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Wednesday, August 7, 2019
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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Watch Susan Collins Drive Away as College Student Tells Her 'More Kids Are Going to Die' Without Gun Control Legislation
"We all know it's an important issue. The question is, will they take action right now before more kids die in their schools, before more people die at the mall, before more people die in their places of worship?"
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Two mounted police officers in Galveston, Texas lead a handcuffed black man through the streets on a leash. 'Racism at Work': Texas Mounted Police Lead Handcuffed Black Man Through Streets on a Rope
"If it was a white man, he wouldn't have been treated that way."
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WATCH: To Combat Hate and Gun Violence, Ocasio-Cortez Urges US to 'Go Deep' and 'Love Bigger' to Break Grip of White Supremacy
"We will always be here and hold space for you to come back," AOC said directly to those now mired in racist ideologies. "We will love you back. You are not too far gone."
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'Alarming' Explosion of Toxic Pesticide Use Causing Insect Apocalypse in United States: Study
"Insect abundance has declined 45 percent. This is a global crisis—we must ban neonics to save the bees!"
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'Your Rhetoric and Your Actions Led Us to This Terrible Moment': El Paso to Meet Trump Visit With Protests Against Hate
"We do not need anybody fanning the flames of hate, anger, and racism," said one local activist
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Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) gets into an elevator as he leaves his office at the U.S. Capitol, March 25, 2019 in Washington, D.C. McConnell's Inaction in the Face of Gun Violence Angers Democrats, Progressives Calling for Reform
"I would hope and pray that he understands that he actually has the power to do the right thing here."
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#WhiteSupremacyKills: 100+ Civil Rights Groups Rally to Reject GOP's Excuses for Massacres and Demand Concrete Action
"The impact of Trump's racist rhetoric and policies cannot be ignored when white supremacists—many of whom name him in their attacks and cite him in their hate manifestos—murder innocent people of color."
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Then-nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh 'This Is Big': House Democrats Praised for Requesting Kavanaugh's Concealed Bush Admin Records
"This request for documents is a critically important step toward fleshing out the woefully inadequate record of Brett Kavanaugh's career that Senate Republicans insisted was enough to confirm him."
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Fordham University cannot stop students from forming a pro-Palestinian group, the New York State Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. 'Port in a Storm': Rare Win for Pro-Palestine Advocates as Court Rules in Favor of Students
"Because of Justice Bannon's order, no Fordham student will be restricted or prohibited from advocating for justice in Palestine."
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Democratic Voters Rank Bernie Sanders as 'Most Qualified' 2020 Candidate to Solve US Healthcare Crisis
"Bernie Sanders's fight to guarantee healthcare to all Americans through a Medicare for All system is not only a moral necessity—polls show it is also the most compelling healthcare message to mobilize voters."
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Citing Racist Massacres and 'Inexcusable' Prevalence of Guns, Foreign Countries Issue Travel Safety Warnings for United States
"The world is watching."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) gestures during the first round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by CNN at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on July 30, 2019. No Billionaires for Bernie: Alone Among Democratic Frontrunners, Sanders Gets No Cash From Wealthiest Americans
"Zero billionaire donors. None. Nada."
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Novelist, editor, and teacher Toni Morrison (1931-2019)—winner of the Nobel Prize and other literary awards—has died at the age of 88 following a short illness. (Photo: Deborah Feingold/Corbis via Getty Images) 'What a Life. What a Remarkable Remarkable Life': Nation Mourns Passing of US Literary Icon Toni Morrison (1931-2019)
"I know it seems like a lot, but I really only do one thing. I read books. I teach books. I write books. I think about books. It's one job."
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A child sits in an area affected by a drought 'Biggest Crisis No One Is Talking About': Quarter of Humanity Faces 'Extremely High Water Stress' Intensified by Climate Emergency
"A new generation of solutions is emerging, but nowhere near fast enough."
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'Youth and Workers Uniting Behind This Crisis': German Labor Union Urges 2 Million Members to Join Global Climate Strike
"This is leadership. Who will follow? The world is watching," said 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg
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Fox News host Sean Hannity details his plan to fill schools and shopping malls with armed retired police officers. Hannity Mercilessly Mocked for Proposing Armed Guards in US Schools, Shopping Malls After Shootings
"Welcome to Sean Hannity's America. You head to the mall to buy overpriced garbage at Best Buy, and spend the next 30 to 40 minutes wondering if the jumpy retired cop will hear a balloon pop and start mag dumping into the crowd."
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Eddie Glaude, a Princeton University professor and MSNBC contributor, said Monday night that while Trump's own racism cannot be ignored, the fact of the matter is that the president is "a manifestation of the ugliness" that pervades the nation. (Photo: Screenshot/MSNBC) 'This Is Us': In Wake of El Paso, Eddie Glaude Delivers 'Incredibly Powerful' Statement on US History of Racism and Violence—And You Can't Just Blame Trump
"And if we're gonna get past this, we can't blame it on [Trump]. He's a manifestation of the ugliness that's in us."
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'Another Nail in the Coffin' of Democracy and Journalism as US Newspaper Giants Gannett and GateHouse Announce $1.4 Billion Merger
"Hundreds of communities and ultimately our democracy will pay the price for this deal. Less journalism and less deep-dive investigative reporting will only lead to less informed citizens."
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Ocasio-Cortez Responds to Photo of McConnell Supporters Groping Cutout: 'Is This Just Standard Culture of Team Mitch?'
"These young men look like they work for you. Just wanted to clarify: are you paying for young men to practice groping & choking members of Congress w/ your payroll...?"
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'Economic Terrorism': After Failed Military Coup Attempt, Trump Imposes Total Embargo Against Venezuela
"The U.S. gov is telling the Venezuelan people that if they want to eat, they have to change their politics."
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Monday, August 5, 2019
Trade organizations are using nonprofit tax rules to wriggle out of disclosing spending, according to a new report. 'Distressing': Report Details How Trade Organizations Plow Billions in Unaccountable Cash to Lobby Lawmakers
"People forget about them because they've just been there [collecting] large sums of money for a very long time."
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Traders work after the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on August 5, 2019 in New York City. Stock Market Tumbles After China Devalues Yuan in Response to Trump Tariffs
"If this was an all out currency war—the U.S. would hands down lose."
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Anti-nuclear weapons activists from Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament stage a die-in protest outside Westminster Abbey on May 3, 2019 in London. In Wake of Nuclear Treaty Collapse, Putin Says if US Pursues Previously Banned Missiles, Russia Will Also
"The collapse of the INF Treaty last Friday opens up a Pandora's Box of dangerous possibilities."
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arrested protesters Jewish Protesters Arrested at LA Office of Private Prison Company That Runs ICE 'Concentration Camps'
"No 'business as usual' for the companies, politicians, or anyone assisting ICE & Trump carry out their white supremacist agenda."
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'Despair Ends and Tactics Begin': Extinction Rebellion Aims to Shut Down Brisbane With Mass Civil Disobedience
"Our rebellion must happen to disrupt the business as usual of a system that is accelerating the existential threat."
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An activist and supporter of Indian left wing parties holds a placard during a demonstration to protest against the presidential decree abolishing Article 370 of the constitution giving special autonomy to Muslim-majority Kashmir, in New Delhi on August 5, 2019. India's Ruling Party Turning Kashmir 'Into a Black Hole,' Critics Claim, as Fears of Widespread Conflict Rise
"The government of India has cut its nose to spite its face."
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President Donald Trump makes remarks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House as Vice President Mike Pence looks on August 5, 2019 in Washington, D.C. President Trump delivered remarks on the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, over the weekend. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) 'Completely Inconsistent With Everything He's Ever Said and Done': Trump's Teleprompter Speech on Mass Shootings Pilloried
In White House speech, president condemns racism, but not his own
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Lewis Ziska Top Scientist Says He Quit USDA Because Trump Admin Tried to Bury His Study on Climate and Nutrition
Rep. Chellie Pingree tweeted, "Once again, the Trump admin is silencing our scientists."
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If Inequality Continues to Grow at Current Rate, Richest Americans Will Own 100% of US Wealth in 33 Years: Analysis
"However you slice it, the rich have been getting richer. Lots richer."
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CNN's Jake Tapper speaks during the 'CNN Democratic Town Hall' at ACL Live at The Moody Theater during the 2019 SXSW Conference And Festival on March 10, 2019 in Austin, Texas 'Height of Unethical Journalism,' Say Critics, After CNN's Jake Tapper Uses Racist El Paso Shooter to Attack Palestinians
"Tapper is the worst person on cable news. At least the Fox crowd doesn't fake objectivity."
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After Massacre in El Paso, Experts and Lawmakers Say Time to Call Racist Shooting What It Was: 'Trump-Inspired Terrorism'
"Thanks to his hate-filled rhetoric, the president poses a clear and present danger to the people, and especially the minorities, of the United States."
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Beto O'Rourke Rips Media for Failing to Connect Trump Rhetoric to El Paso: 'You Know the Sh*t He's Been Saying...Members of the Press, What the F*ck?'
"It's these questions that you know the answers to. I mean, connect the dots about what he's doing in this country. He's not tolerating racism, he's promoting racism."
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'An Act of Terrorism': Mexico Plans Legal Action Against US After 6 Citizens Killed in El Paso Shooting
"Mexico would like to express its utmost, profound condemnation and rejection of this barbaric act."
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Sunday, August 4, 2019
'This Is On You': Democrats Demand McConnell Reconvene Senate to Vote on Universal Background Checks After Months of Stalling
"The House passed HR8, a Bipartisan Background Checks Act, five months ago and the Senate has yet to vote on it. You've been sitting on it since February giving bogus excuses. Care to explain the people why?"
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At Least 29 Dead After Shootings In Texas and Ohio, With Police Probing Alleged White Supremacist Views of El Paso Gunman
"We live in a country where the mass shooting that took place yesterday in El Paso, Texas is not the top story because there was another mass shooting overnight in Dayton, Ohio."
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Saturday, August 3, 2019
Drastic Changes to Food Production and Consumption Needed to Save Planet From Catastrophic Warming, IPCC Reveals
"The case for moving towards a largely vegetarian or vegan diet gets stronger and stronger, quite apart from the moral issues about animal suffering."
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As Rosselló Resigns, Renewed Protests Demand 'Real and Radical Change' Instead of Continued Austerity and Corruption
"We didn't demand the resignation of a corrupted government, for having another equally corrupted. We are demanding a real alternative."
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Indigenous Groups Applaud Protection of Grizzly Bear as Liz Cheney Claims Rule Harms 'Western Way of Life'
"Liz Cheney is very upset that the people whose land was taken have interfered with the people who took the land."
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Friday, August 2, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) reported a $24 million haul for his presidential campaign in the second quarter, $18 million of which came from small dollar donations. Bernie Sanders Dominates as Analyses of Fundraising Data Show Vermont Senator With Widespread Support Across Nation
The data "contradicts both the mainstream narrative and some national polling data that suggest that only a centrist Democrat could succeed in this political environment."
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child eats fruit European Regulators Praised for Declaring There Is 'No Safe Exposure Level' for Pesticide Tied to Brain Damage in Children
Advocates celebrating the announcement noted that, by contrast, "the Trump administration is kowtowing to chemical agribusiness."
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On the five year anniversary of Eric Garner's death, and one day after federal prosecutors declined to bring charges against the arresting police officer Daniel Pantaleo, activists join Garner's family members, including his five year old daughter Legacy, to march around the neighborhood where Garner lived and died on July 17, 2019 in Staten Island, New York City. (Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) #FirePantaleo: Demands for Justice as NYPD Officer Who Used Fatal Chokehold on Eric Garner Gets Suspension
Department puts Daniel Pantaleo on suspension after administrative judge recommends firing
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17 Million Americans Purged From Voter Rolls Between 2016 and 2018, Analysis Finds
"Voters often do not realize they have been purged until they try to cast a ballot on Election Day—after it's already too late."
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London Scientists Say Record-Shattering European Heat Wave Made 'About 100 Times More Likely' by Climate Crisis
Researchers also warned that "these records will be broken in few years."
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Rep. Will Hurd (D-Texas) announced Thursday he will not seek re-election to the House. He is the ninth member of the House GOP caucus to do so this year. 'Democrats Will Win This Seat' Party Says After Lone Black Member of House Republican Caucus Will Hurd Retires
"Texas is the biggest battleground state. Republicans know it, and Texas Democrats damn sure know it."
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Union Leaders Rebuke Centrist Democrats for Claiming Medicare for All Would Harm Workers
"Medicare for All would put money back into union members' pockets in the form of wages and other benefits. That's why major unions representing millions of workers in the U.S. are in this fight."
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'A Dystopian Surveillance State Being Built in Plain Sight': Pentagon Tests Radar-Equipped Balloons to Spy on Vehicles Across Midwest
"These programs are not about stopping violence, they're about social control."
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Smoke rises from a wildfire on July 3, 2019 south of Talkeetna, Alaska near the George Parks Highway 'July Has Re-Written Climate History': Month Could Go Down as Planet's Hottest Ever
"As temperatures rise, so will we," says 350.org.
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'Unacceptable': Trump Using Puerto Rico's Political Crisis to Restrict Hurricane Relief Aid
"For far too long, the U.S. government has failed the people of Puerto Rico. That must end."
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Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan Fears of 'Nuclear Chaos and Potential Catastrophe' Rise After US Exits Landmark Cold War-Era Treaty With Russia
"It might have been possible to salvage the treaty if political will had existed to hammer out solutions to outstanding issues. Instead, we are at the cusp of a new arms race in Europe and Asia."
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'We Cannot Keep Handing Over Billions to Military-Industrial Complex,' Says Sanders as Senate Passes Massive Pentagon Budget
"The Pentagon is set to grow by $90 billion and reach $738 billion next year. For $90 billion, we could double nutrition assistance or provide $7,000 to every child in poverty."
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'This Is a Huge Deal': Majority of House Democrats Have Signed on to Medicare for All
"Amazing what a little bold leadership can do."
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Thursday, August 1, 2019
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) attacked Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) during last night's primary debate. Harris' allies responded with a theory about a nefarious Russian plot. Progressives Say Kamala Harris Team 'Inventing Conspiracies' About Tulsi Gabbard Rather Than Addressing Critiques
"Why are people attacking the messenger rather than addressing the criticisms?"
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Shifting Subsidies to Renewable Energy Instead of Propping Up Fossil Fuel Giants Would Prompt 'Clean Energy Revolution', Study Shows
"What we are doing is using taxpayers' money to boost hurricanes, to spread droughts, to melt glaciers, to bleach corals. In one word: to destroy the world."
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U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost 33 House Democrats Demand Resignation of U.S. Border Patrol Chief Over Secret Facebook Group
The lawmakers wrote in a new letter that Carla Provost "was a willing participant" in the group, where agency staff shared "atrocious commentary that stokes racist and xenophobic tropes."
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'Should Send Shockwaves Across the Nation': Grave Warnings as McConnell Accelerates Right-Wing Takeover of US Courts
"Senate Republicans will stop at nothing to stack the courts with partisan judges who will push their radical agenda through at any cost."
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'Outrageous': Lindsey Graham Breaks Senate Rules to Advance Sweeping Anti-Asylum Bill
"Lindsey Graham is so desperate to attack asylum seekers that he just broke the rules of his own committee to advance his bill."
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A large handmade sign erected along a highway in Dixon, New Mexico, urges that President Donald Trump be impeached. 'A Significant Milestone': Majority of House Dems Now Support Impeachment Inquiry, Increasing Pressure on Pelosi
"That's momentum. We must keep it up."
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Greenland's southwestern coastline 'We Urgently Need to Change Our Way of Living,' Experts Warn as Heat Wave Causes Historic Ice Melt in Greenland
"More than 12 billion tons of water will have entered the ocean by tonight, permanently raising sea levels."
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'Timely Action Is Critical': Doctors Call On Congress to Investigate Children's Deaths In Migrant Detention Centers
Three children who died between December and May exhibited sign of influenza, doctors say
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snowden's memoir Edward Snowden Shares His Story in New Memoir That Hits Shelves in September
The exiled American whistleblower's Permanent Record is due to be released on the U.S.'s Constitution Day
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Support for Medicare for All Jumps When Right-Wing Talking Points Are Countered With Strong Progressive Response: Poll
"We can win this battle and guarantee health care as a human right, but we need a nominee who is going to fight hard for Medicare for All."
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Latest Proof Trump 'Unwilling and Incapable' of Engaging in Peace Talks as US Sanctions Iran's Top Diplomat
"Again, President Trump has chosen an action to push Iran away from the negotiating table, isolate America on the world stage, and take diplomatic options off the table."
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With 'Flailing' Debate on Half-Measures, Say Progressives, Biden and Harris Accidentally Made Case for Medicare for All
"A good demonstration of why Medicare for all makes for great messaging. All these complicated-ass half-measures are impossible to explain."
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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro was unimpressed with former Vice President Joe Biden's immigration rhetoric in Wednesday's debate. Julian Castro, Cory Booker Not Allowing Biden to Avoid Responsibility for Obama Administration Immigration Policies
"One of us has learned the lessons of the past, and one of us hasn't."
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Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren greet each other at the start of the Democratic presidential debate at the Fox Theatre on July 30, 2019, in Detroit, Michigan. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Loom Large in Night 2 of Dem Debates as Healthcare Again Dominates the Conversation
"The winners of this health care debate are Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren."
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Following Death Threats, Human Rights Defenders Demand Israeli Authorities Stand Up for Civil Society
"This is the result of the ongoing incitement campaign against aid and human rights organizations in Israel—with the encouragement and backing of politicians and public figures."
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View of China's military base in the King George island, in Antarctica, on March 13, 2014. US Eyeing Militarization of Antarctic as Well as Arctic
Treaty that "has been the cornerstone of governance" for most southerly continent could soon be torn up
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With Nation's Attention on Democratic Debate, McConnell Advances Over a Dozen Lifetime Trump Judges
"Confronting this generational shift in our courts will be one of the most pressing issues for the next president—in fact, the viability of his or her entire agenda depends on it."
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Future President Donald Trump is greeted by his ideological precursor President Ronald Reagan at a 1987 White House reception. Unearthed Recordings Showing Reagan Calling Africans 'Monkeys' Just 'Par for the Course' Say Critics of GOP
"Tell me again how Donald Trump's Republican party isn't the Republican party you remember."
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Amid 'Existential Threat' and With Women's Freedom at Stake, CNN Slammed for Pushing Climate and Reproductive Rights to Back Burner
"We need a president who will prioritize these issues—not treat them as an afterthought."
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A family wading through the salty sea water that flooded their village in Eita, Kiribati, on September 30, 2015. In 'Visionary' Document, Small Island Nations Declare 'Climate Crisis' in Pacific
Declaration includes demand for end to fossil fuel development and for nations most responsible for crisis to "urgently change direction."
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Pramila Jayapal Frustrated by Democrats Using Medicare for All Label to Push Plans 'That Are Not Medicare for All'
"Any policy that uses the M4ALL name must embody these principles, not undermine them."
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren eviscerated John Delaney during Tuesday's debate. With One Line, Elizabeth Warren Effectively Ends What Was Left of John Delaney's Campaign
"Extremely rude of Elizabeth Warren to murder John Delaney on national television like this."
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Rep. Tim Ryan thinks about the mistake he just made: coming for Sen. Bernie Sanders on healthcare. 'I Wrote the Damn Bill': Bernie Sanders Shuts Down Tim Ryan on Debate Stage
Sanders was discussing his Medicare for All legislation when Ryan interrupted
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'The Healthcare Industry Will Be Advertising Tonight': Sanders Calls Out CNN for Airing Pharma Commercials During 2020 Debate
"If Medicare for All was on trial, the entire corporate media would have to recuse itself for a y-u-g-e conflict of interest."
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Tuesday, July 30, 2019
As seen through fencing, migrants—including a young child—stand while being detained by Department of Homeland Security police after crossing to the U.S. side of the U.S.-Mexico border barrier, on June 27, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. 'No Limit to the Depths of the Cruelty of the Trump Regime': Admin Spurns Court Order to Stop Separating Families
"Where are they? How are they treated? When will they be reunited? Why were they still separated?"
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Democrats Propose Constitutional Amendment to 'Wipe Clean the Dark Stain' of Citizens United
"To restore our one-person-one-vote democracy, we must pass a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and stop this country's slide to oligarchy."
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More Than Three Eco-Defenders Killed Per Week in 2018 While Fighting to Protect Wildlife, Homes, and Livelihoods
"They say we are terrorists, delinquents, assassins and that we have armed groups here, but really they're just killing us."
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Arati Kreibich is running against Rep. Joh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) in the 2020 primary. 'Moral Courage and Conviction' Behind Primary Challenge to Rep. Josh Gottheimer—One of the Most Conservative House Democrats
Arati Kreibich says she is running because "our representatives should stand with people—not corporations."
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"The symbolism of the seesaw is just magical." (Photo: Twitter) In Joyful Act of Resistance, Pink Seesaws Installed at Border Fence
"We are all connected."
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Democrats Urged to 'Oppose This Takeover' as McConnell Rushes to Confirm 19 Right-Wing Judges Before Recess
"Senators must put an end to this blatant disrespect to our judicial system, traditions, and democracy."
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The Greenland ice sheet may melt at a pace that could break records set in 2012 this year as a heatwave from Europe turns north. 'We Are in a Climate Emergency' Warn Experts and AOC as Greenland Ice Sheet Faces Possible Record-Breaking Melting
"If the ice sheet melts entirely, it would raise global sea levels by almost 23 feet."
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New BLM Appointee Brings Conflicts of Interest and Plans to Sell Off Public Lands to Agency Charged With Protecting Them
"It's hard to imagine anyone in this position more dangerous than William Perry Pendley."
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Led by Ted Cruz, GOP Senators Call on Trump to Bypass Congress to Give Rich Americans Another Tax Cut
"This is the GOP long con in a nutshell. Trump blazes away with raw and hideous racism. Meanwhile, he and his party look for ways to ship yachtloads of cash to the super wealthy."
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Bernie Sanders, Julián Castro Among 2020 Candidates Set to Attend First-Ever Presidential Forum on Native American Issues
"Through our efforts in getting equality at the ballot box for Natives, we have been able to put a little more power behind our voice," said an activist who helped organize the event
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Sen. Ron Wyden Tears Into Trump Intelligence Chief Pick as 'Least Qualified Individual Ever Nominated'
"He has endorsed widespread government surveillance and shown little concern for Americans' rights, except for those of Donald Trump and his close associates."
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'This Is Shameful': Trump DOJ Guts Asylum Protections for Members of Families Threatened With Violence and Persecution
"Barr has announced that a gang's threat to torture or kill you or your family doesn't constitute a foundation for seeking asylum."
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Monday, July 29, 2019
A 'Timely and Needed' Proposal: Harris and AOC Introduce Bill to Keep Frontline Communities at the Center of All Climate Legislation
"It is not enough to simply cut emissions and end our reliance on fossil fuels. We must ensure that communities already contending with unsafe drinking water, toxic air, and lack of economic opportunity are not left behind."
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Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) talks with reporters after a meeting of the House Democratic caucus in the Capitol on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. 'Complete Chaos': Latest DCCC Controversy Claims Top Aide of Chair Cheri Bustos as Racial Representation Controversy Continues
"Reminder: it's only July 2019. Stay tuned to find out which pile of dog shit the DCCC chair manages to step in next."
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Sailor Boris Herrmann (L) with Svante Thunberg, father of Greta, and Greta Thunberg (R). (Photo: Birte Lorenzen) To Deliver 'Fundamental Message' for 'Survival of Future Generations,' Greta Thunberg to Sail Atlantic for Americas
Swedish climate activist will begin two-week journey aboard fossil fuel-free sailing yacht in mid-August.
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Smoldering ashes are seen on the ground in Badu near Maiduguri on July 28, 2019, after the latest attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in northeast Nigeria has left 65 people dead. (Photo: AUDU MARTE/AFP/Getty Images) Terror Attack in Nigeria Kills At Least 65 People in Latest Example of 'Sharp Increase' in Extremism Tied to AFRICOM
"Attempting to eradicate terrorism by force may be exacerbating the problem, provoking a terrorist backlash and serving as a recruiting tool for extremist groups."
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"It Doesn't Have to Be This Way": Faith Leaders Rally at Detention Center Demanding End to Inhumane Treatment of Immigrants
"We are here in unity with local leaders who invited us. We have seen just a glimpse of the horrible conditions our immigrant neighbors are facing at the border."
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An environmental activist cuts an orange, painted as a globe, during an event to mark the Earth Overshoot Day on August 1, 2018 in Berlin. Earliest Ever 'Earth Overshoot Day' Shows Humanity's Consumption of Planet's Natural Resources Raging Unabated
"Systemic change isn't radical, it's what we need to survive," says Sunrise Movement
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Slamming Use of Poor Communities as 'Dumping Grounds' by Corporate Polluters, Jay Inslee Unveils Plan to Hold Fossil Fuel Giants Accountable
"For too long we have allowed the forces of economic injustice and environmental racism to perpetuate inequality and lack of opportunity. Now it is time to build environmental justice into everything we do."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks to the crowd during the 2019 South Carolina Democratic Party State Convention on June 22, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. "Trump's Lies and Racism Never End": Sanders Hits Back at President's Attacks on Baltimore
"While I have been fighting to lift the people of Baltimore and elsewhere out of poverty with good paying jobs, housing, and healthcare, he has been attacking workers and the poor."
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'Bad Policy and Bad Politics': Kamala Harris Accused of Hijacking Medicare for All Label to Push More Industry-Friendly Plan
"Harris calls her plan 'Medicare for All,' but it's not even close."
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'This Is a Crooked CEO in the White House': Pressure on Pelosi Grows as More Than 100 House Democrats Back Trump Impeachment Inquiry
"By refusing to open an impeachment inquiry, House Democratic leadership is ignoring the facts laid out by Robert Mueller at his testimony."
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Sunday, July 28, 2019
'People are Dying': Bernie Sanders Heads to Canada With an Insulin Caravan
"We are going to end pharma’s greed."
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Friday, July 26, 2019
McConnell Dubbed 'Moscow Mitch' for Blocking Debate on Election Security Bill Just As Senate Report Details 2016 Russian Interference
"Moscow Mitch should be the focus of everyone who cares about America. Forget the current occupant of the White House, he is irrelevant without Mitch providing his safety net."
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