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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
A fire rages in Bobin, Australia on Nov. 9, 2019, as firefighters try to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes across the state of New South Wales. UN Chief Warns World 'Way Off Track' on Tackling Climate Crisis as New Report Underscores Need for Bold Global Action
"Let us have no illusions: the climate crisis is already causing calamity and more is to come," said U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres. "This is a battle we can—and must—win."
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Accusing US of 'Medical Terrorism,' Iran Demands Trump Lift Drug Import Sanctions Amid Coronavirus Crisis
"The oppressive and illegal American sanctions have affected public welfare and health in Iran."
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20 Top Economists Endorse Medicare for All as Best Plan to Cut Costs, Save Tens of Thousands of Lives Each Year
"By eliminating insurance premiums and out-of-pocket expenses, and lowering overall healthcare costs, Medicare for All will result in enormous savings for almost all households, all except the richest households who will pay more in taxes."
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In 20 States in a Row, Majority of Democratic Primary Voters Support Medicare for All Over Private Insurance
"Let's be clear: progressive ideas are winning regardless of who the nominee is," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal.
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Democratic presidential hopeful former Vice President Joe Biden speaks, flanked by his wife Jill Biden, at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 10, 2020. (Photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP / via Getty Images) With Big Wins for Biden and Sanders on the Ropes, 'A Very Dangerous Moment for the Democratic Party'
Not bowing to the idea that Bernie's fight is over, supporters and campaign staff dismissed those treating his disappointing night—losing in Mississippi, Missouri, Michigan, and Idaho—as the end of the line.
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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence participate in a coronavirus briefing with health insurers in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, on March 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) As Insurance Executives Waive Copays for Coronavirus, This Reminder: Medicare for All Would Eliminate All Copays Forever
"Almost 1 in 3 Americans—more than 100 million people—have deficient health coverage, with copays and deductibles that effectively prevent them from seeking or receiving needed care in a timely manner."
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'Nightmare Waiting to Happen': Advocates Warn US Prison Conditions Risks Intense Coronavirus Outbreak
"There is every reason to question whether American detention facilities, as a whole, are up to this challenge."
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus response while flanked by Vice President Mike Pence during a briefing with health insurers at the White House on March 10, 2020. 'Corporate Socialists' Denounced as Trump Considers Fracking Industry Bailout Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
"Using a worldwide public health crisis to bail out the fracking industry now would be a disgraceful waste of taxpayer dollars, and would spell further climate calamity."
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Women raise their fists a protest on the International Women's Day in Mexico City on March 8, 2020 Millions of Women in Mexico Join 'Day Without Us' Strike to Protest Gender-Based Violence
"In Mexico it's like we're in a state of war; we're in a humanitarian crisis because of the quantity of women that have disappeared or been killed."
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'Stealth Attack on Social Security': Trump Condemned for Exploiting Coronavirus Crisis to Push Payroll Tax Cut
"This is a Trojan Horse attack on our Social Security system."
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden meets workers and discusses gun rights as he tours the Fiat Chrysler plant in Detroit, Michigan on March 10, 2020. 'You Wanna Go Outside With Me?' Joe Biden Tries to Fight Union Worker After Disagreement Over Gun Control
The auto-worker accused Biden of plotting to take his guns away.
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With 700+ Coronavirus Cases in US and 7 in Mexico, Trump Rebuked for Again Touting Border Wall as Solution
"Perhaps the wall is to protect Mexico?"
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks as former Vice President Joe Biden gestures during the Democratic presidential primary debate at Paris Las Vegas on February 19, 2020 in Las Vegas. Goaded by Fox News to Comment on Biden's Mental Stamina, Sanders Vows 'Not to Go to That Level'
"I'm not going to go at that level in attacking him. That's for the people to decide."
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Biden Rally Biden Says 'The Bernie Bros Are Here' as Protesters Disrupt Detroit Rally to Denounce NAFTA, Champion Green New Deal
Activists from various groups interrupted the campaign event to highlight the Democratic frontrunner's record on trade and climate.
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Progressives Sound Alarm to Democrats: Biden Is Not the 'Safe' Candidate Against Trump
"Joe Biden is not safe. Not safe for the planet. Not safe for our health. Not safe to run against Trump."
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Hiding Behind False and Misleading Claims, Biden Refuses to Commit to Signing Medicare for All Bill as President
"If Democrats passed a Medicare for All bill through the House and Senate, it would be one of the greatest legislative accomplishments in American history. It would realign American politics for a generation or more... and Joe Biden suggested that he might veto it."
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Deborah Berger, president of National Nurses United, speaks during a news conference on March 5, 2020 in Oakland, California. 'Insane and Cruel': Watch Nurse Rip Question on How US Can Afford to Make Coronavirus Vaccine Free
"We can actually go to war and not ask one question, but to prevent this kind of a disease, we have to say, 'How can we pay for it?'"
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'Even a Fox News Audience Agrees': Sanders Makes Case for Broad Appeal of Progressive Ideas on Eve of Michigan Primary
"These are the ideas we need to bring to the general election to defeat Trump."
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Monday, March 9, 2020
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 09, 2020 in New York City watch as the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 2,000 points. As Dow Jones Drops Record 2,000 Points on Coronavirus, Progressives Say Response Should Focus 'On Helping Working People'
"The folks who suffer most in a market crash are not the traders on Wall Street," said Rep. Ilhan Omar. "It is ordinary people losing their jobs, getting their pay cut, or losing their pensions."
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A demonstrator holds a sign during a Detroit water shutoffs rally in 2014. 'About Damn Time': Detroit Pauses Water Shutoffs Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
"It shouldn't take a crisis like the spread of coronavirus to restore people's right to drinking water."
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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during the "Bernie's Back" rally in Queensbridge Park in New York City on October 19, 2019. Working Families Party, Justice Democrats, Other Progressive Groups Endorse Bernie Sanders Ahead of Key Contest in Michigan
"In a race where the stark contrast couldn't be clearer between Bernie and Biden, it's critical for progressives to stay in the fight."
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Boosting Electability Argument, Sanders Has Won Independent Voters in 13 Out of 16 Exit Polls So Far
"The criteria by which we should judge any Democratic presidential candidate's electability is their popularity among Democratic-leaning independents and 'true independents' in swing states. And by that metric, Sanders excels."
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While Biden Says 'Happy to Talk About That Later,' Sanders Holds Coronavirus Roundtable With Medical Experts
"Health experts agree that the spread of the coronavirus will likely get worse before it gets better. Donald Trump must stop spreading lies and fear, and leave the science to scientists and health professionals."
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Democrats Demand Trump Ensure Paid Sick Leave and Free Testing to Put Workers Over Corporate Profits in COVID-19 Response
"This is a bare-minimum set of policies to prevent a recession and mitigate a public health emergency, and everyone up for re-election will have to tell us which side they're on."
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Carolina Peace Resource Center member Tom Turnipseed works on a sign to take to Washington, D.C. for an anti-war protest in this file photo. Turnipseed died Friday at the age of 83. (Photo: C. Aluka Berry) Progressive Activist and Longtime Common Dreams Contributor Tom Turnipseed Dead at 83
A self-identified "reformed racist' who spent decades fighting for progressive causes has died.
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New York City schools will only close as a last resort, city officials said Saturday. Closing NYC Schools Amid Coronavirus Outbreak a 'Last Resort,' Says Official, Due to 114,000 Homeless Students With Nowhere to Go
"I don't think we're prepared for the ripple effects this could have for the most vulnerable in our society."
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Democratic presidential hopefuls Senator from New Jersey Cory Booker (L) and Former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the second round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season #UnitedAgainstYou vs. #NotMeUS: Naomi Klein Slams Cory Booker and Other Corporate Democrats for Backing Biden
"We need 'unity' behind survival—not a united front against real change."
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, the former vice president, arrives for a rally at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Mississippi on March 8, 2020. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) 'All You Need to Know': Biden Reportedly Weighing Billionaires Michael Bloomberg and Jamie Dimon for Cabinet Posts
"The establishment wing of the party didn't fall into line behind Biden despite the fact that he'd put Bloomberg and Jamie Dimon in his cabinet. They did it because of that. This is who they are."
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"Nominating a man who says we do not need any fundamental change in this country will not meet this moment. Nominating someone who wants to restore the world before Donald Trump, when the status quo has been leaving more and more people behind for decades, is a big risk for our party and our country," Sen.  Elizabeth Warren said at a rally at East Los Angeles College in California on Monday, March 2, 2020. (Photo: Elizabeth Warren for President) Elizabeth Warren Just Seven Days Ago: Joe Biden 'A Big Risk' Who 'Will Not Meet This Moment'
"No matter how many Washington insiders tell you to support him, nominating their fellow Washington insider will not meet this moment. Nominating a man who says we do not need any fundamental change in this country will not meet this moment." "
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'There Is Genuine Panic': Fears of Global Financial Meltdown as Human Toll of Coronavirus Grows
President Donald Trump described as "the worst person to be in charge in this moment" as the number of known coronavirus cases in the U.S. topped 500 over the weekend.
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Sunday, March 8, 2020
Coalition Urges Everyone to Join Movement Supporting Sanders to Secure a 'Feminist Future'
"For the nurses, teachers, cooks, domestic workers, bus drivers, farmers, librarians, organizers, caretakers, writers, sex workers, shamans, and waitresses: there's another America waiting for us and we are ready to greet her. "
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Sanders and Jackson 'Our Needs Are Not Moderate': Civil Rights Leader Rev. Jesse Jackson Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
"The most progressive social and economic path gives us the best chance to catch up and Senator Bernie Sanders represents the most progressive path."
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Andrew Romanoff and Sunrise Movement member Green New Deal Champion Romanoff Claims Victory Over Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper in Senate Caucuses
"In a state where politicians have put the profits of oil and gas CEOs above our health and safety," said one Sunrise Movement organizer, "Colorado proved that Hickenlooper's record supporting the fracking industry is politically toxic and voters are ready for change."
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Saturday, March 7, 2020
Erik Prince 'Chilling': Erik Prince Recruited Ex-Spies to Help Project Veritas Infiltrate Groups 'Hostile' to Trump Agenda
"They didn't succeed in their attempt to hurt our union," said American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten, "but note what the right wing will do to try to eliminate workers' voice."
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Supporters cheer in the crowd during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Sanders Unveils Plan to Address GOP Attacks on Reproductive Rights and the Black Maternal Mortality Crisis
"There has been no time in the history of this country when women, especially Black women, have had the reproductive freedom and justice that they deserve. In my administration, that will finally change."
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UpFront episode March 6, 2020 WATCH: Biden Backer Lindy Li Criticized for Saying She Will 'Absolutely Not' Vote for Sanders If He Becomes Democratic Nominee
"This is profoundly irresponsible," responded Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Sanders supporter. "Our country is not a game. Get it together."
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Jane Fonda 'We Have to Get a Climate President in Office': Jane Fonda Says Bernie Sanders Is the Only Climate Candidate
The actor and activist's comments came ahead of a Fire Drill Friday rally focused on environmental racism in the Los Angeles Harbor area.
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Friday, March 6, 2020
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate and former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner are seen on the stage during a rally at Charleston Area Convention Center on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. 'This Is Unacceptable': Sanders Calls On Biden to Disavow Surrogate's Racist Attack on Nina Turner
"Joe must apologize to Nina and all the people of color supporting our campaign."
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Democratic presidential hopefuls Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe Biden speak during the third Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season at Texas Southern University in Houston on September 12, 2019. Will Biden's Trade Policy Record Come Back to Haunt Him in Midwest?
"I helped lead the opposition to these agreements, Joe Biden supported those agreements," said Sen. Bernie Sanders. "And that is a fundamental difference about our approach toward the trade union movement and towards the needs of working people."
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'Absolutely Chilling': Reports From Frontlines of Coronavirus Outbreak Reveal Roadblocks to Testing, Lack of Safety Protocols
"Recall that this refusal to test fits a pattern: This the same president who railed against attempts to count the dead in Puerto Rico post-Maria... Ignorance is a lethal political tool."
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Greta Thunberg and climate strikers Europe Wraps Up Warmest Winter on Record With Massive Youth #ClimateStrike in Brussels
"Young people, workers, communities at the frontlines of the #ClimateEmergency are taking it to the streets. They tell E.U. leaders that they must increase weak climate targets now."
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Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks at a campaign rally at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 5, 2020 in Phoenix. 'Plainly Ridiculous': Sanders Supporters Decry MSNBC for Not Covering Nazi Protester at Bernie Rally
" MSNBC pundits likened the Bernie campaign to Nazi Germany on air weeks ago. Yesterday, someone brought a Nazi flag to a Bernie rally."
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'Outrageous,' Says Bernie Sanders as Filings Show Top Healthcare CEOs Raked in Combined $300 Million in 2019
Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, vowed to "end the greed of the pharmaceutical industry and pass Medicare for All."
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Exxon Lobbyists Pushed European Officials to Water Down Green Deal With Carbon Pricing Plan for Vehicles
Climate activist Greta Thunberg called the deal, in which officials are still determining whether to apply the lobbyists' advice, a "surrender" to fossil fuel interests.
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"AT&T's announcement of more stock buybacks is an affront to the thousands of workers going through contract negotiations because it shows the company's primary concern is pandering to wealthy hedge fund managers," said CWA District 9 vice president Frank Arce. As Its Workers Fight for Better Wages, AT&T Announces Another $4 Billion in Stock Buybacks
The company's announcement this week comes amid of wave of buybacks since the "GOP tax scam."
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An unarmed Trident II D5 missile launches from the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska off the coast of California. Russia Fears US Under Trump Now Ready to Use Nuclear Weapons as 'Viable Political Option'
"This dramatically increases the chance of a nuclear exchange due to miscalculation or human error."
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Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) After Alabama Executes Nathaniel Woods, Ayanna Pressley Leads Fresh Calls for US to Abolish Death Penalty
"This INJUSTICE system is racist, sexist, and xenophobic," said the Massachusetts Democrat. "We need a system that centers shared power, freedom, equality, safety, and dignity."
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'Disturbing': Study Shows DOJ Prosecutions of White-Collar Criminals Hit All-Time Low Under Trump
"Never has white-collar crime gone so ignored."
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CNBC editor Rick Santelli on Thursday called for infecting the world population with coronavirus to protect stock prices. 'This Is Your Brain on Capitalism': CNBC Market Analyst Rick Santelli Calls for Infecting Global Population With Coronavirus to Help Wall Street
"The projected death of 11 million Americans would be a fair price to pay for better long term stock growth, says a capitalist extremist."
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'Absolutely Sickening—and Scary': Man Unfurls Nazi Flag at Bernie Sanders Rally, Heightening Security Concerns
"All people of conscience must condemn this anti-Semitism against the most visible Jewish politician in the country."
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'I Like That': Trump Hails Economic Impact of Deadly Coronavirus, Says People Are Now 'Spending Their Money in the US'
"The human impact is an afterthought."
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'Warning Shot to Our Party': Sanders Says Trump's Latest Vow to Cut Social Security Exposes Biden's General Election 'Vulnerability'
"One of us has a history of not only fighting cuts to Social Security but working to expand benefits," said Sanders. "And that's why we are the campaign best positioned to defeat Donald Trump."
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Nathaniel Woods 'Don't Look Away. This Nation Is So... Cruel': Rights Advocates Decry Execution of Nathaniel Woods by Alabama
"Not justice. Not closure. Not peace. Just more pain, more trauma, more death. Shameful."
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Thursday, March 5, 2020
70+ Groups Demand Trump Prohibit Coronavirus Profiteering by Big Pharma
"We the People have driven coronavirus research and development—not pharma corporations."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) being interviewed by activist Ady Barkan during a campaign stop in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: NowThis News/Youtube Screengrab) Following Warren Exit, Dying Medicare for All Activist Ady Barkan Says, "I'm All In" for Bernie Sanders
"It's not about him. It's about us."
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Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 4, 2020 in New York City. Markets Plunge as Critics Say Trump's "Keep the Stock Market Calm" Approach Has Backfired
"Trump staking his presidency on a good stock market was once just an annoying tic," said The Nation 's Jeet Heer. "But now there's a situation that makes it actively harmful."
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Warren, Biden, Sanders 'We Know She'll Continue the Fight Alongside Us': Progressive Chorus for Warren to Join Forces With Sanders Intensifies
Sanders, for his part, said that " I know that she'll stay in this fight and we are grateful that she will."
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UN Women Imagines 'Equiterra,' A New Utopian World Where Gender Equality Reigns
"Seems like such a nice place... When can the world move in?"
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MLK Jr's Son Among Justice Advocates Urging Alabama Governor to Halt Execution of Nathaniel Woods
"Killing this African American man, whose case appears to have been strongly mishandled by the courts, could produce an irreversible injustice. Are you willing to allow a potentially innocent man to be executed?"
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A healthcare worker prepares to transport a patient on a stretcher into an ambulance at Life Care Center of Kirkland on February 29, 2020 in Kirkland, Washington. 'Hospitals Not Prepared,' Warn Nurses as Nationwide Survey Shows 'Fractured' System Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
"We just don't have the capacity in the hospitals and health systems to deal with a massive influx of patients and keep them isolated."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), with husband Bruce Mann, announces that she is dropping out of the presidential race during a media availability outside of her home on March 5, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Photo: Scott Eisen/Getty Images) Elizabeth Warren Ends 'Brilliant' and Issue-Focused Presidential Campaign—What Does She Do Next?
"I will not be running for president in 2020," Warren said, "but I guarantee I will stay in the fight for the hardworking folks across this country who have gotten the short end of the stick over and over. That's been the fight of my life and it will continue to be so."
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Afghan children look on as a U.S. soldier from the Provincial Reconstruction team (PRT) Steel Warriors patrols in the mountains of Nuristan Province on Dec. 19, 2009. 'Total Win!': Human Rights Groups Welcome ICC Probe of US Torture and War Crimes in Afghanistan
"This decision vindicates the rule of law and gives hope to the thousands of victims seeking accountability when domestic courts and authorities have failed them."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) gestures as former Vice President Joe Biden listens during the Democratic presidential primary debate at Loyola Marymount University on December 19, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) 'Give Us an Hour on MSNBC': Sanders Says He Would Love to Debate Medicare for All vs. For-Profit System With Joe Biden
"We're spending twice as much per capita on healthcare as the people of any other country and yet 27 million are uninsured, 30,000 people die, half a million people go bankrupt every year because of medical-related debt, and we spend far and away the highest prices in the world for prescription...
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As CDC Says 'Do Not Go to Work,' Trump Says Thousands With Coronavirus Could Go to Work and Get Better
"These are really dangerous lies."
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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Pro-Choice Advocates Demand Reproductive Justice as Supreme Court Hears First Abortion Case With Trump Appointees on Bench
"We refuse to allow judges who know nothing about us and politicians who care little about us to control our reproduction."
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Amazon forest canopy at dawn in Brazil. 'Alarming': Tropical Forests in Shift From Carbon Sponge to Carbon Source
"We've found that one of the most worrying impacts of climate change has already begun."
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In Super Tuesday 'News Dump,' EPA Expands Rule Limiting Science the Agency Can Use to Make Public Health Policy Decisions
"Now is not the time to play games with critical medical research that underpins every rule designed to protect us from harmful pollution in our air and in our water."
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Temperatures in the waters around the Great Barrier Reef Wednesday were higher than usual. 'Devastating': Great Barrier Reef in Danger of Catastrophic Bleaching as Temperatures in Australia Remain High
"It's a sobering reality we're in."
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'Absolutely Unconscionable': Hourslong Lines to Vote in Texas on Super Tuesday 'Point to a Bigger Systemic Problem'
"That problem, to put it bluntly, is that the people in power in state government have no interest in making it easier for Texans to vote."
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Then-House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) looks on as Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) speaks Pelosi Carries Right-Wing Rep. Henry Cuellar Over Finish Line to Defeat Progressive Jessica Cisneros
"Pelosi, the DCCC, and Charles Koch all teamed up for Cuellar."
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After Billionaire Bloomberg Ends Bid to Buy Election, Biden Endorsement Shows 'Where the Big Money Is Going'
"Democracy should not be purchasable."
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Former Vice President Joe Biden's performance in the Super Tuesday contests March 3 prompted a stock market rally on Wednesday. 'What More Do You Need to Know?' Health Insurance Stocks Drive Wall Street Rebound on Biden Super Tuesday Wins
"Biden is the preferred candidate for the financial markets."
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Sanders ad screenshot Sanders Kicks Off New Phase of Campaign With Ad Blitz Challenging Biden in March Primary States
The ads follow a memo from Sanders campaign leaders declaring that "we are now entering the phase of the primary in which the differences between Bernie and Biden will take center stage."
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Warren Urged to Help Form 'Progressive Front' With Sanders as Big-Money Establishment Fuels Biden Surge
"If she can make the case for Sanders, she'll help build a progressive front against a moneyed and well-organized moderate force."
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'Absolutely Outrageous': Trump White House Bars Press From Filming or Recording Coronavirus Briefing
"We need transparency. Instead we are getting this."
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Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Trump Vows to 'See If We Can Help' the Uninsured as He Attempts to Rip Insurance From 20 Million
"The number of uninsured Americans has gone up by seven million people during Trump's presidency, complicating the response to the coronavirus. But don't worry, they're gonna see if they can help them out."
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In Every Super Tuesday State With Exit Polls, Majority of Democratic Voters Support Eliminating Private Health Insurance
"Medicare for All is winning," said Alyssa Kang, community organizer with the California Nurses Association.
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Collage. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, his wife Jane and his other family members arrive at a Super Tuesday Rally inside the Champlain Valley Exposition Center in Burlington, VT on March 3, 2020. Democratic presidential hopeful former Vice President Joe Biden addresses a Super Tuesday event in Los Angeles on March 3, 2020.  (Sanders Photo: John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe/Getty Images | Biden Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP) Super Tuesday Sets Stage for Biden vs. Bernie: 'A Two-Person Race for Future of Democratic Party and the Country'
While Sen. Bernie Sanders laid claim to the big-delegate prize in California, former Vice President showed with multiple wins in key states that he is now the corporate Democrat's only hope. "May the best candidate win."
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Tuesday, March 3, 2020
"We don't need a savior, we need us. And we need Bernie because he empowers us." (Photo: Twitter) Feminist Icon and 'Vagina Monologues' Playwright Eve Ensler Delivers 'Must Watch' Endorsement for Bernie Sanders
"Do you feel that energy? That's the energy of the people of America who got left out, finally finding each other."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-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. Ocasio-Cortez: 'I Understand Disaffected Voters Because I Once Was One'
Democratic congresswoman from New York issues powerful warning against nullifying voters clamoring for transformative change.
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Sanders and Warren Earn Highest Grades on Immigration Justice Scorecard by Texas-Based Rights Group
"Over the past four debates, the media has refused to ask questions about this important issue... We have decided to break down the policies to inform voters where candidates stand."
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The Bank Policy Institute, a lobbying group for big banks, drew criticism for a policy memo suggesting financial deregulation as a response to the coronavirus outbreak. You'll Never Guess How Big Banks Want the Fed to Handle the Coronavirus: More Wall Street Deregulation
"Surely, the big banks aren't craven enough to use COVID-19 as an excuse to lobby for long-sought regulatory rollbacks, right? Wrong!"
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'Organized Money vs. Organized People': New Sanders Memo Details Stark Choice Between Biden and Bernie
"Voters face a decision between Bernie's working-class movement and his message of change, and Biden's effort to—in his own words—make sure that 'nothing will fundamentally change' for the billionaire class."
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'Just Rich People vs Everyone Else at This Point': Bloomberg Backer Judge Judy—Worth $440 Million—Tells Sanders Supporters to 'Grow Up'
Multi-millionaire TV star stumps for multi-billionaire presidential candidate on MSNBC.
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Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, speaks at a coronavirus task force during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC on March 2, 2020. Nation's Fractured Public Health System Under Trump 'Woefully Unprepared' for Coronavirus, Nurses and Experts Warn
"It is critical that the federal government take quick and meaningful steps to urgently protect the public from this outbreak."
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Progressive outlets have become more important than ever if we want to thwart the Democratic Party establishment and its aligned media outlets. Tired of Corporate Propaganda? Progressive Media Outlets Join Forces for Super Tuesday Coverage
"Democracy depends on a free and independent press that can hold power accountable, but sadly, the corporate media does not meet that standard."
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'I Am Proud of My Record': Sanders Takes Just Two Minutes to Provide Long List of Achievements
"We're gonna run on that record. But most importantly, we need a new vision for America, a vision that tells the corporate elite and the one percent that this country belongs to all of us, not just a handful of billionaires."
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'About Time': Women's Groups Applaud Resignation of MSNBC Host Chris Matthews After 'Decades-Long History of Misogyny'
"For decades, Chris Matthews has used his position to harass women with sexist and predatory comments, while undermining women serving in public office."
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'The Door Is Open, Come On In,' Sanders Says to Buttigieg and Klobuchar Supporters as Centrists Line Up Behind Biden
Sanders said the former candidates' supporters "understand that we have got to move toward a government which believes in justice, not greed."
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Monday, March 2, 2020
Democratic presidential hopefuls Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden chat at the end of the fourth Democratic primary debate on October 15, 2019. 'Which Side Are You On?' Ask Progressives as Health Insurance Stocks Spike After Centrists Coalesce Around Biden
"People are gleefully gambling that the health insurance CEOs will be able to continue to profit off of killing our friends and family."
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Record-Breaking Warm Weather Expected Around Globe As Human-Caused Climate Crisis Now As Powerful As El Niño's Effects, Says WMO
The world's top meteorological experts issued the warning as cities and countries around the world reported record-breaking warm winters.
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Climate campaigners continue to demand all banks reject financing of climate-wrecking projects. As Wells Fargo Joins Banks Rejecting Funding of Arctic Drilling, Pressure Heats Up on Others to 'Do Their Part'
Bill McKibben called the development a "victory for the Gwich'in, the wildlife, and the planet."
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Greek riot police detained a migrant during clashes 'Inhumane' and 'Reckless': Amnesty International Condemns Greece's Measures to Block Migrants at Turkish Border
"People seeking asylum are once again being used as bargaining chips in a callous political game."
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Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), former Vice President Joe Biden, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) walk on stage before the Democratic presidential primary debate at the Charleston Gaillard Center on February 25, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina. "They're Desperate to Beat Bernie": Amy Klobuchar Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Primary, to Endorse Biden
"Key question: will Warren eventually do the same for the progressive side, to block Biden, if it is indeed a two-horse race come Wednesday morning?"
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Democracy for America Endorses Sanders in 'Wake-Up Call to Broken, Visionless, Corporate Democratic Establishment'
"Bernie Sanders has built a powerful multi-racial, multi-generational movement and we're excited to join the campaign at this critical moment in the Democratic race."
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A healthcare worker prepares to transport a patient on a stretcher into an ambulance at Life Care Center of Kirkland on February 29, 2020 in Kirkland, Washington. 'Deadly Consequences': Critics Sound Alarm as Trump Prioritizes Politics Over Public Safety in Coronavirus Response
"It's no surprise that the president has viewed the emerging coronavirus pandemic through the lens of what would damage or benefit him politically."
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Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli speaks about immigration policy at the White House during a briefing August 12, 2019 in Washington, D.C. In Blow to Administration's "Xenophobic Agenda," Federal Judge Says Cuccinelli Unlawfully Installed as Immigration Agency Head
The ruling was heralded as "a major win for immigrants and asylum-seekers."
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Civil Rights Advocates Shut Down Klobuchar Rally, Demanding Justice for Teen She Helped Sentence to Life in Prison
"There is an entire community that suffered under her leadership, and she has refused to accept accountability for the harm that she caused."
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Greenpeace UK shuts down Barclays branch Activists Urging Barclays to 'Stop Funding the Climate Emergency' Shut Down Nearly 100 Branches Across UK
"It's time Barclays pulled the plug and backed away from funding fossil fuels for good," said a local Greenpeace campaigner.
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'Why Are We Being Charged?' Surprise Bills From Coronavirus Testing Spark Calls for Government to Cover All Costs
"Huge surprise medical bills [are] going to make sure people with symptoms don't get tested. That is bad for everyone."
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