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Friday, August 16, 2019
rally outside widehouse As New Studies Shed Light on Struggles of Trans People in US, Expert Highlights Trump's Attacks
"Transgender people are being denied equal rights—to jobs, to housing, to healthcare, and to participation in the military."
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Bernie Sanders Leads 2020 Democratic Field Among College Students: Poll
"We are going to build a nationwide movement of young people to create a government and an economy that work for all of us," Sanders said in response to the survey
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), pictured during a hearing on February 27, 2019, decided Friday not to accept Israel's restrictive conditions for her visit to family in the occupied West Bank. Refusing to Be Humiliated, Rashida Tlaib Rejects Israel's Restrictive Conditions on Visiting Palestine
"What Israel proposed to Rashida Tlaib was their age-old proposition: you can stay in your homeland as a humanitarian exception—without political rights—and on condition you surrender and cease to resist."
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Critics Denounce Trump's "Dangerous" Claim That Locking Away Americans With Mental Illnesses Is the Answer to Gun Violence
"Painting institutions where we lock up all the people whose brains don't work like you want them to, as the solution to gun violence would be laughable in its absurdity, if it wasn't such a terrifying concept."
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Two F-16 Fighting Falcon launch flares during an annual drill at a Air Base in Taitung City, southeast Taiwan on January 30, 2018. Trump Administration Advances Massive Arms Sale to Taiwan Amid Tensions With Beijing
The new potential sale reportedly includes dozens of F-16 fighter jets
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A coyote returns for the last scraps of a road killed pronghorn. After Public Outcry, Trump EPA Reverses Approval for Using 'Cyanide Bombs' to Kill US Wildlife
"I hope the feds finally recognize the need for a permanent ban to protect people, pets, and imperiled wildlife from this poison."
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Aid Groups Warn of 'Untold Suffering for Millions' as Trump Weighs Billions in Cuts to UN Humanitarian Programs
Trump's budget office reportedly sent the proposed cuts to the State Department for review despite protests from advocacy groups and Democratic lawmakers
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'This Is Final Proof That He Has Gone Mad': Denmark Mocks Trump Reported Desire to Buy Greenland
"The thought of Denmark selling 50,000 citizens to the United States is completely ridiculous."
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Alarm as Trump Requests Permanent Reauthorization of NSA Mass Spying Program Exposed by Snowden
"The White House is calling for reauthorization of a program that security agencies have used to spy on innocent people, violate their privacy, and chill free speech."
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Sanders Says If Israel Wants to Ban Members of Congress, It Should Not Receive Billions in US Military Aid
"The idea that a member of the United States Congress cannot visit a nation which, by the way, we support to the tune of billions and billions of dollars is clearly an outrage."
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Thursday, August 15, 2019
Cropping Out "Immigrants Welcome," Cuccinelli Takes Selfie With Replica Statue of Liberty Before Removing It From DHS Headquarters
The removal of the statue—and the top official snapped with it just before—are "a direct representation of the Trump administration's policy towards immigrants and American values," said critics
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Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), pictured at the Capitol on March 13, 2019, were barred from visiting Israel on Thursday by the Netanyahu government. 'Perfect Illustration of Israel's Racist Apartheid Policies': Netanyahu Denounced for Barring Muslim Congresswomen Omar and Tlaib
"It is an affront that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, under pressure from President Trump, would deny entry to representatives of the U.S. government."
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Newark residents As NJ and EPA Officials Meet Over Newark's Lead Crisis, Group Demands National Push for Water Justice
"We need a federal recommitment to safe and clean water for all, or these terrible episodes will continue."
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Federal Court Dismisses Trump Claim That Immigrant Children Aren't Entitled to Soap and Toothbrushes
"The government of the United States of America was fighting against having to provide toothbrushes, soap, and showers to children."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, discusses key political issues with hip hop musician Cardi B at an upscale nail salon in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo: Bernie Sanders Campaign) WATCH: Key to Defeating Trump, Sanders Tells Cardi B, Is Young People Voting in Massive Numbers
Musician and 2020 candidate discuss criminal justice reform, socialism, the demand for a $15 minimum wage, cancelling burdensome student debt, and Medicare for All
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Google employees signed an open letter Wednesday asking the company not to cooperate with ICE and CBP. 'We Refuse to Be Complicit': Google Employees Protest Proposed Contract With ICE and CBP
"It's time to stand together again and state clearly that we will not work on any such contract."
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Global Temps Continue to Soar Upward as NOAA Confirms July 2019 Was Hottest Month Since Records Began in 1880
"We are seeing record after record after record."
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Decrying Silicon Valley's Exploitation of Gig Economy Workers, Warren Backs California Bill to Guarantee Labor Protections
"This is a crucial moment in the fight for workers in this country. It's a time for us to show whose side we're on."
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Nicholas Slatten 'This Was Murder,' Says Judge, Sentencing Ex-Blackwater Guard to Life for Nisour Square Massacre
Welcoming the sentence, one attorney said, "Justice prevails for my clients—six families that suffered tragic losses that day."
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Iran Condemns Trump Administration for 'Piracy Attempt' After Court Rejects US Effort to Seize Oil Tanker
"Having failed to accomplish its objectives through its economic terrorism—including depriving cancer patients of medicine—the U.S. attempted to abuse the legal system to steal our property on the high seas."
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CodePink Files Complaint Over AIPAC's 'Illegal Propaganda Trip' to Israel for Members of Congress
"These congresspeople are our public officials who are being taken by lobbyists to a foreign country for the purpose of increasing support for Israel—a country that already receives $3.8 billion a year of our tax dollars."
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Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) are reportedly going to be barred from entering Israel Thursday, a move that critics decried as authoritarian. 'Authoritarian Behavior': Trump Voices Approval as Netanyahu Moves to Bar Tlaib and Omar From Israel
"Another new low as this country abandons all but the pretenses of democracy."
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'We Will Not Let Violence Stop Us': Jewish Activist Group Says Guard Was Driving Truck That Plowed Into Protest Against ICE
"Tonight we experienced a tiny sample of the violence ICE uses on our immigrant neighbors every day."
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Supporters of Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood Demands Federal Court Intervene to Stop Trump Attack on Abortion Rights and Title X Program
The group announced it would exit the federal program Monday unless the court blocks the administration's "unethical and dangerous" gag rule
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Calling Out Corporate Control of US Media, Sanders Campaign Launches 'Bern Notice' Newsletter
"We've said from the start that we will have to take on virtually the entire media establishment in this campaign, and so far that has proven to be true. Ok. Fine. We are ready."
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Fracking Boom in US and Canada Largely to Blame for 'Massive' Rise of Global Methane Levels: Study
While the rise of methane in the Earth's atmosphere over the past decade has been "globally significant," quick action to end fracking would have a rapid, positive impact on the environment
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As Trump's FCC Chair Tries to Ram Through Sprint/T-Mobile Merger, Expert Says Claims It Will Benefit Consumers 'Approximately 0% True'
"The deal will result in higher prices for all consumers, and worse phone service—especially for rural Americans."
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Now Earning 278 Times More Than Average Worker, New Study Shows CEO Pay Has Grown More Than 1,000% Since 1978
"Corporate greed is eviscerating the working class."
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#TrumpRecession Trends as President Blamed for Rising Fears of Another Economic Meltdown
"Trump came along and deregulated everything, weakening the post-Great Recession laws meant to curb Wall Street abuses and authorizing a massive tax cut for the wealthiest Americans."
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Facial recognition systems Rights Group Warns Against Amazon Marketing to Law Enforcement 'Dangerous and Invasive' Facial Recognition System It Claims Can Detect People's Fear
"The dystopian surveillance state of our nightmares is being built in plain sight."
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Warnings of 'Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination' Against LGBTQ Workers as Trump Pushes Religious Exemption Rule for Contractors
"This rule seeks to undermine our civil rights protections and encourages discrimination in the workplace—and we will work to stop it," said the ACLU
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Beyond Background Checks, Nearly 200 House Democrats Sign on for Federal Assault Weapons Ban
"Meaningful action doesn't end with signing a bipartisan background checks bill."
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Greta Thunberg Well Wishes for Greta Thunberg as Teen Leader Sets Sail for US to Combat 'Climate and Ecological Crisis'
The 16-year-old Swede is kicking off a two-week journey on a fossil fuel emissions-free boat from the U.K. to a U.N. summit in New York City
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'Strongest Recession Signal Yet': Alarm Bells Sound as Key Indicator That Predicted Last Wall Street Crash Goes Negative
If and when a recession comes, said one commentator, "it'll be impossible not to point to a ruinous, needless trade war as a key cause"
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'Just Reciting White Nationalist Talking Points': Trump Immigration Chief Says Statue of Liberty Poem Only About Europeans
"This administration finally admitted what we’ve known all along: They think the Statue of Liberty only applies to white people."
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'More Important Than Ever': Stacey Abrams Applauded for #FairFight2020 Initiative Against Voter Suppression
"Creating a government of the people, by the people, and for the people will happen only when we hear every voice from the people."
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Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Reproductive Rights Advocates Fight Latest Extreme Abortion Ban as Tennessee GOP Attempts to Criminalize Procedure
"In case you thought we were done with abortion bans, think again."
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nokxl protest Indigenous and Green Groups Fighting Against Pipeline Urge 2020 Democrats to Take 'NoKXL Pledge'
"You either stand with family farmers, ranchers, Tribal Nations, and environmentalists—or you stand with fossil fuel corporations."
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"We Won't Back Down": Over 50 Catering Workers Arrested at American Airlines HQ in Protest Against Poverty Wages
"In recent years American Airlines has made billions in profits. It is unconscionable that their workers cannot afford good healthcare or get reliable raises," said Sen. Bernie Sanders
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Sherco power plant To Stave Off 'Climate Disaster,' 29 States and Major Cities Sue Trump EPA Over 'Dirty Power' Rule
"President Trump's attempt to gut our nation's Clean Power Plan is foolish. It's also unlawful."
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'This Is Crazy': Scientists Alarmed as Lightning Near North Pole Seen as Latest Sign of Climate Breakdown
"I think there's potential for nasty surprises coming out of the Arctic."
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Hawaii's Kanapou Bay Humanity's Destruction of Oceans Nearly Doubled Over a Decade, Scientists Warn, and Could Double Again Without Urgent Action
"The solutions are known and within our grasp. We just need the social and political will to take action."
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'Give Me Your Tired and Your Poor... Who Can Stand on Their Own Two Feet': Top Trump Official Rewrites Statue of Liberty Greeting
"Cuccinelli may as well have this engraved on a plaque, hang it around his neck, and wear it for the rest of his life," said the director of the ACLU's immigrant rights project
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Showing Size and Diversity of Sanders' Grassroots Army, #MyBernieStory Goes Viral on Social Media
"Our campaign motto is Not Me, Us, and that is directly reflected in this incredible show of support from working people across America. It's these grassroots volunteers who will ensure Bernie Sanders wins the primary and defeats Donald Trump."
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Farmers Hit Back as USDA Chief Sonny Perdue Mocks Those Harmed by Trump Trade War as 'Whiners'
"He doesn't understand what farmers are dealing with, and he's the head of the Department of Agriculture. He's supposed to be working for farmers."
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Monday, August 12, 2019
Faith-Based Peace Activists, Facing 25-Year Sentence, Defend Disarmament Action at Nuclear Submarine Base
"I would argue our communal criminal history has been all about upholding the basic tenets of love and providing for the common good."
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Roundup Playing Role of Pesticide 'Cheerleader,' EPA Rebukes Calif. With Ban on Warning Labels for Roundup
"It's the Environmental Protection Agency, not the pesticide protection agency."
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U.S. Attorney General William Barr Barr Blasted by Rights Advocates for 'Absolutely Despicable' Speech Slamming 'Anti-Law Enforcement DAs'
The U.S. attorney general also vowed to deliver a bill, requested by the president, to expedite certain death sentences
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'Disgusting and Disturbing': Trump Guts Endangered Species Act in Gift to Big Business
"This administration seems set on damaging fragile ecosystems by prioritizing industry interests over science."
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In First-of-Its-Kind Survey, Greenlanders Report Fear and Anxiety Over Effects of Climate Crisis
"It is hard for me to imagine the country's future."
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 Pro-democracy protesters hand out leaflets at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International Airport Concerns Over Police Brutality Persist as Hong Kong Protesters Shut Down One of World's Busiest Airports
Now in their 10th week, the protests were sparked in June by a controversial extradition bill
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Warnings of 'Dire Humanitarian Impact' as Trump Finalizes Rule to Punish Immigrants for Using Public Benefits
"Trump's public charge rule is a xenophobic and classist attack on immigrants."
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Bernie Sanders 'Acing the Electability Test' as Another Poll Shows Senator Crushing Trump in General
"This is the fifteenth straight poll that shows Bernie defeating Trump."
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'Degrading' and 'Unconstitutional': Trump Reviewing Rule That Would Allow Drug Testing for Unemployment Benefits
"This type of futile and unconstitutional intrusion into people's privacy simply because they are out of work is unacceptable."
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'We Will Fight': Over 40 Arrested as Jewish Activists and Allies Confront Amazon for Profiting Off ICE Terror
"Amazon collaborates with ICE, and everyone needs to know that. When we say never again we mean it. Never again to camps, never again to roundups, and never again to profiting from misery."
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Sunday, August 11, 2019
Gold medalist Race Imboden of United States takes a knee during the National Anthem Ceremony in the podium of Fencing Men's Foil Team Gold Medal Match Match on Day 14 of Lima 2019 Pan American Games at Fencing Pavilion of Lima Convention Center on August 09, 2019 in Lima, Peru. (Photo: Leonardo Fernandez/Getty Images) A Fist Raised and a Knee Taken: US Gold Medalists Gwen Berry and Race Imboden Protest Trump Racism and Gun Violence Epidemic at Pan Am Games
"Somebody has to talk about the things that are too uncomfortable to talk about. Somebody has to stand for all of the injustices that are going on in America and a president who's making it worse," said hammer thrower Gwen Berry
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No, Trump Doesn't Want to 'See People Mowed Down and Killed,' Says Sanders, But His 'Racist Rhetoric' Fueling Violence
The president, charged the 2020 Democratic candidate, "creates a climate where we are seeing a significant increase in hate crimes in this country—hates crimes against Muslims, against Mexicans, against Jews. He is creating the kind of divisiveness in this nation that is the last thing we should be...
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"It's hard to put into words how mind bogglingly absurd this executive order is," said Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the Future, following a leaked White House draft of what her group has dubbed the 'Censor the Internet' order. (Photo: alexskopje/iStock/Getty Images) Leaked Draft of Trump Executive Order to 'Censor the Internet' Denounced as Dangerous, Unconstitutional Edict
"In practice, this executive order would mean that whichever political party is in power could dictate what speech is allowed on the Internet."
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Saturday, August 10, 2019
A photograph of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and his family is displayed at the Wal-Mart museum, March 17, 2005 in Bentonville, Arkansas. Today Wal-Mart operates many thousands of stores both in the U.S. and abroad. The fiercely anti-union and media-shy company is a target of critics and the Walton family is now the wealthiest on the planet. (Photos by Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images) While Poorest Scapegoated, Analysis of 25 World's Wealthiest Families a Reminder of Inequality's Economic Drain
"It's funny that the real truth about income inequality is not coming from the south like some would like you to believe—the sucking sound draining the middle-class is the 1 percent... Just saying."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 candidate for president, put out a new video on Friday demanding top lobbyists for the pharmaceutical and for-profit insurance industries to be straight with the American people about why they are willing to spend so much of their estimated $100 billion in annual profits to destroy the effort to achieve a more affordable, univeral system like Medicare for All. (Screenshot: Bernie Sanders campaign) Sanders Demands Drug and Insurance Industries Explain the Hundreds of Millions They Seem Willing to Spend to Defeat Medicare for All
"You made a $100 billion in profits last year—how much are you going to be spending of that $100 billion to oppose Medicare for All? Is it $200 million? Is it $500 million? Is it a billion dollars in order to protect your profits?"
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US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman announces charges against Jeffery Epstein on July 8, 2019 in New York City. Epstein will be charged with one count of sex trafficking of minors and one count of conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking of minors. Epstein was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell on Saturday August 10, 2019 from what officials say was suicide by hanging.  (Photo: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) Ocasio-Cortez After Jeffrey Epstein Found Dead: 'We Need Answers. Lots of Them.'
"I don't dabble much in conspiracy theories," said another observer in the wake of the news, "but..."
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At Center of Sex Trafficking Scandal, Jeffrey Epstein Dead by Apparent Jailhouse Suicide
Convicted sex offender and political insider, according to officials, hanged himself at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan
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A salmon leaping rapids in Alaska. (Photo: arctic-tern/Getty Images) 'Gold Over Life, Literally': How Trump Forced Reversal on Mining Project EPA Scientists Warn Could Destroy Alaskan Salmon Ecosystem
"This is one of the world's most beautiful places, with a thriving salmon run, and now we'll get some...gold."
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Friday, August 9, 2019
Workers and Shooting Survivors Slam Walmart Plan to Stop Gun Violence by...Wait for It...Displaying Video Games Less Prominently
"Stop hiding behind made up issues and come to grips with the reality of your role in gun violence."
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President Donald Trump (L) sits beside Executive Vice President and CEO of the National Rifle Association (NRA) Wayne LaPierre (R), during a meeting on Trump's Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 1, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Pushback After Trump Says Views of NRA Should Be 'Fully Represented and Respected'
"Gun violence in the U.S. is a human rights crisis. This is an emergency. It will continue to be an emergency until our lawmakers treat it as such."
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bleached coral Example of 'Unknown Unknowns,' Study Detailing 'Almost Instant Mortality of Corals' Suggests Crisis Worse Than Previously Understood
"The water temperatures are so warm that the coral animal doesn't bleach... the animal dies and its underlying skeleton is all that remains."
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At a June event in Kansas City, a Sunrise Movement activist confronted Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair Tom Perez about refusing to hold a climate debate. 'Unacceptable': Tom Perez, DNC Accused of Trying to Stifle Climate Debate for 2020 Dems
"Why is Tom Perez trying to kill the momentum for a climate debate?"
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'Egregious Handout' to Corporate Polluters as Trump EPA Moves to Accelerate Pipeline Approvals With Attack on Clean Water Act
"This attempted power grab at the expense of state-based clean water oversight is the epitome of hypocrisy."
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House Finance Chair Maxine Waters Wins Praise for Prioritizing Public Policy Over Raising Wall Street Cash—and Corporate Dems Are Miffed
"Sounds like Waters is doing a great job. She works for the people, not the special interests."
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This image obtained through a FOIA request by the Center for Biological Diversity shows a dead wolf or coyote near a poison sign in New Mexico. Trump Administration Reauthorizes 'Cyanide Bombs' to Kill US Wildlife
Conservation groups say the devices are indiscriminate killers that should be banned
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phone and facebook Privacy Advocates Celebrate Court Ruling on Class-Action Suit Targeting Facebook's Facial Recognition Tech
"Both corporations and the government are now on notice that this technology poses unique risks to people's privacy and safety."
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Donald Trump poses for a picture with Jeffrey Epstein in 2000. Epstein Documents Released, Revealing Depths of Convicted Pedophile's Alleged Sex Trafficking Operation
"Excellent. Shine that light as bright as possible on all of it."
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Undermining Right-Wing Attack, Poll Shows Most Americans With Employer-Provided Insurance Support Moving to Medicare for All
"You know how some 2020 Democrats have been claiming that most Americans would never be OK with replacing their private insurance with Medicare for All? Well...this new poll destroys their argument."
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Fueling Calls for Ban, Even a Security Industry Group Thinks Police Partnerships With Amazon Ring Are Dangerous
"When an industry association that represents security and surveillance camera companies thinks that your practices are too invasive and lack transparency, that really says something."
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Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) discusses immigration policy with a constituent in video captured TK. Activist Confronts Democrat Josh Gottheimer on Video for Funding Trump's War on Immigrants
'Never again' demands courage in the face of bigotry. This is cowardice."
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joseph Biden delivers a campaign speech at the Des Moines Register Political Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair on August 08, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. 'Walking Gaffe Machine': Joe Biden Under Fire for Saying Poor Kids Are 'Just as Talented as White Kids'
"If Democrats nominate Biden, he could end up out-gaffeing Trump in the general election campaign."
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Warning of 'Severe' Harm to Millions of People, UN Human Rights Chief Condemns Trump Embargo Against Venezuela
"Wide-ranging unilateral sanctions can end up denying people's fundamental human rights, including their economic rights as well as the rights to food and health."
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'Huge Victory for Press Freedom': Brazil Supreme Court Bars Bolsonaro From Investigating Glenn Greenwald and The Intercept
Greenwald, co-founder of The Intercept , applauded the court for protecting journalism against "repressive, retaliatory acts threatened by the Bolsonaro government"
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Thursday, August 8, 2019
An enormous cloud of smoke from intense wildfires drifted over northern Canada on August 15, 2017. The image is a mosaic composed from several satellite overpasses because the affected area was so large. Study of Massive Smoke Cloud From 2017 Wildfires Offers Terrifying Hint of How Even Small Nuclear War Would Escalate Climate Crises
Scientists warn a nuclear war could "cause climate change unprecedented in recorded human history and global food crises."
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boy holds sign Amid Trump's Disingenuous Vow for Unity, Rights Groups Say ICE Raids in Mississippi Only 'Sow Fear, Pain, and Discord'
"Instead of ripping families apart, we should be providing opportunities for these hardworking individuals to earn a pathway to citizenship."
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Democratic Socialist Lawmaker Persuades Fellow Denver City Council Members to End Contracts With For-Profit Prison Operators
"Still think local elections don't matter?"
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Jimmy Aldaoud, in an undated video from Iraq, died on Tuesday after being deported to the Middle Eastern country. Detroit Man Who Suffered From Mental Illness and Diabetes That Trump Deported to Iraq—a Country He Had Never Even Been To—Found Dead
"The Trump administration deported a man to Iraq who was not born there, never lived there, he came to the US as a child, he spoke no Arabic, and had type 1 diabetes. He died."
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#RejectRex Protest 'We Won't Be Intimidated,' Declare Campaigners After ExxonMobil Accused of Pressuring Witnesses in New York Climate Case
"Exxon is polluting these proceedings just like it has polluted our communities."
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'What Oligarchy Looks Like': Sanders Leads 140 Lawmakers in Condemning Trump Plan to Rip Food Stamps From 3 Million Americans
"Trump and the billionaires in his administration—after giving away over $1 trillion in tax cuts to mainly the rich and large corporations—are now trying to strip nutrition assistance from more than three million people."
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Critics Say Monsanto's Spying and Intimidation Operation Exposes Company's 'Toxic Corporate Culture' and Threatens Journalists' Rights
New documents reveal Monsanto's 'fusion center' aimed at targeting and discrediting journalists and critics
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Former Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called this week for Democrats to end the filibuster if they retake the Senate. Because the Climate Crisis Is the 'Number One Priority,' Says Harry Reid, Senate Democrats Must Kill Filibuster
"There's nothing that affects my children, grandchildren, and their children, right now, more than climate."
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Linking El Paso Massacre to ICE Raids, Sanders Says Trump's Campaign of Terror Against Immigrants Must Be Defeated
"Days after immigrants were gunned down in El Paso, Trump is continuing the attacks on immigrant families. Our job is to reject Trump's racist agenda."
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amazon fire UN Report Calls for Transforming Land Practices to Battle Hunger and 'Suffocating Blanket of Climate Emergency'
"There are a lot of actions that we can take now... But what some of these solutions do require is attention, financial support, enabling environments."
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"Don't Look Away": Videos and Images of Weeping Children and Loved Ones Spread as ICE Arrests 680 in Mississippi
"Children finished their first day of school with no parents to go home to tonight. Babies and toddlers remained at daycare with no guardian to pick them up. A child vainly searched a workplace parking lot for missing parents."
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Wednesday, August 7, 2019
'Our System Kills People': 27-Year-Old Diabetic Man Latest to Die in US Amid Skyrocketing Cost of Insulin
"This is policy murder: Josh Wilkerson is dead because pharmaceutical companies sought to profit from his illness and federal regulators did nothing."
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child eats corn Health and Labor Groups Sue Trump EPA for Refusal to Ban Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage in Children
"Farmworkers, families, and developing children must be safe from chlorpyrifos."
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A demonstrator holds a sign depicting an assault rifle at a protest against President Trump's visit, following a mass shooting which left at least 22 people dead, on August 7, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. Protestors also called for gun control and denounced white supremacy. Trump is scheduled to visit the city today. A 21-year-old white male suspect remains in custody in El Paso which sits along the U.S.-Mexico border. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) 'A Guarantee of Not Being Shot Is Impossible': Amnesty Issues Global Travel Warning to All People in the United States
Anyone in the U.S., the group warned, "should remain cautious that the country does not adequately protect people's right to be safe, regardless of who they might be."
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Economists "warn that rarely, if ever, can people replicate the security of a pension," Bolstering Call to Expand Social Security, New Reporting Reveals How Corporations Are Offloading Pensions
Not only are pensions being offered less, existing pensions are being transferred to insurers, with employees suffering consequences
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Boston police destroyed wheelchairs belonging to homeless residents Tuesday night. 'Heartbreaking' Scene on Boston Streets as Police Destroy Wheelchairs Belonging to Homeless Residents
"Can we all agree that it is inhumane and cruel and a waste of resources to crush the wheelchairs of people who are living on the street after a car accident in a full body cast?"
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Condemning 'Grossly Irresponsible' Inaction of World Powers, Fiji Unveils Ambitious Plan to Fight Climate Crisis
Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Fiji's climate minister, said the fight against the climate crisis is "a fight for our lives and our livelihoods."
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'A Great Equalizer': Warren Unveils Plan for $200 Billion Investment in Public Broadband Access and Healthcare for Rural America
"No matter where you live in America you should have the opportunity to thrive."
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Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" explaining his motivation for publishing the names of maxed-out San Antonio donors to Trump. Progressives Mock Outrage From the Right After Joaquin Castro Shares Publicly Available Trump Donor Information
"Conservatives are literally more offended by Castro 'targeting' voters than gunmen targeting children."
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Cyntoia Brown After Demands for Justice Drove Her Clemency, Cyntoia Brown Released From Prison
Sex trafficking victim spent roughly half her life in prison
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traffic in Boston Trump's Rollback of Fuel Economy Standards Could Cost Americans $460 Billion: Consumer Reports
"The last thing the federal government should be doing is burdening consumers with more costs, while thwarting progress in the development of cleaner cars."
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Eating Away at Workers' Wages, Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Costs Soared by 121% Since 1999: Analysis
"As healthcare costs escalate, wages remain stagnant. Winning Medicare for All means abolishing the parasitic private insurers that generate unprecedented inequality in our society."
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