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Friday, February 21, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two will meet in India on Monday. 'Meant to Hide the Poor': Trump Gets His Wall—In India—Ahead of Monday Visit
The newly-erected barrier will allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to offer a carefully-curated view for the U.S. president.
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Participants of a Fridays for Future climate demonstration parade through Hamburg, Germany on Feb. 21, 2020. 60,000-Strong Fridays for Future Protest in Hamburg, Germany Prompts Question: 'Where Are You, USA?'
"What is it going to take for the U.S. to rise up like this?"
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Crudeau Oil protest 42 Nobel Laureates Urge Trudeau to Act With 'Moral Clarity' and Stop Climate-Wrecking Teck Frontier Mine
"Projects that enable fossil fuel growth at this moment in time are an affront to our state of climate emergency, and the mere fact that they warrant debate in Canada should be seen as a disgrace."
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Sanders Says He 'Welcomes Hatred of Crooks Who Destroyed Our Economy' After Blankfein Suggests He May Vote Trump Over Bernie
"I don't like that at all," the billionaire former Goldman Sachs CEO said of Sanders' wealth tax proposal.
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Demonstrators protest outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London on October 21, 2019. (Photo: Isabel Infantes/AFP via Getty Images) Drop Charges and Extradition Pursuit of Assange, Says Amnesty International, Denouncing US Govt's "Full-Scale Assault on the Right to Freedom of Expression"
"The potential chilling effect on journalists and others who expose official wrongdoing by publishing information disclosed to them by credible sources could have a profound impact on the public's right to know what their government is up to."
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'Avalanche of Public Pressure' Forces Trump's EPA to Regulate PFAS, But Water Safety Experts Warn of More Delays
"States should not wait for the EPA to act."
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Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks to Chris Matthews of MSNBC after the Democratic presidential primary debate on February 19, 2020 in Las Vegas. Critics Attack Buttigieg for Using 'Fox News Propaganda' By Referring to Grassroots Groups Backing Sanders as Dark Money Organizations
"Disgraceful that Buttigieg continues to smear groups like ours, led by immigrants and people of color—all to boost his own fundraising."
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Trump Twitter Study Suggests Twitter Bots Have 'Substantial Impact' on Spreading Climate Misinformation
A quarter of climate-related tweets in the studied period—around when Trump announced plans to ditch the Paris agreement—came from bots.
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'They Are Afraid of Democracy,' Says Evo Morales as Bolivian Tribunal Bars Him From Running for Senate
The former president of Bolivia called the Supreme Electoral Tribunal's decision "illegal and unconstitutional."
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Pushing for 'Political Courage,' Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Slate of Progressive Women Challenging Establishment
"If we're going to build an economy...that centers working-class families, things must change. And that starts by electing new progressive leaders who exemplify political courage."
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Trump Would 'Chew Him Up and Spit Him Out,' Bernie Sanders Warns of Bloomberg Following Debate
"The American people will rebel against this type of oligarchic movement. We are a democracy. One person, one vote. Not a guy worth $60 billion buying an election."
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"We're Staring Into the Abyss": Unhinged Trump Rally in Colorado Highlights Stakes of 2020 Election, Observers Say
The president used the event to gin up xenophobia against immigrants, attack journalists, and joke about staying in office for decades.
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Thursday, February 20, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, (I-Vt.), speaks at a rally at University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Sanders Gets Backing of March for Our Lives Co-Founders for 'Intersectional' Approach to Ending Gun Violence
"He gets that all the issues we fight for are connected, and the gun violence isn't the cause but the symptom of systematic injustice in this country."
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Earthjustice Sues DOD for 'Short-sighted and Illegal' Incineration of PFAS in Communities Across Country
"Incineration does not solve the Defense Department's PFAS problems; it just pawns them off on already overburdened communities."
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Coral and fish community in the Great Barrier Reef, 'On a Knife Edge': Experts Warn Great Barrier Reef Could Soon See Third Mass Coral Bleaching in Five Years
The concerns follow new research suggesting that the climate crisis could completely wipe out all of the world's coral reef habitats by 2100.
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Lawmakers are asking the Trump administration to think of the nation's health, not Big Pharma. Democrats Call on White House to Ensure Any Coronavirus Vaccine Is Not Profit-Making Venture for Big Pharma
"We cannot allow Big Pharma to price gouge the fruits of Americans investments."
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UltraViolet Calls On DNC to Keep Bloomberg Off Debate Stage Unless the Billionaire Releases Former Employees From NDAs
"We already have a sexual predator in the White House in Donald Trump. Silencing employees and encouraging a toxic work environment cannot be the new normal."
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'No Tolerance': Union Urges DCCC to Cut Off Support to Dems Who Voted Against Pro-Labor Bill
"They must be denied the support of the Democratic Party for refusing to stand with working Americans."
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Former advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, leaves the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse after being found guilty of obstructing a congressional investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election on November 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Judge Sentences Roger Stone to 40 Months in Prison
Stone is expected to be pardoned by President Donald Trump.
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New Report Blames Corporate Tax Cuts, Attacks on Unions for Persistent Inequality and Slow Wage Growth Among Low Earners in US
"These alarming trends are a direct result of a series of policy decisions that have reduced the economic power of most workers to achieve faster wage growth."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) Over 570 Groups Endorse Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez's Fracking Ban Act as 'Essential and Urgent Climate Action'
"The path to a Green New Deal starts with bold action to restrict the supply of fossil fuels, and that is precisely why a ban on fracking is an absolute necessity."
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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during Bernie Sanders Rally "Bernie's Back" in Queensbridge Park on October 19, 2019. 'We Are Proud to Stand By His Side': High-Profile Muslim Rights Group Emgage Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
"Senator Sanders has built a historically inclusive and forward-thinking movement: one that represents America as a set of ideas grounded in the belief that all humans are equal and worthy of a dignified life."
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Mulvaney Says GOP Won't Act on Climate Crisis Because the Party Doesn't Want Taxes to Go Up
"Inaction is a choice that will force 'lifestyle changes,'" said one critic. "The water will come."
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E. Jean Carroll Blames Trump's Attacks on Her Character for Firing From Elle Magazine Following Sexual Assault Allegation
"Tell me again how sexual assault claims ruin men?"
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Warren Says Democrats Must Oppose Billionaire Who Calls Women 'Fat Broads' and 'Horse-Faced Lesbians' (She Wasn't Talking About Trump)
"We're not going to beat Donald Trump with a man who silences women with who knows how many non-disclosure agreements."
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Sanders Hits Bloomberg With 'Grotesque' Statistic: Billionaire Owns More Wealth Than Bottom 125 Million Americans Combined
"That's wrong. That's immoral. That should not be the case when we got half a million people sleeping out on the street."
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during the Democratic presidential primary debate at Paris Las Vegas on February 19, 2020 in Las Vegas. Sanders Alone On Debate Stage to Say Candidate With the Most Votes Should Get Nomination at Convention
"Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people."
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 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) makes a point as Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg listen during the Democratic presidential primary debate at Paris Las Vegas on February 19, 2020 in Las Vegas. Calling Nominating Bloomberg a 'Huge Risk,' Warren and Sanders Eviscerate Billionaire on Debate Stage
"Swinging at Bloomberg right out of the gate."
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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's past comments on Social Security make his commitment to the program suspect, say progressives. 'Contempt' Shown by Bloomberg for Recipients of Social Security Indicates Billionaire Would Seek to Cut Benefits if Elected President, Say Critics
"If he wins the presidency, striking a 'grand bargain' with Mitch McConnell to cut our earned benefits is likely to be among his top priorities."
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Young Activists "Have Always Been Seen as Rebellious": Ocasio-Cortez Defends Progressive Lawmakers' Aggressive Push for Bold Reforms
"Our political system is not designed for people like us. They're not designed for working people to succeed, for young people, for women, for people of color."
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Former military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning speaks to the press ahead of a Grand Jury appearance about WikiLeaks, in Alexandria, Virginia, on May 16, 2019. Chelsea Manning's Lawyers Demand Her Release, Decry 'Punitive' Incarceration
"No matter how much you punish me, I will remain confident in my decision," said the whistleblower.
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Flames from a flaring pit Study Suggests Fossil Fuel Use Emits Up to 40% More Climate-Heating Methane Than Previously Thought
The lead author said that one positive implication of the research is "if we can reduce our emissions, it's going to have more of an impact."
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'Barbaric': 8 Million Americans Have Been Forced to Start Crowdfunding Campaigns to Cover Medical Costs, Survey Shows
"No one should have to beg for money to get the healthcare they need in the richest country on Earth."
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Fridays for Future strikers Damning New Report Says Every Nation Undermining Children's Hopes for a Livable Planet
Children's "collective concerns must now be heard, and effective actions taken to prevent the next generation inheriting an irreversibly damaged planet."
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"Don't Listen to Them": Insurance Industry Front Group to Run Ads Attacking Medicare for All During Democratic Debate
"We are winning, so the industry is attacking Medicare for All to protect their profits and help the politicians defending those profits."
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Scottish Government Decries "Devastating" Effect Post-Brexit Border Policy Will Have on Economy
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon issued a call for a Scottish visa, which overseas workers could use to settle in the country and to bypass the Tories' proposed "points" immigration system.
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Democratic presidential candidate former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg delivers remarks during a campaign rally on February 12, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. 'Cruel, Inexcusable': Bloomberg 2019 Comments on Trans Rights Come Under Fire
"Update your understanding. No one gets left out of human rights."
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Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex Healthcare Providers at Iran's Top Cancer Hospital Say Crippling Trump Sanctions Are Affecting Patients
"I don't know really if the target of the sanctions are the politicians or our patients. We are dealing with cancer here and cancer doesn't stop, so we cannot stop."
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Trump Approval Rating Lowest Among Sanders Supporters Compared With Backers of Any Other 2020 Democrat: Poll
"I think you all better reevaluate all these takes about Bernie Bros supporting Trump."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during the 2019 J Street National Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on October 28, 2019. 'So Refreshing to Hear This': Progressives Praise Sanders for Answer on Israel-Palestine Conflict at CNN Town Hall
"I have never heard a major U.S. presidential candidate talk like this in my life."
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McConnell, McCarthy, and Graham Condemned for 'Pathetic' Defense of AG Barr as 'Man of Highest Character'
"Republican Party leadership continues to endorse Trump and Barr's unprecedented authoritarian corrosion of the rule of law."
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Sanders Says Trump Clemency for 'Wall Street Crooks' and 'Corrupt' Officials Lays Bare Broken Justice System
"Meanwhile thousands of poor and working-class kids sit in jail for nonviolent drug convictions. This is what a broken and racist criminal justice system looks like."
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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Abuse Survivors Face Time Limit to Come Forward as Boy Scouts of America Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
"When you fight transparency, protect reputations that don't deserve protection, and create practices that protect abusers, you put your entire organization at risk."
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Trudeau Calls for 'Dialogue' as Indigenous Rights Protesters Declare, 'When Justice Fails, Block the Rails'
Demonstrations in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en land defenders fighting against a proposed fracked gas pipeline have been held across Canada.
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President Donald Trump listens to Attorney General William Barr during the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the west front of the Capitol May 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. After Granting Blagojevich and Others Clemency, Trump Calls Himself the 'Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the Country'
"NARRATOR: He is not the chief law enforcement officer in the country."
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Barbary macaque 'The World Must Act Boldly': 23 Former Diplomats Urge Global Leaders to Adopt Paris-Style Agreement to Protect Biodiversity
"Humanity sits on the precipice of irreversible loss of biodiversity and a climate crisis that imperils the future for our grandchildren and generations to come."
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"Huge Win" for Tech Workers' Rights as Kickstarter Employees Vote to Unionize
"To all tech and creative workers looking to fight for your rights, this is only just the beginning!"
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Millionaires Stop Paying Into Social Security for the Year Tomorrow, Highlighting Need to Scrap Payroll Tax Cap
"The burden of Social Security taxes falls more heavily on those who make less."
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MSNBC contributor Eddie Glaude on Tuesday accused former Republican strategist Steve Schmidt of being a hypocrite. "You Tell Me You Can't Vote for Him?": Eddie Glaude Calls Out GOP Strategist for Never Bernie Hypocrisy
"If Donald Trump is the emergency that you say he is, and the Democratic Party puts forward Bernie Sanders, and you tell me you can't vote for him, then it seems to me that Donald Trump isn't the emergency that you say he is."
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Walmart Workers Demand Fair Pay and Hours at Protest Outside Alice Walton's Penthouse as Retail Giant Cuts Jobs
"Winning good jobs at Walmart, the country's largest corporate employer, is the gateway to changing the service economy as a whole."
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The world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, is donating $10 billion to fight the climate crisis. 'One Hand Cannot Give What the Other Is Taking Away': Critics Skeptical of Bezos Pledge of $10 Billion to Fight Climate Crisis
"Will Jeff Bezos show us true leadership or will he continue to be complicit in the acceleration of the climate crisis, while supposedly trying to help?"
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plastic food packaging Greenpeace Finds Labels on Plastic Products 'Mislead the Public and Harm America's Recycling Systems'
"Instead of getting serious about moving away from single-use plastic, corporations are hiding behind the pretense that their throwaway packaging is recyclable."
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Extreme Weather Could Spark Economic Recession 'Likes of Which We've Never Seen Before,' Research Warns
"Unpriced risk was the main cause of the Great Recession in 2007-2008."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks to supporters at an Immigration Town Hall in San Ysidro, California on December 20, 2019. Latinx Group Mijente's First-Ever Presidential Endorsement: Bernie Sanders
"Sen. Bernie Sanders has a long history of progressive stances and consistently remains on the side of working people."
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'Our Institutions Are Sounding Alarms': Federal Judges Call Emergency Meeting Over Trump Interference With DOJ
"This is mind-blowing. I've never heard of anything like it. We are in full on crisis mode."
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'You Are Not Going to Buy This Election,' Sanders Tells Bloomberg at Rally of 17,000 in Washington
"You're not going to win an election when you oppose raising the minimum wage. You're not going to win an election when you call for cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid."
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Monday, February 17, 2020
According to Food & Water Action's Public Water For All campaign director Mary Grant, SB 6278 in Washignton state "is breaking new ground and should be seen as a model for the country." To Safeguard 'Public Welfare and the Public Interest,' Groundbreaking Measure in Washington State Would Ban Bottled Water Production
"Bottled water companies should not be allowed to extract an essential public resource and sell it for private profit."
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Blaine Henderson, right, reaches to open a mailbox  as he and his friend Jonah Valdez, both 12, play in the floodwaters of the Pearl River in northeast Jackson, Mississippi Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. "This Thing Isn't Over Yet": Officials Warn Flooding in Mississippi and Tennessee to Continue
More rain is expected through Tuesday, leading officials to sound the alarm.
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Over 150 middle and high school students demonstrated at the U.S. Capitol building Monday to urge senators to back the Green New Deal. (Photo credit: Sunrise Movement) 'Done Playing by the Rules,' 20 Sunrise Activists Arrested at Capitol Protest Demanding Lawmakers Back Green New Deal
Over 150 middle- and high-schoolers gathered to demand senators "stand up or step aside" on the climate crisis.
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Iran Says US Must Fix Its Own 'Nontransparent' and Undemocratic Elections Before Lecturing Others
The U.S. election system "ignores the vote of the majority of people," said Abbas Mousavi, spokesperson for Iran's Foreign Ministry.
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Brad Rose looks at rows of soybean plants that show signs of having been affected by Dicamba use on Aug 9, 2017 'Victory for Farmers' as Jury Awards Grower $265 Million in Damages From Drift of Monsanto's Dicamba
"This verdict is just the tip of the iceberg."
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speak at a press conference in Washington, D.C. After Trump Impeachment Acquittal, Dems to Largely End Investigations of President
"House Dems did literally the narrowest possible impeachment they could. The overwhelming majority of Trump's corruption remains uninvestigated."
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'Must-Watch TV': Comedian John Oliver Makes Case for Medicare for All, Debunks Right-Wing Talking Points
"The American healthcare system gives you so many choices as to how you want to get f***ed. Under Medicare for All, that scenario would not happen."
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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is taking aim at Sen. Bernie Sanders in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race. After 'Former GOP Oligarch' Bloomberg Airs Ad Criticizing Online Vulgarity, Progressives Point to Former Mayor's Long Record of Bigotry
"Speaking for myself, I'd rather be insulted on Twitter by random, anonymous users (something that has happened often from non-Sanders-supporters) than subjected to stop-and-frisk, workplace harassment, indiscriminate Israeli bombing, mass surveillance, and other Bloomberg policies."
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UN Condemns 'Shocking' and 'Terrible' US-Backed Saudi Coalition Bombing That Killed 31 Yemeni Civilians
"Those who continue to sell arms to the warring parties must realize that by supplying weapons for this war, they contribute to making atrocities like today's all too common."
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'When the 99% Stand Together, We Can Transform Society': More Than 11,000 Rally for Sanders in Colorado
"This is a campaign by the working class, of the working class, and for the working class," Sanders told the crowd in Denver.
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Sunday, February 16, 2020
Attorney General William Barr speaks as President Donald Trump listens during a press conference  the White House on July 11, 2019 in Washington, D.C. More Than 2,000 Former US Department of Justice Officials Tell William Barr: Resign Now!
' Barr’s actions in doing the President’s personal bidding unfortunately speak louder than his words'
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Saturday, February 15, 2020
Members of National Nurses United (NNU), along with a broader coalition of pro-Medicare for All organizations rallied outside of the national headquarters of PhRMA in support of Medicare for All on April 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo: NNU/flickr/cc) Sanders Applauds New Medicare for All Study: Will Save Americans $450 Billion and Prevent 68,000 Unnecessary Deaths Every Year
Medicare for All will save Americans $450 billion and prevent 68,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year.
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Michael Bloomberg's millions kept Neera Tanden's group, the Center for American Progress, from publishing reports critical of Bloomberg's NYPD surveillance of Muslim communities. 'Grotesque Corruption': Emily's List, Center for American Progress Sold Out to Michael Bloomberg
It was “disconcerting” to be asked to remove the chapter “because of how it was going to be perceived by Mayor Bloomberg.”
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Friday, February 14, 2020
Jessica Cisneros, who is running in the 2020 primary to replace Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas.), racked up union endorsements on the same the Kochs backed the incumbent. DCCC-Backed Incumbent Henry Cuellar Gets Support From Koch Network As Progressive Primary Challenger Jessica Cisneros Picks Up Union Endorsements
Cuellar is hosting a fundraiser in Laredo with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on February 22.
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Donald Trump's then-environment advisor Myron Ebell arrives for a meeting at Downing Street on January 31, 2017 in London. Video Reveals Threat of "Wholesale Transfer and Privatization of America's Public Lands" on Trump's Agenda, Says Watchdog Group
The event in question, which took place June 2019 and was hosted by the Interior Department, featured a keynote address by climate-denier Myron Ebell.
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Formosa plant protesters Groups Challenge Louisiana Permits for Formosa Plastics' Giant Petrochemical Complex in Cancer Alley
"The fight against Formosa's polluting and unjust petrochemical complex is part of a growing national movement to address the triple threat of climate chaos, plastics pollution, and environmental racism."
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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Trump's 'Work-or-Die' Medicaid Requirements in Arkansas
The ruling upheld a lower court decision, with a three-judge panel unanimously arguing Medicaid work requirements negate the purpose of the program.
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ICE agents stage a raid to arrest an undocumented immigrant in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn on April 11, 2018 in New York City. 'These are the Bad Times': Trump to Deploy Heavily Armed Border Patrol Tactical Units to Help With Immigration Arrests in Sanctuary Cities
"It is unbelievable how much this action will undermine public safety. Unbelievable."
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Trump and Kudlow Trump's Plan to Unveil Next Round of 'Tax Scam' Just Before 2020 Election Slammed as 'Another Political Ploy'
"If Trump had wanted to help the middle-class, he would have done so already," said Tax March executive director Maura Quint.
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'More Political Interference at DOJ': Barr Installs Outside Prosecutor to Scrutinize Michael Flynn Case
"Barr is going to burn DOJ to the ground from the inside in his crusade to advance the president's political interests."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks to supporters at an Immigration Town Hall in San Ysidro, California on December 20, 2019. Polling Shows Sanders Extending Lead Among Hispanics Ahead of Nevada Caucuses
"Bernie Sanders is building the most diverse movement in America."
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Attorney General William Barr  speaks during a press conference on January 13, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Warren, Sanders Join Letter Urging AG Barr to Resign Immediately Over 'Corrupt' Role in Roger Stone Case
"The shocking action taken by you or your senior staff to seek special protections for Mr. Stone make a mockery of your responsibilities to seek equal justice under the law."
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Warren Slams Bloomberg for Blaming 2008 Financial Meltdown On End of Redlining Policy
"We need to confront the shameful legacy of discrimination, not lie about it like Mike Bloomberg."
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Nora, 24, from Washington, D.C., stands outside of the White House on January 8, 2020.  (Photo: Samuel Corum/Getty Images) Fueled by US Under Trump, Global Military Spending in 2019 Had Biggest Increase in a Decade
The amount the United States increased in defense spending between 2018 and 2019 was nearly the same as the United Kingdom's entire defense budget.
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common giant tree frog from Madagascar Climate Crisis Could Cause a Third of Plant and Animal Species to Disappear Within 50 Years: Study
"Successful implementation of the Paris agreement targets could help reduce extinctions considerably, possibly to 16% or less by 2070," according to lead author Cristian Román-Palacios.
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'Code for Massive Cuts': Audio Shows GOP Sen. Joni Ernst Telling Donors She Wants 'Changes' to Medicare, Medicaid
"Again, Joni Ernst has shown that she is willing to push our families into poverty with a smile. The programs she plans to cut are a lifeline for millions of Americans. She should be ashamed."
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'Straight-Up Swampy': Trump to Headline $580,600-Per-Couple Reelection Fundraiser at Home of Billionaire
"Shows everything that is wrong with our campaign finance system and with Trump, that fake 'friend of the worker.'"
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Doubling Support Since October, Bernie Sanders Takes Lead in 2020 Texas Primary Poll
Sanders surged from 12% support in October to 24% in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune survey.
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'There Needs to Be Accountability,' Says Ocasio-Cortez as Documents Show DNC Involvement With Iowa Caucus App
"If the DNC was responsible for security and there were security failures, we need to address that."
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Thursday, February 13, 2020
Traders work after the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on August 5, 2019 in New York City. As Household Debt Hits $14 Trillion, Economists Say Fed Quantitative Easing Solution for Next Recession Insufficient
"For most people, these policies will further increase in their cost of living, while their wages remain stagnant."
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Accusing US of Crimes Against Humanity, Venezuela Calls on ICC to Investigate Sanctions
With punishing sanctions, the Trump administration has given "a death sentence to tens of thousands of Venezuelans per year," foreign minister Jorge Arreaza said.
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Adelie Penguins on Seymour Island Temperature in Antarctica Soars Past 69°F as NOAA Reports Last Month Was World's Hottest January on Record
While the reading in Antarctica still needs to be confirmed, the Brazilian scientists who logged it called the new record "incredible and abnormal."
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Senate Passes War Powers Resolution to Stop Trump From Launching 'Illegal' Attack on Iran
"The nation should not be at war without a vote of Congress," said Sen. Tim Kaine, the measure's lead sponsor.
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In Show of Solidarity, US Men's Soccer Team Slams Officials for 'Systematic' Pay Discrimination Against USWNT
"Achieving equal pay is so much bigger than our team and our playing fields—women in workforces everywhere deserve equality now."
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Officials from the 68th caucus precinct overlook the results of the first referendum count during a caucus event on February 3, 2020 at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Reporting on New Nevada Caucus App, or iPad 'Tool,' Not Filling Observers With Confidence
"The 2020 election cycle could not only mark the end of the Iowa caucuses, but all caucuses nationwide."
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Two medical personnel work in the patients' ward in Jinyintan Hospital As WHO Forum Ends, Updated Figures From China Reveal New Virus Has Infected Over 60,000 Worldwide
"This outbreak is a test of solidarity—political, financial, and scientific," said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. "We need to come together to fight a common enemy that does not respect borders."
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Ocasio-Cortez Rips Bloomberg on Stop and Frisk: 'Just a Billionaire Trying to Cover Up Authoritarian and Racist Policy'
"Stop and frisk was an unconstitutional, devastating practice for the entire city."
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Because Facial Recognition Makes Students and Faculty Less Safe, 40+ Rights Groups Call on Universities to Ban Technology
"This mass surveillance experiment does not belong in our public spaces, and certainly not in our schools."
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Republican strategist Tim Miller is behind an effort to defeat the 2020 Democratic presidential bid of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). 'Never Trump' Republican Operative Known for Anti-Semitic Attacks on George Soros Now Working to Defeat Sanders in Democratic Primary
"Forty years of dancing with the devil and all of a sudden centrist GOP voters want to switch sides so they can poison the Democratic Party too? Thanks, no thanks."
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UBCIC leaders at the BC legislature Protests Continue Across Canada in Solidarity With Wet'suwet'en Land Defenders Fighting Fracked Gas Pipeline
Demonstrations over the past week have halted traffic in downtown Vancouver and shut down railways throughout the country.
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Sanders Says GOP Budget Chair Won't Hold Hearing on Trump Plan Because It Would Expose President as 'Fraud That He Is'
"I mean, my goodness, Republicans understand we all have to bow down to our supreme leader, who is the president of the United States, and not criticize him."
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Mnuchin Admits Trump's Budget Cuts Social Security Even as President Claims He Is 'Not Touching' the Program
"When Steve Mnuchin or any other politician says that a 'reduction in the rate of increase' is different than a benefit cut, they are shamelessly lying."
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Sanders Argues Medicare for All Is Vital for Union Workers: 'They're Losing Wage Increases Because Cost of Healthcare Is Soaring'
"If you talk to union negotiators, they will tell you they spend half of their time arguing against cutbacks for the healthcare that they have."
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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
'Surprised, No. Disgusted, Yes': Study Shows Deepwater Horizon Oil Spread Much Farther Than Previously Known
"Time to get off fossil fuel and on to renewables."
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