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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden makes a stop at the The Cone Shoppe while campaigning on April 30, 2019 in Monticello, Iowa. Biden's Climate Plan Not Nearly Enough, Say Green Groups
"We need even more ambition from candidates if we're serious about saving millions of people from death before entire nations sink into the sea."
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Flint sign New Search Warrants in Flint Water Crisis Probe Raise Serious and Urgent Questions
"The people of Flint deserve answers. Hopefully this investigation will yield them."
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Tens of Thousands Flood Streets in UK to Protest Trump and 'Everything He Stands For'
"The protests will be about Trumpism: about confronting a resurgent global far right, defending the rights of women and minorities, fighting the climate emergency, opposing the threat of war."
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'Blatant Attempt to Intimidate': Trump Administration Proposal Threatens Pipeline Protesters With Up to 20 Years in Prison
"This dangerous proposal threatens to undermine Americans' right to peaceful assembly and free speech."
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Nearly 100 Animal Rights Activists Arrested for Protesting 'Torturous Practices' at Duck Slaughterhouse
"The real criminality is the systemic torture and slaughter of billions of animals in the cruelest, filthiest, most sadistic conditions. But the police protect the corporate criminals."
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Monday, June 3, 2019
A person's shirt reads: " A fossil fuels future is no future. Stop Line 3." Activists Stage Blockade to Block Work on Line 3 as Court Tosses Out Proposed Pipeline's Approval From Regulators
Small defeat for tar sands pipeline welcomed as "such great news"
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Connecticut Set to Become 7th State With Family Leave Law as US Still Lags Behind Rest of Developed World's Policies
"We are proud to join the rest of the world and become just the seventh state in the U.S. to create a system of paid leave."
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'Absolutely Disgusting': West Virginia Senate Passes Bill That Would Ban Teacher Strikes
The Republican measure was condemned as "pure retribution" for the mass teacher strikes that swept the state last year
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Former Vice President Joe Biden Sunrise Movement Vows to "Turn Up the Heat on Biden" as New Survey Details 2020 Dems' Climate Policies
The Washington Post asked all 23 candidates about their positions on various issues, including the Green New Deal and the Paris agreement
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Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser speaking in an interview that aired Sunday on "Axios on HBO." Pompeo Admits Kushner Peace Plan Likely Unworkable as Trump's Son-in-Law Openly Dehumanizes Palestinian People
"I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love," secretary of state says in leaked audio
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'Industry Front Group' Claims to Promote Public Health While Fighting Chemical and Food Safety Regulations, Study Finds
"Industry wolf disguised as scientific health charity."
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Report Shows How Koch Brothers Bankroll 'Fox News of the Regulatory Policy World' to Help Push Polluter-Friendly Agenda
"The Koch network's dark money manipulation of our nation's colleges and universities has been proven to harm communities of color, dismantle protections for workers, and obstruct environmental protections."
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Michèle Audette Disappearances and Murders of Indigenous Women and Girls Amount to 'Canadian Genocide,' National Inquiry Finds
"To put an end to this tragedy, the rightful power and place of women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA people must be reinstated."
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A Polar Bear, a Giant Penis, and This Message Greet Trump in UK: 'Climate Change Is Real'
"Trump and his denial of climate change are not welcome," the teenager behind the stunt said, "and I want him to be fully aware of that when he flies in to Stansted."
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A Demagogue, Fascist, and Serious Threat: UK Mobilizes to Make Sure Trump Knows He 'Is Not Welcome'
"Donald Trump is just one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat. The far-right is on the rise around the world, threatening our hard-won rights and freedoms."
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#NoMiddleGround Goes Viral as Sanders Backers Say Democrats Can't Afford to Compromise on Medicare for All, Reproductive Rights, and Bold Climate Agenda
"We cannot go back to the old ways, we have got to go forward with a new and progressive agenda," Sen. Bernie Sanders said at the California Democratic Party convention
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Sunday, June 2, 2019
Democrats like Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (l) and Ayanna Pressley (c) are fed up with the DCCC blacklist. 'Gatekeeper Mentality' of DCCC Blacklist Adding to Divisions Within Democratic Party
"I'd like to see a majority of women in Congress, and it’s not going to happen with this policy."
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Johana Medina died Saturday in ICE Custody. Trans Woman Dies in ICE Custody On the First Day of Pride
"For weeks, she pleaded for medical help."
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks during the California Democrats 2019 State Convention at the Moscone Center on June 01, 2019 in San Francisco, California. 'Read the Room': Hickenlooper Booed at California Democratic Convention for Decrying Socialism, Calling for Pragmatism
The former Colorado governor, who's raised 91 percent of his 2020 campaign haul thus far from big donors, once drank fracking fluid to prove the chemicals weren't dangerous to the environment
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Animal rights activist Aidan Cook rushes the stage at MoveOn's Big Ideas forum Saturday in San Francisco to take the mic from Sen. Kamala Harris, a Democratic 2020 presidential candidate. Three Years After Rushing Bernie Sanders Event, Animal Rights Activist Takes Mic From Kamala Harris at MoveOn Event
The action, which saw a white man taking the microphone from a black woman, was panned by some observers
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Saturday, June 1, 2019
 A phone is passed over a scanner during a demonstration at Miami International Airport on March 4, 2015. State Department Requiring Visa Applicants to Reveal Social Media Accounts, Raising Deportation Concerns
"They can falsely attribute some social media activity to you and claim you lied about it."
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In March 2019, the Bering Sea had less ice than in April 2014. On Thin Ice: March Warming in Alaska Led to Eight Deaths, Disrupted Fishing
"Continued warmth like this has cascading effects."
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The 21 plaintiffs in the Juliana case. Youth Activists Holding Coordinated Press Conferences to Raise Awareness on Landmark Court Case
"Climate change is the most pressing issue for our generation."
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Friday, May 31, 2019
Caribou graze on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Ecological Importance and Human Rights Be Damned, Trump Admin Says Fossil Fuel Pillaging in Arctic Refuge Coming Soon
Interior Dept. statement that "lease sale will happen in 2019" comes as oil companies face heat over possible extraction on previously protected public land
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A coalition study found that U.S.-led forces in Iraq and Syria killed 1,302 people—but Amnesty International is disputing that number as too low. US Figure of Casualties in Iraq and Syria Hides True, 'Devastating Scale' of Civilian Deaths, Says Amnesty
"The coalition remains deeply in denial."
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Missouri's Last Abortion Clinic Safe for Now Under Judge's Order, But Fight to Protect Roe 'Far From Over'
"The fight doesn't end here."
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marchers 'Coalition Against Death Alley' Kicks Off 5-Day March for Environmental Justice in Louisiana's Petrochemical Corridor
"What we are seeing illustrated now is intentional genocide," says one march organizer about the regional pollution
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'Beyond Barbaric': Internal Govt Report Reveals Migrants Forced to Stand on Toilets for Breathing Space at Overcrowded US Detention Center
"This is insane. Not only can they not move, they can't breathe, they can't eat, they can't do anything like this. Children have died and will continue to die if this is not stopped now."
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Palestinian women look on and react as Jerusalem municipality workers demolish a residential building in an East Jerusalem neighborhood on October 29, 2013. In 'Shockingly Cruel' Move, Israel to Auction Off Classrooms It Dismantled in West Bank
"Less the action of a government that has lost its moral compass. More of one that has dashed that compass to the ground and is now grinding it underfoot."
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To Make Sure 'No President Is Above the Law,' Warren Calls for New Measure Enabling DOJ to Indict a President
"Impeachment isn't supposed to be the only way that a president can be held accountable for committing a crime. That's why I've got a plan to make sure that no president is above the law."
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Edward Snowden speaking via livestream on May 30, 2019 at Dalhousi University in Halifax Edward Snowden: With Technology, Institutions Have Made 'Most Effective Means of Social Control in the History of Our Species'
NSA whistleblower says "new platforms and algorithms" can have direct effect on human behavior
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Decrying Policies That Serve the Powerful, Ocasio-Cortez Demands Housing Be 'Legislated as a Human Right'
The New York congresswoman joined state Democratic lawmakers at a town hall in the Bronx
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Calling Treatment of Julian Assange 'Psychological Torture,' UN Expert Demands End to US Extradition Attempt
"I condemn, in the strongest terms, the deliberate, concerted, and sustained nature of the abuse inflicted on Mr. Assange."
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Condemning Trump's "Racist Attacks on Immigrants," Sanders Calls for Bans on Mass Raids and For-Profit Detention Centers
"We have to end the dehumanization of undocumented people," the Vermont senator and presidential candidate said during a rally in Nevada
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Joining Wave of GOP Anti-Choice Attacks, Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Abortion Ban Authored By Democrat
"Women are the base of the Democratic Party, and if you're not fighting alongside us, you don't deserve to represent the American people."
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'It Would Mean a Trade War': Mexico Warns of 'Disastrous' Consequences After Trump Tariff Threat
"This threat, taken to action, would be extremely serious, and Mexico will not stand with arms crossed."
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
Applause for New Zealand 'Wellbeing Budget' That Dedicates Billions to Mental Health Care and Ending Child Poverty
"Hopefully, other nations can follow suit and make similar contributions to enhanced living standards."
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Fueled by Ambitious Policies and High Favorability, Progressives Celebrate an Elizabeth Warren Campaign 'On the Rise'
"Voters are inspired by her personal story of struggle growing up in Oklahoma and how she connects that to her big-picture worldview of fighting for everyday people and challenging power."
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migrants Trump's New "Fundamentally Cruel" Policy Would Effectively Bar Central American Refugees From Seeking Asylum
"Once again, the administration is seeking to slam the door on vulnerable people."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during a rally at Howard University May 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Sunrise Movement held an event for the final stop of the "Road to a Green New Deal" tour to "explore what the pain of the climate crisis looks like in D.C. and for the country and what the promise of the Green New Deal means." AOC Calls for Ban on Revolving Door as Study Shows Two-Thirds of Recently Departed Lawmakers Now K Street Lobbyists
"No lawmaker should be cashing in on their public service and selling their contacts and expertise to the highest bidder."
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Sanders Leads Top 2020 Contenders on Greenpeace Climate Scorecard While Biden Places Dead Last
"We are in a climate emergency. In 2020, true climate leadership means nothing less than saying 'yes' to a Green New Deal and 'no' to fossil fuels."
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A large handmade sign erected along a highway in Velarde, New Mexico, urges that President Donald Trump be impeached. 'Enough is Enough': Democrats at Town Halls Across the Country Getting Earful From Constituents Who Want Impeachment Hearings
Democratic lawmakers on break have been faced with a growing chorus from constituents to support impeachment
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'Fire Zuck' Projected onto Hotel as Facebook Shareholders Arrive for Annual Meeting
"Facebook has violated billions of people's basic rights, harvested and abused our data in nauseating ways, and shown reckless disregard for the human impact of its products."
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census 'Explosive' New Evidence Shows GOP 'Weaponizing' the 2020 Census With Citizenship Question to Rig Elections
A Republican redistricting strategist who died last year left behind documents that critics call a "smoking gun" in the right-wing effort to exploit the census for electoral advantage
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Let's Be Clear, Says Mexico Environment Minister, 'Parasitic and Predatory Neoliberalism' to Blame for Climate Crisis
"Human beings are not responsible for global warming," said Secretary Víctor Manuel Toledo Manzur, but elite capitalists and industry powerbrokers are.
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'Democrats Against Medicare for All Make Me Sick': Steny Hoyer First Target of National Emergency Ambulance Tour
"Each day House Democrats fail to lead, lives are lost... This is an emergency campaign to go after politicians who are unwilling to stand up for our basic human right to healthcare."
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'Gas Is a Loser and It's Time to Move On': Report Debunks Myth That Natural Gas Can Help Fight Climate Crisis
"Despite desperate attempts by the oil and gas industry to persuade policymakers that their products have a future in a climate-safe world, a rational look at the data clearly shows otherwise."
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
'A Public Health Crisis': With Deadline in 48 Hours, Missouri's Last Abortion Clinic Sues GOP Government to Remain Open
"All of these regulations have only one purpose, which is to shut down the ability of health centers to provide safe, legal abortions—which is not going to stop abortion, but it will stop safe, legal abortions."
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller arrives to make a statement about the Russia investigation on May 29, 2019 at the Justice Department. "No Excuse Left": Critics Say Mueller Can't Wriggle Out of Testimony to House
"The report isn't enough. Robert Mueller should testify before Congress."
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Young girl with a backpack stands next to a school bus Group Demands to Know: Who at Trump's EPA Decided to Slash Funds Used to Protect Children From Toxic Poisoning?
"This latest assault on children's health is the opposite of what millions of Americans want, which is a safe environment for their kids."
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Climate activists #MakeThemPay: Demonstrators Call Out ExxonMobil for Climate Crimes at Shareholders Meeting
"To funders of ExxonMobil: start selling your stocks. The lawsuits are coming."
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With Democrats Clamoring for Trump Impeachment After Mueller Statement, Pelosi's Response Denounced as 'Embarrassingly Weak'
"The ball is in Speaker Pelosi's court now, and continuing to delay and make excuses isn't an option."
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As Mueller Delivers 'Impeachment Referral' to Congress, Calls for House Democrats to Act Grow Louder
"It's far past time for Congress to step up to its role as a co-equal branch of government and hold Trump accountable for his crimes."
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Biden's Inappropriate Comment to 10-Year-Old at Town Hall Makes Clear Candidate 'Is Not Listening' to Women, Critics Say
"Not only is Joe Biden's creepiness around young girls not something to be dismissed lightly, his refusal to fully apologize and change his ways is indicative of how little he cares about sexual assault."
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 Secretary-General António Guterres (left) meets with Greta Thunberg, 16-year-old climate activist at the Vienna International Centre on May 27, 2019. Fossil Fuel Subsidies Mean Using Public Money 'To Destroy the World': UN Chief
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres's comment follows call by Pope Francis to "keep it in the ground"
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Scott Warren 'Criminalizing Compassion': Trial Begins for Humanitarian Facing 20 Years in Prison for Giving Water to Migrants in Arizona Desert
"If Dr. Warren were convicted and imprisoned on these absurd charges, he would be a prisoner of conscience."
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Democrats Urged to 'Take Note' as GOP Rep. Justin Amash Gets Standing Ovation From Constituents for Backing Trump Impeachment
"We can't let conduct like that go unchecked. Congress has a duty to keep the president in check," Amash said during a town hall in his Michigan district
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller III, then the director of the FBI, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee during a oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in this file photo. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Mueller: "If We Had Confidence That the President Clearly Did Not Commit a Crime, We Would Have Said So'
Special Counsel speaks publicly about his investigation and makes clear his team did not exonerate the president
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Virtually No Wage Growth, Surge in Stock Buybacks: Study Offers More Proof Trump Tax Cuts Were 'Designed to Put a Big Windfall in Oligarch Pockets'
"It's done nothing to raise wages and flown right into corporate execs' pockets," Rep. Bill Pascrell said of the Republican tax law
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Upholding Indiana's Fetal Remains Law, Supreme Court Sends 'Direct Signal' That Roe May Be In Jeopardy
"This law does absolutely nothing to improve healthcare. It's meant to shame women and cut off access by driving up the costs of an abortion procedure."
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Stand Up America, a liberal organization, is challenging House Democrats to begin impeachment hearings. Another Group Joins the Impeachment Chorus, Adding to Pressure on House Democrats
"We can't hold off any longer."
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protest 'Enormous Victory for Transgender Students' as SCOTUS Declines to Hear Challenge to Inclusive Bathroom Policy
"This move means school districts can continue to allow trans students to participate in school activities, and use restrooms and locker rooms, that match their gender."
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'Let's Expand Employee Ownership': Bernie Sanders Backs Plan to Give Workers Power Over Corporate Decisions
"We can move to an economy where workers feel that they're not just a cog in the machine—one where they have power over their jobs and can make decisions."
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Corn burst from a grain bin which was soaked with floodwater on March 23, 2019, near Union, Nebraska. 'A Drastic Difference': With Climate Crisis Fueling Storms and Floods, Historic Delay in Planting Season Threatens US Farmers and Food Prices
"Last year at this time, we would have been done."
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With Viral Tweet, Activist Urges Defeat of Massive Grand Canyon Development That Threatens Local Tribe's Water
"There's no national news coverage about this and some very rich people want to keep it that way."
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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao 'The Road to Tyranny Is Paved With Corrupt Intentions': Transportation Secretary Chao Still Profiting From Asphalt-Construction Giant
"For the head of the DOT to have a financial interest in an asphalt company, that is not sending a message to employees of DOT that she is making ethics a priority."
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'It Is Not a Forum for Coup-Mongering,' Venezuelan Official Says After US Walks Out of Arms Control Conference
"We regret that the representative of the United States and its docile allies continue to bring to this forum matters that are outside the mandate."
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From Nuclear Debris to Dying Coral, Scientific Panel Votes to Recognize the Destructive Impact of the 'Anthropocene'
Most members of the Anthropocene Working Group believe the "age of man" began around the mid-twentieth century, when industrialization accelerated and nuclear weapons were used by the United States
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'Blatant Attempt to Politicize the Science': Trump Reportedly Moving to End Long-Term Studies of Climate Crisis
"The Trump gang is attacking the scientific process itself in an attempt to prop up fossil fuel industries, delay inevitable action, and run the carbon bubble as long as it will last."
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Monday, May 27, 2019
Tornadoes Cut Across Unusually Wide Swaths of US, Raising Alarm for Climate Scientists
"There's reason to believe major outbreak days are getting worse."
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Hope Hicks at the White House, March 2018. Glam Shots for One, Not for the Other: Different Media Standard for Hope Hicks and Chelsea Manning Draws Backlash
"Chelsea Manning doesn't get this treatment."
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North Korea Calls John Bolton a 'War Maniac' Who Is 'Wrecking Peace and Security' Across the Globe
"After all, it will be fit to call Bolton not a security adviser striving for security but a security-destroying adviser."
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Residents of Welsh Village Set to Become UK's First Climate Refugees As Soon As 2042
"This is a wake-up call for the country. This is going to happen elsewhere."
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'A Green Wave Has Swept the European Parliament': In Show of Demand for Climate Action, Green Parties Surge in EU Elections
"A substantial share of the world has finally decided climate action is necessary now."
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Sunday, May 26, 2019
Yemeni mourners carry coffins of women and children who were killed in airstrikes carried out previously by the Saudi-led coalition's warplanes in the Hajjah province during a funeral ceremony on March 14, 2019 in Sana'a, Yemen. As Trump Avoids Congress to Send More Bombs to Saudis, Airstrike Kills Seven Yemeni Children
"Nowhere is safe for children in Yemen. The conflict is haunting them in their homes, schools, and playgrounds."
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A vet for peace walks during a parade US Army Tweet Inadvertently Triggers Responses Revealing 'Real, Painful, and Horrifying Human Costs of War'
"How has serving impacted you?" the Army asked. The responses poured in.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders speaking Saturday at a 2020 campaign rally in Montpelier, Vermont. For Trying to Stop Wars in Iraq, Yemen, Iran, Says Bernie Sanders, 'I Make No Apologies'
"Have you apologized to the nation for your foolish advocacy of the Iraq war?" Sanders responded to conservative pundit Bill Kristol.
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Saturday, May 25, 2019
 A Yemeni boy rides a bike on rubble of houses destroyed in a recent airstrike carried out by warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition, on May 23, 2019 in Sana'a, Yemen. Outrage After Trump, Advancing "Alarming Desire to Sow Chaos Abroad," Uses Loophole to Send US Bombs to Saudis
"These weapons will be used to create even more death and destruction."
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Reproductive rights advocates hold signs reading "Keep abortion legal." Amid Fight to Stop Wave of Anti-Choice Bills, Cheers After Federal Judge Smacks Down Miss. Abortion Ban
"This is fantastic news — but this fight is not over."
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Friday, May 24, 2019
New Analysis Reveals Inequality Chasm Between CEOs and Workers 'Totally Out of Control'
"This is not sustainable."
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New Data Reveals 'Alarming Escalation' of Threats Towards Abortion Facilities
"Anti-choice individuals and groups have been emboldened by the rhetoric of President Trump, Vice President Pence, and other elected officials."
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"This is not about Julian Assange. This is about the use of the Espionage Act to charge a recipient and publisher of classified information." Sanders, Warren, Wyden Join Free Press Advocates in Denouncing Assange Prosecution as Grave Threat—But Others Are Silent
"Donald Trump must obey the Constitution, which protects the publication of news about our government."
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kids in berlin "We're Stepping Up—Join Us": Climate Leaders Answer Youth School Strikers' Call for Global Action
"There's something fundamentally undignified about leaving our troubles to school kids to resolve. It's time for the elders to act like elders."
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As Millions March to Demand Climate Action, Research Reveals Protests Make People More Optimistic About Effecting Change
"People who participate in marches can gain public support, convince people that change can occur, and also normalize the participants themselves."
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President Donald Trump addresses supporters at a rally in October 2018. 'This Is Big': 76 Retired US Generals and Diplomats Warn Trump Against War With Iran
"We have witnessed first-hand how quickly disputes can spiral out of control."
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President Donald Trump speaking Wednesday, May 22, 2019, y in the Rose Garden Challenging Trump's "Most Transparent President" Ever Claim, Dems Demand He Ante Up Documents
Democratic lawmakers want the president to back up his rhetoric with real action
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In Latest Attack on Women and Trans People, Trump Invites Medical Providers to Discriminate Against Already-Marginalized Patients
"Trans people are being killed in the street and the administration wants to help facilitate more death."
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'Save Our Planet, Save Our Future': Youth Demand Action With Massive Climate Strikes Worldwide
May 24th school strikes said to be biggest yet
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Nancy Pelosi speaking with the public in Phoenix, February 8, 2018. 'Hocus-Pocus Process': Pelosi Drug Pricing Bill Criticized for Going Too Easy on Big Pharma
"They need to do more."
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Yemen Trump's Use of Emergency Loophole to Export US Bombs to Saudis, Critics Warn, Will Only Intensify World's Worst Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen
"Every bomb sold to Saudi Arabia is another bomb for Saudi bomber jets to drop on Yemeni hospitals, weddings, markets, and school buses."
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"I Apologize to No One" for Opposing Disastrous US Wars in Vietnam and Iraq, Says Bernie Sanders
"This is great: Bernie tell tells the pro-war crowd and their enablers to bring it on."
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Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street on May 24, 2019 in London, England. The prime minister has announced that she will resign on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) Leaving 'One Hell of a Mess Behind,' British PM Theresa May Admits Brexit Defeat and Resigns
" Theresa May is right to resign," said Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn in response. "She's now accepted what the country's known for months: she can't govern, and nor can her divided and disintegrating party. "
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Thursday, May 23, 2019
'What Could Be More Important?': World Leaders, Media Ignore Biodiversity Report Detailing Mass Extinction Event Now Underway
"The health of ecosystems on which we and all other species depend is deteriorating more rapidly than ever."
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Placards and messages in support of Julian Assange 'This Is About Attacking Journalism,' Warn Press Freedom Defenders as Trump DOJ Hits Assange With New Espionage Charges
"This is about retaliation for publishing evidence of U.S. war crimes and other crimes by the most powerful nation on Earth."
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the informal meeting of the Heads of State and Government of the BRICS countries before the G20 summit in Hamburg, Jul 7, 2017. Landslide Win for 'Ruthless and Vindictive' Prime Minister Stokes Fears of Further Division in India
Narendra Modi, warned one critic, "is a far right extremist who has suppressed civil society, marginalized minorities and supported candidates who want to ban all Muslims from India."
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Intent on Leading a 'Political Revolution,' Not Just a Campaign, Sanders Rallies Support for McDonald's Strike
"There is no reason that McDonald's, a company that took in $1.4 billion in profit and paid its CEO $22 million, can't pay its workers a living wage."
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Protesters march during a demonstration against the Dakota Access Pipeline on March 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. 'Vague, Overly Broad, and Sweeping in Scope': Lawsuits Take Aim at Efforts to Criminalize Anti-Pipeline Protests
"It's hard to convince or even ask people with children to organize against pipelines if a mother will risk a felony."
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AOC Ocasio-Cortez Ties Concerns Over Unregulated Facial Recognition Technology to 'Global Rise in Authoritarianism and Fascism'
House Democrats discussed the need for federal rules amid concerns about privacy rights and surveillance tools used to impose social control
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To 'Nurture Human Lives Rather Than Take Them Away,' 2020 Democrats Urged to Support Slashing Annual Pentagon Budget By $200 Billion
"It is long past time to eliminate excess Pentagon spending and invest the savings in urgent domestic and human needs."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) Ocasio-Cortez and Warren Have Some Tough Questions for Mnuchin About the Collapse of Sears
In a letter to Trump's Treasury secretary, the lawmakers express concern about "financial engineering and potentially illegal activity" at the company while he was on its board of directors
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