All News Articles for 2016-10-19

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Final Presidential Debate: With No Mention of Climate, Just More of the Same?
'Climate change is too big a threat to America not to be front and center in the presidential debates'
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With Debate Framed for Chopping Safety Net, Lawmakers Denounce 'Measly' Social Security Increase
The 0.3 percent increase for 2017 is "woefully inadequate," said one expert.
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Colorado Voters Urged to Reject Measure That Would 'Shut Down Democracy'
Amendment 71 would 'transfer power away from voters, making the state more vulnerable to powerful interests...at the expense of Colorado citizens'
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Alliance of 600,000 British Doctors Calls for 'Imperative' Coal Phase-Out
Doing so would constitute 'double win for tackling the twin health threats of air pollution and climate change,' report states
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MUCA protest Leader of Honduran Campesino Movement Assassinated
Rural Honduran farmer and organizer received death threats for years
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Argentinian Women Called to Strike, Protest After Brutal Attack on Teenage Girl
"We're calling it Black Wednesday because we're in mourning for all of the dead women, all of the women killed simply for being women"
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Class-Action Lawsuit Seeks Justice for At-Risk Children of Flint
'There must be responsibility to do everything humanly possible to mitigate the damage done to the residents of Flint—especially its children.'
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Air Force Base Leaks PFC-Tainted Water Into Colorado Sewer System, Creek
No wastewater plant in the country is equipped to remove PFCs.
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Ecuador Admits It Cut Internet Access for WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange
U.S. State Department denies exerting any influence over Ecuador in its decision, countering WikiLeaks' claims
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'No Justification': Philippines Police Van Rams Into Anti-US Protesters
Police also used tear gas to break up a crowd of leftist activists demanding U.S. troops leave the country
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