All News Articles for 2017-06-16

Friday, June 16, 2017
New Docs Bolster Claims of EPA Head Scott Pruitt Being Fossil Fuel Puppet
Multiple meetings between EPA Administrator Pruitt and industry execs, as well as emails from his time as Oklahoma AG, affirm his close relationship with fossil fuel sector
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'We Want Justice': Prime Minister Forced to Flee as Londoners Protest Deadly Fire
"People should be held to account," said Labour MP David Lammy
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Denouncing GOP's 'War on Women,' Nationwide Sit-Ins Target Trumpcare
"In no uncertain terms, a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act is a declaration of war on women," said Karin Roland, chief campaigns officer at UltraViolet
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Amazon Extends Tentacles Further With Purchase of Whole Foods
'This is extreme consolidation of the food system in action, which will lead to higher prices, fewer choices for consumers, and bigger profits for billionaires like its owner, Jeff Bezos,' says Wenonah Hauter of Food & Water Watch
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Trump Set to Take Backwards Step on Cuba Policy
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) says the shift will be 'a completely unnecessary step backwards' that 'makes no sense and achieves nothing.'
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With Attack on Deputy AG, Trump Legal Team Must Be 'Going a Little Nuts'
For the first time, Trump acknowledges he is under federal investigation while simultaneously taking aim at his own Justice Department
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Seeking Economic Justice for All, Hawaii First State to Consider Basic Income
The move "boldly declares that all families in Hawaii deserve basic financial security," said State Rep. Chris Lee
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Russian Military Says It May Have Killed ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi
Whether killed or not, Syrian and Iraqi civilians increasingly caught in the crosshairs as both Russian and U.S. coalition forces target ISIS
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Fueling 'Perpetual War,' Trump to Send 4,000 Troops to Afghanistan
"War fought without oversight is war without end," wrote former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Dan Feehan
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