Democrats in Zuckerberg Hearing Own Facebook Stock
"Just one of those crazy things about the U.S. Congress, that we all know and love: members can hold stock in companies they oversee on their committees!"
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Police investigate a truck at an industrial park in the United Kingdom 'Beyond Horrific': UK Police Find 39 People Dead in Truck Container, Possible Victims of Human Trafficking Effort
"People who are forced to take dangerous journeys to reach Europe, in this case the U.K., often do so because current immigration policies deny them safe and legal options."
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'We Need Medicare for All': Progressives Condemn Bezos Decision to Shift More Health Insurance Costs onto Washington Post Staffers
"Just one more example of why employer-based healthcare is not stable and not just. Jeff Bezos, the richest man in America, gets to decide on a whim whether Washington Post employees get to see a doctor or not."
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'Whoa,' Says Edward Snowden as Sanders Vows to End Prosecution of Whistleblowers Under Espionage Act
"This is the most important stance any candidate has taken affecting press freedom so far. Hopefully this will force others to follow," said Trevor Timm, executive director of the Freedom of the Press foundation
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Testimony by Top Diplomat Bill Taylor on Trump and Ukraine Elicits 'Holy Sh*t' Responses From Members of Congress
Taylor was told in July that Ukraine would not receive military aid unless President Volodymyr Zelensky publicly launched an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden
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Modi and Kissinger are joined by friends. As Modi Hobnobs With Kissinger and Other War Criminals, Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal Criticize US Support for Indian Regime
"At what point do we no longer share values with India? Are we waiting for the Muslims in Assam to be put in those camps?"
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With 'Propaganda Channel' Fox News Creating Firewall for Trump, Critics Says Mass Mobilization Needed to Oust President
"The Fox effect is protecting Trump from removal, and mass mobilization is likely the only way for impeachment supporters to overcome it."
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#ExxonKnewbanner 'This Is Big Oil's Big Tobacco Moment': Trial Over ExxonMobil's Climate Crimes Begins in New York
As historic fraud case is heard, campaigners say that "it's time to make them pay for their destruction."
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Jessica Cisneros, who is running in the 2020 primary to replace Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas.), was endorsed by Rep. Alexandria Ocaasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday. Ocasio-Cortez Endorses 'Powerful, Progressive Fighter' Jessica Cisneros in Primary Fight With Centrist Henry Cuellar
"When Jessica is elected, not only will I no longer be the youngest person in Congress—I'll have a strong new ally in the fight for Medicare for All, getting corporate money out of politics, and fixing our broken immigration system."
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'Everyone in America Should Support You,' Says Elizabeth Warren at Rally With Striking Chicago Teachers
"I'm here to stand with every one of the people who stand for our children every day."
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A still from The Leap's new video on organizing voters to take over federal governments for progressive goals. 'This Is How We Change the World': To Address Climate Crisis, Video Explains, Democracy Movements Must Rise
To get "sweeping policies enacted," says The Leap, "our movements have started taking the next step: winning elections and entering government."
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Sanders Dominates Youth Vote and Regains Second Spot in New National 2020 Poll
"Young people polled across the country have consistently chosen Bernie as their guy. Maybe it's because they know he's gonna cancel student debt!" said Sanders adviser Winnie Wong.
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Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and the founder of the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice, speaks at the Women In The World Summit on April 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)q Climate Justice Champion Mary Robinson Warns Extinction Rebellion of Perils If Unwise Tactics 'Alienate the Public'
"I think it is very, very important that the public display of disruption is seen by the public as being in their interests, and that has happened. But if they lose that, that would be very serious."
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'This Is Just Cruelty and Exclusion': Amid Trump's Attack on Poor, One Million Fewer Kids Receiving Medicaid and CHIP
"This is not people reaching self-sufficiency," warned Rep. Pramila Jayapal.
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Lebanese demonstrators dance to music by DJs as the protest movement takes over the country. 'The Revolution Is Lit': Jubilant Lebanon Uprising Fueled By Music, Dancing, and... 'Baby Shark'
"Only in Lebanon would a song like 'Baby Shark,' which is now being played at every crowd gathering, become the anthem of a revolution."
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GND squad As Trudeau Clings to Power, Progressives in Canada Celebrate Victory of 'Green New Deal Squad'
Now, said Naomi Klein, his Liberal party "will be pushed by a new squad of climate champions—on the inside and outside—demanding a #GreenNewDeal."
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'Do Us a Favor': 4-Page Pelosi Fact Sheet Uses Trump's Own Words to Make Case for Impeachment
The document comes as polls show growing public support for impeaching and removing the president.
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'What the Hell Is Wrong With You?': Outrage Erupts After Racist Trump Calls Impeachment Inquiry 'A Lynching'
"Do you know how many people who look like me have been lynched, since the inception of this country, by people who look like you?" asked Rep. Bobby Rush
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Global Millionaires—Just 0.9% of Population—Now Own Nearly Half of World's $361 Trillion in Wealth, Study Shows
The bottom 56 percent of the population owns just 1.8 percent of the world's wealth
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Monday, October 21, 2019
'We Should Be Worried': Study Confirms Fear That Intense Ocean Acidification Portends Ecological Collapse
"We have been warned."
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High school protesters in Chile demonstrate at subways against a fare hike. The movement has exploded in recent days. "We Can't Remain Indifferent": Chile Trade Unions Call for General Strike in Support of Student-Led Uprising
"Something's not right with this country and 14-year-olds were the first ones to say so—now it's workers' turn to say enough is enough."
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A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) worker screens passengers and airport employees at O'Hare International Airport on January 07, 2019 in Chicago. Rejecting Challenge to No Fly List, Federal Appeals Court Leaves Men Charged With No Crime 'In an Indefinite Kafkaesque Nightmare'
The lawsuit was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of four U.S. citizens.
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies during a hearing held by the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 16, 2018 in Washington, D.C. 'She Should Be Shunned': Fortune Magazine Holds Fast Despite Outrage Over Kirstjen Nielsen's Presence at Women's Summit
"Fortune needs to see the writing on the wall."
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Chicago Teachers Union members 'Not Going to Happen' Says Chicago Teacher After Mayor Lightfoot Urges Educators to End Strike While Contract Negotiations Continue
Invoking one of their rallying cries, the Chicago Teachers Union responded, "when we said 'put it in writing,' this isn't what we meant."
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After Repeated Violations of Constitution's Anti-Corruption Law, Trump Dismisses Emoluments Clause as 'Phony'
"It would be cool if the courts and/or opposition party proved that the emoluments clause is not, in fact, phony."
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Assange Lawyer Decries 'Legally Unprecedented' Assault on Journalism as Judge Denies Request to Delay US Extradition Hearing
"This is part of an avowed war on whistleblowers to include investigative journalists and publishers."
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Warren's 'Transformational' Education Plan Takes Aim at Charter Schools and Vouchers, Vowing to Make Schools Safe and Equitable for All Students
"It's a plan focused on supporting students from birth to college and career, and on supporting teachers throughout their careers."
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Democratic Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a Bernie's Back rally at Queensbridge Park. "I'm Willing to Fight for Someone I Don't Know": Sanders Speech Becomes Viral Rallying Cry
"There is an America that most people believe in," said Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. "It is an ideal. It's not a reality yet."
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Driven by Solar Installations, IEA Projects Global Renewable Energy Capacity to Rise by 50% in 5 Years
However, the deployment of renewables "still needs to accelerate if we are to achieve long-term climate, air quality, and energy access goals."
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Swiss Green Party President Regula Rytz (C) reacts with party members upon the announcement of the first results during the general election on October 20, 2019 in Switzerland's capital Bern. Climate Urgency Fuels Historic Gains for Greens as Swiss Voters Deliver Rebuke to 'Toxic Far-Right Political Narrative'
"It is not a green wave; it is a tsunami, a hurricane."
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'Go Home America. After You Made Our Sons Die': Outraged Syrian Kurds Throw Dirt and Rotten Food at Fleeing US Troops
"To the U.S. Army who are leaving northeast Syria, tell your children that the children of the Kurds were killed by the Turks and you did nothing to protect them."
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Democratic presidential hopeful South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg greets campaign volunteers before departing a rally outside the Reading Terminal Market in Center City Philadelphia, PA, on October 20, 2019 (Photo:  Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Falling in With the 'Wrong Crowd'? Buttigieg Took Campaign Hiring Advice Direct From Facebook CEO
"Very interested to see how Buttigieg answers the many questions he will no doubt be getting about this story."
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As Trump Tweets He Is 'Bringing Soldiers Home,' Pentagon Chief Says US Forces Leaving Syria Are Shifting to Iraq
"We simply cannot believe anything the Trump administration says—and neither can our allies."
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Sunday, October 20, 2019
Carabineros stand guard during a protest against the rise in metro fares near Plaza Italia on October 19, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. 'So Awful': Military Returns to Streets in Chile as Unrest Simmers
The president's suspension of the public transporation fare hike has not stopped protests.
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump makes an appearance prior to the start of play during the final round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral Blue Monster Course on March 6, 2016 in Doral, Florida. In 'Bow to Reality,' Trump Scraps 'Stunningly Corrupt' Decision to Hold G7 at His Doral Resort
"His reversal does not change how astonishing it was that he ever thought that it was appropriate, or that it was something he could get away with."
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Saturday, October 19, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) holds hands with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) during his speech at a campaign rally in Queensbridge Park on October 19, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Backs Bernie Sanders at Packed NYC Rally
"With Alexandria, with Ilhan, and others on board, we're going to put together a coalition that is going to win and win big," Sanders said ahead of the event.
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Randy Perkins, seen here at the National Democratic Club, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 22, 2016. The Pro-Trump Super PAC at the Center of the Ukraine Scandal Has Faced Multiple Campaign Finance Complaints
Randy Perkins donated $500,000 to America First Action, a pro-Trump super PAC, a day after his company won federal money as part of a contract. The same PAC was dubbed “Committee 1” in a federal indictment alleging illegal donations from two Rudy Giuliani associates.
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Friday, October 18, 2019
Actress and activist Jane Fonda (C) and actor Sam Waterston (C R) 'A Real Movement Boost': Sam Waterston and Jane Fonda Among Those Arrested Demanding Green New Deal in DC
This was Waterston's first-ever time being arrested. The climate crisis, he said, is "worth it."
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Demanding 'Education Justice and Equality,' Striking Chicago Teachers Call on Mayor to Put Campaign Promises In Writing
"We mean business. It's got to be about shifting and transforming the infrastructure of inequity."
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Hillary Clinton at Barnes and Noble bookstore on October 03, 2019 in New York City. Jill Stein Challenges Hillary Clinton to Debate After 'Russian Asset' Smear
"It's past time to give the American people the real debate they deserved in 2016."
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A volunteer carries an injured youth to a hospital following a bomb blast in Haska Mina district of Nangarhar Province on October 18, 2019. Blasts in Afghan Mosque Kill 62 as UN Says Violence Across Country Causing 'Unprecedented' Level of Civilian Casualties
"Civilian casualties are totally unacceptable, especially in the context of the widespread recognition that there can be no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan."
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House Democrats Demand Probe Into 'Suspicious' Stock Trades Surrounding Economy-Shifting Statements by Trump
"Multiple large trades, resulting in billions in profit, occurred shortly before geopolitical events or statements by the president of the United States that moved the markets significantly."
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fww website To Combat Dishonest Marketing, New 'Farm vs. Factory' Website Contrasts Industrial and Sustainable Agriculture
The educational website was launched by U.S. nonprofit Food & Water Watch, which campaigns to outlaw factory farming nationwide.
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Carrying hammers and baby bottles of their own blood, the seven individuals pictures are those who "attempted to convert weapons of mass destruction" after they made their way onto the US Submarine Base in Kings Bay, Georgia on Wednesday night. Daniel Ellsberg Backs Anti-Nuke Activists Now Facing 25 Years in Prison for Acting to 'Avert a Much Greater Evil'
"The sign they displayed during their action on the base—'The Ultimate Logic of Trident is Omnicide'—is exactly right."
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CEO Mark Zuckerberg As Zuckerberg Defends False Trump Ads as Free Expression, Critics Say Facebook's Assault on 'Foundations of Democracy' Must Be Stopped
"To save democracy and the free press, we must eliminate Google and Facebook's control over the information commons."
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Protesters call for the closure of the Rikers prison complex and for no new prisons to be built. (Photo: No New Jails) It's Not the End of the Fight, Say Justice Advocates, as New York City Passes Plan to Close Notorious Rikers, Open New Jails
"We should be fighting mass incarceration and all cages."
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Sallie Mae's Hawaii Retreat While Millions Struggle to Repay Loans Bolsters Argument to 'Cancel All Student Debt,' Sanders Says
"When we talk about Sallie Mae celebrating its 'profits,' we are actually talking about the company's success in creating a business model and payment terms that exploit borrowers."
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Extinction Rebellion Faces Backlash Over 'Self-Defeating' Disruption of London Public Transit
"Everyone can relate to the annoyance of a delayed commute, but the people who suffer the worst consequences are society's most vulnerable."
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As Trump Downplays Attack on Kurds, Amnesty Details Turkish War Crimes and 'Utterly Callous Disregard for Civilian Life'
"Killing defenseless people in cold blood is utterly reprehensible and a blatant war crime," said Amnesty International secretary general Kumi Naidoo
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'Absolutely No Respect for Human Life': Trump Compares Turkish Assault on Kurds to Two Kids Fighting in a Parking Lot
"The president is talking about genocidal slaughter and hundreds of thousands of war victims like it's a playground squabble."
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