All News Articles for 2017-03-01

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Cowardly Trump Delays UK State Visit to Dodge Protests
New reporting by the Sun says Trump 'wants the heat to die down'
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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which oversees everything from oil and gas pipelines to electricity transmission, is among those panels that could be impacted by the Trump administration's meddling. (Photo: chesapeakeclimate/flickr/cc) Trump May Have Found a Way to Stack Commissions With 'Sympathetic' Nominees
"If the goal, as [White House chief strategist Steve] Bannon says, is 'deconstructing the administrative state' this would be a quick way to do it"
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US Says Russia 'Accidentally' Bombed American-Backed Syrian Troops
Russian ministry denies bombing occurred after top U.S. general says strike killed Syrian Arab Coalition fighters
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Border Agents Using 'Sledgehammer' Tactics as New Travel Ban Nears
Agents are reportedly detaining and threatening to deport travelers on little basis, a worrying trend as Trump readies 'Muslim Ban 2.0'
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With Battles in Multiple States, Fight to End Gerrymandering Heats Up
SCOTUS ruling in Virginia case seen as "yet another blow against GOP's use of racial gerrymandering to artificially inflate their power"
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A faucet Flint Residents Now Have to Pay for Water They Still Can't Drink
State government ends program that helped residents of Flint, Michigan with their water bills after widespread lead poisoning was revealed
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'Shameful Vote': 17 Senators Draw Progressive Outrage for Enabling Trump
"You are now responsible for the actions that Ryan Zinke will take as Secretary of the Interior," reads a letter aimed at 16 Democrats and Independent Sen. Angus King of Maine. "I plan to hold you accountable."
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House Republicans Just Made Clear They Won't Fulfill Oversight of Trump
House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday blocked a resolution of inquiry introduced by Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.)
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RESIST DAY #41: What You Can Do Today
Resistance in your community, across the country, and around the globe
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Melting permafrost in the Northwest Territories seMelting permafrost in the Northwest Territories sends carbon-rich sediment into the Mackenzie Delta.nds carbon-rich sediment into the Mackenzie River basin. Study Shows Massive Global Permafrost Melt Underway While Trump Mentions Climate Not Once
Research shows immense expanses of permafrost rapidly disintegrating and releasing huge carbon stores in Canada, Alaska, Scandinavia, and Siberia
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"Don't use these tragedies to stir up divisions by race and nationality," Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) admonished President Donald Trump on Tuesday. With VOICE Agency, Trump Continues 'Nativist Demonization' of Immigrants
New government agency blasted as 'a blatant attempt to humiliate and scare immigrants'
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"Keep Showing Up": After Trump's Address, Sanders Urges Continued Resistance
In response to president's first speech to Congress, senator calls out things he failed to mention—from climate change to voting rights
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An Annotated Transcript of President Trump's Noxious, Cruel, Dangerous Address
No, say progressive observers and advocates for a better world, this speech was nowhere near a "home run"
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