All News Articles for 2015-07-23

Thursday, July 23, 2015
'Corporate Influence Has Won': House Passes Anti-GMO Labeling Bill
Legislation dubbed the DARK Act had backing of powerful groups who poured money into defeating state-level GMO-labeling efforts
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42 Years Later, Officers Charged for Murder of Defiant Chilean Folk Singer
Ten former military officers indicted for torturing and killing musician, playwright, and social activist Victor Jara
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Chomsky: 'The Real Question is...What Exactly Is The Threat of Iran?'
Scholar and activist questions the need for a nuclear agreement when Iran has not violated the nonproliferation treaty
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Facing $5 Billion Campaign, Hunger for a '21st Century Democracy Agenda'
'This set of principles offers popular commonsense policies that would go a long way toward restoring trust in our democratic institutions.'
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Heal, Reflect, Build: Movement for Black Lives to Hold Nationwide Gathering
The Black organizers making history will now come together to build movement that 'transcends geographical boundaries'
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UN Climate Chief: 'We're at Five Minutes to Midnight'
'Science is telling us that time is running out,' Christiana Figueres tells AP
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New Bills Would Bring Sweeping, 'Vital' LGBTQ Protections
The Equality Act would expand Civil Rights Act and provide 'full, federal equality' for all LGBTQ people, supporters say
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'Dark Cloud' of ALEC Converges at Annual Corporate-Political Lovefest
This week, San Diego hosts 'a festival of closed-door deal-making by politicians, corporate executives and lobbyists'
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UN Remains Barred from Visiting US Prisons Amid Abuse Charges
A recent visit to a federal penitentiary by President Obama has prompted the United Nations to give another shot at seeking permission to visit the U.S. prison system.
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'I Stand With Planned Parenthood': Fact Checkers Expose Anti-Choice Smear Campaign
Lawmakers, reproductive justice advocates, and the New York Times editorial board raise concerns about deceptive video
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'Fight for $15' Tallies Giant Win in New York As Movement Marches On
Latest victory for low-wage workers, declared one McDonald's worker, 'has showed me what’s possible when people stick and work together.'
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