All News Articles for 2016-08-09

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Vowing to Fight On, Activists Honor Legacy of Ferguson's Mike Brown
"Mike Brown is a martyr," writes columnist Shaun King. "His death, and the injustice surrounding it, sparked the movement we are in right now."
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Did Trump Just Suggest Gun Nuts Should Shoot Hillary Clinton?
Maybe the "Second Amendment people" can do something to stop his rival, says Republican nominee Donald Trump
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Kissinger's "praise for the Argentine government in its campaign against terrorism was the music the Argentine government was longing to hear." (Photo: Brandon/flickr/cc) Dirty War Files Show How Clinton Ally Kissinger Backed Regime of Terror
Files released as Hillary Clinton reportedly courts Kissinger's endorsement
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Amid Uptick in Bombings and Civilian Deaths, US Sells More Arms to Saudis
More than two dozen civilians have reportedly been killed in Yemen as airstrikes resumed after United Nations-brokered peace talks fell apart
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Latin America 'Most Dangerous Region in the World' for Land and Rights Defenders: Report
Killings of environmental activists and journalists are increasing and members of indigenous communities comprise over 40% of the deaths.
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'Clexit': New Fears for UK as Brexit Planners Push to Withdraw from COP21
Friends of the Earth warned vote would be 'huge challenge to decades of progress on improving the environment and tackling climate change'
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Racial Wealth Gap Institute for Policy Studies report New Rules Needed to Vanquish Legacy of Inequality and Growing Wealth Gap
Reforms must address "the destabilization caused by concentrated wealth and power," says new report
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Survey #1 of Our Readers: 41.7% for Hillary Clinton, 33.4% for Jill Stein, 13.4% Would Write-In Bernie
Over 80% supported Bernie Sanders during the primary.
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Colorado Readies for 'All Out War' as Anti-Fracking Measures Advance to Ballot
Citizen-led efforts to override the government and fossil fuel industry could be devastating for Big Oil in the state
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'Travesty of Democracy' as Canada's Closed Borders Mar Opening of World Social Forum
Annual summit of leftist movements aims to "build a sustainable and inclusive world," but the West's closed-border policies stand in the way
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Humans are Poisoning the Ocean—and It's Poisoning Us Back
New study shows deadly bacteria levels spiking in North Atlantic as ocean temperatures rise
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Nagasaki Mayor: 'Come Find Out What Happened Under the Mushroom Cloud'
To mark anniversary of atomic bombing, mayor and survivors urge world leaders to visit and push for disarmament
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Progressive Tim Canova is challenging establishment incumbent Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the August 30 Democratic primary. (Photos: TimCanova.com + Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) Is Debbie Wasserman Schultz 'Dodging Debates' With Progressive Challenger?
'Voters rightfully expect you to defend your record as their U.S. Representative and to appear before them in public debates and town halls,' says Tim Canova
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