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Monday, January 27, 2020
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) 'Extremely Disappointing': New Analysis Offers Scathing Critique of Top Democrat's CLEAN Future Act
"This framework should really be called the Dirty Future Act. In every way possible, Pallone's proposal fails to address the climate crisis."
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March for a Clean Energy Revolution in Philadelphia New Program Set to Fight for 'Electricity Future That Works for People and the Planet'
The new effort will focus on utilities' monopolies and reliance on fossil fuels.
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'Time for Him to Do His Job': Public Urged to Press Chief Justice Roberts to Subpoena Witnesses Amid GOP 'Cover-Up'
"Roberts' job is to preside over a fair trial, where relevant witnesses are heard from and jurors actually listen to the evidence. Right now, he's helping Republicans break the rules and cover for Trump. That has to end."
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'The Facts Are Just the Facts': Sanders Campaign Hits Back After Biden Claims He—Not Bernie—Has Consistently Protected Social Security
The former vice president says he advocated for cuts to the safety net program "20 years ago," but his track record shows otherwise.
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 The BMJ last week announced its fossil fuel divestment campaign. 'Investing in Humanity': British Medical Journal Praised for New Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign
The journal rolled out a "stellar set of ambitions," said climate group Divest Parliament.
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Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks to the media on the company's sustainability efforts on September 19, 2019 in Washington, D.C. 'The Rich Have Class Solidarity': Bezos Party Features Billionaires Rubbing Shoulders With Trump Admin Officials, Journalists
"This town, man."
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Snowden and Greenwald Snowden Warns Targeting of Greenwald and Assange Shows Governments 'Ready to Stop the Presses—If They Can'
"The most essential journalism of every era," says the NSA whistleblower, "is precisely that which a government attempts to silence."
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'Like a Kleptocracy': Investigation Details How GOP Lawmakers Cashed In on Trump Tax Cuts
"It's bad enough that President Trump's and congressional Republicans' GOP tax scam betrayed workers—it's even worse that they're lining their own pockets off it."
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Leading by 9 in New Iowa Poll, Sanders Says His Campaign Is 'Worst Nightmare' of Trump and Billionaire Class
"We got Wall Street nervous. We got the insurance companies nervous. We got the drug companies nervous. We got the fossil fuel industry nervous. We got the military-industrial complex nervous."
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Medicare for All 'Is What Patients Need': New Harvard Study Shows Even Those With Private Insurance Can't Afford Care
"When so many people can't get the care they need even when they have insurance coverage, it says that insurance is not doing what it is supposed to do: ensure that healthcare is affordable when you need it."
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Sunday, January 26, 2020
Former national security advisor John Bolton listens to President Donald Trump talk to reporters during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington Trump Told Bolton Ukraine Aid Contingent on Probe Into Democratic Rivals: NYT
"There is no pretense left. There are no excuses remaining," said Chris Murphy (D-Conn.).
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Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez looks on during the Democratic Presidential Committee summer meeting on August 23, 2019 in San Francisco "A Who's-Who" of People Against Progressive Agenda: DNC's Perez Under Fire for Convention Committee Picks
Former Congressman Barney Frank, who wrote a 2015 op-ed entitled "Why Progressives Shouldn't Support Bernie," is among those nominated.
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Iowa voters listen as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt. ) speaks at the Ames City Auditorium on January 25, 2020 in Ames, Iowa. 'Big-Monied Interests Are Getting Very Nervous': Sanders Leads in New Hampshire Poll
"They're looking at recent polls," the Democratic candidate said, "and they're saying, 'Oh my God, Sanders can win.'"
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Saturday, January 25, 2020
Campaign buttons for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) are seen during his event at NOAH's Event Venue on December 30, 2019 in West Des Moines, Iowa. The 2020 Iowa Democratic caucuses will take place on February 3, 2020, making it the first nominating contest for the Democratic Party in choosing their presidential candidate to face Donald Trump in the 2020 election. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) 'The Only One I Didn't Want Her to Pick': In Secret Recording, Trump Admits Fear of Clinton Picking Sanders as VP in 2016
Leaked 2018 audio recording of president was released by legal team of Lev Parnas, close associate of Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani. "You know, [Sanders] basically says we're getting screwed on trade," said Trump. "And he's right."
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Pompeo Denounced for 'Insulting and Contemptuous' Statement Lashing Out at NPR's Mary Louise Kelly
The secretary of state's statement was framed as "a shameful assault on press freedom."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) greets people as he walks with reporters through the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa on August 11, 2019. Up Six Points as Buttigieg and Biden Stall, Sanders Takes Commanding Lead in New Iowa Poll
The new Times poll showed Sanders with 25 percent of the Iowa vote and 40 percent of support from those under 30 in the state.
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House impeachment manager Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) called President Donald Trump "a dictator" who "wants to be all-powerful" and "not have to respect the Congress." Rep. Jerry Nadler: Trump a 'Dictator' Whose Behavior 'Has No Analog' in US History
The New York Democrat's accusation came a day after he said Trump's behavior "puts even President Nixon to shame."
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Friday, January 24, 2020
CODEPINK protesters at Congressional hearing on Iran in 2015. 'We Apologize' for Trump's Reckless Aggression, US Peace Advocates Say in Open Letter to Iranian People
The letter, from activist group CodePink, comes ahead of peace demonstrations scheduled Saturday in 200 cities around the world.
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Marjorie Cohn Law Professor: Trump Could Also Have Been Impeached for War Crimes, Assassinations, and Corruption
"The Democratic managers, the House managers, have laid out a meticulous case for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress."
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Activists from the Population Connection Action Fund hold signs as they project a message onto the Trump International Hotel to protest the Global Gag Rule Outrage as GOP Lawmakers Push Trump to Intensify Attacks on Women With Broadened Global Gag Rule
"This proposal by a group of infamously anti-woman, anti-choice Congress members is egregious to say the least."
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#MarchForLies: Reproductive Justice Advocates Counter Trump's "Dangerous Rhetoric" at Anti-Choice March
"We didn't need any more confirmation that the sitting president of the United States is dead-set on doing all he can to end access to safe, legal abortion in this country."
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Glenn Greenwald In Open Letter to Brazilian Authorities, 40+ Rights Groups Condemn 'Attempt to Intimidate and Retaliate Against' Glenn Greenwald
"If these tactics are allowed to stand, it would jeopardize all Brazilians' freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom to participate in democracy."
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A police officer checks the temperature of a driver at a highway in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province, on January 24, 2020. 35 Million Under Lockdown in China as Coronavirus Spreads, Illness Confirmed in Chicago
There have been two confirmed cases of the disease in the U.S. so far, and a number of further samples are being tested.
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'Take Her Out': Recording Reveals Trump Demanding Ouster of Yovanovitch Directly to Parnas—Man He Claims Not to Know
"Why is POTUS, who has the power to remove ambassadors, conspiring with goons to do so?"
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'If Truth Doesn't Matter, We're Lost': Watch Rep. Adam Schiff's 9-Minute Closing Argument on Why Senate Must Remove Trump
"You know you can't trust this president to do what's right for this country. You can trust he will do what's right for Donald Trump. He'll do it now. He's done it before."
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer, Isabelle Axelsson, and Vanessa Nakate take part in a "Friday for future" youth demonstration in a street of Davos on January 24, 2020 'We Have So Much More to Do,' Youth Climate Activists Declare as Global Elite Close Out Davos Forum
"It is time to get out of our comfort zones."
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Thousands of Iraqis gathering at Jadariya, a neighborhood in the Baghdad city center at a rally against the presence of U.S. troops in the country, in Baghdad, Iraq on January 24, 2020. 'Iraq for Iraqis': Hundreds of Thousands Flood Streets of Baghdad to Demand US Military Leave Country
"We want to see Iraq with full sovereignty."
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Indigenous People in Brazil Vow to Defeat Bolsonaro After "Perverse" Attack Claiming Tribes Are Still "Evolving" Into Human Beings
The Association of Indigenous Peoples filed a lawsuit against the president after he claimed tribes are "evolving" and vowing to "integrate" them.
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A display shows a facial recognition system for law enforcement 'Breathtaking Assault on Our Rights': Privacy Advocates Decry London Police Plan to Use Live Facial Recognition Cameras
"This decision represents an enormous expansion of the surveillance state and a serious threat to civil liberties in the U.K."
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'Cruelty Is the Point': Trump Takes Aim at Medicaid With Plan That Could Harm Millions
"The president's war on healthcare knows no bounds."
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A large coalition of residents and public interest groups lobbied the state legislature in Des Moines, Iowa to demand support for a moratorium on building new, and expanding existing, factory farms—also known as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). The coalition of factory farm opponents also presented a petition to all 2020 presidential candidates calling on them to support the state moratorium as well as federal legislation to curtail factory farms.  (Photo: Citizens for Community Improvement A Ahead of Iowa Caucus, 2020 Candidates Urged to Back Moratorium on Factory Farms
"Any agricultural platform that does not adequately address the worsening factory farm crisis we're facing across the country, is half baked and majorly flawed."
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Come 'Say This to My Face,' Says Ayanna Pressley After Betsy DeVos Compares Being Pro-Choice to Being Pro-Slavery
Democratic congresswoman and chair of the House Abortion Access Task Force said she "would welcome the opportunity to educate" the Education Secretary on reproductive rights. And maybe U.S. history of chattel slavery?
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'More Lies,' Says Sanders as Trump Vows to 'Save' Social Security Just One Day After Threatening Cuts
"As a candidate, Trump said he'd protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. Now he has an obligation to tell the American people: 'I was lying. It was all just a campaign ruse.'"
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Thursday, January 23, 2020
Gun Control Advocates Slam Trump's "Reckless" Decision to Loosen Firearm Exports Regulations
"Once again, the Trump administration chose gun industry profits over public safety."
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U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. Netanyahu to Join Trump Next Week to Announce 'Deal of the Century' Peace Plan Giving Israel 'Everything it Wants'
"A lethal diversionary tactic at the expense of Palestinian rights and international law."
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Woolsey Fire As Financial Institutions Grow Concerned About Economic Impacts of Climate Crisis, Activists Target Funders of Fossil Fuel Industry
As one 350.org volunteer put it, if we don't #StopTheMoneyPipeline that finances climate destruction, "it could blow up the economy."
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New Report Offers Blueprint for a 'Clean Slate' for Workers to Fight Economic Inequality and Strengthen Labor Unions
"Democracy at work should be a right, not a fight."
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Glaciers like the Sawyer Glacier in Alaska, pictured here in July 2016, are melting around the world—possibly releasing viruses and microbes into the air. Ancient Viruses Trapped in Glaciers for Thousands of Years Could Be Released By Climate Crisis: Study
"We've opened up a Pandora's box with climate change."
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'He Gave Away the Game': Doctors Condemn Trump Threat to Slash Medicare Funding
"We've long suspected he would try to gut Medicare in a second term."
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Trump to Issue New Rule Restricting Visas for Pregnant Women in Latest Attack on Most Vulnerable
"If you think this won't be used to blatantly discriminate against immigrants based on gender and age, I have a bridge in Brooklyn to sell you."
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Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg joins a protest by climate activist near UN headquarters on August 30, 2019, in New York. 'Haters Gonna Hate and Deniers Will Deny': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg Hit Back at Mnuchin
"It doesn't take a college degree in economics to realize that our remaining 1.5° carbon budget and ongoing fossil fuel subsidies and investments don't add up."
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2020 Doomsday Clock 'The Most Dangerous Situation That Humanity Has Ever Faced': Doomsday Clock Now 100 Seconds to Midnight
Citing the worsening nuclear threat and inaction on the climate crisis, scientists issue a historic warning about the risk of global catastrophe.
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Sanders Takes Double-Digit Lead in New Hampshire Poll After 14 Point Jump Since December
"Prepare for establishment meltdown."
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Mocking Call for Fossil Fuel Divestment, 'Foreclosure King' Steve Mnuchin Tells Greta Thunberg to Go Study Economics
"Here's what Mnuchin learned from economics studies: he ran a company that booted elderly residents from their homes due to onerous loans and technicalities."
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South Carolina Democrat Who Endorsed Biden Said She's Switching to Sanders Because He Fights 'For the Least, the Fallen, the Left Behind'
In a tweet thanking Dalhi Myers for her endorsement, Sanders wrote, "Together, we will defeat the most dangerous president in modern history."
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'Biggest Loss of Clean Water Protection the Country Has Ever Seen': Trump Guts Safeguards for US Streams and Wetlands
"This all-out assault on basic safeguards will send our country back to the days when corporate polluters could dump whatever sludge or slime they wished into the streams and wetlands that often connect to the water we drink."
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Progressive journalist and political commentator Krystal Ball on her morning show "Rising" on TheHillTV. (Photo: Rising/YouTube) Krystal Ball Explains to CNN That Bernie Sanders Popular 'Precisely Because DC Hates Him'
As the corporate and Democratic Party establishment lash out at the progressive 2020 candidate, #ILikeBernie and #IEndorseBernie show Sanders movement's ability to fight back.
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A new ad takes aim at former Vice President Joe Biden's history of working with Republicans to cut Social Security and other benefits. New Ad Campaign Ties Biden to 'Heartless' GOP Efforts to Cut Social Security
"Why did Joe Biden join Republicans to attack benefits for seniors?"
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To Open Congress to Working People, Georgia Democrat Petitions FEC to Use Campaign Funds for Healthcare
"This could help open the field to candidates who live like the majority of Americans."
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Floodwater from the Mississippi River rises around a home on June 1, 2019 in West Alton, Missouri. Planet Just Had Costliest Decade for Global Natural Disasters: Insurance Industry Report
The Mississippi Basin floods were among the disasters with a massive price tag.
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Julian Assange supporters demonstrate outside of the Westminster Magistrates Court on November 18, 2019 in London. Brazil's Greenwald Prosecution Evokes Assange's Continued Imprisonment in UK, Say Advocates
"Shame on everyone including many journalists and Trump supporters who tried to defend the indictment of Assange."
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Humanity Risking 'Global Disaster' as Material Consumption Passes 100 Billion Tons Annually
"Governments must urgently adopt circular economy solutions if we want to achieve a high quality of life for close to 10 billion people by mid-century without destabilizing critical planetary processes."
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before/after Warning of 'Environmental Ruin and With It a Human Tragedy,' Report Details Triple Threat to Coral Reefs
These marine ecosystems "are under imminent risk of destruction" because of the human-caused climate crisis, pollution, and overfishing.
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Homero Gómez, administrator of the biggest butterfly sanctuary in the western state of Michoacan. Advocates Express Fears Logging Industry Behind Disappearance of Mexican Monarch Butterfly Defender Homero Gómez
The butterfly sanctuary manager went missing January 13.
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Journalist Glenn Greenwald, co-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. 'An Absolute Red Alert': Snowden Joins Journalists and Rights Advocates Worldwide Rallying to the Side of Glenn Greenwald
"It should be clear to anyone—no matter their political persuasion—that the Bolsonaro administration is taking these actions in a purely retaliatory manner in an attempt to criminalize journalism."
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UN Report on Saudi Prince's Hacking of Bezos's Phone Raises Questions Over Other Potentially Compromised Elites
"If the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally hacked Bezos's phone via malicious files sent over text, it seems extremely likely he's hacked heads of state the same way."
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US President Donald Trump looks back as a question from the press is shouted after a press conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 22, 2020. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images) 'Hobnobbing With Billionaires in Davos,' Trump Admits—If Reelected—He Will Seek to Cut Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare
"It'll be toward the end of the year," Trump said from Davos, Switzerland. "And at the right time, we will take a look at that. You know, that's actually the easiest of all things, if you look, cause it's such a big percentage."
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save.org 'Stop This Sale': 11 NGO Leaders at Davos Warn Against Pending Private Equity Takeover of .Org Domain
"The security of civil society should not be entrusted to private equity."
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parched crop field with pesticide sign 2020 Dems Called On to Follow Warren in Supporting 'No Big Ag Money Pledge'
Supporting the pledge commits candidates to prioritizing "the health of our families, farmers, food chain workers, our planet, and our democracy."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders leads a new CNN poll. CNN Poll Shows Sanders Surging Into First as Biden Continues to Drop—But Network Emphasizes Statistical Tie in Headline
" CNN still cannot fathom stating the obvious here: Sanders is leading in their own national poll."
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After GOP Rejects Measures to Subpoena Witnesses and Evidence, Democrats Decry Impeachment Trial 'Designed to Protect Trump'
"What are Republicans afraid of?" asked Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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Screenshot of new Bernie Sanders campaign video featuring former vice president Joe Biden's long history of advocating for and being will to make cuts and cost of living adjustments to Social Security. (Image: Underlying photo Gage Skidmore/with overlay) #TelltheTruthJoe Trends as Sanders Video Detailing Biden History on Social Security Viewed Nearly 2 Million Times
"Let's be honest, Joe," said Sanders. "One of us fought for decades to cut Social Security, and one of us didn't. But don’t take it from me. Take it from you."
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Amid Years of Funding Cuts to Public Health, First US Case of China's Coronavirus Detected
Public health advocates say state, local, and federal agencies are underprepared to cope with the spread of a new infectious disease.
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The future of global biodiversity is bleak without immediate action. We Risk Living in an 'Empty World' If Assault on Nature Not Stopped, Warns UN Biodiversity Chief
"If our support systems are gone, there will be no humans."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) In Response to Oxfam Inequality Report, Sanders Calls for Global Movement to Counter 'Greed of Billionaire Class'
The White House hopeful emphasized the need to bring people across the globe together to work for "a world of economic, social, political and environmental justice."
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XR Madrid After Spain Declares Climate Emergency, Activists Demand 'Concrete and Immediate' Action
"Now it's time to see... if there will really be major changes that take us away from the catastrophic path we find ourselves on."
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'Critical Moment' as Two Key Architects of CIA Torture Program Testify Under Oath in Guantanamo Bay
"Torture is never justified and anyone who uses it must be held to account."
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Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell arrives for the Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 21, 2020. - Sparks flew Tuesday over proposed rules for the Senate trial of President Donald Trump, as Democrats accused Republicans of attempting a "cover-up" of evidence that the US leader abused his powers. The first full day of the historic trial saw the Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell submit a resolution on procedures that does not admit ev 'A Fact-Free Sham Trial Perpetrated in the Dead of Night': McConnell's Trump Cover-Up in Senate Begins
"If the president is so confident in his case, if Leader McConnell is so confident the president did nothing wrong, why don't they want the case to be presented in broad daylight?"
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Joe Biden speaking at a campaign event for Hillary Clinton at a September 27, 2016 rally at Drexel University, in Philadelphia. While Establishment Erupts Over Anti-Corruption Expert Pointing Out Biden's Troubling Record, Progressives Say: Look at the Troubling Record
"Here's the thing: nominating a candidate like Biden will make it far more difficult to defeat Trump."
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If Democrats Want to Honor Legacy of Dr. King, Says Ocasio-Cortez, "We Have to Be Dangerous Too"
Congresswoman from New York said Martin Luther King Jr. would disagree with establishment Democrats who believe "we can capitalism our way out of poverty."
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Strike WEF Earth Defenders March on Davos as Global Financial Elite Targeted for Funding Climate Destruction
"The banks, insurers, and pension funds here at Davos are culpable for the climate emergency."
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Journalist Glenn Greenwald was charged with cybercrimes Tuesday by the Brazilian government. 'We Will Not Be Intimidated': Journalist Glenn Greenwald Defiant After Being Charged With Cybercrimes By Right-Wing Bolsonaro Brazilian Government
"This is despicable, dangerous, and a crime against journalism."
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Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders campaigning together in 2016. 'Inexcusable': Hillary Clinton, Who Lost to Trump in 2016, Won't Commit to Helping Bernie Sanders Win in 2020
Former secretary of state claims "nobody likes" Vermont senator, currently a leading presidential Democratic candidate and the most popular elected politician in the country.
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg attends a session at the Congres center during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. (Photo: Fabrice Coffrini / AFP / Getty Images) 'Act as if You Loved Your Children Above All Else': Greta Thunberg Demands Davos Elite Immediately Halt All Fossil Fuel Investments
"I've been warned that telling people to panic about the climate crisis is a very dangerous thing to do, but don't worry—it's fine—I've done this before and I can assure you: it doesn't lead to anything."
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Monday, January 20, 2020
Gun Control Advocates Counter Pro-Gun Richmond Rally, Lobbying for Regulation and Calling for Nonviolence
"We're advocating today, and everyday, honoring Martin Luther King's legacy with actions that would have been impossible if not for his dedication to justice and nonviolent protest."
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More than two thousand physicians published an open letter to the American public, prescribing single-payer Medicare for All, in a full-page ad in The New York Times that will run in the print edition on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. On Monday, in a separate but related move, the American College of Physicians (ACP), a national organization representing 159,000 internists, officially endorsed single-payer Medicare for All reform. The ACP is the largest medical specialty society and second-largest physician gro In Historic Shift, Second Largest Physicians Group in US Has New Prescription: It's Medicare for All
"Major changes are needed," declares the 159,000-member American College of Physicians, "to a system that costs too much, leaves too many behind, and delivers too little."
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Banner reads: Capitalism isn't working. 'Welp, Glad That's Settled:' Global Poll Finds Majority Believe Capitalism More Harmful Than Good
The majority also said they believe they won't be better off five years from now.
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MLK mugshot 'Sit This One Out': FBI Slammed for Social Media Shoutout to Martin Luther King Jr.
"FBI, translated: Of all the people we have wiretapped, blackmailed, and tried to drive to their deaths through suicide, there are none we think more highly of than Dr. King."
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New York Times building 'Love Letter to Capitalism and War': Progressive Scorn Follows New York Times Endorsement
The newspaper's endorsement of both Warren and Klobuchar, said one critic, reveals "so much about the liberal reaction to a resurgent left, a reaction that holds Trump as an aberration and polite, well-mannered centrism as the greatest virtue."
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'Global Precedent' Set as UN Rules Climate Refugees Cannot Be Sent Back to Life-Threatening Conditions
Advocates praised the ruling as an "excellent step forward in refugee rights."
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is shoved back by Mississippi patrolmen during the 1966 March Against Fear from Memphis to Jackson Countering Annual Whitewash of His Legacy, Progressives Remember the 'Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Imperialist' Martin Luther King Jr.
King "saw racial injustice, economic injustice, and war as three of the world's great evils."
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Clarice Akinyi washes clothes in Mashimoni village, Nairobi, Kenya Blaming 'Flawed and Sexist' Capitalist System, Oxfam Report Finds 2,153 Billionaires Wealthier Than 4.6 Billion of World's Poorest
"Our broken economies are lining the pockets of billionaires and big business at the expense of ordinary men and women. No wonder people are starting to question whether billionaires should even exist."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders delivers remarks during a campaign rally in Exeter, New Hampshire on Saturday, January 18, 2020 while artist Molly Crabapple holds a drawing she did of the 2020 Democratic candidate. (Drawing: Molly Crabapple) Bernie Sanders Has Been Getting It Right for 40 Years. Now, Says His Movement: 'We Are Going to Win'
"We've never ever in our lifetimes had a true champion of social, economic, and climate justice this close to the White House."
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Sunday, January 19, 2020
Community organizations, unions, and lawmakers—including Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.)—gather on the grounds of the Capitol in May of 2017 to voice concerns about President Donald Trump's proposed budget. (Photo: AFGE/Flickr/cc) Because 'I Can Feel Bernie Beating Trump,' Pramila Jayapal Endorses Sanders for President
The co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus "has led the fight against Trump's racism, sexism and xenophobia," Sanders said responding to the news. "Together, we will defeat Trump and build a working class movement and transform this country so it works for all."
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 An activist seen holding a placard saying the system is sexist, fight for socialism during the International Women's Strike in Los Angeles. The rally coincided with International Women's Day which was first recognized by the United Nations in 1975. (Photo: Ronen Tivony/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) A 2020 Reminder: 55% of US Women Between 18 and 54 Would Rather Live Under Socialism Than Capitalism
Not raving Marxists clamoring for state-run economy, evidence shows four in 10 Americans overall would rather live in country that provides "universal health care, tuition-free education, and a decent day's wage for a decent day's work."
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Impeachment managers House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and other mangers are seen arriving to the Senate before Schiff read the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on the Senate floor on Thursday, January 16, 2020. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) 'Naked, Unapologetic and Insidious' Corruption: Democrats Respond to Trump's Official Statement on Impeachment Charges
"Though the President describes this conduct as perfect," said the House Managers assigned to prosecute the Senate trial, "the Founders had a different word for it: impeachable."
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Saturday, January 18, 2020
 Democratic presidential candidate, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Iowa State Educators Association (ISEA) forum at the Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel on January 18, 2020 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Numerous candidates for the democratic nomination for president appeared at the forum which seeks to highlight candidates positions on education and teachers. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) 'The Facts Are Very Clear': Sanders Team Hits Back After Biden Claims Social Security Video Was 'Doctored'
"Biden not only pushed to cut Social Security—he is on tape proudly bragging about it on multiple occasions," said Sanders campaign manager Faiz Shakir in response to accusations by the former vice president.
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MSNBC weekend anchor Joy Ann Reid host invited Janine Driver on her show Saturday morning. Driver, who bills herself as a "body language expert," accused Sen. Bernie Sanders of being a liar on national television because he "turtles" his shoulders and lowers his "eye level" when he says certain things. (Photo: MSNBC/Screenshot) 'This Is Why No One Trusts the Media': MSNBC Slammed for Featuring 'Body Language Expert' Who Calls Sanders a Liar
While the Sanders campaign demanded an apology from the network, critics of Joy Ann Reid's morning show said the segment was "fraudulent garbage" and a "disgrace."
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A detail from an unaltered version of a photograph that the National Archive admitted it doctored to remove anti-Trump references. The picture was taken at the Women's March on Washington,D.C. on January 21, 2017. Massive crowds attended the anti-Trump rally a day after U.S. President Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th U.S. president. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) 'The Government Can't Airbrush History': National Archives Denounced for Blurring Out Anti-Trump Signs in Women's March Photos
"It is the job of the National Archives to document history, not alter it to serve the president's ego."
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The 21 youth plaintiffs in the Juliana vs. United States lawsuit that was thrown out by Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday afternoon. Our Children's Trust, which represents the plaintiffs in the case, has vowed to appeal the ruling. (Image: Our Children's Trust, Facebook) 'Our Planet Is Seriously Burning and the Adults Keep Letting Us Down': Ninth Circuit Throws Out Youth Climate Case
"Seeking to quash this suit, the government bluntly insists that it has the absolute and unreviewable power to destroy the Nation," wrote Judge Josephine Staton in a scathing dissent opinion. "My colleagues throw up their hands, concluding that this case presents nothing fit for the Judiciary."
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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg interrupted by climate activists during a campaign rally in Concord, New Hampshire on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. (Photo: Screenshot/via NBC News) 'Pete Takes Money From Fossil Fuel Billionaires': Climate Activists Disrupt Buttigieg Rally in New Hampshire
"We are really concerned about candidates who have taken money from fossil-fuel executives. So that includes Joe Biden as well as Pete Buttigieg."
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Friday, January 17, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to guests during a campaign stop at Berg Middle School on January 11, 2020 in Newton, Iowa. A recent poll has Sanders with a narrow lead in the state ahead of the 2020 Iowa Democratic caucuses being held on February 3. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) was expected to campaign with Sanders at the event but was not able to attend because of weather. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) "Let's Be Clear About Who Is Rigging What": Bernie Sanders Denounces Trump Effort to Divide Democrats
2020 candidate says only reason for impeachment trial is president's effort to "use the power of the federal government for his own political benefit."
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Former Vice President Joe Biden arrives in front of a Stop & Shop in support of striking union workers on April 18, 2019 in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Biden Accidentally Makes Case for Medicare for All by Admitting Employers Can Take Away Your Insurance—Even If You Like It
"No you don't have the choice, but you had the choice to — that's why — I'm not saying, I said, if you like your plan, you can keep it, assuming — I should add the obvious — if your employer doesn't take it away from you. OK?"
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Attorney General William Barr chooses not to speak as President Donald J. Trump participates in a ceremony to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Edwin Meese III in the Oval Office at the White House on Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) For Abuse of Office and Covering for Trump, Watchdog Group Files Formal DOJ Complaint Against AG William Barr
"The attorney general has acted in biased ways and violated Justice Department norms, standards, and rules to protect President Trump at the expense of fulfilling his responsibilities to provide fair and impartial administration of justice."
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Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva speaks on new research on the financial services sector and its impact on income inequality, in Washington, D.C, on January 17, 2020. IMF Head Gives 'Stark Message' of Looming Inequality-Fueled Global Financial Disaster
Further fueling the potential threat are "climate-related shocks."
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Trump's Racist Demagoguery Only Works, Says Sanders, Because Too Many Americans Feel Establishment Has 'Failed Them'
"Bernie Sanders teaches Demagoguery and Fascism 101 to a very skeptical New York Times editorial board."
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Demonstrators take part in the Women's March Jan. 20, 2018 in New York City. Millions Expected to Join Global Women's March to 'Act as a Catalyst for Political and Social Change'
"Together, we will inspire change and launch women and their allies into a new decade of activism."
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Shoes are left by people at the Tornillo Port of Entry near El Paso, Texas, June 21, 2018 during a protest rally by several American mayors against the US administration's family separation policy. 'Let Her In': Outrage Swirls After Six-Year-Old Girl With Downs Syndrome and Heart Condition Turned Away at US Border
"Every child has a right to safety, protection, and future."
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<p>Protesters at a rally in Vancouver to show opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline on September 9th, 2017. Canada's Top Court Rejects BC Bid to Halt Trans Mountain Tar Sands Project
"We are at a pivotal moment in human history, and we can do better than banking on a future that continues to rely on fossil fuels."
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'Cruel to Its Core': 15 State Attorneys General Sue Trump Over Effort to Strip Food Assistance From Nation's Poor
The new rules threaten to strip SNAP benefits away from nearly 700,000 Americans.
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