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Bernie Tells College Students Climate Change Will Cause ‘International Havoc and War’

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said at a rally to promote the Green New Deal at Howard University in Washington, DC, on Monday night that climate change is an “existential threat” that, if not stopped will lead to “international havoc and war.” Climate change, Sanders said, is considered around the world a national security issue “because if people cannot grow the crops they need, if people cannot find clean water to drink, there will be massive migrations of people all over the world. It will put increased pressure on limited natural…

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AOC to Students: We Have Never Been So Powerful, Big Money Has Never Been so Weak

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said at a Green New Deal rally at Howard University in Washington, DC, on Monday that the “average every-day person has never been more powerful in human history than today,” and it was up to youth to elect politicians who support a plan that seeks to transform the American economy and infrastructure, including ending air travel, cattle ranching, and fossil fuel production. “We have never been more powerful, and big money has never been weaker, and that is why they are fighting so hard against the…

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Ocasio-Cortez: Climate Change Will Destroy Earth in 12 Years Claim Was Not ‘Literal’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) claimed Sunday that people who believe the suggestion that the world will end in 12 years have the intelligence of a “sea sponge,” even though Ocasio-Cortez made that very claim in January. Ocasio-Cortez suggested that Republicans too often mischaracterize her dry humor and “fact check” her jokes, claiming that they take them too literally. One of her alleged jokes includes a January claim that the world will end in 12 years if we do not address climate change, comparing it to a modern World War II-style…

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