Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Sanders unveils plan to end cash bail, ban private prisons, and ‘fundamentally transform’ US...

"If we stand together, we can eliminate private prisons and detention centers. No more profiteering from locking people up."

Indigenous people demand an end to detention on stolen lands

“As the original caretakers of these lands and territories, we have inherent authority over migration and demand an end to these barbaric acts.”
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The real reason for impeachment

This may not be the political thing to do. But in order to safeguard our democracy, it is the right thing to do.

How taxpayers covered a $1,000 liquor bill for Trump staffers (and more) at Trump’s...

A top-shelf, closed-door drinking session. $546-a-night hotel rooms. A special government credit card for Mar-a-Lago. Taxpayers foot the costs – and the president profits.

Controversial Keystone XL pipeline gets green light from Trump

"The #KeystoneXL tar sands pipeline was a bad idea from Day One and it remains a terrible idea today."

Former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler confirmed as EPA chief

Although Scott Pruitt worked along the same agenda, continuing "Pruitt's toxic legacy", Wheeler has proved to be a "much smarter" threat to the environment and public health.

National emergency? Here are the real emergencies an outraged nation tells President Trump

"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."

New bill aims to reverse the GOP’s giveaway of ANWR lands to fossil fuel...

“This bill calls a halt to the Administration’s headlong rush to sell off this special wilderness to corporate polluters."

Police in Minnesota are using private security firms to target anti-pipeline organizers

“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.”

Grassroots progressives launch campaign to oust corporate Democrat who votes with Trump 70% of...

"Progressives have an opportunity to strategically primary the most vile Democrats in their ranks, and Henry Cuellar should top the list."