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Trudeau should now work with NDP and Greens on a progressive agenda 22.10.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Karl Nerenberg Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's plea for progressives to vote strategically -- echoed by many voices on social media -- appeared to work on election day.  Trudeau will remain prime minister, with a strong minority of seats in the House -- 157, thirteen short of a majority -- even though his party dropped by six points, to second place in the popular vote.  The Liberals lost seats in almost every part of the country, with the significant exception of Ontario. The unpopular Doug Ford Conservative government in Ontario helped win the election for Trudeau's federal Liberals. Andrew Scheer's Conservatives picked up more than 20 seats, mostly in the West, where they swept Saskatchewan and won every seat in Alberta, save one for the NDP in Edmonton Strathcona.  Nationwide, the Conservatives got a bit more than a third of the popular vote, about a quarter million votes more than the Liberals. Based on the popular vote, Scheer is claiming some sort of moral victory. That and 25 cents won't get you ...
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Action on climate means breaking the cycle of Liberal-Conservative governments 15.10.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Action on climate means breaking the cycle of Liberal-Conservative governments
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Policy News: September 23, 2019 24.9.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: North American bird populations decrease an estimated 30% in 50 years Common bird species severely impacted. Senate Appropriations Bills Include Increases of Department of Energy and Agricultural Research Programs The Department of Energy’s Office of Science receives a 9.6% increase. Administration Finalizes EIS for drilling the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The House ...
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Author Naomi Klein on the opportunity of multiple lifetimes: fighting the climate emergency 21.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
In her new book, the writer and activist urges us to take this chance to create a clean economy and save both humanity and its only home.
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There Is an Important Climate Solution Democrats Never Talk About. But Why? 15.9.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the National Academies of Sciences, and scores of researchers around the world agree on this fact: To prevent dangerous levels of climate change, it’s likely that humanity will need to start pulling carbon out of the air. […]
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GOP lawmaker presses for answers about Democrat's U of M job 13.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Republican state lawmaker is calling for House DFL leaders to suspend one of their freshmen members from key posts after questions were raised out the lawmaker’s recent outside employment.
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Congress debates Bureau of Land Management move to Grand Junction 11.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The acting director of the Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday defended his agency’s decision to move its headquarters to Grand Junction in the face of criticisms that it will cause career employees to depart, will needlessly cost federal coffers and could harm tribal interests.
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Minnesota oil pipeline fight highlights Democratic dilemmas 9.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A divisive fight over the future of a crude-oil pipeline across Minnesota is pinning presidential candidates between environmentalists and trade unions in a 2020 battleground state, testing their campaign promises to ease away from fossil fuels.
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The 2020 Dems Have No Serious Plan for Addressing the Single Biggest Source of US Pollution 7.9.2019 Mother Jones
The CNN Climate Crisis Town Hall made it clear that Democrats are encountering a much stronger appetite than ever before from their base for substantive action to address climate change. Even though the baseline for what constitutes a strong climate action plan has changed, there are still rifts among the candidates on the role of […]
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Jay Inslee Won the 2020 Presidential Climate Change Town Hall and Four More Takeaways 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Perhaps Washington Governor and 2020 dropout Jay Inslee has Washington D.C. in his future after all. Climate czar has a nice ring to it.
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Pete Buttigieg Releases Sweeping Climate Plan, Calls it "One of the Greatest Tests in Our History" 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Most of the other Democratic candidates have released comparably ambitious climate change proposals, which include similar approaches as those Buttigieg is calling for.
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CNN Climate Town Hall: What Experts Want to See 2020 Democrats Talk About 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We face a lot of challenges in this country right now but in a lot of ways climate change is going to make 2019 look easy," one expert told Newsweek.
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Democrats release climate plans ahead of town hall spotlight 4.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Democratic presidential candidates are releasing their plans to address climate change ahead of a series of town halls on the issue as the party's base increasingly demands aggressive action.
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Built by steel, baked by the sun: Pueblo is steeped in tradition, but a new leader hopes to grow this southern Colorado city 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Two Denver Post reporters, a photographer and an editor visited Pueblo to talk to residents and local leaders about the issues that matter to them.
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Here's How Andrew Yang's Nearly $5 Trillion Climate Plan Stacks Up Against His Opponents 26.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Yang's plan is similar to the Green New Deal, and it's the latest ambitious policy proposal from a 2020 hopeful to address climate change and to court Democratic primary voters.
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DNC Votes Against Climate Change-Only 2020 Debates, Participation in Single-Issue Debates 25.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Democratic National Committee voted Saturday to reject single-issue presidential candidate debates over topics including climate change.
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to announce run for 3rd term 22.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who has ended his climate change-focused 2020 presidential bid, is set to announce Thursday that he'll seek a third term as governor.
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Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate 22.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he will run for the U.S. Senate, becoming the immediate front-runner in a crowded Democratic field vying for the right to challenge Republican incumbent Cory Gardner.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says 'We Need White People' To 'Do The Work' Of Racial and Economic Justice 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It's going to take a lot of white people. We need white people right now, to do the work. We need white people to organize themselves and do that kind of work."
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Opinion: Andrew Yang on gun violence, the decline of the American worker and 'freedom dividends' 15.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Andrew Yang, a tech entrepreneur running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, met recently with members of the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss his candidacy.

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