All News Articles for 2016-11-09

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
'Resounding Win for Economic Equality': 4 States Vote to Boost Minimum Wage
The results offer 'a strong message to all of Washington: If you're not working to create a fair economy, we'll do it ourselves'
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Lights in the Darkness: Celebrating Down-Ballot Progressive Victories
From Washington state to Arizona to Vermont, there were silver linings nationwide
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A DAPL protester's shirt says "No Pipelines on Indigenous Lands" Defying Obama Request, Dakota Access Co. Mobilizes to Drill Beneath River
Energy Transfer Partners chose Election Day to announce plans to drill under the Missouri River, flouting Obama Administration request and ongoing Indigenous protests
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'Tipping Point'? Voters Bring Sweeping Wins for Marijuana
"It's safe to say that no other reform was approved by so many citizens on so many ballots this year"
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From Cheers to Caution, World Leaders React to Trump Victory
French President François Hollande said the result "opens a period of uncertainty."
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Here It Comes: Trump's 100-Day Plan to "Make America Great Again"
Republican control of Congress means much of the party's regressive agenda—along with some of Trump's radical proposals—could pass
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A Donald Trump rally in coal country Does President-Elect Trump Spell Doom for the Planet?
Climate change denier promises to bring in new era for coal, pull U.S. out of international climate commitments
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Groups Demand Trump Ditch Plans for Mass Deportations, Muslim Ban, and Torture
'Trump should move from the headline-grabbing rhetoric of hatred and govern with respect for all who live in the United States'
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WTF USA? Shock and Horror as Donald Trump Wins Presidency
Far-right candidate plunges world into despair as billionaire television personality wins nation's highest elected office
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