All News Articles for 2017-04-18

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Groups Decry Trump Plan to Demand Social Media Passwords at US Border
DHS Secretary John Kelly has defended the idea, saying that if travelers "don't cooperate...they can go back"
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Lawsuit Against Trump Grows to Encompass More Violations—and Plaintiffs
As of Tuesday, the lawsuit against President Donald Trump lists "gratuitous Chinese trademarks" as among his potential constitutional violations
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RESIST DAY #89: What You Can Do Today
Resistance in your community, across the country, and around the globe
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Wilder Fires and Rising Waters, Climate Impacts Coming to America's Door
Pair of new studies show how American climate refugees will 'reshape' population landscape of the nation
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Tribunal Finds Monsanto Endangers Right to Food, Health, Environment
If the crime of 'ecocide' were recognized in international criminal law, the activities of Monsanto could constitute such a crime, panel declares
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Paving Way for Abuse and Scams, IRS Hires Private Debt Collectors
"The incentive there could be strong to be very aggressive. They're not working for you, they're working for the government and the government wants its money"
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Demonstrators at the Tax March on April 15 in New York City. As Push for Trump's Taxes Gains Steam, Promised GOP Tax Overhaul Falters
"If [Trump] doesn't release his returns, it is going to make it much more difficult to get tax reform done"
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Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Mixing Business with Presidency, Ivanka Trump Sees Profits in China
China approved major trademarks for Ivanka Trump's jewelry business on same day Ivanka met China's president at Mar-a-Lago
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Blocking Execution, US Supreme Court Deals Blow to Arkansas' "Hankering to Kill"
With five more men slated for execution, death-penalty critics are encouraging people to speak out
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Waffling on Single-Payer and Trump Resistance, Feinstein Faces Angry Boos
"I am not there," Sen. Dianne Feinstein says of single-payer healthcare, a concept garnering big applause around the country
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'Astounding': Trump Salutes Fellow Authoritarian Erdoğan on Power Grab
When human rights advocates raised concerns over election fraud, Erdoğan warned them to 'know your place'
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Beyond Bernie Sanders: 'There's a New Sheriff in Town... All of You'
Grassroots resistance takes center—and gets plenty of credit—as DNC chairman and nation's most popular U.S. senator take show on the road
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