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Thursday, October 3, 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. 'Dystopian' Plan by Trump Administration to Harvest DNA From Undocumented Immigrants Draws Outrage From Rights Advocates
"Expansion from tracking individuals suspected of crimes to creating permanent files on whole classes of people is one of the hallmarks of a concentration camp regime."
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Warnings of 'Stealth Privatization' Effort as Trump Signs Executive Order Expanding Medicare Advantage Plans
"Today's executive order is yet another giveaway to the corporations that run Medicare Advantage plans."
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Chicago Teachers Union members 'If We Don't Fight... Who Will?': In Name of Students, Chicago Teachers Union Sets Oct. 17 Strike Date
CTU could be joined on the picket lines by SEIU members who work as school support staff and for the city's park district—which would mean 35,000 striking workers all at once.
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'Stunning Rebuke to Predatory Wall Street Megabanks' as California Gov. Signs Law Allowing Creation of Public Banks
"The people of California just went up against the most powerful corporate lobby in the country—and won."
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'On Message as Always': Sanders Works His Heart Procedure Into Case for Medicare for All as #GetWellBernie Trends
"None of us know when a medical emergency might affect us. And no one should fear going bankrupt if it occurs. Medicare for All!"
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Wednesday, October 2, 2019
U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) is under fire from progressive group Demand Justice for voting in favor of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees. Demand Justice Targets Democratic Sen. Chris Coons For Voting in Favor of Trump Judicial Nominees
"We plan to invest in Delaware a lot more heavily in the coming months, assuming Chris Coons continues voting for Trump judges."
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President Donald Trump rails against journalists asking questions about an impeachment inquiry during a joint news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in the East Room of the White House October 02, 2019 'Where Are the Stenographer Notes?': Questions Percolate After Trump Says White House Released 'Word for Word' Transcript
The White House previously said the document showing the conversation between Trump and Ukraine's president was a memo summarizing what was said on the call, but was not verbatim.
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Voters 'Overwhelmingly Support' Robust Paid Family Leave Proposal While Rejecting 'Half-Measures,' New Study Finds
"At at some point, everyone has to take care of a loved one, get care for themselves, or both—and we need time away from our jobs to do so."
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U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visits The World Dairy Expo and holds a stakeholder townhall in Madison, Wisconsin, October 1, 2019. 'Unacceptable': Family Farms, Ag Advocates Hit Back After Sec Perdue Says Small Dairy Farms Destined to Die
"Five years of plunging farm prices, increasing bankruptcies, and climbing suicide rates were not discussed by Perdue. His message to them was basically, stop whining, your demise is inevitable."
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Edward Snowden 'Unbelievable': Snowden Calls Out Media for Failing to Press US Politicians on Inconsistent Support of Whistleblowers
The comment followed a new Justice Department filing that claims a whistleblower engaged in "thievery, not protected speech" when allegedly leaking classified information on the U.S. drone operations
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As Trump Rails Against 'Bullsh*t' Impeachment, Progressives Demand Pelosi Treat Probe With 'Urgency It Deserves'
"Donald Trump is tweeting about coups and civil wars and Speaker Pelosi is failing to lead."
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Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019 To Counter Missouri's Attacks on Abortion Care, Planned Parenthood Opens 'Mega-Clinic' in Neighboring Illinois
The new facility comes as Missouri's sole remaining abortion provider remains mired in a legal battle to remain open.
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The late Jamal Khashoggi, pictured speaking during POMED's "Mohammed bin Salman's Saudi Arabia: A Deeper Look." One Year After Khashoggi Murder, Chorus of Demands for Saudi Govt. to Face Consequences
"Despite the backlash directed at the kingdom, the Saudis haven't faced serious consequences for the slaying of Khashoggi or its slaughter of civilians in Yemen."
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'In Any Normal World He Would Have to Go': Pompeo Admits Being on Trump Ukraine Call
"Pompeo tried to corrupt the State Department, plainly lied about being on the call that was at the heart of the corruption, and is trying to obstruct justice."
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 "Pay Trump bribes here" "We're Looking at Near Raw Bribery": House Dems Investigating Whether Groups Tried to Curry Favor With Trump Through Hotel Bookings
"It seems evidence of Trump's corruption is hiding under every rock. You just need the courage to look."
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Petition Filed at ICC to Probe Saudi Ruler MBS for Role in Murder of Jamal Khashoggi
"Nothing of significance happens in the kingdom absent the crown prince's direction or approval."
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Bernie Sanders 'In Good Spirits' After Successful Heart Procedure to Treat Artery Blockage
"We are canceling his events and appearances until further notice, and we will continue to provide appropriate updates," said Sanders senior adviser Jeff Weaver.
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Calls for Trump-Supporting Billionaire Schwarzman to Apologize for Saying "Maybe Bernie Sanders Shouldn't Exist"
"Maybe Steve Schwarzman should apologize for making such a disgusting comment," said Sanders speechwriter David Sirota.
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Warnings That Millions More Could Go Hungry as Trump Pushes $4.5 Billion in Food Benefit Cuts
"The Trump administration's latest proposal to cut SNAP would leave millions of people, including struggling families, seniors, and people with disabilities, with less help putting food on the table."
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'Extremely Dangerous': Trump Tweet Calling Impeachment Inquiry a 'Coup' Heightens Fears of Refusal to Leave Office
"The orderly transfer of power in the United States has always depended on the active cooperation of the outgoing president. What happens if that cooperation is not forthcoming?"
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Tuesday, October 1, 2019
The anonymous artist Banksy unveiled his latest installation in Croydon, London this week, in the form of a storefront. All the merchandise will be sold online as part of Banksy's trademark dispute with a greeting card company. (Photo: via Colossal) 'Gross Domestic Product': How Street Artist Banksy Turned Bizarre Trademark Dispute Into Fundraiser for Migrant Rescue Ship
"The proceeds from these products will go towards buying a new migrant rescue boat...So you may well be committing a criminal offense by purchasing them."
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With Pompeo's Refusal to Obey Subpoena, Trump Administration 'Actively Obstructing the Impeachment Inquiry'
"You don't get to work for Donald Trump, and then whine about 'bullies.'"
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Wreckage from a U.S. airstrike that killed three farmers in Somalia. 'Appalling Disregard for Civilians': Amnesty Investigation Details How US Military Killed Innocent Farmers in Somalia
"Three civilian men died agonizing deaths while their families are left questioning why the U.S. military targeted and killed them."
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Mangrove boardwalk Despite 'Enormous Potential' as Carbon Sink, Australia's Damaged Coastal Ecosystems Spewing Millions of Tons of CO2
"Australia is in a position to take a leading role in developing policies to offset greenhouse gas emissions which can then be implemented around the world."
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'Be Ready to Fight Like Hell,' Say Internet Defenders as Court Upholds FCC Repeal of Net Neutrality
"Big Cable's lobbyists will use this as an excuse to swarm Washington, D.C. The internet must come together once more to beat back corruption and defend our online freedom."
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Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) shares a laugh with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) in February as the two introduced the Green New Deal in February of 2019. 'Most Important Climate Leader in the Senate': Green Groups Back Sen. Ed Markey in Primary Fight With Joe Kennedy
"I like Joe Kennedy," said Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.). "I just don't know why he would choose to run against the climate change movement."
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Activists Who Confronted Mnuchin During UCLA Protest Now Facing Years in Jail
"Mnuchin was bragging about killing sanctions and their politics of cruelty, but we're charged with 'disturbing the peace' for speaking loudly during his event!"
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg 'Does Anyone Think That's a Bad Thing?': Leaked Zuckerberg Audio Suggests Warren Vow to Break Up Facebook Has Tech Giant Spooked
"I'm not afraid to hold Big Tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon accountable," tweeted the 2020 candidate on Tuesday. "It's time to #BreakUpBigTech."
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Wall Street Execs Under Fire for Accepting 'Blood-Stained Invitation' to Saudi Investment Event One Year After Khashoggi Murder
"It's not a principled stance for businesses to stand against the Saudi murderers of Jamal Khashoggi until they hope people have forgotten about him (which in any event they haven't)."
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Fueled by Teachers and Average Donation of $18, Sanders Raised Record $25.3 Million in Third Quarter
"Bernie is proud to be the only candidate running to defeat Donald Trump who is 100 percent funded by grassroots donations—both in the primary and in the general."
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"It's a Criminal Enterprise": Calls to Impeach Barr Intensify After Reports AG Pressured Foreign Officials to Help Discredit Mueller Probe
"Barr decided a long time ago that he was going to be a fixer for Donald Trump. Donald Trump's personal lawyer."
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Monday, September 30, 2019
Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and current lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks to members of the media on May 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. Rudy Giuliani, 'Wildest of Wild Cards,' Subpoenaed For Trump Impeachment Inquiry
"Giuliani has become a mess, but he's become a mess that has to terrify the folks in the White House."
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'Chilling': Mississippi City Claims Undocumented Man Killed by Police Had No Constitutional Rights
"We're stunned that someone put this in writing," a lawyer for Ismael Lopez's family said.
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Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi speaks with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith during a panel at The Texas Tribune Festival on September 28, 2019 in Austin, Texas. Pelosi's Endorsement of Anti-Choice Henry Cuellar Over Progressive Jessica Cisneros Reveals Lack of Leadership, Justice Democrats Say
"The Democratic Party should be embracing our most fundamental values and put voters ahead of big corporate donors."
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Marshall Billingslea Senate Urged to Reject Trump's Pick of Bush-Era Torture Advocate to Be Human Rights Official at State Department
"I realize that absolutely no one in the world would expect anything else from Trump, but still...having your human rights guy be a supporter of torture? That's a step beyond."
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"They want to talk about the whistleblower rather than the government’s own wrongdoing." (Photo: Screenshot/Democracy Now!) Edward Snowden Condemns Trump’s Mistreatment of Whistleblower Who Exposed Ukraine Scandal
"We have had so much mistreatment of whistleblowers here."
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'Laughably Unlawful, But Do Not Simply Laugh This Off': Trump Suggests Rep. Schiff Should Be Arrested for Treason
"What stage of authoritarianism is 'leader publicly calls for imprisonment of his political opponents'?"
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Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) GOP Rep. Chris Collins Resigns From Congress Amid Reports He'll Plead Guilty to Insider Trading Charges
"The real victims of Collins' crimes are the people of his district that he repeatedly lied to about his guilt."
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) talks to reporters after the Senate voted to confirm Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh at the U.S. Capitol Oct. 6, 2018 in Washington, D.C. 'I Would Have No Choice': McConnell Says Senate Will Try Trump If Impeached, Gives No Timeline on Process
"How long do you think McConnell would give it. A week?"
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CNN Slammed for Labeling Five Centrist Democrats as 'Leaders on Impeachment' and Erasing Efforts of Progressive Women of Color
"This is what Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar have been arguing for ages and being shot down. And now everyone else is taking the credit."
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U.S. President Donald Trump is greeting by Pastor Robert Jeffress during the Celebrate Freedom Rally at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on July 1, 2017 in Washington, D.C. 'Reprehensible': Critics Explode After Trump Tweets Impeachment Could Lead to 'Civil War'
"This isn't about Civil War, it's about violence."
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A fast-food worker strike in Minnesota At Major US Corporations, Employees Would Have to Work 1,000 Years to Earn What CEOs Made in One: Report
"Tax penalties on extreme CEO-worker pay gaps would encourage large corporations to narrow their divides."
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Sanders Unveils Plan to Hike Taxes on Corporations That Pay CEOs 'Hundreds of Times What Their Workers Make'
"It is time to send a message to corporate America: If you do not end your greed and corruption, we will end it for you."
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'Just Absurd': Flood of Ridicule as Trump Readies Executive Order to Stop 'Socialist Destruction' of Government-Run Medicare
"Not only did Trump's own budget make deep cuts to Medicare, but can someone explain to me how a socialist program can be saved from socialism?"
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Whistleblower's Lawyers Say Trump Has Endangered Their Client as President Publicly Threatens 'Big Consequences'
"Threats against a whistleblower are not only illegal, but also indicative of a cover-up."
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Sunday, September 29, 2019
As 2020 Democrats Eye Impeachment, Sanders Campaign Adjusts Slogan to Note: 'Bernie Beats Trump... (or Pence)'
"I look forward to seeing Donald Trump impeached as soon as possible," Sanders said on Sunday as Democrats target president following Ukraine revelations.
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Because 'Fossil Fuel Industry Doesn't Care,' Scores Arrested in Attempt to Shut Down New England Coal Plant
Those arrested came "ready to remove the coal #BucketByBucket" in order to shut down the region's largest coal-fired power station.
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White House senior advisor Stephen Miller appeared on "Fox New Sunday" where he denounced the whistleblower complaint filed against the Trump administration as a child's work of fiction by a partisan "deep state operative." (Photo: Screenshot/Fox News Sunday) After Dismissing Whistleblower Complaint as 'Nancy Drew Novel,' Top Trump Aide Stephen Miller Destroyed by Direct Questions on Fox News
"Why can't Stephen Miller answer questions from Chris Wallace?" asked Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif) in a tweet. "Because FACTS."
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Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), former Vice President Joe Biden, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) raise their hands during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University's Health and PE Center on September 12, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Sanders Tied for First With Biden in Nevada While Warren Edges Bernie for Second in Carolina: Poll
New figures help confirm Democratic primary race solidifying into three-way contest.
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Saturday, September 28, 2019
"Look at all the of #BernieSanders sexist supporters!" tweeted writer, comedian, and Bernie Sanders supporter Elizabeth Croydon on Saturday morning alongside this photo taken with the candidate. (Photo: Twitter/@ECroydon) MSNBC Pundit Who Accused Those Who Prefer Sanders to Warren of 'Sexism' Sparks Viral Outcry From #WomenforBernie
"Not here to be vote shamed by the 1%. I am supporting the only candidate who will always put the needs of people first."
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A screenshot of the Trump Campaign's new campaign ad that is riddled with falsehoods and misleading statements. "When Joe Biden went to Ukraine," explains the investigative reporter who first broke the story back in 2015, "he was not trying to protect his son — quite the reverse." (Photo: 2020 Trump Campaign ad/Screenshot) 'I Approved This Message': Trump Releases 2020 Campaign Ad With Completely 'Fabricated' Lie About Biden
"It's strange to see my journalism twisted, perverted, and turned into lies and poisonous propaganda by Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and their enablers," explains journalist James Risen. "But that's what has happened to a news story I wrote four years ago."
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Friday, September 27, 2019
With Over 6 Million People Worldwide, Climate Strikes Largest Coordinated Global Uprising Since Iraq War Protests
"The momentum is on our side and we are not going anywhere."
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Citing 'Troubling' Refusal, House Democrats Subpoena Pompeo for Documents as Part of Trump Impeachment Inquiry
"Your failure or refusal to comply with the subpoena shall constitute evidence of obstruction of the House's impeachment inquiry."
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'Unconscionable': Asylum-Seekers In Texas Detention Center Report Being Denied Cancer and Mental Health Treatment
"It's only a matter of time before someone dies at Karnes," a facility where immigrant families are now being sent by ICE, one rights advocate said
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, on January 23, 2019 in Davos, eastern Switzerland. 200+ Groups Denounce UN-WEF Agreement That Entrenches Corporate Interests Driving Global 'Social and Environmental Crises'
"It moves the world dangerously towards a privatized and undemocratic global governance."
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"Under President Donald Trump—the supposedly 'tough on crime' president—corporate prosecutions have plummeted to the lowest level in more than 20 years." "Turns Out 'Tough on Crime' Is Only for the Poor": Report Details Trump DOJ's Corporate-Friendly Record
An analysis by Public Citizen shows prosecutions of corporations has plummeted to lowest level in decades.
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People wait to be rescued from their flooded homes As Climate Crisis Threatens to Put More Homes 'Literally Underwater,' Study Warns Big Banks Offloading Risky Mortgages Onto Taxpayers
"This is insane," commented one climate campaigner.
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'Off by $1 Trillion,' Say Progressives on Two-Year Anniversary of Mnuchin Claim Trump Tax Cuts Would Slash Deficit
"Mnuchin's empty promise shows just how much the 2017 tax cuts for the rich were a scam on the American people."
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin listen during a press conference on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2019 in New York City. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced yesterday that the House will launch a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Though Plenty of International Crimes and Misdemeanors Between Them, Even Former Bush and Obama Officials Condemn Trump on Ukraine Scandal
If the allegations put forth are accurate, states a letter by national security pro, the president's action "would constitute an unconscionable abuse of power."
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Bankers "Confirm Warren's Whole Worldview" by Saying They'll Donate to Trump to Defeat Anti-Wall Street Senator in 2020
"Wall Street continues to make campaign ads for Elizabeth Warren."
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Students attend the Fridays for Future march in Rome to protest against the climate crisis on September 27, 2019. 'Marvelously Massive' Turnout for New Wave of Global Climate Strikes
In cities from Auckland to Rome to New Delhi, young people demand urgent action on the climate crisis.
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Rudy Giuliani outside the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 24, 2019. Suggesting His Life in Danger, Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Claims He's the "Real Whistleblower"
"If I get killed now, you won't get the rest of the story."
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Eugene Scalia Progressives Decry Senate's Approval of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia as 'Absolute Betrayal to the American Worker'
"Scalia will undoubtedly be yet another stooge for rich and powerful interests at the very agency designed to curb that influence."
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As Video of Trump Threat Surfaces, Advocates Say NYT Guilty of Putting "Target on Whistleblower's Back"
"This has a very chilling effect on anyone who is even thinking of blowing the whistle and thinking of doing so through the proper channels."
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'History Will Judge Us Harshly': Horror and Outrage as Trump Slashes Refugee Cap to Record Low
"There are truly no words that can describe how insidious and deleterious this is," said one Arizona lawmaker
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Thursday, September 26, 2019
U.S. made bombs killed six civilians, including three children, in Yemen, Amnesty International said Wednesday. Report: US-Made Bomb Killed Six Yemeni Civilians, Including Three Children, in June Attack
"It is unfathomable and unconscionable that the U.S.A. continues to feed the conveyor belt of arms flowing into Yemen's devastating conflict."
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Under Pressure From Labor Leaders and Striking Workers, GM Agrees to Fund Health Coverage During Walkout
"Your health care should never be in the hands of greedy corporations who can take it away to punish workers."
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Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren Sanders and Warren Clobber Biden by 25 Points in New 2020 Climate Scorecard
The difference "comes partially from Biden's failure to advocate for 100 percent renewable energy by 2030."
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Trump Condemned for 'Morally Reprehensible' Plan That Rights Groups Warn Means Death for Asylum-Seekers
"Instead of offering protection to people fleeing these conditions, the United States is instead pursuing a disastrous plan that could carry deadly consequences."
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Democratic presidential primary candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Bernie Sanders and New Yorkers Praise Gov. Cuomo for Giving State's Voters More Time to Change Party Affiliation Before Primaries
"For too long, New York state has had one of the worst barriers to primary voter registration in the country."
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President Donald Trump speaking to reporters at Joint Base Andrews on September 26. 'Unfit for Office': Trump Reportedly Suggests Person Who Informed Whistleblower Should Be Executed
"Very normal, healthy democracy we live in."
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Day After Trump Said 'Inequality Is Down,' Federal Data Shows US Income Inequality Highest Since Census Began Measuring
"The separation between rich and poor from 2017 and 2018 was greater than it has ever been."
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Just as Digital Privacy Advocates Warned, Bezos Admits Amazon Writing Its Own Laws on Facial Recognition
This technology, says one critic, "poses a profound threat to the future of human liberty that can't be mitigated by industry-friendly regulations."
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about the duo's July phone call. 'As Bad, If Not Worse, Than Watergate': Whistleblower Complaint Alleges Massive White House Cover-Up
"This whistleblower complaint is only the tip of an iceberg of corrupt, illegal, and immoral behavior by this president," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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New Research Warns Severe Climate-Related Droughts Could Threaten 60% of Global Wheat Crop by 2100
Even with ambitious global efforts to limit emissions, the study warns, "the increase in the frequency and extent of adverse weather extremes and related shocks on the production side would be unprecedented."
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Progressives Say Democrats Have Duty to Inform Public About 'Potentially Explosive' Whistleblower Alleging Trump Effort to Corrupt IRS
"The House Ways and Means Committee must figure out a way to make the public aware of the serious cause to worry that the IRS might have been corrupted by Trump."
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Calls for Democrats to 'Immediately Get to Work' as Majority of House Lawmakers Now Support Trump Impeachment Proceedings
"The American people cannot afford to wait for Donald Trump to be impeached, and Congress cannot slow walk this process."
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Sanders Rips 'Casual Cruelty That Motivates Trump and His Billionaire Friends' as White House Moves to Strip Free School Lunches From 500,000 Kids
"Trump is depriving 500,000 kids of their school lunches for no damn reason—even after 139 members of Congress warned him not to."
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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a press conference on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2019 in New York City. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced yesterday that the House will launch a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) 'Impeachment? For That?' Trump Describes Blatant Violations as 'Perfect' Conversation in Rambling, Falsehood-Laden Press Conference
While critics of the president assert his behavior is in blatant violation of the law and sworn duty, Trump claims request for Ukraine president to dig up dirt on Joe Biden—the leading Democratic candidate at the time—was a "beautiful" chat.
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at the 74th United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2019 in New York City. In UN Address, Rouhani Says Iran "Will Never, Ever Forget" Crimes of Trump Sanctions
Iranian president said U.S. has attempted a "silent killing of a great nation."
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Capitol Hill Screening of Netflix Series 'Unbelievable' Part of Push to Reauthorize Rape Kit Backlog Law
"What a difference it makes when a woman who says she's been assaulted is not only heard, but treated with compassion."
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A demonstrator with a sign reading "impeach now" As Impeach Trump Momentum Builds, Grassroots Groups Target Undecided Members of Congress
"Every member—Democrat and Republican—needs to remember the oath they took to protect the Constitution, and speak out publicly in favor of a vote to impeach Trump."
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Two American bald eagles are perched on a nesting stand at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. 17 States File Suit to Stop Trump Administration's Crippling of Endangered Species Act
"The only thing we want to see extinct are the Trump Administration's beastly environmental policies."
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A memo, released Wednesday morning, of the Trump call. (Image: screenshot) 'Smoking Gun': Experts Say White House Memo Reveals 'Blatantly Impeachable Conduct' by Trump
"The president sought to use the powers of the United States government to investigate a political opponent. We have no choice but to impeach."
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Members of the Stop the Williams Pipeline Coalition gathered for a press conference holding signs and banners outside National Grid Corporate Headquarters in Brooklyn to launch the #ClimateStrikeUtilities campaign 'We Are Winning This Fight': NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Opposition to Fracked Gas Pipeline
The governor also accused the gas distristutor of possible extortion over a moratorium on gas installations until the pipeline is approved.
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'For-Profit Presidency on Full Display': Zelensky Mention of Stay at Trump Tower Raises Fresh Alarm Over Emoluments Violations
"This is what we've been warning about for years: proof directly from the White House that a foreign leader is trying to get in Trump's good graces by telling him he stayed at his hotel."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) 'A Just Society': Ocasio-Cortez Unveils Legislative Package to Tackle American Poverty and Inequality
"It's a visionary plan that makes moral and economic sense, and most importantly, is informed by what's moving in communities all around the nation."
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'Impeach Barr, Too': Critics Demand Attorney General's Ouster for Refusing to Investigate Trump-Ukraine Call
"Terrible implications for our democracy if DOJ is saying that the solicitation of opposition research by a candidate from foreign governments is totally legal and totally cool."
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Greta Thunberg and Indigenous Amazon Defender Among Visionary Campaigners Honored With Right Livelihood Awards
The Right Livelihood Foundation celebrated four "practical visionaries whose leadership has empowered millions of people to defend their inalienable rights and to strive for a livable future for all on planet Earth."
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A young girl stands amidst the ruins of a building destroyed during past Saudi-led coalition air strikes, in the province of Amran, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on July 6, 2019. 'Grief and Anger' in Yemen After US-Backed Saudi Bombing Kills Seven Children, Nine Others
"These children should not be victims of this conflict. Yet, they have paid the highest price imaginable."
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Critics Say Only Full Whistleblower Complaint Will Do as Trump White House Signals 'Redacted Version'
"Congress must be allowed to view the whistleblower report and assess the situation in totality, not in terms that Trump decides on—and which he obviously finds favorable."
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'Talk Is Cheap': Progressives Demand Pelosi Cancel Recess and Vote on Trump Impeachment as Soon as Possible
"We need to see her words backed up with action. Every day that Trump is president is another day our democracy is broken."
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UN Climate Report on Oceans, Frozen Regions Warns 'Unprecedented Transitions in All Aspects of Society' Needed to Sustain Life on Earth
Describing scientists' latest warnings as "chilling and compelling," environmentalists called for "enacting radical policies" that protect marine ecosystems and fully phase out fossil fuels.
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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) wave to the crowd at the end of a campaign rally in Wichita, Kansas on July 20, 2018. Because 'Puerto Rico Must No Longer Be Treated as a Colony,' Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez Lead Demand to End Painful Austerity
"We must hold la Junta accountable—otherwise Wall Street vultures will continue to be prioritized over the needs of the people."
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After Climate-Focused 2020 Bid, Inslee Faces Indigenous Campaigners' Demand to End All Fossil Fuel Projects in Washington
"If Inslee wants to be a truly progressive person he cannot continue to support fossil fuel expansion."
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 U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to the media at the Capitol Building September 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry today after allegations that President Donald Trump sought to pressure the president of Ukraine to investigate leading Democratic presidential contender, former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, which was the subject of a reported whistle-blower complaint that the Trump administration has withheld from Congress. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Im 'Nobody Is Above the Law': Pelosi Announces Official Trump Impeachment Inquiry
"I'm announcing the U.S. House of Representatives is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. The president must be held accountable."
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Brazilians Blast Bolsonaro's UN Speech Denying Amazon Devastation as a Total 'Scam'
Critics of his environmental agenda warn that "Bolsonaro's policies bring an immediate risk to all humankind."
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 U.S. President Donald Trump speaks on the phone  in the Oval Office of the White House in this file photo. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) As Trump Authorizes Transcript Release, Expert Critics Say 'Anything Short of Whistleblower Complaint Is More Obstruction'
While Trump claims conversation with Ukraine president was 'totally friendly,' Chairman Schiff says whistleblower willing and ready to testify
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Days After Attacking California's Efforts to Reduce Emissions, Trump EPA Threatens State's Federal Funding Over Poor Air Quality
Under the Trump administration, one critic said, the EPA "is now just a political tool."
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Fox News host Laura Ingraham attacked youth activist Greta Thunberg Monday night. Fox News Pundits and Trump Condemned for Attacks Spewed at Teenage Climate Leader Greta Thunberg
"In a landmark event, the world learned what was too low even for Fox News."
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