All News Articles for 2016-05-19

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Chelsea Manning Files Appeal Against 'Grossly Unfair and Unprecedented' Conviction
'She believed the public had a right to know about the toll of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan'
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Overcoming 'Divisive Politics of Fear,' Ontario Rejects Anti-BDS Bill
"So: it's illegal to sanction Israel in Ontario, but it's legal to sanction Ontarians who believe Israel should be sanctioned."
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On Climate, America's Least-Respected Lawmakers Come to Defense of Most-Hated Corporations
House Republicans request documents from green groups and attorneys general related to the effort against fossil fuel companies like ExxonMobil
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New Report Says It's Time for Big Pharma to 'Play or Pay' to Tackle Superbugs
'If we are to have a chance of tackling the antibiotic resistance crisis, we need to change the way we farm.'
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Michigan Corporations to Pay $0 in Taxes This Year, Despite Crises in Flint and Detroit
Under Michigan's tax code, businesses will "effectively contribute nothing to the state coffers" this year—while Flint residents pay for poison water and lawmakers defund Detroit schools
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As Sanders Readies for California, Clinton Announces Primary Process 'Already Done'
"We are in till the last ballot is cast," says Sanders. "There is no way that I won't be [nominated]," says Clinton.
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New National Poll: Trump Increasing Lead Over Clinton
New York billionaire has five-point lead over Clinton
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US Government's Own Report Shows Toxic TPP "Not Worth Passing"
'This report indicates the TPP will produce almost no benefits, but inflict real harm on so many workers.'
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Defying Hateful Governments, People Worldwide Say 'Refugees Welcome'
Amnesty International survey finds "governments' inhumane responses to the refugee crisis are badly out of touch with the views of their own citizens."
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The Age of Precarious: 6 in 10 Americans Living on the Financial Edge
'The more we learn about the balance sheets of Americans, it becomes quite alarming.'
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BP-Sponsored 'Sunken Cities' Show Provokes Museum-Climbing Climate Protest
BP is funding British Museum's "Sunken Cities" exhibit—a name that "practically spells out the impacts of climate change"
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