All News Articles for 2016-09-14

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Stung With 'Profound Betrayal,' ITT Tech Students Launch Debt Strike
Letter denounces "immoral system that profits from our aspirations."
Read more
Leaked 'John Doe' Docs Offer Stark Look at Post-Citizens United Landscape
Exposé speaks to 'mounting sense of public unease about the cozy relationship between politicians and big business,' writes the Guardian
Read more
'Pardon Snowden' Campaign Takes Off as Sanders, Ellsberg, and Others Join
'His bravery was a catalyst for the modern movement to defend democracy,' said Malkia Cyril of Center for Media Justice
Read more
Decrying State's "Systemic and Deliberate Failure," Detroit Students Demand Constitutional Right to Literacy
The schools are "irreparably damaging children's futures," new federal lawsuit charges
Read more
Emergency Action Sought in Flint, Where Some Still Can't Get Clean Water
As Donald Trump visits city, activists and environmental groups refuse to be his photo op
Read more
Helping to 'Sustain Occupation,' US and Israel to Sign Biggest Military Aid Pact Ever
The U.S. is "helping the Israelis sustain the costs of the occupation we claim is unsustainable," says critic
Read more
A Monsanto sign on a manufacturing site in Belgium. 'Five-Alarm Threat to Our Food Supply': Monsanto-Bayer Merger Advances
Chemical and GMO giants agree on takeover offer worth $66 billion; mega-merger to be reviewed by antitrust agencies worldwide
Read more
Key Player in Iraq War Credits Brexit for Distracting From Chilcot Inquiry
'The only silver lining of the Brexit vote is that it will reduce attention on Chilcot,' said former U.K. foreign secretary Jack Straw to Colin Powell
Read more
Chelsea Manning Ends Hunger Strike as Army OKs 'Vital' Gender Surgery
'I am unendingly relieved that the military is finally doing the right thing. But it is hard not to wonder why it has taken so long'
Read more