All News Articles for 2016-10-12

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The 'Good Anthropocene': Grassroots Initiatives Worldwide Show Path Forward
'Our legacy may not be as dark as we might think'
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Watch This US Official Struggle to Justify Double Standard for Saudi Bombings
Asked to explain difference between Saudi airstrikes in Yemen and Russian airstrikes in Syria, State Department spokesperson struggles to answer
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ACLU: Better Than Trump, But Clinton's Rights Record Still Cause for Concern
From immigrant detention to drones to mass surveillance, ACLU lists Hillary Clinton's "areas for improvement"
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Dakota Access Pipeline protest in North Dakota Impacted Communities Take Fight Against Dakota Access to Corporate Heads
Protesters from oil-impacted communities around the country are descending on Houston, Texas, for prayer action at Dakota Access Pipeline company offices
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Snyder's "Unconscionable" Use of Millions in Taxpayer Money for Criminal Defense Fees Questioned
"I can't think of a clearer conflict of interest than the governor signing a contract to provide his own personal legal defense … without anybody providing oversight," attorney said.
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Surprise: Trump's Latest Tax Plan Would Benefit the 1%, Burden the Poor
New analysis from Brookings-Urban Research Center finds 47 percent of all cuts would go to wealthiest U.S. households
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Ten Activists Arrested for Helping Shut Down US-Canada Tar Sands Pipelines
'My love for the beauties of this world is far greater than my love of an easy life,' said one of those arrested, 50-year-old Emily Johnston
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Following Public Pressure, José Bové, Noted Anti-Globalization Activist, Allowed to Stay in Canada
Bové, a member of Eureopean Parliament, was detained for several hours at Montreal airport Tuesday; then forced back to France Wednesday
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Denouncing 'Colossal Waste' of Drug War, Report Makes Case for Decriminalization
'Locking people up for using drugs causes tremendous harm, while doing nothing to help those who need and want treatment'
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UN Rights Chief Blasts Trump as 'Dangerous' for Global Community
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein condemns GOP nominee's "deeply unsettling and disturbing" views on torture and minorities
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The pickup truck stopped in front of the demonstration, which included children, elderly people, and disabled people, and protesters attempted to reason with the driver before he plowed through the crowd. 'Hate Crime': Video Shows Truck Plowing Into Indigenous Rights Rally
'The truck drove into the crowd while revving its engine before plowing through our people'
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Ken Bone, Online Sensation from Presidential Debate, Works for Coal Company Opposed to Climate Regulations
After Kenneth Bone asked a question about energy to presidential nominees Donald Trump and Secretary Hillary Clinton at the presidential town hall debate on October 9, he quickly became a viral internet sensation . That evening at Washington University in St. Louis, Bone asked, “What step will your...
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