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"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."
Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.
Perhaps if we listen deeply enough and regularly enough, we ourselves will become the song this planet needs to hear.
"So here you have a major crisis for the United States and for the world, and at the same time you have nobody, or almost nobody, working here at the EPA."
Michigan has meanwhile presented itself as the ground zero of water problems, as the people of Detroit worked to make themselves a model for solutions.
U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman wrote that in deciding to add a citizenship question to the census, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross violated a “veritable smorgasbord” of federal rules and “alternately ignored, cherry-picked, or badly misconstrued the evidence in the record before him.”
"Just as tobacco companies can no longer talk about the health benefits of smoking, the chemical industry shouldn't be able to write its own authorization for its own potentially harmful products."
Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border.
The strike follows months of failed negotiations between the Los Angeles Unified School District and the teachers union to reach a deal for smaller class sizes, increased support staff along with pay raises.