"Gun violence. Climate change. The fact that 40% of Americans don’t have $400 in savings. These are national emergencies. Do you know what's not? Trump’s manufactured border crisis."
“This bill calls a halt to the Administration’s headlong rush to sell off this special wilderness to corporate polluters."
“It’s clear that Enbridge is doing everything they can to have a very highly skilled force of security and law enforcement at their fingertips to do what they can to stop any resistance to Line 3.”
"Progressives have an opportunity to strategically primary the most vile Democrats in their ranks, and Henry Cuellar should top the list."
“The evidence, if we needed any more, continues to stack up."
To mitigate the crisis, to save life itself, would require not merely the replacement of carbon-dirty fossil fuels with renewable forms of energy, but a genuine reevaluation of modern life and its institutions.
Scientific scrutiny of pesticide residue in food grows; regulatory protections questioned.
"Warning to our friends across the country: what happens in Wisconsin doesn't stay in Wisconsin. The GOP (and Kochs) use the state as a petri dish for terrible hard-right ideas. If this works, it'll spread elsewhere."
"If we do not get our act together, I worry about the planet that we will be leaving... The grassroots of this country has got to stand up."
Bernie Sanders in a keynote speech on healthcare, raising the minimum wage and his bipartisan resolution to end military support for the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led bombing of Yemen.