All News Articles for 2017-08-07

Monday, August 7, 2017
Why on Earth Is Trump Attacking Nation's Nursing Home Population?
Proposed rule called "disturbing" new direction for federal agency which "should be protecting patients, not making it easier for facilities to harm them and cover it up."
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USDA Emails Show USDA Staff Told to 'Avoid' Term 'Climate Change' Under Trump
"These records reveal Trump's active censorship of science in the name of his political agenda."
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As US Inequality Breeds Oligarchy, New Report Details Pathway to Equity
"Inequality effectively disenfranchises us, diminishing what our vote at the ballot box means relative to the influence of money drowning out our voice in the public square."
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Al Jazeera logo 'Brazen Attack on Media Freedom': Critics Blast Israel's Move to Ban Al Jazeera
"The move sends a chilling message that the Israeli authorities will not tolerate critical coverage."
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The city of Hiroshima, Japan on Sunday marked the 72nd anniversary of the U.S. dropping of the atomic bomb with a call to rid the world of "the absolute evil that is nuclear weapons." Because 'This Hell Is Not a Thing of the Past,' Hiroshima Makes Plea for Nuclear Weapons-Free World
"As long as nuclear weapons exist and policymakers threaten their use, their horror could leap into our present at any moment," says Hiroshima mayor.
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Wall Street Fines Down 66% Under Trump's Goldman Sachs-Filled Administration
"You do have to wonder when working-class Trump supporters will start to notice such things."
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North Korea Says US Wrong to Think It Is 'Safe Across the Ocean'
Painting America as the aggressor, Pyongyang says its nuclear arsenal is a non-negotiable deterrent while vowing "thousand-fold" revenge for new UN sanctions
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Pipeline protesters in Nebraska "We're Ready to Stop It Again": KXL Opponents Flood Nebraska's Capitol
"Commissioners in Nebraska have a choice to make—either they protect the fossil fuel industry's greed, or they stand up for the health and safety of our climate and our communities."
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