All News Articles for 2016-12-09

Friday, December 9, 2016
It's Love for Coal, Not Workers as GOP Gives Miners 'Slap in the Face'
Democrats wage battle over short-term spending bill to fight for one year, not four months, of guaranteed healthcare
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Internal Memo Sparks Fears of Climate 'Witch Hunt' Under President Trump
Trump transition team reportedly asking for names of career employees at Department of Energy who worked on Obama's climate policies
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Brazilians Revolt as Post-Coup Govt. Pushes 'Deliberately Retrogressive' Austerity Package
Amid massive protests, neoliberal government installed after coup aims to lock 20-year spending freeze into constitution
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'Fox, Meet Henhouse': Trump Offers Goldman Sachs President Top Economic Post
"It's called a rigged economy and this is how it works," said Bernie Sanders in response to news that Goldman president Gary Cohn could lead the NEC
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Cathy McMorris Rodgers Trump Chooses 'Proud Climate Change Denier' for Interior Secretary
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) has continually voted against 'virtually anything seen as a hindrance to big oil and gas companies making more money'
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'Deeply Disturbing': Trump Refusal of Intel Briefings Raises Concern
Reuters reports that president-elect, who has never held elected office, skipping most bulletins about national security
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US Military Admits: We Deliberately Bombed a Hospital in Iraq
Military spokesperson says "it's very difficult to ascertain with full and total fidelity" that no civilians were killed
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Washington State Launches Suit Against Monsanto for Toxic PCB Pollution
'Monsanto knew the dangers of PCBs yet hid them from the public to generate profits,' said Wash. Attorney General Bob Ferguson
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Faux-Populist Trump Wages All-Out War on American Workers
"Anyone who believes in robust, pluralistic democracy should be worried that a national leader, so soon after being elected, is assailing labor unions with an eye to weakening them."
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Veterans link arms during a prayer action at Standing Rock on Monday. Veterans at Standing Rock Ready to Take Clean Water Fight to Flint
'Our people are suffering. They are suffering in Standing Rock. They are suffering in Flint.'
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'Fascist Rhetoric' Becoming Commonplace in US and Europe: UN
Human rights chief's warning comes as far-right Dutch politician favored to become Prime Minister is convicted of inciting discrimination
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