All News Articles for 2016-09-15

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Trump Jr. Says Dad Can't Release Tax Returns Because Media Is Biased
'I mean, look at what happened to Matt Lauer.'
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Trump's "Dumpster Fire" of an Energy Policy a Roadmap to Climate Calamity
"Trump's energy plan is this: he opposes any policy that will tackle the climate crisis or grow our clean energy economy, and he supports any policy that props up the dirty fossil fuel industry"
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Water protectors attached themselves to construction equipment and brought the pipeline's construction to a stop on Tuesday. Peaceful Dakota Access Protesters Face Felony Charges, Escalating Police Action
Law enforcement appears to act on behalf of private industry with crackdown on peaceful water protectors in North Dakota
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New Dossier Provides Glimpse at Clinton and Trump's Closest Advisers
Arguing that "personnel choices provide a window into politicians' true views," report highlights 26 advisers to presidential nominees
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Arrests After #KeepItInTheGround Activists Occupy Interior Department
Marking year of action, climate campaign delivers petitions, occupies Interior Department to call for end to fossil fuel leases
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Did an Industry Front Group Create Fake Twitter Accounts to Promote the Dakota Access Pipeline?
A DeSmog investigation has revealed the possibility that a front group supporting the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline ( DAPL ) — the Midwest Alliance for Infrastructure Now ( MAIN ) — may have created fake Twitter profiles, known by some as “sock puppets,” to convey a pro-pipeline message over...
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'President Donald Trump': Latest Polls Indicate Clinton Could Actually Lose This Thing
The decline of the Clinton campaign has less to do with her rival's success and more to do with her failure to articulate a bold, inspiring vision for voters
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It's Time: Broad Progressive Coalition Launches New Push for Public Option
With a congressional resolution and a grassroots campaign, 'this as the most significant healthcare push by Democrats since the passage of Obamacare'
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Readers' Survey: 42% for Hillary Clinton, 36% for Jill Stein, 11% Write-In Bernie
Hillary Clinton has maintained a lead over Jill Stein in the most recent survey of Common Dreams' US readers who are likely to vote in the November election. This survey of a sampling of Common Dreams' US readers was conducted September 7-9, 2016. The last survey was done Aug.3-5. While the...
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Warren Demands Investigation Into Obama's Failure to Jail the Banksters
"I can think of no matter of 'intense public interest' about which 'the American people deserve the details' than the issue of what precisely happened to the criminal referrals that followed the 2008 crash"
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Golden-winged warbler Silent Skies: North America Lost 1.5 Billion Birds Since 1970s, Says Report
Most comprehensive survey of North American landbirds to date finds stunning and dramatic population decline over past 40 years
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Humans Are Overfishing the Oceans Into 'Unprecedented' Mass Extinction
"If this pattern goes unchecked, the future oceans would lack many of the largest species in today's oceans"
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