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Sunday, July 7, 2019
People stand on top of a broken bridge, damaged during Cyclone Idai 'Staggering' UN Warning That Climate Crisis Disasters Now Occur Weekly Provokes Calls for Action
"This is an emergency. We need political leadership that acts like it."
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Saturday, July 6, 2019
Amazon rainforest As Brazil's Bolsonaro Wages War on the Amazon, Rainforest Communities Battle Climate Emergency
"We know what happens when the state does nothing. We know how quickly the forest can disappear."
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) Medicare for All Sponsor Rep. Jayapal Challenges Biden's Comments on Labor Unions and Health Insurance
"Unions understand that when they have to bargain for healthcare, they give up money that should be used for wages."
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A massive earthquake Sparking Fires and Causing Injuries, Another Even Bigger Earthquake Rattles Southern California
The 7.1 magnitude temblor, which followed a 6.4 quake, has experts warning of aftershocks for days or longer
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Friday, July 5, 2019
A picture taken on July 5, 2019 shows the installation "Everything is fine" depicting the half submerged head of US President Donald Trump by Jacques Rival, architect, displayed in the Moselle river as part of the digital art festival "Constellations de Metz" in Metz, eastern France. Everything Is [Not] Fine: Half-Submerged Trump Head, Says Artist, Designed to Silence Destructive Words and Deeds of US President
"The idea was to gag Trump, to silence him, but he continues to speak."
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census protester 'I Can't Overstate What a Farce This Is': Trump DOJ Says It Is Still Reviewing 'All Available Options' to Revive Census Citizenship Question
The court filing came after Trump said he was considering an executive order and suggested—despite his own DOJ attorneys claiming otherwise—that the aim of the question is to redraw congressional districts
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'Gross Violation of Logic and Sense': Open Letter From Nearly 140 Scholars Implores SF School Board Not to Destroy Historic Mural
"Let's stand up for the integrity of art as well as for historical interpretation, and for a shared analysis of the political reality of the United States in the past and the present."
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This CNN-obtained picture from CBP shows the humiliating sign agents forced a Honduran man to wear. It reads "Me gustan los hombre," or, "I like men." Alleged Abuse by US Border Guards Who Forced Detained Migrant to Wear Humiliating Sign Around His Neck Reminiscent of Nazi Camps, Expert Warns
"Guards are trying to assert total control over detainees, and to demonstrate that there's nothing they can do to protect themselves."
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Youth climate activists 'The Climate Crisis Doesn't Go on Summer Holiday, And Neither Will We,' Says Greta Thunberg as #FridaysForFuture Returns to the Streets
A campaigner in Nigeria adds, "It doesn't matter the course you study nor your age, we need you to join climate justice."
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'This Is the Agenda America Needs': Sanders Fires Back After Biden Attacks Medicare for All and Other Progressive Solutions
"I'm proud to be working with AOC and so many other Democrats to pass Medicare for All, debt-free college, and a Green New Deal," said Sen. Bernie Sanders
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trees Global Effort to Plant a Trillion Trees 'Overwhelmingly' Among Most Effective—and Cheapest—Solutions to Climate Emergency: Study
"We have solutions ready to go; we're just missing the political will to act."
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After British Commandos Seize Oil Tanker, Iran Accuses UK of Committing 'Maritime Piracy' on Behalf of US
"If Britain does not release the Iranian oil tanker, it is the authorities' duty to seize a British oil tanker," said Mohsen Rezai, a senior Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps commander
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'We Are in a Climate Emergency, America': Anchorage Hits 90 Degrees for First Time in Recorded History
"This is unprecedented. I tease people that Anchorage is the coolest city in the country—and climatically that is true—but right now we are seeing record heat," said Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz
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Thursday, July 4, 2019
An earthquake hit southern California Thursday, centered in the town of Ridgecrest. Biggest Earthquake in 20 Years Hits Southern California
The 6.4 magnitude quake, centered in the southern California city of Ridgecrest, was felt 113 miles away in Los Angeles
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refugees from Libya After Aerial Bombing Kills Dozens of Migrants in Libya, 82 More Reported Missing at Sea
The separate incidents, less than two days apart, have sparked calls from U.N. officials and human rights advocates for world leaders to pursue humane refugee policies
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Glenn Greenwald, founder and editor of The Intercept, gestures during a hearing at the Lower House's Human Rights Commission in Brasilia, Brazil, on June 25, 2019. 'A Brutal Violation of Press Freedom': Glenn Greenwald Targeted With Investigation by Brazilian Government After Reporting on Corruption
"Criminally investigating journalist Glenn Greenwald for reporting on corruption within the Bolsonaro government is a shocking violation of his rights as a reporter."
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'Straight Out of Orwell': While Slashing Climate Regulations, Trump Plans Speech Touting His 'Environmental Leadership'
Trump "plans to go on the offensive against criticism of his industry-friendly rollbacks of environment protections" in an address at the White House next week, The Guardian reported
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Youth climate activists Study Finds Holding Governments and Corporations Legally Accountable for Climate Crisis 'Has Become a Global Phenomenon'
Climate action and liability cases have been filed in at least 28 countries
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg Greta Thunberg Thanks OPEC Chief for Suggesting Climate Campaigners Pose 'Greatest Threat' to Oil Sector
"Our biggest compliment yet!"
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After Becoming Lone Republican to Call for Trump Impeachment, Justin Amash Leaves GOP
"I've become disenchanted with party politics and frightened by what I see from it. The two-party system has evolved into an existential threat."
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'Monstrous': Trump Blames Migrants for Appalling Conditions at Border Patrol Detention Centers
"It's hard to overstate the level of venality and depravity this man is capable of."
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Wednesday, July 3, 2019
From 'Unbelievable' to 'Infuriating': Uproar Over Judge Who Cited 'Good Family' of Accused Rapist as Reason for Leniency
While ruling was reversed by New Jersey Court of Appeals, "That we still normalize the rape of girls and we excuse the 'good boys' who rape them is stunning in 2019."
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Arid soils Citing $69 Trillion Price Tag by 2100, Moody's Warns Central Banks of Far-Reaching Economic Damage of Climate Crisis
"There is no denying it: The longer we wait to take bold action to curb emissions, the higher the costs will be for all of us."
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A woman read a statement during a 'Close the Camps' rally  opposite the apartment building where Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) lives in Brooklyn. 'Chuck Schumer Has Some Dinner Guests': Protesters Outside of Minority Leader's Home Demand Action on Detention Camps
"He's afraid to take a stand for immigrants, because he's afraid of how it’s going to come off to white moderates."
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'Time to Turn Up the Heat': Sunrise Movement Unveils 7-Week Organizing Plan to Force DNC Approval of 2020 Climate Debate
"We have seven weeks to kick our climate debate campaign into high gear and push the Democratic leadership to start treating climate change like the emergency it is."
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CodePink's Medea Benjamin poses in front a tank ahead of the "Salute to America" Fourth of July event with US President Donald Trump at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on July 3, 2019. 'Tanks But No Tanks': Demonstrators Get Ready to Counter Trump's July Fourth Monstrosity on Capitol Hill
"We prepare for the worst and hope for the best."
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Judge Releases German Rescue Ship Captain, Saying Carola Rackete Was Fulfilling 'Her Duty to Protect Life'
"A big win for solidarity with all people on the move...and against the criminalization of helpers."
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Roundup 'Good News': Austria Poised to Become First EU Nation to Fully Ban Cancer-Linked Weed Killer Glyphosate
"It is our responsibility to ban this poison from our environment."
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Poll Shows Joe Biden's Support Among Black Voters Cut in Half After Defending Anti-Busing Position During Democratic Debate
The survey comes after Sen. Kamala Harris confronted the former vice president over his anti-busing record on the national stage
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Despite Eyewitness Testimony and Photographic Evidence, US Navy SEAL Acquitted of War Crimes
"The military justice system is rigged in favor of these bad actors just as it is with police domestically."
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Libya 'This Attack Clearly Could Constitute a War Crime,' Says UN Envoy After at Least 44 Killed in Bombing of Libyan Migrant Detention Center
The air raid comes as refugees report being held in facilities with "raw sewage, piles of garbage, disease, maggots, and barely enough food to survive."
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After Data Shows Last Month Was Hottest June on Record, Sanders Says Maybe Now Is 'Time to Start Treating This Like a Crisis and Not a Hoax'
"It's only the hottest June ever recorded on planet earth," said 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben with sarcasm. "So, nothing at all to worry about."
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As Drivers Live in Their Cars Due to Poverty Wages, Uber Co-Founder Buys Record-Breaking $72.5 Million Mansion
"This is a perfect example of the one percent stealing from the rest of us."
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'Huge Victory for Immigrant Communities': Trump Attempt to Rig 2020 Census Defeated as White House Drops Citizenship Question
"The census is supposed to count everyone, including immigrants. When we stand together and fight back, we can defeat Trump's bigotry."
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Tuesday, July 2, 2019
In Photos: As Fury Grows, Tens of Thousands Rally Across US Demanding Immediate Action to #CloseTheCamps
"Families belong in communities, not cages."
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Overcrowding of families observed by OIG on June 11, 2019, at the Border Patrol's station in Weslaco, Texas. 'Grotesque and Dehumanizing' Conditions of Border Facilities Detailed in Photos and New Report by Inspector General
Watchdog found as many as 81 people packed into cells designed for half that and discovered that border agents were handing out sanitary wipes as a substitute for bathing
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Scott Warren Announcing Retrial, Federal Prosecutors to Continue 'Unconscionable Prosecution' of Humanitarian Scott Warren for Helping Migrants
Warren says that his case has generated "a greater awareness of the humanitarian crisis in the bordlerland... and a flood of water into the desert at a time when it is most needed."
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Busting Right-Wing Talking Point, 'Groundbreaking' Study Shows Federal $15 Minimum Wage Would Not Cause Job Losses in Low-Wage States
"A $15 federal minimum wage by 2024 will have widespread positive effects for working women and men, kids and communities of color, without causing any job loss."
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Attendees of the Tax March event on Tuesday in Portland, Maine. The 'System Doesn't Work': National Group Finds Local Support for 'Tax the Rich' Message During US Bus Tour
Mainers across the political spectrum approve of raising taxes on the rich
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400+ Scholars Rebuke US Holocaust Museum for 'Fundamentally Ahistorical' Position on 'Concentration Camp' Comparisons
"The very core of Holocaust education is to alert the public to dangerous developments that facilitate human rights violations and pain and suffering."
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Migrant workers With Poorest Bearing the Brunt, Report Warns Searing Temperatures of Global Heating Could Cost World Economy $2.4 Trillion by 2030
"Disadvantaged and vulnerable population groups and communities," UN labor experts say, "are at greater risk of suffering the adverse consequences of rising temperatures."
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'Finally': After Months of Delay, House Democrats Sue for Trump Tax Returns
"No one is above the law. And Congress must not allow administration officials like Mnuchin—and certainly not Trump himself—to think they are."
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"It's Time to Fight Back": Hundreds of #CloseTheCamps Rallies Planned Across the Country Amid Reports of Abuse in Detention Centers
"History will remember those who stood against the atrocities."
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Gallup Survey Shows Just One-Third of Americans 'Proud' of US Political System and Safety Net
The poll also found that the percentage of Americans who are "extremely" proud of their country has reached a record low
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Sen. Bernie Sanders reported a $24 million haul for his presidential campaign in the second quarter, $18 million of which came from small dollar donations. 'The Bernie Grassroots Machine Chugs Along': Sanders Raises $18 Million From Individual Donations Averaging $18
"Our strength is in numbers and we have a million person movement committed to this campaign who can give over and over again."
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Democratic Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren gestures as she speaks during a town hall meeting at Florida International University in Miami, Florida on June 25, 2019. (Photo: Rhona Wise / AFP) After Trump's Former FDA Chief Quietly Joins Pfizer Board, Warren Calls for Resignation 'Immediately'
"I ask that you reconsider this decision," 2020 candidate tells former Trump official
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'People Don't Like Insurance Companies, They Like Their Doctors': Poll Shows Majority of Voters Support Abolishing Private Insurers If They Can Keep Providers
"Despite what the pharmaceutical and insurance industries will tell you, Medicare for All is the only proposal that gives Americans the freedom to control their own futures," said Sen. Bernie Sanders's 2020 campaign
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'I Will Outwork Your Hate': Over Slurs From Pro-Trump Hecklers, Rashida Tlaib Vows to Keep Fighting to End Horrific Treatment of Migrants
"Even through the hateful slurs, I won't back down. We went in there to be the eyes for the American people, to tell the truth about what is happening."
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Monday, July 1, 2019
After Sanders Points Out Poorest Have Zero or Negative Wealth, WaPo Fact Checker Slammed for Calling That Fact 'Not Especially Meaningful'
The notion "that it's 'not meaningful' that the bottom 50 percent of earners have no net worth because they have a bunch of debt—is a completely nonsensical take," wrote one journalist
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Yvonne Nieves of El Paso, Texas demonstrates in front of the U.S. Border Patrol facility where lawyers reported that detained migrant children were held unbathed and hungry on June 27, 2019 in Clint, Texas. Ocasio-Cortez Live Tweets 'Horrifying' and 'Dehumanizing' Treatment of Migrants as She Tours US Detention Facilities
"We're talking systemic cruelty with a dehumanizing culture that treats them like animals."
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A view of Akademik Lomonosov, a floating nuclear power unit, its hull painted at the Atomflot base; being part of a floating nuclear power station, the vessel belongs to a new class of energy sources based on Russian nuclear shipbuilding technologies. 'Chernobyl on Ice': Nuclear Plant Barge Headed Across Arctic Circle
Shipment of nuclear plant across polar waters draws criticism
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Xenophobic and Misogynist Posts in Secret CBP Facebook Group 'Confirm Our Worst Fears' of Agency Culture, Lawmakers Say
"These are clearly agents who are desensitized to the point of being dangerous to migrants and their co-workers."
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social media icons Demanding Users Fight for Data and Privacy Protections, Wikipedia Co-Founder Calls for #SocialMediaStrike
Actions slated for July 4 and 5 would highlight call for user-controlled data and a more decentralized system
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Opponents of the Keystone XL 'Trump Is Not Above the Law': New Lawsuit Aims to Defeat Keystone XL
"We won't stop fighting Trump's underhanded attempt to dodge the courts and ram this dirty fossil fuel project down America's throat."
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Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) testifies on the tainted water scandal in the city of Flint, Michigan, during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, March 17, 2016. 'Slap in the Face to the People of Flint' as Former Mich. Gov. Snyder Appointed to Harvard Fellowship
"His policies through pushing an emergency manager law led to one of the largest examples of environmental racism in this country's history. The crisis continues to this day."
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The Queer Liberation March went up 6th Avenue ending at a rally in Central Park in New York City on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Rejecting 'Rainbow Capitalism' of Corporate-Saturated Pride Parade, Tens of Thousands March for Queer Liberation in NYC
"We dont want your rainbow merchandise, we want equal human rights."
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#NeverAgainIsNow: 36 Arrested As Hundreds of Jewish Protesters Block Road to Migrant Detention Center
"This is what solidarity looks like."
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Ivanka Trump takes part in an event on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29, 2019. Twitter Users Ridicule First Daughter With #UnwantedIvanka Hashtag After Ivanka Caught on Video 'Boxing Way Above Her Weight'
"Being someone's daughter actually isn't a career qualification."
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Trump, tanks, flag Trump Reportedly Demanding Military Tanks as Props for July Fourth Address on National Mall
The event, wrote one critic, "is poised to be one of the gaudiest, most over-the-top displays of jingoism in American history."
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Insurance Giant Ditching Coal Industry Called 'Major Step Forward'—Especially If Others Follow
"It's the first shoe to drop but won't be the last. All eyes are now on the other big US insurers."
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Sunday, June 30, 2019
'We Need Real Diplomacy,' Not Just Photo-Ops, Says Bernie Sanders as Trump Restarts Nuclear Talks With North Korea
"I have no problem with him sitting down with Kim Jong-un in North Korea or anyplace else. But I don't want it simply to be a photo opportunity."
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Demanding End to 'AIPAC-Created Status Quo,' Progressive Jewish Group Pressures 2020 Democrats to Take Stand Against Israel's Brutal Occupation
"It is about time we realize the status quo is not working to bring peace to the region."
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'Saving Lives Is Not a Crime': Captain of Refugee Rescue Ship Arrested in Italy, Faces Up to 10 Years in Prison
"This is clearly one of those examples when legality is a matter of power, and not a matter of justice. She should've been welcomed with honors."
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Saturday, June 29, 2019
'It Is Our Future That Is at Risk': Greta Thunberg and Ocasio-Cortez Talk Reasons for Hope in Era of Climate Emergency
"Hope is not something that you have. Hope is something that you create, with your actions. Hope is something you have to manifest into the world, and once one person has hope, it can be contagious."
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If Elected in 2020, Bernie Sanders Vows First Executive Orders Will 'Reverse Every Single Thing President Trump Has Done to Demonize and Harm Immigrants'
"This is a disgrace," Sanders said in response to a new report on widespread hunger at child detention facilities
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Nationwide 'Close the Camps' Demonstrations Announced to Protest Horrific Conditions at Trump Detention Centers
"We need to fight for immigrant families and stop Donald Trump's racist policies, and we can only do it together."
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"I'm Not Willing to Do That": Trump Says He Won't Take Climate Action Because It Would Threaten Corporate Profits
The U.S. president reportedly worked to weaken G20 commitment to fighting climate crisis during summit in Osaka, Japan
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Friday, June 28, 2019
'The Damage Has Been Done': Despite Court Ruling, Experts Say Trump Succeeded in Making Immigrant Communities Fearful of Census
"We came here to work, just to work, and it is better to keep the door closed," one undocumented immigrant said
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden attends the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention on June 28, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. 'Beyond Spin Control': Anti-Busing Past Not Going Away as Biden and Staff Dig Themselves Deeper
"Joe Biden's campaign going all in on states rights in the civil rights debate. Just rejecting the entire premise of the civil rights movement!"
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Activists with Extinction Rebellion pepper-sprayed by police as they occupied the Sully Bridge in Paris on Friday. (Photo: Extinction Symbol/Screenshot/via Twitter) On 'Hottest Day in History of France,' World Told 'Do Not Look Away' as Police Tear-Gas Climate Campaigners in Paris
"Watch this video and ask yourself," said Greta Thunberg, "who is defending who?"
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a facial recognition system for law enforcement Privacy Advocates Celebrate as Massachusetts City Becomes Second in US to Ban Facial Recognition Technology
"The city is sending a bold statement that it won't sit by idly while the dystopian technology further outpaces our civil liberties protections and harms privacy, racial and gender justice, and freedom of speech."
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James Fields, White Supremacist Who Murdered Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, Sentenced to Life in Prison
"The defendant's crimes were so horrendous—and the maiming of innocents so severe—that they outweigh any factors the defendant may argue form a basis for leniency."
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Demonstrators protest President Trump's attempts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) With 'Devastating' Consequences in the Balance for Hundreds of Thousands, Supreme Court Agrees to Weigh Trump's Move to End DACA
Trump has tried to "use immigrant youth as a bargaining chip to advance an extremist, anti-immigrant agenda"
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Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) take part in the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate on June 27, 2019 in Miami, Florida. 'This Is Not How You Behave in an Emergency': Demand for Climate-Focused Democratic Debate Grows After Second Night of Paltry Questions
"Before these debates, the Democratic National Committee could say that this year would be different and there would be a meaningful debate on climate change. As of last night, they can no longer credibly do that."
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With 2019 Predicted to Be Among Planet's Hottest Years, France's 114º Heat Is 'Absolutely Consistent' With Warnings of Climate Crisis
"Heatwaves will become more intense, they will become more drawn out, they will become more extreme, they will start earlier, and they will finish later."
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'No, No I Do Not': Kamala Harris Clarifies She Does Not Support Abolishing Private Insurance
"I am a proponent of Medicare for All. Private insurance will exist for supplemental coverage," the California senator said
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Brian Hook, the U.S. Special Representative for Iran, looks on during a press conference in Kuwait City on June 23, 2019. Trump Admin. Ratchets Up Tensions With Threat to Sanction Any Nation That Imports Iranian Oil
"Sanctions aren't [an] alternative to war; they ARE war," said Iranian foreign minister after U.S. imposed new economic penalties
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m4a rally 'Rising Enthusiasm for Medicare for All' Has Provoked Dramatic Surge in Industry-Backed Lobbying: Report
"The increase in lobbying against Medicare for All serves as validation from our opposition that this movement has arrived."
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'Spinelessness': Schumer and Pelosi Under Fire After Democrats Join GOP to Give Trump $4.6 Billion in Border Funding Without Protections for Children
"Schumer is as much responsible for this as Pelosi... it's appalling."
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'That Little Girl Was Me': Watch Kamala Harris Confront Joe Biden Over Opposition to School Busing and Praise for Segregationists
Harris pointed to her personal experience as a child who was "bused to school every day" and slammed Biden's "hurtful" comments on his relationship with senators who built careers on opposition to civil rights
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Rich Will Keep Getting Richer and 'Nothing Will Change,' Says Bernie Sanders, Unless US Leaders Have Guts to Take on Powerful Corporations
"If we don't have the guts to take them on, we'll continue to have plans, we'll continue to have talk, and the rich will get richer, and everybody else will be struggling."
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Thursday, June 27, 2019
Yvonne Nieves of El Paso, Texas demonstrates in front of the U.S. Border Patrol facility where lawyers reported that detained migrant children were held unbathed and hungry on June 27, 2019 in Clint, Texas. 'We Owe These Vulnerable Populations More': California Lawmakers Call on Gov. Newsom to Divest State From Child Detention Profiteers
The open letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom cited the #WayfairWalkout as the impetus for the request
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As Heat Wave Boils Europe, Lackluster Bonn Talks Marred by US and Saudi-Led Obstruction of Climate Science
"Science is not negotiable."
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'Hell No': Ocasio-Cortez Denounces Pelosi-Approved Vote on McConnell's Border Bill Without New Protections for Children
"Under no circumstances should the House vote for a McConnell-only bill w/ no negotiation with Democrats," said the Democrat from New York
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Senate Democrats Demand Trump Administration Answer for 'Unconscionable' Delay of Puerto Rico Food Aid
"There are no excuses for this, and the Trump administration must act now to correct this tragic situation that they have caused."
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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. New Details of Horrific Child Abuse Cited in Emergency Restraining Order Request for 'Torture Facilities' Run by US Border Agency
"The preventable physical and mental health harms class members are suffering may be long-lasting, or in some cases, permanent."
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Marshae Jones 'Terrifying' and 'Unacceptable': Outrage Mounts Over Manslaughter Charge for Alabama Woman Who Miscarried After Being Shot in the Stomach
Critics warn the case threatens reproductive rights nationwide by advancing the anti-choice concept of "fetal personhood"
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'The Bold Solution We Need': Over 100 Academics Endorse Sanders Student Debt Cancellation and Tuition-Free College Plan
"In the face of this crisis, nothing short of a complete overhaul of our public higher education system will suffice."
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Claiming Trump Is Forcing Them to Commit 'Widespread Violation' of International Law, Asylum Officers Back Lawsuit Against President's Policy
The law forcing asylum seekers to return to Mexico is "fundamentally contrary to the moral fabric of our nation and our international and domestic legal obligations," officers say
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Demonstrators rally at the U.S. Supreme Court Rejecting White House Claims as 'Contrived,' Supreme Court Blocks Census Citizenship Question... For Now
"The Trump administration's attempt to politicize and manipulate this fundamental pillar of our democracy has failed."
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'Fiasco for Democracy' as Right-Wing Supreme Court Gives Green Light to Partisan Gerrymandering
Critics call ruling a "nightmare scenario for voting rights" with negative impacts that are "hard to overstate"
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Because Women Cannot 'Expect the Courts to Protect Us,' Warren Calls for Federal Law to Affirm Abortion Rights at Democratic Debate
"Forty-seven years ago, Roe v. Wade was decided, and we've all looked to the courts all that time, as state after state has undermined Roe ."
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'Downright Irresponsible and Shameful': DNC and NBC Ripped for Democratic Debate That Spent Less Than 10 Minutes on Climate Emergency
"Our survival is worth more time than vague, irrelevant, and trivial questions posed 80 minutes into the debate."
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Progressives Denounce Export-Import Bank's Support for Fossil Fuel Industry as Congress Debates Reauthorization
"Every coal power plant the Export-Import Bank props up brings us that much closer to climate catastrophe."
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The Environmental Protection Agency building in Washington, D.C. With New 'Imposed Contract,' Trump's EPA Tries to Neuter Worker Rights
Agency announces new collective bargaining agreement—which was not agreed upon
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A Wayfair employee speaks to the crowd during the Wayfair walkout in Copley Square on June 26, 2019 in Boston. Wayfair sold more than $200,000 in bedroom furniture to a Texas detention facility for migrant children. At #WayfairWalkout Actions, Workers Denounce Company Profiting From Child Detention
"The safety and well-being of immigrant children is always worth fighting for."
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The candidates who will be on the stage for Wednesday's debate are:  Sen. Elizabeth Warren; Sen. Cory Booker; former Rep. Beto O’Rourke; Sen. Amy Klobuchar; former Rep. John Delaney; Rep. Tulsi Gabbard; former Housing Secretary Julián Castro; Rep. Tim Ryan; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. (Image: NBC News) WATCH LIVE: First 2020 Democratic Primary Debate Tonight in Miami
Here's what you need to know about Wednesday night's debate
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EPA Urged to Put Public Health Over Monsanto Profits by Banning Cancer-Linked Glyphosate
"This dangerous herbicide causes serious health risks, including cancer, and threatens our environment."
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden eats ice cream at the The Cone Shoppe while campaigning on April 30, 2019 in Monticello, Iowa. 'I Think He's Not the Pragmatic Choice': AOC Joins Other Critics of Biden Ahead of Democratic Debate
"Presidential campaigns make mistakes, but Biden's campaign doesn't seem to do anything else."
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren waves to children detained at the Homestead Detention Center in Homestead, Florida. Warren visited the facility Wednesday morning. 'It is a Stain on Our Country': Warren Joins Protest Outside Child Detention Facility in Florida
" There are a lot of different ways that we get in the fight. And one of them is that you show up."
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