All News Articles for 2015-09-17

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Japan's 'War Laws' Provoke Skirmish in Parliament, Protests in Streets
With U.S. backing, the ruling party is aggressively pushing the legislation despite mass public opposition
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Health Advocates: To Combat Opioid Epidemic, Target Big Pharma
Initiatives to help addicts highlight links between legally prescribed pain medication and opioid addiction
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'They Throw Away Our Lives': Honolulu Sued Over Homeless Crackdown
"Using arrests to solve homelessness...is contrary to a fair and just community."
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'Justice Is Not For Sale': Sanders Leads Charge Against For-Profit Prisons
'It is morally repugnant and a national tragedy that we have privatized prisons all over America.'
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Justice Department Lets Giant Corporation Evade Prosecution for Deaths of Over 100 People
'This deal will not deter future corporate wrongdoers, it will not hold GM accountable, and it sets back the demand for justice by the family members of victims of GM’s horrible actions.'—Robert Weissman, Public Citizen
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For Refugees Seeking Freedom, Croatia Now Front-Line of 'Fortress Europe'
Violently turned away from the Hungarian boarder, thousands forged new path seeking refuge in Europe
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Avoiding 'Regressive Mistake,' Fed Holds Off on Rate Hike — For Now
'A higher interest rate means that fewer jobs will be created, and that the wages of workers at the bottom will remain too low to live on.'
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Earthquake Triggers Tsunami, Claims Lives in Chile
Fears of a larger tsunami for the Pacific reason have dissipated as nation braces for aftershocks and assesses the damage done
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#DebateWithBernie: The 'Hands Down' Winner of Second GOP Presidential Debate
'Just what we need,' Sanders interjected. 'More neocon policies to continue the Bush legacy.'
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