All News Articles for 2016-06-08

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Thanks to Bipartisanship, a "Witches' Brew of Unregulated Chemicals" Still Threatens Consumers
After four decades, lawmakers agreed to updates to Toxic Substances Control Act, but review and regulation of thousands of chemicals on market will still be lacking
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Surveying Damage on World Oceans Day, Experts Say Worst is Yet to Come
'We cannot continue to treat our seas as an out-of-sight, out-of-mind dumping ground.'
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Anti-Fracking Momentum Grows with Another People's Victory in California
Measure E passed with an overwhelming 71 percent, making Butte County the fourth in the state to ban fracking
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Tens of Thousands Demand DNC Add National Fracking Ban to Party Platform
"The Democratic Party has been complicit in the U.S. fracking boom. Any serious plan to combat climate change must include a ban on fracking."
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Trillions Spent on Violence as World Continues Downwards Spiral Away From Peace
Latest Global Peace Index shows that chipping away at trillions spent on violence could render huge 'peace dividend'
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Despite Historic Achievement, Feminists Grapple with Clinton's Deeply Troubling Record
"As a feminist, I should feel a thrill right now. I grieve that I don't," lamented author and activist Naomi Klein.
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Clinton Wins Big in California, While Sanders Digs In for Final Stretch
'Clinton, of course, would prefer that Sanders end his campaign and embrace her as the reform leader.'
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'Huge Win' for Workers as DC Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage
New measure would increase wage to $15 by 2020 and adjust for inflation
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Time is Running Out: Coalition Calls on Obama to Protect Democracy Before November Election
Democracy movement leaders urged citizens to flood White House with phone calls demanding action on dark money and ballot access
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'The Struggle Continues': Sanders Refuses to Bend the Knee to Establishment
'We will take our fight for social, economic, racial, and environmental justice to Philadelphia,' senator declares
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