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Democratic Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal Reportedly Doesn’t Want Phrase ‘Medicare for All’...

Ahead of the House Ways and Means Committee's historic Medicare for All hearing Wednesday morning, committee chairman Rep. Richard Neal—a longtime opponent of single-payer and major beneficiary of insurance industry cash—reportedly informed the panel's...
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Hung jury refuses to convict humanitarian volunteer who helped migrants

Hallelujah! The trial of Scott Warren, the volunteer with the humanitarian group No More Deaths who faced up to 20 years in prison for helping migrants survive their desert crossing, has ended in a hung jury. The government’s...
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Jon Stewart Tears into Congress for Not Showing Up

Jon Stewart took it to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties of the House Judiciary Committee, and to Congress in general, for not showing up as he and 9/11 first...
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Instead of Bending to Hacker Ransom, Radiohead Donates Proceeds From Stolen Recordings to Extinction...

In a show of what campaigners called "unprecedented support" for the global climate action movement, British rock band Radiohead turned a ransom demand by hackers into an opportunity to support the growing Extinction Rebellion...
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Canada’s Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastics and Make Corporations Responsible for Waste Welcomed as...

Environmental campaigners on Monday welcomed the Canadian government's new plan to ban certain single-use plastics as early as 2021 and work with provinces and territories to make corporations responsible for their plastic waste. "Ultimately Canada...
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On One-Year Anniversary of Net Neutrality Repeal, Over 100 Groups Demand McConnell Immediately Allow...

Marking the one-year anniversary of the official implementation of FCC chair Ajit Pai's deeply unpopular net neutrality repeal plan, a diverse coalition of more than 100 progressive advocacy groups on Tuesday demanded that Senate...
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‘This Is a Bombshell’: Facial Recognition Data Collected by US Customs Agency Hacked

One of the key fears that critics of mass surveillance and the proliferation of facial recognition technology have warned about has been realized with new reporting Monday that a "malicious cyber attack" has resulted...
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Trump picks extremist who compared immigrants to rats to lead immigration agency

In 2012, anti-immigrant extremist and failed Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli compared immigrants to rats. Now he’ll be heading an agency that process and oversees immigrants’ naturalization documents. Donald Trump has named Cuccinelli the acting director of U.S. Citizenship...

With brutal abortion bill poised to take effect, a reminder: In Alabama, rapists can...

If Alabama’s abortion ban goes into effect, women who’ve become pregnant as a result of rape or incest will be forced to remain pregnant. And once they have children, their rapists can pursue custody...
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A Bleak Assessment from Down-Under

Perhaps being on the forefront of so many Climate Emergencies, becoming regular seasonal events, gives Australians unique insight into the urgency of the Climate chaos that Civilization as a whole now faces. Perhaps being a...

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