All News Articles for 2016-08-10

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Win for Telecom Giants as Court Puts Dagger in Municipal Broadband
'Industry-backed state laws to block municipal broadband only exist because pliant legislators are listening to their Big Cable and Big Telecom paymasters'
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Chelsea Manning petitions delivered to US Army More Than 115,000 Decry 'Egregious Miscarriage of Justice' in Manning Case
'It seems like the government is doing everything in their power to make her physical and mental condition worsen'
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Grounded 17,000-Ton Oil Rig Leaking Diesel Near Rare North Sea Habitat
"Lessons from this incident will need to be learnt, and quickly," warns environmentalist, "with further decommissioning of North Sea rigs expected and climate change expected to create more powerful storms and difficult seas."
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Ferguson-Area Cities "Terrorizing" Poor Through Modern-Day Debtors' Prisons: Federal Lawsuit
We can't "hold people in jail because they're too poor to pay a debt," says lawyer
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Warren and Whitehouse: Exxon Climate Scandal a 'Master Class' in Corporate Rigging
Democratic senators blast their "fossil-fuel-backed" GOP colleagues for "bullying those who dare bring facts of possible corporate malfeasance to attention"
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A GMO "knockout mouse" sits next to a normal mouse on a researcher's hand. Experiments Involving GMO Animals Are Skyrocketing, Study Finds
Growing industry of genetically engineering animals requires unnecessary torture and deaths of tens of thousands of animals, Germany's Green Party argues
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'Personnel is Policy': Progressives Urge Clinton to Avoid Wall Street Cabinet
Instead, Clinton should tap 'executive branch appointees with a documented record of fighting for the public interest'
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Bipartisan Panel of State Lawmakers Agree: NCLB Has Failed US Kids
No Child Left Behind-driven policies have left the United States 'overwhelmingly underprepared to succeed in the 21st century economy'
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'Not a Good Day for Democracy': Senate Approves Impeachment Trial for Brazil's Rousseff
Her ouster—an effort she's calling a coup— would be end of 13 years of rule by leftist Workers' Party, and would leave in place unelected Temer
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DOJ Report on Baltimore Police Is 'Stunning Catalog of Discrimination'
'The findings lay bare the harsh reality of discriminatory policing in a major American city'
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Heated Presidential Primary Lives on as Clinton Stumps for Wasserman Schultz
Presidential nominee appeared beside the embattled congresswoman the same day that Bernie Sanders urged supporters to donate to her progressive opponent
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At Least Six Million Americans Are Drinking Toxic 'Teflon Chemicals' With Their Water
'T he available data only reveals the tip of the iceberg of contaminated drinking water'
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Russ Feingold Wins Wisconsin Primary to Take Back Senate Seat in November
'Wisconsinites deserve an economy that works for everyone—not just corporate CEOs and the special interests'
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