All News Articles for 2016-01-21

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Lifted by Bold Stances on Economy and Healthcare, Sanders Takes Solid Iowa Lead
With nations first caucus less than two weeks away, poll shows Sanders making gains for strong proposals like Medicare for All and holding Wall Street accountable
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Fueled by 'Austerity Agenda,' Gov. Plans for State Takeover of Chicago Public Schools
Critic sees plan as 'a blatant attempt to use bankruptcy laws as a pretext to reward friends and punish enemies.'
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IMF's Prescription for Europe: Exploit Refugees with Low Wages
Economist calls IMF 'the sancta sanctorum of neoclassical/neoliberal thinking.'
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Six Years After Citizens United, Call to 'Reclaim Democracy' Louder than Ever
Reformers are hopeful President Barack Obama will issue an executive order requiring current government contractors to disclose their political contributions
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To Create 'Better World Than This,' New Alliance Targets Destructive Inequality
Joint statement calls for 'ending this great divide'
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Skewed Courts Team Up with Debt Predators to Screw Nation's Poor
'Rubber stamping debt buyer suits threatens the rights of poor people and ultimately undermines the basic integrity of the courts.'
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What Snyder Knew: Flint Email Dump Shows Attempts to Shift the Blame
As far back as February 2015, the governor's administration was informed of issues with Flint's water
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'In the Name of Our Shared Humanity,' Groups Say Conflict in Syria Must End
International aid groups and UN agencies release letter outlining steps governments can take to end suffering 'endured by millions'
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