All News Articles for 2017-08-28

Monday, August 28, 2017
Michael Moore predicted a Trump win in 2016, and is warning that despite low approval ratings, the president could win a second term in 2020. Warning Against Complacency, Michael Moore Says Trump Could Win Again in 2020
Trump's poll numbers are low—but no lower than they were just before he won the 2016 election
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Extreme Storms Like Harvey and Climate Change: 'This Is the New Reality'
"This is the new reality. And the challenge is how we address it. How rapidly we're going to transition from fossil fuels to clean energy."
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) speaks to reporters after attending a healthcare bill meeting with fellow Republican senators at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on July 19, 2017 in Washington, D.C. 'Two-Faced' Texas GOP Seeking Hurricane Relief After Rejecting Sandy Aid
Ted Cruz, who voted against a relief package for states impacted by Hurricane Sandy, urged President Trump on Friday to quickly deliver aid to Texas
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The National Guard arrived in Houston over the weekend to rescue residents, many of whom hadn't been able to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Harvey's landfall. With Enormous Harvey Damage, Naomi Klein Warns Against 'Disaster Capitalism' Redux
Now is exactly the time to speak out against free-market exploitation, says author of 'The Shock Doctrine'
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Illinois passes automatic voter registration. (Photo: Sandor Weisz/flickr/cc) In 'Huge Leap Forward,' Illinois Becomes 10th State With Automatic Voter Registration
"This is what democracy looks like!"
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"This is an appalling attack on our service members; it is about bigotry rather than military readiness, reason or science," Mara Keisling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, said of Trump's transgender ban. ACLU Sues Trump Over 'Appalling' and 'Bigoted' Transgender Ban
"Every claim made by the President Trump to justify this ban can be easily debunked by the conclusions drawn from the Department of Defense's own review process."
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Drones Offer Devastating Footage of Damage Harvey Has Wrought
As flood waters continue to rise, aerial footage reveals a region devastated by historic rains, swelling bayous, and inundated coastline
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The Mexican Army provided humanitarian relief to Katrina refugees in San Antonio in 2005. On Sunday, Mexico offered aid to the U.S. again as Hurricane Harvey hit Houston. As Trump Bullies Over Border Wall, Mexico Offers Aid for Harvey Victims
The United States' southern neighbor responded with diplomacy to the president's latest Twitter attack
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Protestors confront a convoy of Missouri National Guard humvees as they drive near the Ferguson police station on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. In 'Open Effort to Escalate Racial Tensions,' Trump to Fully Militarize Police
Trump's plan to reverse ban on transfer of military equipment to police denounced by civil rights groups as "exceptionally dangerous and irresponsible"
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