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Friday, September 13, 2019
Majority in US Back Free College Tuition and Student Debt Cancellation, New Poll Finds
The proposals of Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have been dismissed as "extreme" by some of their opponents, but most Americans support such ideas.
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Whole Foods Market in Union Square in New York City.  Whole Foods owner Jeff Bezos slashed benefits for employees on Thursday. In 'Disgusting' Move, Jeff Bezos Abruptly Cuts Health Benefits for Nearly 2,000 Part-Time Whole Foods Workers
"I am in shock. I've worked here 15 years. This is why I keep the job—because of my benefits."
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'No Policy, No Facts, Just Displays of Violence': Ocasio-Cortez Says Hysterical Ad Proves GOP Has No Response to Progressive Vision
"We are fighting to guarantee healthcare in America. To make education and housing dignified and accessible. To save our planet. To set living wages. To establish justice at home and peace abroad."
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Children in Indonesia From Nepal to New Zealand to Nigeria, Fridays for Future Youth Activists Take to Streets Worldwide One Week Before #ClimateStrike
"We are calling on everyone to join us," said strike organizer Jerome Foster II. "We need a truly diverse and multi-generational movement, made of people from all ages and backgrounds, not just the youth."
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  Caribou graze on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 'We Will Not Give Up,' Say Indigenous Groups, as Trump Admin Gets Closer to Fossil Fuel Pillage of Arctic Refuge
Final Environmental Impact Statement for drilling in coastal plain of refuge came on heels of House vote to block drilling in Alaska area
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University's Health and PE Center on September 12, 2019 in Houston. Despite GOP Death Threat, Beto Doubles Down on "We're Going to Take Your AR-15" Promise
"Hell yeah, we're going to take your AR-15 and your AK-47."
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In 'Massive Victory' in Fight Against Trump's 'Unconstitutional Conduct,' Federal Appeals Court Reopens Emoluments Case
"We never wanted to be in a position where it would be necessary to go to court to compel the president of the United States to follow the Constitution. However, President Trump left us no choice."
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Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg speaks at a climate protest outside the White House in Washington, DC on September 13, 2019. - Thunberg, 16, has spurred teenagers and students around the world to strike from school every Friday under the rallying cry "Fridays for future" to call on adults to act now to save the planet. (Photo: Alastair Pike/AFP/Getty Images) Highlighting Number of Years Left to Save Earth, Greta Thunberg Joins 11-Minute Die-In Outside White House
"We're seeing entire communities being decimated by the climate crisis. That's why we strike here today, that's why we strike here every Friday."
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Members of the IBAMA forest fire brigade, called Prevfogo, fight burning in the Amazon As Amazon Rainforest Burns, Brazil's Environment Minister to Meet US Group That Denies Climate Crisis at EPA Headquarters
A Greenpeace Brazil campaingner says the Bolsonaro government "makes efforts to deny the problems, not to face them."
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Challenging Biden on Iraq War Vote, Sanders Denounces Bloated Trump Pentagon Budget During Democratic Debate
"I don't think we have to spend $750 billion a year on the military when we don't even know who our enemy is."
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'ABC and the DNC Should Be Ashamed,' Say Progressives, After Just One Question on Climate Crisis During Democratic Debate
"I don't know how Tom Perez and DNC leaders can look themselves in the mirror after tonight."
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Sanders First 2020 Democrat to Pledge, If Elected, All Top Appointees Will Back Fracking Ban and Bold Climate Action
"If presidential hopefuls are truly serious about tackling fossil fuels head-on, a commitment on appointments must reflect this."
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Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell is facing criticism over a column he wrote Wednesday claiming Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is a hypocrite for her position on fundraising. 'Total Dirtbag Move': Biden Surrogate Ed Rendell Pens 11th Hour Attack on Warren Before Debate
"The problem with Rendell's long track record is that it's just too easy to dive in and unearth examples of his own hypocrisy."
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Youth climate activists 'Holy Smokes, This Thing Could Get HUGE': NYC Public Schools to Let Students #ClimateStrike
"They are finally treating the crisis like a crisis," said 14-year-old New Yorker and climate striker Alexandria Villaseñor.
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Austin, Texas Becomes First US City to Fund Travel Expenses for Patients Obtaining Abortion Care
"Every day, anti-abortion extremists at the Texas legislature wake up and think about how to restrict access to abortion. Today, the Austin City Council fought back."
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Industry Coalition Launches Seven-Figure Ad Blitz to Flood Democratic Debate With Attacks on Medicare for All
David Sirota, speechwriter for Sen. Bernie Sanders's campaign, said the ad blitz is an attempt by healthcare industry lobbyists "to buy tonight's Democratic debate—as part of their campaign to buy the 2020 election."
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Water and field Trump Rollback of Key EPA Water Protection Rule Denounced as 'Callous' and 'Immoral' Giveaway to Big Polluters
"This is shameful and dangerous."
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'A Solution for All Generations': With Plan for Social Security Expansion, Warren Demands Rich Pay Fair Share to Lift 5 Million Out of Poverty
"No one who spends 30 years working and contributing to Social Security should retire in poverty."
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends a conference in Russia in 2017. Gates Foundation Award for Indian PM and 'Despot-in-the-Making' Narendra Modi Draws Anger From Rights Advocates
"Are Trump and Bolsonaro next?"
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Shinjiro Koizumi Japan's New Environmental Minister Calls for Closing Down All Nuclear Reactors to Prevent Another Disaster Like Fukushima
"We will be doomed if we allow another nuclear accident to occur."
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'Decades of Progress Are at Stake' as Trump Reaches 150 Lifetime Judicial Appointments and Right-Wing Court Takeover Accelerates
"Every network should be covering this. Trump's dangerous takeover of our courts will last a generation."
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Twenty-two Greenpeace USA climbers form a blockade on the Fred Hartman Bridge in Baytown, Texas shutting down the largest fossil fuel thoroughfare in the United States ahead of the third Democratic primary debate in nearby Houston. The climbers are preventing the transport of all oil and gas through the Houston Ship Channel, home to the largest petrochemical complex in the United States. According to the group, the nearly two dozen climbers "intend to remain secured in place for 24 hours, preventing the tra Demanding 2020 Democrats Pick a Side on Climate Emergency, Greenpeace Climbers Shut Down Busiest Fossil Fuel Transportation Hub in US
"Will you champion a Green New Deal and ensure a just transition away from fossil fuels?" asked the activists of the Democratic contenders. "Or will you side with the corrupt billionaires trying to wreck the planet for their profit? Millions of Americans are waiting on your answer."
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Warnings That 'Lives Will Be Lost' After Right-Wing Supreme Court Allows Trump Asylum Ban to Take Effect
"The Supreme Court is giving a green light to this administration to continue its inhumane treatment of vulnerable people."
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'Morally Bankrupt and a Black Mark on America': Trump Condemned for Refusing to Grant Protected Status to Bahamian Hurricane Victims
"Let's be clear: This decision is racist and cruel. We should grant Temporary Protected Status to Bahamians fleeing Hurricane Dorian," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate
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'We Must Be Bolder Than Ever': Labor Federation Representing 30 Million Workers Calls on All Unions to Join Global Climate Strike
"We cannot let the vital idealism of this new generation be poisoned by cynicism and doubt. This is our last chance. They are our last chance. We must stand with them."
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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
ICE agents stage a raid to arrest an undocumented immigrant in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn on April 11, 2018 in New York City. 'The Moron Fascists': ICE Fails to Properly Redact Document Proposing 'Hyper-Realistic' Urban Warfare Training Facility
"Sure feels like ICE is positioning itself to become an all encompassing, no accountability, paramilitary force."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), at the end of her patience, demands to know why ICE official Daniel Renaud refuses to answer her questions during a hearing on Wednesday, September 11. ( As AOC and Ayanna Pressley Demand Answers on Trump Policy That Would Deport Sick Kids, ICE Officials at Hearing Refuse to Talk
"This is a threat to the rule of law."
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Immigrant Rights and Green Groups Join Forces in Rally at CBP, Demanding Trump Welcome Bahamians and All Climate Refugees
"In the climate crisis, we must not deny entry to survivors of disasters."
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The 9/11 attacks, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday, "began an era of endless war for our country and we must change course." On 18th Anniversary of 9/11, Bernie Sanders Calls for End to Endless War
"U.S. power should be measured not by our ability to blow things up, but to bring people together around our common humanity."
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New Report on Trans Mountain Pipeline Highlights 'Dangerous' Construction Hot Spots
"Canadians taxpayers—who are the ones paying for this multi-billion dollar pipeline—have a right to know the impacts that construction will have on communities and the environment."
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Steadily Gaining Ground in Polls, Elizabeth Warren Embraces Wall Street Fear of Her Campaign
"The Warren campaign should play this clip everywhere," one supporter said of two CNBC anchors saying executives feel the progressive candidate "has got to be stopped"
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A laborer working on a new detention center being built for people who are not included in a "citizens register" in Kadamtola Gopalpur village, in Goalpara district, some 170km from Guwahati, the capital city of India's northeastern state of Assam. 'Red Flag for Whole World': Undocumented Workers in India Fear They May Soon Be Prisoners in Detention Camps They Are Building
"This is the world that the global war on terror made."
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A picture taken on July 4, 2019 shows a blood-stained stretcher following a reported airstrike on a hospital in the village of Kafr Nabl, in the southern Idlib province. US Forces May Have Committed War Crimes in Syria: UN Report
The conflict, now in its ninth year, "continues to torment civilians who bear the brunt of hostilities"
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African Migrants gather at a the Illegal Immigration Authority in Tripoli Leaked Email Suggests Trump Admin Pressuring UN Agency to Self-Censor on 'Political Sensitivities' Like Climate Crisis or Risk Defunding
Critics called the administration's reported threat to cut funding "deeply worrying" and "blackmail."
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Rideshare drivers hold signs during a protest outside of Uber headquarters on August 27, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Dozens of Uber and Lyft drivers staged a protest outside of Uber headquarters in support of California assembly bill 5 and to organize a union for rideshare drivers. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) 'Historic Win' for Gig Economy Workers in California Exposes Telling Rift Among 2020 Democrats
While Sanders, Warren, Harris, and Buttigeig have come out in favor of state's bill that would offer far-reaching labor protections, Biden has remained quietly on the sidelines.
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Healthcare Ad Spending Exceeds $65 Million in 2019 as Insurance Industry Ramps Up Effort to Kill Medicare for All
"The insurance companies are working hard to shift the blame and stop the movement for Medicare for All."
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Kumi Naidoo Amnesty International Chief's Plea to 30,000+ Schools Worldwide: Let the Students Climate Strike!
"Children should not be punished for speaking out about the great injustices of our age."
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Faced With Soaring Costs of Private Insurance, Poll Shows 58% of Small Business Owners Support Medicare for All
"Medicare for All is the only solution to our healthcare cost crisis that will offer relief to workers and small businesses alike."
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'Internment Camps for the Homeless': Housing Advocates Horrified by Trump Push for 'Crackdown' on California Homelessness
"Further efforts to criminalize or otherwise harm people experiencing homelessness are unconscionable."
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Charles M. Kupperman, the acting national security advisor, has been criticized for his views in the past. Bolton's Replacement Charles Kupperman 'Another Islamophobe,' Charge Critics
"In Washington, D.C. today, the more things change, the more they stay the same."
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Parents on Twitter Share Sky-High Costs of Giving Birth in the US, Calling for Medicare for All
"Saving these bills to show my kids what life was like before Medicare for All, and why we fought so hard to give them a better country."
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Politicon's lineup for 2019 features more than a few controversial figures. Politicon Lineup Exposes Event as 'Circus': Critics
"Why should the average voter invest in US politics if those running it think it's all a sport?"
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"Exactly What I've Hoped For": 100+ Education Leaders Voice Support for Sanders K-12 Plan
"No president or presidential candidate has offered a proposal so bold and sweeping."
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Ahead of Israeli Election, Netanyahu Vows to Annex Large Swathes of West Bank 'In Maximum Coordination With Trump'
"A reminder that Israel is a state where apartheid policies are used to appeal to voters."
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Plan to Release Radioactive Fukushima Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean Panned by Critics
"Another reason to not build nuclear power plants."
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Former national security advisor John Bolton listens to President Donald Trump talk to reporters during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington on Feb. 12. Progressives 'Overjoyed' as John Bolton Leaves White House
"Best news of this past few weeks, if not longer!!!!"
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'Democracy for Some, But Not for All': Report Reveals Nearly 1,700 Polling Places Closed Since Supreme Court Weakened Voting Rights Act
"Seems like Republicans don't want people to vote...wonder what they are worried about."
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House Democrats Threaten to Subpoena Pentagon After Report Exposes Trump Deal With Scotland Airport
"We're challenging Trump's laughably fraudulent claim that he had 'nothing to do with' the Prestwick Airport near his failing Scottish resort."
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A man salvages debris Urgently Investing $1.8 Trillion to #AdaptOurWorld and Avert 'Climate Apartheid' Could Yield $7.1 Trillion in Benefits, Analysis Shows
"Without bold adaptation action, climate change becomes a life sentence to poverty and suffering for already vulnerable and marginalized people."
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To Critics Who Say Climate Action Is 'Too Expensive,' Greta Thunberg Responds: 'If We Can Save the Banks, We Can Save the World'
"If there is something we are not lacking in this world, it's money. Of course, many people do lack money, but governments and these people in power, they do not lack money."
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"Trump's Racism and Cruelty Knows No Bounds": Outrage as President Smears Dorian Victims Fleeing Bahamas as Gang Members
"The survivors of Hurricane Dorian are climate change refugees fleeing disaster, and they deserve compassion and support, not isolation and exclusion," said the Sunrise Movement
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Monday, September 9, 2019
Newman, Warren, Cisneros 'Incredibly Important Moment': Warren Endorses Congressional Progressive Primary Challengers Jessica Cisneros and Marie Newman
"It's a breath of fresh air to have candidates for president who remember what the Democratic Party should stand for."
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Even as Nadler Intensifies Trump Probes, Progressives Call on Pelosi to Stop 'Putting the Brakes on Impeachment'
"It's beyond time for the House to do more than small-bore resolutions to give them cover," said CREDO Action on Monday.
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WATCH: Naomi Klein Hosts and Greta Thunberg Headlines 'Right to a Future' Event in NYC
A livestreamed and in-depth conversation with youth and indigenous leaders to discuss "our best hope for a sustainable planet."
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Asylum-seekers wait in line to receive breakfast outside a temporary shelter on Nov. 24, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. 'Victory': Federal Judge Reinstates Nationwide Injunction on Trump Effort to Block Asylum Seekers at Southern Border
"Before today's decision, entire parts of this country had essentially become asylum-free zones, where people in search of safety would be arbitrarily barred from asylum based on where they happened to cross the border."
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Targeting PATRIOT Act Provision, Rights Groups Urge House Dems to Block NSA From Collecting Americans' Phone Records
"Mass surveillance is wrong and dangerous to our democracy."
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Face with 'Google' projected on it WATCH: Dozens of State AGs Announce Antitrust Probe of Google
New investigation will come on heels of separate probe focused on Facebook
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Because 'Everything Is on Fire,' Nearly 1,000 Amazon Workers Pledge to Walk Out and Join Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20
"We understand the threat of the climate crisis and want to work for a company that makes climate a priority."
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Fueling Surge in Demand for Stricter US Gun Laws, Poll Shows Six in 10 Fear They Could Be Next Victim of Mass Shooting
Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer appealed directly to President Donald Trump to support stricter gun control, amid inaction by Mitch McConnell in the Senate
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United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet 'World Has Never Seen a Threat to Human Rights of This Scope,' UN Rights Chief Says of Climate Emergency
"The window of opportunity for action may be closing—but there is still time to act."
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Divestment demonstration 'People Power Is Winning': Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Celebrates $11 Trillion Milestone
"We would not have smashed our divestment targets without the thousands of local groups who have pressured their representatives to pull out of fossil fuels."
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Citing 'Danger to Public Safety,' Chief NOAA Scientist Launches Probe Into Agency Decision to Side With Trump Over Its Own Experts on Dorian
"This intervention to contradict the forecaster was not based on science but on external factors including reputation and appearance, or simply put, political."
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'This Is Eco-Apartheid': Post-Dorian Refugees Fleeing Bahamas Ordered Off Ferry Bound for US
"This is beyond cruel."
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Poverty in America a Literal 'Death Sentence,' Says Sanders, Following Devastating GAO Report
"If we do not urgently act to solve the economic distress of millions of Americans, a whole generation will be condemned to early death."
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Sanders Campaign Says Trump 'Worried About Being Exposed as a Fraud' as Report Suggests President Wary of Running Against Socialism in 2020
"We'll have a national debate about policies that help the one percent versus policies that lift the 99. I get the sense Trump knows the reckoning is coming... No Sharpie edits will save him."
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Sunday, September 8, 2019
U.S. Border Patrol Agents at Border Field State Park in Imperial Beach watch over personnel that are reinforcing the border wall with concertina wire. Dem Lawmaker Warns: Whether You Call it a Fence or a Wall, Trump is Winning on the Border
"This is not a time to tell ourselves that Trump is losing. This is being built as we speak."
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Chris Christie and Rahm Emanuel share a laugh during a segment attacking Medicare for All on ABC's "This Week." Progressives Explode After ABC Panel Featuring Chris Christie and Rahm Emanuel Launches Attack on Medicare For All
"Those willing to make the most specious claims do seem to get booked most frequently."
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President Donald Trump speaks during a memorial service at the Pentagon for the 9/11 terrorist attacks September 11, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Days Before Talks With Taliban and Peace Deal, Trump Publicly Calls Secret Meeting Off
"He is literally the worst deal maker of all time."
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Saturday, September 7, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on April 15, 2019 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Ahead of Standing Ovation at New Hampshire Democratic Convention, Sanders Camp Announces Endorsements From 53 State Dems
"This latest round of endorsements shows we are not only retaining and engaging supporters from 2016, but building new support from a broad swath of leaders from around the state."
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A road is flooded during the passing of Hurricane Dorian in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas on Monday Sept. 2, 2019. New Report: ABC, CBS, NBC Covered Climate Crisis Connection to Hurricane Dorian Only Once in 216 Segments on Storm
"Climate change is fueling storms like Hurricane Dorian. But you wouldn't know that from watching broadcast TV news."
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US President Donald Trump drives a golf buggy on his golf course at the Trump Turnberry resort in June 2019. Trump's Use of Pentagon Cash to Prop Up Scottish Resort Latest Example of Why He 'Must Be Impeached': AOC
"These reports raise questions about the President's potential receipt of U.S. or foreign government emoluments in violation of the U.S. Constitution and raise other serious conflict of interest concerns."
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Friday, September 6, 2019
"It is inappropriate for EPA to solely rely on industry studies to justify bringing sulfoxaflor back into our farm fields," said Michele Colopy of the Pollinator Stewardship Council, a party to the suit. "Die-offs of tens of thousands of bee colonies continue to occur and sulfoxaflor plays a huge role in this problem. EPA is harming not just the beekeepers, their livelihood, and bees, but the nation’s food system." (Photo: Ashraf Amra/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) US Beekeepers File Suit Against Trump EPA Charging 'Illegal' Approval of Insecticide Linked to Mass Die-Off
"Honeybees and other pollinators are dying in droves because of insecticides like sulfoxaflor, yet the Trump administration removes restriction just to please the chemical industry."
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Maria Isabel Bueso, 24, speaks during a protest outside of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital on September 06, 2019 in Oakland, California. Nurses, Healthcare Workers Galvanize to Stop Deportation of Patient That Could Mean 'Death Sentence'
"This is an issue of basic morality."
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'Definition of Insane Greed': Investing Billions in New Projects, Fossil Fuel Corporations Undermining World's Climate Targets
"These dirty fossil fuel companies are not getting the message, let alone acting on the urgency of the climate crisis."
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Actress Pamela Anderson and nepotism case Meghan McCain stare daggers at one another as The View's Sunny Hostin asks a question. 'A Breath of Fresh Air' as Pamela Anderson Takes Meghan McCain to Task Over US War Crimes
"Pamela Anderson talking about how war crimes need to be punished and of course Meghan McCain is crying about it."
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With Two Weeks Until #GlobalClimateStrike, Organizing Intensifies in 100+ Countries to Win 'Livable Future for All'
"Our message will be clear—we must act now to avoid the worst effects of climate change because all of our lives depend upon it."
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'Shameful': Warren Warns Trump Plan to Privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Would Make Housing Crisis Worse
"The Trump administration wants to make it harder for creditworthy working families—especially families of color—to buy a home and build wealth."
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valve-turner Ken Ward Washington Supreme Court Establishes 'Very Important Precedent' for Climate Necessity Defense in Case of Valve-Turner Ken Ward
The court's decision, explained one attorney, "creates a strong legal basis for climate protesters to justify their actions in a court of law."
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Never Again protesters flooded Boston streets on Thursday. Demonstrators shut down Amazon's Cambridge office. Because "We've Seen This Before," Never Again Action Protesters Shut Down Amazon Offices in Boston
"I had ancestors killed in the Holocaust. We feel this in our bones. We need to mobilize."
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Use holds smart phone showing Facebook's news feed 'A Major Step Forward': Multi-State Probe Targets Facebook's Possible Antitrust Violations
"Even the largest social media platform in the world must follow the law and respect consumers."
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WATCH: Viral Video Shows British Voter Politely Imploring Johnson to 'Please Leave My Town' Ahead of Potential Election
The prime minister has begun informally campaigning ahead of a potential October 15 general election amid Parliamentary chaos over Brexit
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'Hell No,' Say Progressives, After GOP Sen. Joni Ernst Suggests Cutting Social Security 'Behind Closed Doors'
"No matter how hard you try to hide, the American people will be watching—and we won't let you cut our earned Social Security benefits."
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'Getting Angry on Social Media Not Enough': Thousands Across 6 Continents Mobilize to Combat Destruction of Amazon Rainforest
"Get organized, get active, and join forces in defense of the Amazon and in defense of our future."
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'No Fossil Fuel Money!': Protests Outside Big-Money Fundraiser for Biden Co-Hosted by Natural Gas Executive
"Biden can't expect to convince Americans that he's a leader on climate if he's also cozying up to fossil fuel power players."
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Thursday, September 5, 2019
Unaffordable Health and Child Care Alongside Flimsy Safety Net Leaves US Among Most Unlivable Nations: Global Survey
According to expats living in 187 countries, the U.S. is among the least safe and affordable countries in the world
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In the new season of Amazon's "Jack Ryan," the titular character goes to war with Venezuela. New Season of Amazon's Jack Ryan Focused on Venezuela Denounced as 'Over-the-Top and Ridiculous' US Propaganda
"No matter how cynical you might be about propagandistic American media, you are not prepared for how much watching this trailer is like snorting 100% pure John Bolton."
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Danielle Greene and Jennifer Vassil attend a rally Over 120 Groups Call on Congress to Back Constitutional Amendment Overturning Citizens United
"America needs to be responsive to the people, not to corporations and special interests, or it is no longer a democratic republic."
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'Organizing Works': Advocates Credit Pressure Campaign With Forcing High-Ranking Democrat Hakeem Jeffries to Back Medicare for All
"We've proven—once again—that our grassroots organizing can apply the pressure needed to win over even the most hard-to-convince Democrats."
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Literal Sh*t Storm: Warnings of Major Manure Threat as Hurricane Dorian Barrels Toward North Carolina Factory Farms
"The heavy rainfall could flood poorly located factory farms, spreading untold tons of hog, chicken, and turkey waste along the coastal plain."
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inmate 'Vision for Justice': 117 Rights Groups Offer Roadmap to Transform US Criminal-Legal System
"We simply cannot live up to the values we profess if we don't end mass incarceration and eliminate the deep racial bias entrenched in the current system."
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A Transportation Security Administration agent at a checkpoint verifying passenger identification in John Glenn Columbus International Airport. Victory Over 'Civil Liberties Train Wreck' as Federal Judge Rules US Terror Watchlist Unconstitutional
After years of abuse and secrecy, court's decision seen by rights advocates as very welcome but "long overdue"
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'This Is Incredible,' Says Corbyn, as Voter Registration Surges Amid Boris Johnson's Chaotic Lurch Towards UK General Election
"This Brexit crisis has now come down to a simple question about whether we live in a democracy: can we allow Boris Johnson to force No Deal on our country, without all of us having our voice heard?"
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stop the NRA sign 'Why I Love San Francisco': City Board Applauded for Labeling NRA 'Domestic Terrorist Organization'
The resolution's author says that "nobody has done more to fan the flames of gun violence than the NRA."
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From Military Jets to Snipers, Icelanders—Who Live in World's Most Peaceful Country—Shocked by All the Guns Surrounding Mike Pence
"Americans intended to give every Reykjavik citizen a paralyzing drug during Pence's visit," joked a satirical Icelandic newspaper
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Jo and Boris Johnson in happier times. Jo left Parliament today, citing tensions between family and politics. 'Not Exactly a Vote of Confidence': Amid Brexit Chaos, Boris Johnson's Own Brother Resigns
Week of legislative defeats and popular ridicule continues for embattled UK Prime Minister
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'A Year Ago I Wouldn't Have Believed It': Not Enough, But 2020 Climate Town Hall Hailed as Big Progress
"Gotta say that just seeing the words 'Climate Crisis' in red on screen is a victory for our movements."
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30+ Rights Groups Launch Campaign Demanding Law Enforcement Ban on 'Authoritarian and Invasive' Facial Recognition Technology
"We need to ban this technology outright, treat it like biological or nuclear weapons, and prevent it from proliferating before it's too late."
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'That Corruption Needs to End': Biden Urged to Cancel Fundraiser With Fossil Fuel Executive Day After Climate Crisis Forum
"If Biden is serious about taking on the power of the fossil fuel lobby, why is he going to a fundraiser hosted by the co-founder of a natural gas company?"
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Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Attorney Susan Church speaks to the media after she was held in contempt by Judge Richard Sinnott and taken onto custody then released at Boston Municipal Court on September 4, 2019. 'Outrageous Behavior' as Boston Judge Holds National Lawyers Guild Attorney in Contempt for Reading Case Law in Court
"By compelling arraignment in every case, the judge punished the exercise of individuals' First Amendment right to protest."
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U.S. President Donald Trump (R) references a map held by acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan while talking to reporters following a briefing from officials about Hurricane Dorian in the Oval Office at the White House September 04, 2019 in Washington, DC. The map was a forecast from August 29 and appears to have been altered by a black marker to extend the hurricane's range to include Alabama. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) "If This Wasn't So Dangerous I'd Be Laughing": Trump Presents Outdated Dorian Forecast Map With Alabama Circled With Sharpie
" It is a violation of federal law to falsify a National Weather Service forecast and pass it off as official, as President Trump did here."
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