All News Articles for 2017-08-23

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Saudi Bombing Kills Dozens, and US Complicit, as 'Man-Made Crisis' in Yemen Worsens
The U.S.-backed war, now in its third year, and the cholera epidemic, combined with looming famine have created a trifecta of horrors for Yemenis
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Following a white supremacist rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia, 65 percent of Americans said they felt the level of hatred in the U.S. has gone up since President Donald Trump entered office. Poll Shows Trump Is Accomplishing One Thing: Making America Hate Again
Most Americans think Trump has encouraged white supremacist groups—and that he's done so intentionally
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"Acts and words matter. To continue in my role under your administration would be inconsistent with the principles of the United States Oath of Allegiance to which I adhere," wrote Daniel Kammen, who resigned Wednesday from his position as State Department science envoy. IMPEACH: Nothing Subtle About Latest Trump Administration Resignation Letter
"Your response to Charlottesville enables racism, sexism, and harms our country and planet," says outgoing State Dept. science envoy
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'Corporate Mercenaries': Trump-Allied Firm Slammed for $1 Billion Suit Against Water Protectors
"This has now become a pattern of harassment by corporate bullies, with Trump's attorneys leading the way."
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Loser! In 2020 Trump vs. Sanders Match-Up, Bernie Beats Donald Bigly
New poll also shows Trump trailing both Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden in hypothetical match-ups
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Trump's Tuesday evening speech in Phoneix, Arizona drew the latest comparisons between his campaign-style events and speeches given by autocrats like Adolf Hitler. 'Shades of 1933 Germany': Trump's Hostile Rally Prompts Third Reich Comparisons
Former British ambassador expresses shock at president's rhetoric as U.N. panel issues warning on Charlottesville response
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Educators Celebrate as Arizona's Racist Ethnic Studies Ban Ruled Unconstitutional
"This is a win for what is right, for children."
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Climate march sign reads 'denied facts are still facts' Harvard Study Confirms: #ExxonKnew and Misled Public About Climate Threat for Decades
"ExxonMobil contributed quietly to the science and loudly to raising doubts about it," researchers conclude
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Thousands demonstrated peacefully against Trump in Phoenix on Tuesday night, before the rallies turned violent. Police Tear-Gas Demonstrators at Huge Anti-Trump Protest in Phoenix
Contrary to Trump's claims that protests were small, many thousands showed up to peacefully condemn the president
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"We need jobs, justice, and peace. We need political justice and economic justice," said Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.). As Trump Raged in Phoenix, Sanders and Conyers Offered Vision for a Better Nation
"If you spent two minutes watching Trump, spend two watching this."
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Arpaio and Trump inflatables 'An Official Endorsement of Racism': Trump Hints at Pardon for Sheriff Joe
Human rights groups and advocates swiftly respond to Trump's reassurance that America's so-called "toughest sheriff," a convicted criminal awaiting his sentence, will be "just fine"
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U.S. President Donald Trump applauds the crowd of supporters at the Phoenix Convention Center as he takes the stage during a rally on August 22, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. Trump Goes 'Full Delusion Mode' With Unhinged Performance at Arizona Rally
"This Trump speech is like something out of a psychopathology textbook."
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