All News Articles for 2016-05-04

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
In Flint, Obama Sips the Water that "Corrosive" Austerity Poisoned
President tells residents he 'has their back,' but for many the visit came too late.
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In This Passionate Anti-Fracking Town, Civil Disobedience Just Became Protected Civic Duty
Order sanctioning citizen direct action called "one of the boldest moves to stop the natural gas industry's attacks on our communities, climate and democracy."
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Sanders Momentum Evidence of Dems' Need to Embrace "Bold Agenda for Change"
Sanders says staying in race 'good for the Democratic Party'
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Students Take Lead to Reclaim US Public Education from Corporate Assault
At least 75 pro-public education actions took place from coast to coast
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Oil Industry Facing Collapse that Rivals Tech Bubble Burst
U.S. oil companies are filing for bankruptcy almost as fast as tech companies during 2002 and 2003 collapse, Reuters reports
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Pro-Corporate TTIP on the Ropes as Top French Officials Lambaste 'Bad Deal'
"At this stage, France says 'No,'" says president François Hollande
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10,000 Filipinos Demand Government 'Break Free' from Coal
'We are facing a planetary emergency. Now more than ever, we need leaders who are pro-people and pro-environment, not pro-coal and pro-climate change.'
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Prominent Democratic Consultants Sign Up to Defeat Single Payer in Colorado
Influential Democratic consultants, some of whom work for the Super PACs backing Hillary Clinton, have signed up to fight a bold initiative to create a state-based single-payer system in Colorado, according to a state filing posted Monday. Coloradans for Coloradans, an ad-hoc group opposing single...
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Amid Superbug Scourge, Study Finds 1 in 3 Antibiotic Prescriptions Unnecessary
'Reducing the needless use of antibiotics will slow the emergence of antibiotic-resistant microbes, so-called superbugs, which are among the most urgent public health threats of our time.'
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Win for Equality as Chicago Schools Pass 'Equal and Inclusive' Rules
'At a time when we are seeing attacks on the most vulnerable members of our community, Chicago is taking steps to protect and affirm transgender people'
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Warren: I'll 'Fight My Heart Out' to Ensure Trump 'Never Reaches the White House'
Arguing that real estate mogul would be a dangerous choice to lead the US, senator makes plea to voters and lawmakers across the political spectrum.
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Mass Evacuation as 'Apocalyptic' Inferno Engulfs Canadian Tar Sands City
'There was smoke everywhere and it was raining ash,' says Fort McMurray evacuee
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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
After Indiana Win Sanders Declares: 'I Say We Keep Fighting. Are You with Me?'
"The political and financial establishment of this country have been vocal in their desire for us to go away. To get in line. Today, the voters had another idea."
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Cruz Folds as Trumps Vows to Show U.S. How to "Win Bigly" Once Again
Victory in Indiana and with the no real competition left standing, billionaire entertainer all but assured Republican nomination
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