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Trump Turns Apolitical Mennonites into Protesters

Trump Turns Apolitical Mennonites into Protesters

March 8, 2017 at 9:13 am

MCCLATCHY 03/08/17 By Alex Roarty Mary Beth Martin and Lindsey Martin Corbo each held one side of the large cardboard poster, the mother and her adult daughter eager to deliver a personal if unconventional message to their congressman, Republican Rep. Lloyd Smucker. “Hey Smucker,” said the sign, written in red, […]

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A Town Hall Grows in Brooklyn

A Town Hall Grows in Brooklyn

February 24, 2017 at 10:46 am

amNY 02/24/17 By Mark Chiusano Rep. Yvette Clarke’s progressive approach to the town hall chaos around the nation. A town hall in Brooklyn. Some 800 people pack into Union Temple to speak to their congresswoman. At capacity, more constituents are told to go across the street to the Brooklyn Public Library’s […]

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Trump Headed For Impeachment, Brooklyn Rep. Yvette Clarke Says

Trump Headed For Impeachment, Brooklyn Rep. Yvette Clarke Says

February 23, 2017 at 8:05 am

PATCH 02/22/17 By Mark Torrence PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — At her Wednesday town hall in Prospect Heights, Rep. Yvette Clarke said that President Donald Trump is headed for impeachment. After a constituent from Crown Heights asked when she would call for Trump to be removed from office, Clarke said that, “All […]

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City of Peekskill Expands Conservation Advisory Council to Nine Members

City of Peekskill Expands Conservation Advisory Council to Nine Members

November 29, 2016 at 9:37 am

PEEKSKILL POST 11/29/16 By Bryan Fumagalli The Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) of Peekskill was expanded to nine members at Monday night’s Common Council meeting. Once certification by the state has been finalized, the new local law—which was passed unanimously by the Common Council following a recent public hearing—will be official […]

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Donald Trump’s Immigration Plan Would Ban One-Third of the World From the U.S.

Donald Trump’s Immigration Plan Would Ban One-Third of the World From the U.S.

July 18, 2016 at 7:04 pm

NBC NEWS 07/13/16 By Amanda Sakuma If Donald Trump were to follow through on his immigration and counterterrorism plans in full, foreign policy experts predict that the presumptive Republican nominee would block out more than a third of the globe — easily including major United States allies. Combining Trump’s proposal […]

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California Cities Respond to Climate Change Crisis

California Cities Respond to Climate Change Crisis

June 28, 2016 at 10:06 am

CALIFORNIA HEALTH REPORT 06/27/16 By Robin Urevich Climate change is global, but local governments are the first line of defense against carbon emissions and their effects. The United Nations Environment Program reports that 75 percent of the world’s carbon emissions come from urban areas. Now, more and more cities and […]

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How to Fight Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking?

How to Fight Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking?

June 17, 2016 at 3:26 pm

NATIONAL CATHOLIC REGISTER 06/17/16 By Edward Pentin Participants at a summit at the Vatican looked to build an international effort to eradicate the global scourge that has more than 40 million victims. VATICAN CITY — Lawyer Yonette Buchanan recounted a common way criminals groom young girls for trafficking. An adult […]

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Point-Counter Point: Pipeline Plan Near Indian Point

Point-Counter Point: Pipeline Plan Near Indian Point

April 22, 2016 at 3:48 pm

JOURNAL NEWS 04/22/16 By Nancy Cutler Spectra Energy’s Algonquin pipeline expansion, which passes through Buchanan and near the nuclear power plant there, has raised concerns and won support The Algonquin natural gas pipeline expansion project that passes through four states — and right by Indian Point nuclear power plant in […]

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Un Socialista in Vaticano: Come è Andata la Visita a Roma di Bernie Sanders

Un Socialista in Vaticano: Come è Andata la Visita a Roma di Bernie Sanders

April 18, 2016 at 3:39 am

ROLLING STONE 04/18/16 di CHIARA GALEAZZI  Una giornata nella Santa Sede insieme al candidato delle primarie degli Stati Uniti che sta macinando consensi, tra pappagallini, Rocco Buttiglione e il Papa che per tre volte prende le distanze L’8 aprile 2016 è stata pubblicata la notizia di una visita programmata il […]

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Catch Up With One of Tucson’s Congressmen, Raul Grijalva

Catch Up With One of Tucson’s Congressmen, Raul Grijalva

November 10, 2015 at 12:30 pm

ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT 11/05/15 By Sebastian Laguna Democratic Rep. Raúl Grijalva, Arizona’s representative from its 3rd Congressional District, has been working on several issues in Congress over the past weeks and has been outspoken on current events happening in Arizona. One of the main areas where Grijalva has focused his […]

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