All News Articles for 2016-08-29

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
'The Mother of All Risks': Insurance Giants Call on G20 to Stop Bankrolling Fossil Fuels
Multinational firms managing $1.2tn in assets declare subsidies for coal, oil, and gas 'simply unsustainable'
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Monday, August 29, 2016
In 'Tacit Admission' of Cruelty, DHS Says It Too May End For-Profit Prisons
"Private immigration detention facilities are inconsistent with international human rights standards"
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'Just Cut the Price': Consumer Groups Unimpressed With EpiPen Generic
"Today's announcement is just one more convoluted mechanism to avoid plain talk [and] admit to price gouging," Public Citizen said
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Rousseff Warns of Threat to Brazil's Democracy as "Coup" Nears End
Suspended president testifies at impeachment hearing, says 'the world and history are watching us'
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Yet Another Transatlantic Trade Deal Threatening Food Safety, Groups Warn
CETA will force European farmers to compete with Canadian imports with 'no animal welfare penalties and lower safety standards'
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In Blow to Colorado Residents, Anti-Fracking Measures Fail to Make Ballot
Proponents, who faced a well-funded opposition campaign led by Big Oil, have 30 days to appeal the decision
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Sanders Will Campaign for Dems, But Won't Give Party Coveted Email List
Sources close to the senator say he will be campaigning on behalf of some centrist Democrats to advance progressive agenda
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US Calls 'Unacceptable' Turkey's Attack on Kurdish Fighters in Syria
As new developments further complicate the five-year conflict, "Syrian men, women, and children continue to pay the highest price"
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The Anthropocene Is Here: Humanity Has Pushed Earth Into a New Epoch
The epoch is thought to have begun in the 1950s, when human activity set global systems on a different trajectory
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What Landslide? New Polling Shows Clinton and Trump Still Neck and Neck
Despite the never-ending torrent of bigotry and obfuscation, support for Republican candidate remains strong
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Public Cost of Fukushima Cleanup Tops $40 Billion and Is Expected to Climb
Meanwhile, problems still persist at the nuclear plant, most notably with the 'highly contaminated' water being stored in tanks at the site
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