All News Articles for 2015-04-07

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
As Rand Paul Pledges to 'Defeat Washington Machine,' Critics Say He is No Better Than the Rest
Despite the populist rhetoric, critics say that under the Senator's own policy proposals economic inequality would only worsen
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In Historic Chicago Runoff Election, it's Grassroots vs. the One Percent
With platforms on opposite ends of the spectrum, Chicago mayoral candidates Rahm Emanuel and Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia face off
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Push for Controversial Trade Deal Continues With Pitch From Defense Secretary
Carter says TPP is 'as important to me as another aircraft carrier'
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Brewing Human Rights Crisis In Baltimore As City Threatens Mass Water Shutoffs
Residents warn move is part of global trend 'towards the commodification of our basic needs'...
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War on Women Continues With 'Atrocious' New Anti-Choice Law in Kansas
Reproductive rights advocate says law signed by Gov. Brownback was written 'by a national interest group bent on banning abortion across the country.'
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With Scores of Children Among Civilian Dead in Yemen, US Sending More Weapons
Red Cross describes situation in war-torn nation as 'catastrophic' with violence on 'every street and every corner'
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Canada Faces 70 Percent Glacier Loss by 2100
New report finds glacier loss could have profound impact on natural ecosystems and access to drinking water
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At Behest of IMF, Jamaicans Face Harshest Austerity Policies in World: Report
Center for Economic and Policy Research finds poverty- and debt- stricken nation faces budget more severe even than Greece's
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Sen. Schumer Stands with Republicans in Opposing Iran Nuclear Agreement
As powerful Democrat comes out against White House position, GOP that much closer to having veto-proof majority for bill that could undermine diplomatic gains
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'People vs. Shell': High Seas Protest as Greenpeace Boards Arctic-Bound Ship
U.S. Department of Interior has approved Shell’s drilling lease for the Chukchi Sea in the Alaskan Arctic, but the international green group has vowed to escalate its opposition
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