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Climate strikes spread worldwide as students call for action

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Thousands of school pupils worldwide have abandoned classrooms for a day of protest against climate change.
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The Leslie Marshall Show -3/13/19 – Big Tech and Online Privacy

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The two are joined by the following guests as they discuss ‘big tech’ and online privacy. The discussion includes what companies like Facebook and Google are doing with your private data without you knowing about it.
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STATEMENT: Generation Progress Condemns Addition of Climate Deniers to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

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Washington, D.C.— Yesterday, the House of Representatives announced the Republican list of members who will comprise the new Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. Of the six members announced, at least three deny the scientific consensus on climate change. This
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STATEMENT: Generation Progress’ Brent J. Cohen on the Green New Deal Resolution

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressional leaders announced a “Green New Deal” resolution. The climate crisis is already impacting people around the world, with young people and marginalized communities most at risk. In the face of inaction and denial, young people
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RELEASE: In New Campaign, Young Voters Tell Climate-Denying Reps to ‘GTFO’

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Washington, D.C. — As new research shows that 150 members of Congress stand with President Donald Trump in denying climate change, today, young voters are launching a new campaign to tell climate deniers that it’s time to #GTFO. Climate change denial represents a serious danger
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- March 16, 2019

Kanyinsola could not vote because her absentee ballot never arrived. She is among the many young people who demand… https://t.co/7Hp71P9dRe
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- March 16, 2019

RT @BrentJCohen: The first gay presidential candidate and the first MILLENNIAL presidential candidate. Congrats to @PeteButtigieg for clear…
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- March 15, 2019

Through AVR, Election Day registration, and more, #HR1 will eliminate barriers to voting for young people. Our exec… https://t.co/9p4WSIcsmU
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- March 15, 2019

RT @nowthisnews: YOUTH STRIKE: LA students join young people around the world to demand lawmakers address climate change. California has re…
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- March 15, 2019

RT @K_Rich7: Had a great time supporting the young people at the #ClimateStrike. It's time to #ActOnClimate https://t.co/m4NwHkWoFl
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- March 15, 2019

RT @genprogress: Not at @climatestrikeUS? Here are two ways to support the young people fighting for climate action now! 👉 Text CLIMATE t…
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- March 15, 2019

RT @AOC: I am so proud of NYC youth taking their future into their own hands today with a #ClimateStrike. Young people around the world ar…
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- March 15, 2019

RT @BrentJCohen: Proud to be at today’s #YouthClimateStrike. Together we’re telling climate deniers to #GTFO! https://t.co/o5fEVkBW7v
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- March 15, 2019

RT @GretaThunberg: Way, way over 10000 students out in rain in Stockholm today. School striking for the climate! #FridayForFuture #SchoolsS…
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- March 15, 2019

Tweet the facts out to climate deniers in our government NOW! 👉 https://t.co/MJm0FU7CGn https://t.co/vj4k1dhZfA
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- March 15, 2019

.@IlhanMN is the ONLY lawmaker who has come to support #YouthClimateStrike in DC! She speaks of marginalized comm… https://t.co/PglvvNDFY6
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