All News Articles for 2016-01-04

Monday, January 4, 2016
Forget the Market Plunge. This Year, the Global People Plunge Continues
Though global stocks peformed gymnastics on Monday, the real problem for working- and middle-class people: The economy is rigged.
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Violence Prevention Groups Push Obama to Take Bold Action on Guns
The Brady Campaign acknowledges that ultimately 'Congress must finish the job...and put the safety of the American people ahead of the evil agenda of the corporate gun lobby and pass legislation.'
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Happy 2016! These CEOs Have Already Banked An Average Worker's Salary
Country's 100 top-paid executives took home an average of $8.96 million in 2014
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'Unlawful Pollution': Volkswagen Charged With Crimes Against Climate
U.S. Department of Justice files civil suit on behalf of Environmental Protection Agency
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Children Caught In Sweep as Feds Begin Mass Deportations
Over the weekend, at least 121 people from predominantly Central American countries were rounded up by U.S. authorities
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'Volcanic' Porter Ranch Gas Leak May Take Months to Close
According to state officials, safety concerns have slowed down efforts to close gas leak pumping thousands of tons of methane
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Rightwing Terrorism on Display as Militants in Oregon Beckon Reinforcements
"Bundy and his followers are just your average angry white 'freedom fighters,' who use weapons and ammunition to protect the U.S. constitution and American values."
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Saudi Mass Executions Provoke Region-Wide Escalation
Saudi allies sever ties with Iran in row that could have long-term implications
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