All News Articles for 2015-10-23

Friday, October 23, 2015
Leaked Doc Shows 'Toxic Trade Deal' Putting Environmental Safeguards on the Chopping Block
'This sustainable development proposal is anything but sustainable.'—Ilana Solomon, Sierra Club
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Foreshadowing Paris, Failure in Bonn Chastised as 'Calamity' for Climate
"The only way we're going to see progress is with a strong grassroots movement that can take on the power of the fossil fuel industry," said Jamie Henn of 350.org
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Women with Facts Fight Back Against Fracking... and Sexism
'Women, for whatever reason, have not been persuaded by the facts,' said Averil Macdonald, newly-appointed chair of UK Onshore Oil and Gas
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"We're Baaack...": DNC Reverses Ban on Corporate Cash to Fund Convention
The Democratic National Committee is luring corporate lobbyists with VIP rewards
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Despite Widespread Opposition, 'Surveillance Bill in Disguise' Takes New Step Towards Passage
CISA would allow technology companies 'to hand over huge amounts of our information without any legal process whatsoever, as long as they have a vague cybersecurity purpose.'
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Texas Demands Planned Parenthood Files in 'Politically Motivated' Raids
Despite state's "efforts to distort the truth, healthcare—no matter what—is what happens at Planned Parenthood."
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Decrying Greedy Vulture Funds, Sanders and Warren Call for Relief in Puerto Rico
'The people in Puerto Rico should not be forced to suffer so that a handful of wealthy investors can make a 100 percent return on their investments.'
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'Mass Struggle Works': South African Student Uprising Wins Tuition Hike Freeze
'A famous victory won by the hard struggle of students. We are all humbled.'
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Mexico Braces for Hurricane Patricia: 'Strongest Storm Ever Measured'
'An extremely dangerous, potentially catastrophic hurricane,' warns the National Hurricane Center
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