All News Articles for 2015-12-16

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
By Sharing Prosperity Most Evenly, Norway Wins Again
UN's Human Development Index ranked Norway number 1.
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Bernie Sanders Calls Fed Rate Hike Bad News for Working Families
Economists, warning of impact to low wage workers, said rate increase is a 'mistake'
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Hung Jury Results in Declaration of Mistrial in Freddie Gray Case
'Officer Porter may have gotten a mistrial, but the verdict on the department for which he serves could not be more clear.'
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Investigation Links Potential Cover-Up to Chicago Mayor's Top Aides
NBC5 reveals mayor's top aides knew about video long before mayor claims to Emanuel claims to have been briefed
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World's Small Farmers Fighting Back as WTO Pushes Corporate Agenda
The WTO is aiming to strengthen a 'corporate-driven free trade regime' while ignoring solutions that would protect small-scale farmers and increase food security, says La Via Campesina
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What Global Climate Deal? UK Lawmakers OK Fracking Under National Parks
'Ministers must urgently rethink their entire approach to energy policy'
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Gas Prices Are Down and a Nation's Love for SUVs Soars
Worldwide vehicle fuel economy needs vast improvement to stave off catastophic warming.
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And Just Like That, "Free Trade" Pact Trounces US Law
Congress kills country-of-original label law with provision tucked into omnibus budget
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Allowing Corporate Sponsorship of Great Barrier Reef Likened to Naming Hospital After Tobacco Company
Opponents slam Australian government's controversial new initiative for reef conservation
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Regime-Change Turnaround: Kerry Says Assad Can Stay...For Now
Obama administration shifts from previous stance that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should step—or be forced—aside
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Observers Slam CNN for Aiding and Abetting Hate Speech in GOP Debate
Watchdogs say corporate media is stoking racist and fear-mongering rhetoric
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Lawmakers 'Fail the Internet,' Sneak Cyber Bill Into Must-Pass Omnibus
"It’s clear now that this bill was never intended to prevent cyber attacks, it’s a disingenuous attempt to quietly expand the U.S. government’s surveillance programs."
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Undercutting Climate Progress, Congress Agrees to Lift Oil Export Ban
Deal to lift 40-year-old ban smuggled into $1.1 trillion omnibus bill
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