All News Articles for 2016-08-26

Friday, August 26, 2016
'Good Riddance': Canada's Stephen Harper Bids Adieu to Politics, Hello to Consulting
Former prime minister made resignation announcement Friday
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'Good News,' Says Sanders, as McConnell Signals No Lame-Duck Vote on TPP
Senate Majority Leader punts corporate-friendly trade deal to next administration
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'Line in the Sand': Court Halts Burkini Ban on French Beaches
'French authorities must now drop the pretense that these measures do anything to protect the rights of women'
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Naomi Klein, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky Naomi Klein, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky, Others Condemn 'Coup' in Brazil
"Brazil has only emerged from dictatorship some 30 years ago and these events could set back the country's progress towards social and economic inclusion by decades"
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Win for Climate Protection as Obama Creates World's Biggest Marine Sanctuary
It is "one of the most important actions an American president has ever taken for the health of the oceans."
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Slamming 'Absurd' US Healthcare, Sanders Backs Single-Payer in Colorado
"It's hard to imagine a figure whose support of ColoradoCare is more meaningful than Senator Sanders"
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Challenged Over 'Racist' Remarks, Maine Governor Leaves Unhinged Voicemail
'Paul LePage is an increasingly menacing figure who does not reflect the values of our state,' says chair of state Democratic Party
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In Zika-Gripped Florida, Concerns Mount Over Insecticide Use—and Efficacy
"It's essentially a neurotoxin and can result in unborn children in particular having neurodevelopmental problems," expert says of pesticide naled
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New Study Warns Biofuels May Be Worse for Climate Than Gas
When taking farmland and crop growth into account, the plant-based energy may not be all that carbon-neutral, study says
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Secretary of State John Kerry meeting with Saudi King Salman. Saudi-Led Bombing Kills 11 Civilians in Yemen, While Kerry Ignores US 'Complicity'
After secretary of state traveled to Saudi Arabia to supposedly seek end to "violence in Yemen," another Saudi-led airstrike killed 11 civilians
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