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Monday, October 15, 2018
Maine's former Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew Nation Warned That Trump's "Horrifying" Medicaid Pick Hired With "Express Purpose to Dismember" Program
Mary Mayhew "destroyed Medicaid in Maine now she will destroy it in the whole country."
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Demanding End to Saudi Arabia's "Blank Check" for Atrocities, Sanders to Give Senate Yet Another Chance to Stop US Complicity in Yemen Massacre
"The recent disappearance and likely assassination of Jamal Khashoggi only underscores how urgent it has become for the United States to redefine our relationship with Saudi Arabia."
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'Just Surreal': Trump Denies Ever Making the $1 Million Bet With Elizabeth Warren He Made on National Television
"Trump lies literally a hundred times a week and yet he's set the narrative here that Warren is somehow the untrustworthy one."
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"You couldn't make his up," added Al Jazeera journalist Jamal Elshayyal, who posted photos of the cleaning crew's pronounced arrival. 'You Couldn't Make This Up': A Bunch of Mops, Cleaners, and Trash Bags Delivered to Saudi Consulate Ahead of Khashoggi Murder Probe
As one reporter joked, "the way to preserve the integrity of a possible crime scene and bolster confidence in the investigation is to bring in a bunch of cleaners through the front door before the detectives arrive."
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sign SCOTUS Lead Paint Ruling Could Open Door to Corporate Liability for Climate, Gun Violence, and Opioid Crises
"Like the lead paint case, we have an industry that knew its products could inflict serious damage and continued to promote those products anyway."
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'Abhorrent': GOP Senator Angrily Snatches Student's Phone Over Question About Georgia's Racist Voter Purge
"It's abhorrent that when our members ask their senators about the purging of voters within their state, they respond by stealing their phones."
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With DNA Test Confirming Ancestry, Elizabeth Warren Tells Trump to Send $1 Million Check to Indigenous Rights Group
"My parents were real people...The story they lived will always be etched on my heart. And no one—not even the President of the United States—will ever take it away from me."
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yemeni child As Khashoggi Case Highlights Saudi Crimes, UN Warns Famine Driven by US-Backed War in Yemen Could Kill 13 Million People
While the U.S. faces pressure to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia, the United Nations estimates that if current conditions continue, Yemen could face "the worst famine in the world in 100 years."
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"It Doesn't Matter" If Accusations Against Kavanaugh True, Says Trump: "We Won"
The president also claimed he treated Dr. Christine Blasey Ford with "great respect" by openly mocking her at a campaign rally
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'They're Doing Us Like They Did New Orleans': Anger at Trump Inaction as Hurricane Michael Leaves Millions Without Power and Basic Needs
"We're not getting any help. We need food. It's just crazy."
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Sunday, October 14, 2018
With Planet in 'Crisis Mode,' Bernie Sanders Rips Trump White House for 'Dangerous' Dismissal of Climate Science
"You have an administration that virtually does not even recognize the reality of climate change and their policies, working with the fossil fuel industry, are making a bad situation worse."
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called the U.S. withdrawal from 2015 nuclear deal, "a mistake." Denounced by UN on Humanitarian Grounds, Trump's Sanctions Amount to 'Psychological and Economic Warfare,' Rouhani Says
"In the past 40 years, there has not been a more spiteful team than the current U.S. government team toward Iran, Iranians and the Islamic Republic."
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Saturday, October 13, 2018
Protesters participate in the Unteilbar ('indivisible') march against racism, exclusion and exploitation and for an open society on October 13, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. "UnTrump the World": Hundreds of Thousands March in Berlin Against the Far Right
We are #unteilbar we are many and change is coming
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Friday, October 12, 2018
With #MarchToThePolls in Chicago, Women's March Aims to Channel 'Outrage and Energy' to Defeat Trump Agenda on Election Day
"It's a culmination of the last two marches with one primary goal: making sure every single voice is heard at the ballot box."
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'Outrageous' Voter Suppression by 'Cowardly Republicans' in Georgia Part of Nationwide GOP Attack on Democracy
Sen. Bernie Sanders urged every single U.S. voter to "vigorously protest this outrageous action" in Georgia.
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Facebook Accused of 'Full-Frontal Suppression of Dissent' After Independent Media Swept Up in Mass Purge
The massive shutdown affected many progressive sites devoted to covering war, police brutality, and other issues neglected by the corporate media
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Gaza Israeli Soldiers Kill Seven Palestinians, Injure Hundreds More During Weekly Gaza Protest Against Occupation
After thousands joined the demonstration, the Israeli defense minister immediately halted all deliveries of fuel to Gaza
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US Student Considers Taking BDS Detention Case to Israel's Supreme Court After Judge Rejects Appeal
"Calling out Israel's human rights violations isn't anti-Semitic. But detaining those who condemn the murder of Palestinians is fascist."
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beto With Campaign Only 'Powered by People,' Beto O'Rourke Shatters All-Time Senate Fundraising Record With $38 Million Haul
"No PACs, no special interests, no corporations," declares Democrat vying to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz in Texas. "All people, all the time, everywhere, every single day."
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USA Today Under Fire for Fact-Checking Trump's "Lie-Filled" Medicare for All Op-Ed Only After Publishing It
"Seems like a...sequencing problem," noted one critic as another said newspaper should have upheld journalistic standards by telling president to "go pound sand" over rampant falsehoods
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With Khashoggi Believed Killed, Ethics Watchdog Says: We Must Ask If Trump's Silence "Being Dictated by His Business Interests" With Saudis
"Is the Saudi gov't purposely filling Trump's pockets? If so, what do they expect in return? We don't know, because Trump refuses to comply with the Constitution."
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nixon, trump Judge Mandates Partial Release of Watergate 'Road Map' That Could Offer Guidance to Impeach Trump
Legal scholars argue the report on former President Richard Nixon "would be a vital touchstone for the public and Congress" to assess actions and findings related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe
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Turkey's Claim to Have Audio and Video of Khashoggi's Murder Intensifies Demand Trump Speak Out Against Saudis
"If anything remotely like what is alleged actually happened to Khashoggi, the president should ensure that it has profound and lasting consequences for the U.S.-Saudi relationship."
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'This Is Pathetic': Progressives Furious as Schumer Rubber Stamps 15 More Right-Wing Judges for Trump
Critics angrily denounced Senate Democrats for helping the Republican majority "shape our country in Donald Trump's brutal image for decades to come"
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
A ‘Justice for Jamal’ demonstration outside the headquarters of the Washington Post. (Photo: Anadolu/Getty) 'Better Later Than Never, I Guess': Corporate Media Crawl Away From Saudis Over Suspected Murder of Journalist
"An attack on one journalist should be considered an attack on all."
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'Smoking Gun': White House Finally Admits Bannon and Kobach Were Racist Minds Behind Scheme to Rig 2020 Census
"Big big deal," said journalist Josh Marshall, in reaction to the news. "So the white nationalists—Bannon and Kobach—are the guys behind the plan to rig the census to disenfranchise blue state voters."
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'The Guy Who Defended Company That Caused Worst Oil Spill in US History' Just Confirmed to Head DOJ's Environmental Division
"Clark's blatant hostility toward environmental protection is good news for polluters, but awful news for the rest of us."
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'Definition of a Rigged System' as GOP Candidate for Georgia Governor Commits Massive Purge of Registered Voters
"We need UN election observers in Georgia...the state, not the country."
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Citing Arbitrary Use and Racial Bias, Washington Supreme Court Abolishes State's Death Penalty
"This is a hugely important moment in our pursuit for equal and fair application of justice."
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BK law students Demanding Kavanaugh Impeachment, Law Students Launch Nationwide Strike Against Illegitimate Justice
"We have a moral obligation in our profession to advocate for justice."
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U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in the Oval Office at the White House, March 14, 2017 in Washington, D.C. As Demands for US Probe Into Alleged Murder of Khashoggi Grow, Trump Says Halting Saudi Arms Sales 'Very Tough Pill to Swallow'
"Trump here is expressing the views and conduct of U.S. officials and D.C. foreign policy elites for decades. He's just doing it with a bluntness that illuminates rather than obfuscates."
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To Save the Planet From Climate Catastrophe, New Study Says Put Down the Damn Meat
"Adopting healthy and more plant-based diets globally could reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of the food system by more than half."
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Phlomena Telker stands on what was her covered porch after Hurricane Michael tore the roof of her home as it passed through the area on October 10, 2018 in Panama City, Florida. 'Wake Up': Climate Campaigners Tell World Leaders Liberation From Fossil Fuel Industry's Grip Only Solution
"The IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C makes it clear that you're either on the side of science or on the side of the fossil fuel lobby."
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
'I Know This Is Shocking,' Says Sanders, But Trump 'Lying About Medicare for All'
"Not only is Trump lying again, but this guy who proposed and fought for cutting 32 millions Americans from the healthcare they currently have," and pushed for slashing hundreds of billions from Medicaid and Medicare budgets "is acting like he cares about health care for seniors or anyone else."
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soldier As 18th Year of War in Afghanistan Begins, Sen. Warren Says: 'Long Past Time to Bring Our Troops Home'
Sanders, meanwhile, called for "a vigorous discussion about our foreign policy, and how it needs to change in this new era."
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'Welcome to the Future': SCOTUS Ruling on North Dakota's Voter ID Law Underscores Nationwide GOP Attack on Voting Rights
"This is why the Supreme Court matters...It's about the very nature of American democracy. And, oh yeah, about racism too."
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'Literally Murderous': In Latest Healthcare Sabotage, Trump to Take ACA Website Offline Repeatedly During Signup Period
"There was no reason to do this last year, and there's no reason to do it now—except to make it harder for American families to sign up for health care coverage."
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Top advisor Jared Kushner, his wife Ivanka Trump, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Sulman (MbS) in this White House photo. Ire Aimed at Trump and Kushner for Not Pressing Saudi Prince Over Missing Post Journalist Believed Murdered
"Please, President Trump, shed light on [journalist's] disappearance," pleads Jamal Khashoggi's fiance
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resist trump ACLU Fights Back as Trump Pushes 'Stealth Proposal' to Limit Public's Right to Protest Outside White House
"Trump might not like having protesters on his doorstep, but the First Amendment guarantees their right to be there."
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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to protestors rallying against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill, October 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. In Rebuke to Trumpian Division and Authoritarianism, Bernie Sanders Champions 'Unity' and 'Common Humanity' in Visionary Speech
"Our job is to build on our common humanity and do everything that we can to oppose all of the forces, whether unaccountable government power or unaccountable corporate power, who try to divide us up and set us against each other."
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"Any 'Her' Will Do": Due Process for Boys Like Kavanaugh, But Feinstein Latest Target of Trump's "Lock Her Up" Chant
"It's not just an assault on norms, the rule of law, and due process they claim to love, it's a downright creepy attempt at intimidating women."
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A satellite image of Hurricane Michael on Wednesday morning ahead of landfall expected in the coming hours. 'We Have a Pit in Our Stomachs': Warnings for Florida Grow as Category 4 Hurricane Michael Intensifies
"This is the real deal. Hurricanes that intensify overnight just before reaching land are the worst nightmare of forecasters and emergency managers."
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valve turners Thankful to Avoid Prison, Acquitted Valve Turners Lament Lost Chance to Defend Planet-Saving Necessity of Pipeline Shutdown
"It's great that the defendants were found not guilty," said Dr. James Hansen, "but we missed an opportunity to inform the public about the injustice of climate change."
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Tuesday, October 9, 2018
When It Comes to Climate Crisis and Kavanaugh's First Day on the Supreme Court, "It's Not Very Promising"
"The first entry in Kavanaugh's environmental record as a SCOTUS member is in and it's not very promising."
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What's Not in the Latest Terrifying IPCC Report? The "Much, Much, Much More Terrifying" New Research on Climate Tipping Points
"This is the scariest thing about the IPCC Report — it’s the watered down, consensus version."
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exxon facility 'This Is a Scam': ExxonMobil-Backed Carbon Tax Will Not Save the Planet
"It comes as no surprise that ExxonMobil and other oil companies are calling for anything and everything short of moving off fossil fuels entirely—most notably, the unwieldy and unproven concept of carbon taxes."
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To Denounce Immoral #GOPTaxScam, Nuns on the Bus Begin 54-Stop US Tour Ahead of Midterms
"This bus trip is all about us coming together to reclaim the patriotic truth that is 'We the People'."
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U.S. President Donald Trump announces that he has accepted the resignation of Nikki Haley as US Ambassador to the United Nations, in the Oval Office on October 9, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Trump said that Haley will leave her post by the end of the year. As Nikki Haley Resigns, Critics Forced to Clarify That "Pro-War, Pro-Imperialist" Sycophant for Trump Is No "Moderate"
U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley "was probably the most pro-war, pro-imperialist high-ranking Trump official, and therefore the most beloved Trump official by the war-loving U.S. media. She held every conventional foreign policy view that has generated so much destruction."
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US mail not for sale signs US Mail Is #NotForSale: Postal Workers Nationwide Stand Together Against Trump's Privatization Plan
"Our postal system has never belonged to any president, any political party, or any company. It's belonged to the people of this country."
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Israel Told to End 'Outrageous' Detention of US Student Held for Alleged Crime of Supporting BDS
"The amendment to the Law of Entry to Israel, which blocks entry to those who support boycotts of Israel or the settlements, was born in sin and should be repealed."
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Petitions to Impeach Kavanaugh Surge as Organizers Say Not Even Supreme Court Justices 'Above the Law'
"A majority of Americans opposed Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court and we believe a majority will ultimately support his impeachment as well," says Heidi Hess of CREDO Action
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The Urgenda campaign 'One for the History Books!': Dutch Court Puts World on Notice by Ordering Government to Move Faster on Emission Cuts
The government of the Netherlands, said the court, "has done too little to prevent the dangers of climate change and is doing too little to catch up."
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Monday, October 8, 2018
Forgoing a Celebration of Colonization and Stolen Land, Cities Across the Country Opt to Recognize Indigenous Peoples Day
"The history we've been taught is not accurate or complete. And perhaps most important among those truths, Indigenous lands are still being colonized, and our people are still suffering the trauma and impacts of colonization."
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report As UN Report Warns of Looming Climate Catastrophe, 13 Stories From Front Lines of Fight for Fossil-Free Future
The collection "shows readers why we should all care more for this existential fight, and how each one of us can make the difference, not only through personal choices, but joining others, building grassroot movements from the ground up."
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Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) enters a Capitol Police vehicle after announcing on the Senate floor on Friday that she would vote for Brett Kavanaugh. The senator has taken heightened security measures since the announcement but has reported that she's received a positive response to her decision in Maine. Pledging to Unseat Collins, Mainers Challenge Senator's "Infuriating and Completely False" Narrative on Response to Kavanaugh Vote
"This vote is a complete betrayal of Maine voters, of the women who have called her offices, and written letters, and organized phone banks, and attended rallies, and told their very deeply painful stories to her and her staff."
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Annette Klapstein and Emily Nesbitt Johnston "Stunning": State Court Silences Climate Experts Set to Testify in Valve Turners' Necessity Defense Trial
"Four days before trial, for no apparent reason, the court eviscerated our defense, and essentially overruled itself."
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Women across Brazil protested the country's election results on Sunday, as homophobic, misogynist former military officer Jair Bolsonaro advanced to a run-off election. As Misogynist, Homophobic Bolsonaro Advances to Run-Off in Brazil's Election, Critics Fear 'Genuine Fascist' Takeover
Jair Bolsonaro aims to bring about "the worst abuses of the kinds of dictatorships that summarily executed dissidents, that shut down media outlets, that closed congresses, that we thought was a thing of the past here in Latin America."
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IPCC presser UN Experts Warn of 'Climate Catastrophe' by 2040 Without 'Rapid' and 'Unprecedented' Global Action
"The climate crisis is here and already impacting the most vulnerable," notes 350.org's program director. "Staying under 1.5ºC is now a matter of political will."
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Sunday, October 7, 2018
'What Goes Around, Comes Around': Kavanaugh's Snarl Takes on New Meaning Now That He's a U.S. Supreme Court Justice
"So no matter how genteelly he forces himself to behave in the future," warns Naomi Klein, "remember that the snarl was the truth - not just about his character but about his true purpose on the bench."
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Nobel Prize winner Tawakkol Karman holds a poster of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi while speaking to the media during a protest outside the entrance to the Saudi Arabia Consulate on October 5, 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey. Could Killing of Washington Post Writer by Saudi 'Murder Team' Finally Put Crack in US Support of 'Criminal Regime'?
"If this is true - that the Saudis lured a U.S. resident into their consulate and murdered him - it should represent a fundamental break in our relationship with Saudi Arabia," declared Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) in response.
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Saturday, October 6, 2018
Hundreds of protesters occupy the center steps of the East Front of the U.S. Capitol after breaking through barricades to demonstrate against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh October 06, 2018 in Washington, DC. Kavanaugh Confirmation Followed Immediately by This Call: 'Impeach Kavanaugh'
"Eventually, when the dust settles and the right-wing fever that has overtaken Congress breaks, Kavanaugh will be impeached for lying under oath to the Senate Judiciary Committee, or for other criminal acts."
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Fifty-Thousand Come Together in Germany to Defend Ancient Forest and Fight Coal
"This rally is about demanding that the German government break the deadlock of a climate policy that has failed to reduce carbon emissions for nearly a decade now, but it also is about showing governments everywhere that a growing climate movement is demanding an end to dirty and outdated fossil...
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Protesters rally against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, outside of the Supreme Court, October 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Senate is set to hold a final vote Saturday evening to confirm the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. 'We Will Not Be Silenced': As Protests Continue, Debbie Ramirez Champions Collective Courage of Sexual Assault Survivors Standing Against Kavanaugh
"We are not going anywhere," said Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, on Saturday. "Today, we bear witness to this vote and tomorrow we organize to elect candidates who believe women and share our vision of a country that is just and compassionate and reflective to the change...
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'Going, Going, Gone...': Banksy Shreds the Richest 1% With Self-Destructing $1.4 Million Piece of Art
"This is the best thing I've seen in years!" said one commenter after artist destroys own work moments after it nabs fortune at Sotheby's
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) (C) talks to reporters following the weekly Senate Democratic policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol October 02, 2018 in Washington, DC.  (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Here's "Something Bold" Democrats Can Do: Conduct the Kavanaugh Probe White House and GOP Refused to Have
"Instead of acting like the minority and like victims, Dems need to go on the offensive and act like a majority! Investigate, interview, and use the power of the media loudly, with courage and fervor!"
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Friday, October 5, 2018
"I'm Just a Good Old West Virginia Boy": Sen. Joe Manchin Becomes Only Democrat to Support Kavanaugh
"Shame! Shame!" chanted protesters as the West Virginian defended his decision.
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Screengrab from Crowdpac campaign to unseat Collins in 2020 After Backing Kavanaugh, Funding Platform to Unseat Susan Collins in 2020 Crashes From Traffic Surge
The fund had already surpassed its $2,000,000 goal
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 A young woman covers her mouth in protest across from Senator Susan Collins office in Portland, Maine while Collins announced her decison to confirm Brett Kavanaugh. (Photo: Jenna McGuire/Common Dreams) Explosion of Anger, Promises to Oust Her in 2020 After Susan Collins Says "Yes" to Brett Kavanaugh
"Women in this nation will remember this. We will all remember this."
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Activists and city residents celebrate 'Justice for Laquan!': Jury Finds Chicago Cop Guilty of Second-Degree Murder for Fatally Shooting Black Teen 16 Times
"We hope that this verdict sends a clear message that police officers can no longer act with impunity against Black Americans."
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Sign reads: "Women's rights are human rights." Hundreds of Lawmakers and Organizations Demand State Dept. Stop Excluding Women's Rights From Human Rights Reports
Nearly 100 civil society organizations, 129 members of Congress sent letters to Secretary of State Pompeo this week
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Demanding End to Trump's Devastating Budget Cuts, US Aid Workers Protest First Lady's Photo-Op in Malawi
"We see firsthand in Malawian hospitals the shocking effect the budget cuts may ultimately have."
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valve turners In Landmark 'Necessity Defense' Trial, Valve Turners Will Argue Saving the Planet Justified Tar Sand Pipeline Shutdown
"If we really go out there and sit down in front of the machine, eventually they can no longer operate it. And at this point, that is our only option."
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"Your pain matters. Your experience matters." (Photo: Screenshot) Eve Ensler to White Women Supporting Kavanaugh: Stand With Survivors & Fight This Nomination
"I think we’re in the middle of a gender war. Trump is essentially declared a war."
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Collins, Kav If a Final 'Yes' on Kavanaugh, Says Women's Rights Group, Collins 'Saying Point Blank She Doesn't Care About Sexual Assault Survivors'
While Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska opposed advancing his nomination to the floor, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia joined with every other GOP lawmaker to force a final vote
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Members of U.S. Capitol Police arrest a demonstrator during a protest October 4, 2018 at the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Activists are rallying in protest against Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Ahead of Kavanaugh Vote, Trump Rebuked for "Disgusting" Last-Ditch Effort to Take "Women's Agency Away"
"We speak for ourselves, of our own volition, telling our own truths," said Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL, in response to the president's Friday morning tweet. "For our freedom. For our future. Full stop."
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Kavanaugh protest From Yale Drinking Buddies to Justice Stevens to the Washington Post, It's Not Just Progressives Raging Against Kavanaugh
The nominee has provoked opposition with his judicial record, documented perjury, multiple allegations of sexual assault, and how he behaved during Senate hearings
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Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Two 'Courageous' Campaigners Against Sexual Violence as Weapon of War
"Both laureates have made a crucial contribution to focusing attention on, and combating, such war crimes."
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Thursday, October 4, 2018
Are Collins, Flake, Manchin, or Murkowski Really Going to Fall for This Self-Serving Kavanaugh Op-Ed?
"Anyone who has to write [an op-ed titled "I Am an Independent, Impartial Judge"] on his own behalf is clearly not."
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WATCH LIVE: All-Night "People's Filibuster" Vows to Defeat Brett Kavanaugh
"We will go all night and all day until the votes are over - so bring sleeping bags, food, water, humor, and chants and join us for a last stand against this egregious Supreme Court nominee."
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More than 1,000 women and men lined the hallways and filled the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, demanding that senators vote against Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. Mass Arrests as Thousands Descend on Senate Office Building Demanding Lawmakers Reject Kavanaugh
"Incredible scene on Capitol Hill right now, where thousands of anti-Kavanaugh protesters have taken over the Hart Senate Office Building."
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Natalia Veselnitskaya Top Russian Official With Ties to Trump Tower Lawyer Who Promised 'Dirt' on Clinton Dies in Helicopter Crash
As comedian Liz Russo pointed out, this is "like House of Cards thriller conspiracy shit."
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Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Susan Collins (R-ME) are now three of the key final lawmakers who remain undecided. Increasing Pressure on Manchin, Flake, Collins, and Murkowski—Heitkamp a "No" on Kavanaugh
North Dakota Democrat said "at the end of the day you have to make a decision and I have made that decision... I will be voting no on Judge Kavanaugh."
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Urging Multi-Pronged Effort to Halt Climate Crisis, Scientists Say Protecting World's Forests as Vital as Cutting Emissions
"Our message as scientists is simple: Our planet's future climate is inextricably tied to the future of its forest."
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Accusing China of Falling in Line With Majority of Americans, Mike Pence Says Beijing "Wants a Different American President"
"We did not and will not interfere in any country’s domestic affairs," said Wang Yi, China's Minister of Foreign Affairs, last week
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pruitt 'Astounding': Email Shows Ex-EPA Chief Pruitt Locked Out His Own Agency's Top Experts While Hatching War on Science
"Crafting any significant proposal behind closed doors without even bothering to notify career scientific staff suggests that it's much more about politics than it is about science."
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Outrage over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination grew Thursday after the FBI's investigation into sexual assault allegations against him wrapped up in less than a week, with numerous corroborating witnesses reporting that their calls to the agency had been ignored. 'It's a White House Whitewash': Accusations of Kavanaugh Cover-Up as Dems Demand Release of Trump's FBI Directive
"The Trump party will set aside decency—and respect for survivors and women everywhere—to install the man the Kochs want on our Court, backed by dark money ads juicing up GOP voters. It's a very sad day for our country and the Court."
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Vice President Mike Pence, and former Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) greet one another before a meeting in McConnell's office in the U.S. Capitol July 10, 2018. Amid Growing Outrage Over Confirmation Process, Corporate Powers Spending Millions to Help GOP Ram Through Pro-Business Kavanaugh
"When the American people say they are angry, they're right to be angry," says Sen. Elizabeth Warren
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) (L) and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) share an elevator as they head for the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol October 02, 2018 in Washington, DC The "Fix Is In, Folks": Though She Admits Not Fully Reading It, Susan Collins Describes FBI Probe as "Very Thorough"
"I'd love [the senator] to explain how a 'very thorough investigation' didn't find time to interview the accuser, the accused, or dozens of corroborating witnesses."
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300 Impassioned Vigils Nationwide Offer Taste of Revolt to Come as McConnell Sets Final Kavanaugh Vote in Motion
"This movement is electric; we will prevail—and for damn sure we'll march to the polls."
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More Than Doubling in a Day, Now 1,200 Law Professors (and Counting) Have Signed Letter Declaring Kavanaugh Not Qualified
Before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the letter states, "Kavanaugh displayed a lack of judicial temperament that would be disqualifying for any court, and certainly for elevation to the highest court of this land."
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TPS 'Incredible' Win for More Than 300,000 Migrants as Federal Judge Blocks Trump From Ending Temporary Protected Status
The court, as ACLU SoCal noted, found "sufficient evidence that racism is a motivating factor behind Trump's decision to terminate TPS."
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Sen. Chuck Grassley, Republican chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, shakes hands with Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's far-right nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court. Accuser 'Silenced' and Witnesses Ignored, FBI's Kavanaugh Probe Denounced as 'Sham' and 'Charade'
With the report summarizing the FBI's less-than-a-week-long probe into sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh now in the hands of the Senate Judiciary Committee, his accusers as well as witnesses to the events are speaking out forcefully Thursday morning to decry the entire process
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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Making 'Fringe' Scientist Who Argues Exposure Good for People a Key Witness, Trump's EPA Moves to Roll Back Radiation Safety Rules
"The agency is ignoring scientific evidence by instead claiming a little radiation is good for you. This is clearly an attempt to save industry money at the expense of women and children's health."
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Showing They Will 'Stop at Nothing to Destroy' Open Internet, Telecom Giants Sue to Block California's New Net Neutrality Law
"Big telecom companies hate the California net neutrality bill because it prevents them from screwing over their customers more than they already do."
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Trump warmongers Warnings of More 'War and Unilateral Aggression' as Pompeo and Bolton Launch Joint Attack on Global Cooperation
After ditching a treaty with Iran to rebuff an ICJ sanctions ruling, Bolton announces review of international agreements to prevent future court decisions
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You, and Everyone Else in the Whole Country, Just Got an Unsolicited Text From President Donald Trump
So what the hell is going on?
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Hold the Phones, the Democrats Actually Just Made a Good Ad
"Shut up, side table!"
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With Concerns Fraudulent Schemes Continue, Explosive NYT Reports Sparks Renewed Demand for Trump's Tax Returns
"If Donald Trump was willing to go to such incredible lengths to hide how he really 'made' his fortune—what's stopping him now from bilking the presidency and American taxpayers for everything they're worth?"
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Sick of Being Confronted, McConnell Vows GOP 'Will Not Be Intimidated by These People' (aka Engaged Constituents Opposed to Kavanaugh)
Senate Majority Leader is simply sick of being confronted by people who believe Brett Kavanaugh is a horrible choice
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'Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Exist': Sanders Introduces Bill to Break Up Nation's Largest Wall Street Banks
"We must end, once and for all, the scheme that is nothing more than a free insurance policy for Wall Street: the policy of 'too big to fail.'"
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