All News Articles for 2016-08-08

Monday, August 8, 2016
On the evening of August 24, a new organization called 'Our Revolution' will officially launch with a live stream address from Bernie Sanders who will talk about the specifics of what supporters can do "as organizers going forward to fight for every single issue that drove this campaign." (Image: OurRevolution.com / with overlay) Not Alone, But Together: Sanders Campaign Declares Creation of 'Our Revolution'
The campaign for president is over, but new organization indicates that what Bernie Sanders built won't live or die by the election cycle
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'Justice Denied' as Court Sides with Chevron in Amazon Pollution Case
U.S. decision 'dealt a blow against free speech & corporate accountability everywhere,' Amazon Watch tweeted
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Ecuador's Correa: It's Neoliberalism, Not Socialism That Has Failed
Leftist leader says growth "that favors the poor, growth with social justice, growth with equity," worthy of pursuit
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Despite GOP Opposition, Mounting Evidence That Medicaid Improves Health
New research comes as Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin attempts to dismantle the state's Medicaid expansion program as part of crusade against Obamacare
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Clinton Bonds with Neocons as GOP Elites Launch Final Bid Against Trump
Clinton's tactic to win over Republican elites will be portraying herself as the safe bet for national security
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'America is Back,' Trump Declares, Announcing Tax Cuts for Billionaires
"It was self-contradictory word salad," one critic said after Donald Trump's economic policy speech in Detroit
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Not All Bernie Backers Buying His Clinton Pitch
Polls show about one-third of Sanders supporters won't back Clinton when presented with third party options
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Israel Calls on Citizens to Track and Report Activists in 'Ruthless' War Against BDS
"This latest weapon in the intensifying Israeli legal, espionage, and propaganda war against the BDS movement for Palestinian rights is a strong indicator of how desperate and irrational Israel's regime of occupation, settler-colonialism, and apartheid has become," said campaign spokesperson
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Billionaire Bonanza as Wealth Surges Among One Percent
New study by market research firm Wealth-X found that not only has the number of billionaires grown, so have their fortunes
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Humanity Just Ate Through Planet's Annual Resource Budget Faster Than Ever
...and it's only August. That's the fastest pace yet
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Hospital Bombing in Pakistan Targeted Lawyers, Killed 70
Taliban faction has claimed responsibility for the blast in Quetta, Pakistan
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Anti-Choice Rubio Thumbs Nose at Pregnant Women Amid Zika Scare
Failed presidential contender uses public health scare to burnish anti-choice credentials
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