All News Articles for 2016-08-25

Thursday, August 25, 2016
In Effort to Kill Pipeline, Groups Call Directly on Obama to Oppose Permits
U.S. Judge James Boasberg said he would make a decision by September 9 on whether to halt work on the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline
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Fatigue, Migraines Linked to Fracking as Case Builds for National Ban
'It is abundantly clear that fracking is harming people, and the only solution is to stop fracking'
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A heavy machine gun atop a U.S. military vehicle in Afghanistan in 2012. Pentagon Has No Idea Where Hundreds of Thousands of Guns Went in Iraq and Afghanistan
Over half of 1.4 million guns U.S. shipped into Iraq and Afghanistan after 9/11 are unaccounted for in DoD's own records, watchdog discovers
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Democracy Wins as 'Biggest Gerrymandering Case in Generation' Moves Forward
'Gerrymandering pits political power against the people, regardless of which party holds power'
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Diane Ravitch to Readers: Don't Let Charter Industry Silence John Oliver
Oliver was targeted by privatizers after criticizing charter schools in a segment of his HBO show
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Colombians celebrate the signing of the peace accord in Bogotá on Wednesday. 'It Is Time to Give Peace a Chance': Historic FARC Peace Deal Achieved
'We won the most beautiful of all battles: Peace.'
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Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore's "Incomprehensible" Police Spying
'The surveillance program itself is a privacy nightmare come to life and precisely what we have warned against for years,' civil liberties group says
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Groups Demand Clinton Publicly Oppose Lame-Duck TPP Vote—Now
A vote in Congress after the election 'would send an unmistakable signal that the game is rigged in favor of elites and against everyday Americans'
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