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Sunday, April 22, 2018
On Earth Day, Trump Gives Giant Pro-Capitalism 'Middle Finger' to Entire Planet
In a giant " middle finger " to the planet on Earth Day, President Donald Trump on Sunday put out a statement in which he called for an even deeper evisceration of environmental protections as he claimed a "market-based economy" was essential to protecting natural resources and also reaffirmed his...
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Saturday, April 21, 2018
For Refusing to 'Ignore or Accept Racial Discrimination,' Amnesty International Honors Colin Kaepernick With Highest Award
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who sparked a league-wide protest that has spanned two seasons since he first kneeled down before a game to protest racial violence and police killings in 2016, was awarded Amnesty International's highest honor on Saturday. "While taking a knee is a physical...
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Saturday, April 21, 2018
'Trump Agenda Is Dead,' Declares Sanders, If Democrats Do What It Takes To Win in 2018
Though nobody with a platform as sizeable as his has been more critical of the so-called "establishment" of the Democratic Party, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Friday that the agenda of the Trump administration will be effectively toast if congressional Republicans are toppled in the upcoming...
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Monday, April 16, 2018
Judge Denies Temporary Restraining Order Request by Trump Attorney Michael Cohen
A federal judge in New York on Monday denied a request by President Donald Trump's personal lawer Michael Cohen for a restraining order to keep prosecutors from looking at material seized from his office and homes during a raid by the FBI one week ago . As local affiliate ABC7 New York reports :...
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Sunday, April 08, 2018
Sinclair Broadcasting Airs Allied Progress Ad - Between Attacks on the Group
Sinclair Broadcast Group has agreed to air a commercial from a progressive watchdog that’s critical of the broadcaster’s actions. But Allied Progress called foul Sunday. Sinclair began running the 30-second spot with a 15-second defense of Sinclair, followed by the Allied Progress 30-second ad, and...
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Occupy Oakland General Strike on October 2, 2011. (photo/cc/Brian Sims) News
Saturday, April 07, 2018
'We are the 99%': But Richest 1% Will Soon Own Two-Thirds Of World's Wealth
More than two-thirds of the world's entire wealth will be owned by the richest 1% of people by 2030, new research warns. The shocking findings of the new report produced by the UK's House of Commons Library claims that if trends which began after the 2008 financial crisis continue, the 1% will...
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Sources in Gaza have confirmed that journalist Yaser Murtaja has died after being shot in the abdomen by an Israeli sniper while covering the protests. He was clearly wearing a vest that identified him as press. News
Saturday, April 07, 2018
Israeli Sniper Targets, Kills Journalist in "PRESS" Vest
Yaser Murtaja, a cameraman for Palestinian Ain Media, was wearing a "PRESS" flak jacket as he was shot by an Israeli sniper Friday. He died of his injuries in a hospital on Saturday. The 30-year-old journalist was one of nine people killed and more than 1,000 injured by Israeli troops Friday on the...
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Shooter at YouTube Headquarters Was Disgruntled Video-Maker, Police and Family Indicate
Update: Law enforcement officials in San Bruno, California have identified the shooter in Tuesday's shooting at YouTube's headquarters as Nasim Aghdam, of southern California, and her family has said they believe the motive for her attack on the company was over what she perceived as its...
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
In Pictures and Video: Highlights From the #NationalStudentWalkout
Students, parents, and teachers walked out of thousands of high schools across the country on Wednesday to demand legislative action to address gun violence in the United States. The national " Enough " walkout is part of a student-led movement to call for gun control reform after 17 people were...
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Saturday, March 10, 2018
'A Badge of Honor': Steve Bannon Tells National Front in France, 'Let Them Call You Racists'
President Donald Trump's former top political advisor Steve Bannon had some choice bit of advice for members of France's far-right National Front Party on Saturday as he told them they embrace those who criticize them as racists and xenophobes and where those charges as a "badge of honor" as...
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