All News Articles for 2015-07-15

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
In NAACP Speech, Obama Calls for Sweeping—and Unprecedented—Prison Reform
Among the necessary solutions are an end to mass incarceration and reinstating voting rights for those who serve their time
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After EPA Ignored Environmental Racism for Decades, Communities Fight Back
On behalf of communities across the United States, Earthjustice files suit for government violation of civil rights laws
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With Zero Accountability, Big Oil Wringing Profit from Developing Countries
The $1.55 trillion in 'lost' oil revenues represents five times the existing funding gap for 42 of the world's poorest countries in both education and health, says Oxfam America
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Report Exposes 'Revolving Door' Within Corporate-Dominated TTIP Talks
"We believe the revolving door exacerbates the corporate capture of TTIP negotiations," says lobby watchdog
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Federal Protections for LGBT Students in Schools? Senate Says Nope
'The inability to put in place meaningful protections for some of our most vulnerable children is an enormous disservice to LGBT students,' stated Franken.
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The United States: Where Climate Change Is Not Seen as a Top Threat
Pew survey finds that U.S. respondents see ISIS, Iran's nuclear program as far greater threats
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As Clinton Visits DC, Sanders Steals the Spotlight
Senator from Vermont hijacks a set of microphones in front of a news crew to give unscripted thoughts on Clinton's campaign platform
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Citing Big Ag Research, EU Set to Approve Toxic Weedkiller
Despite WHO declaration that glysophate is a 'probable carcinogen,' Guardian reporting on government analysis exposes industry influence on decision
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Busted: SeaWorld's Corporate Espionage Against Animal Rights Movement
PETA investigation 'leaves no doubt that SeaWorld is a dirty tricks corporation, devoid of ethics.'
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How Hawks Are Using Iraq War Talking Points to Stoke Fear Over Iran Deal
There is no public evidence that Iran has a nuclear weapons program, but that is not stopping the pro-war hysteria
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A Nation Torn: Greece Grapples With 'Humiliating' Austerity Deal
Even the International Monetary Fund—one-third of the so-called Troika—says Greece needs debt relief 'far beyond' what European creditors have been willing to consider
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