All News Articles for 2017-09-06

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Parts of the Caribbean island of St. Martin were left flooded Wednesday after Hurricane Irma hit. Caribbean Islands Pleaded for Climate Action. Hurricane Irma Shows Why.
President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement on climate change was met with dismay among Caribbean leaders
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Animal rights supporters hold up signs at a pork expo protest in June 2012. (Photo: Justin Norman/flickr/cc) New Report Exposes "Big Ag's Gag Agenda"
"Ag-Gag Across America" report from civil liberties groups documents rise of—and ALEC's hand behind—dissent-crushing laws
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"This is the time to confront white supremacy in our government and throughout our history," the organizers of the march wrote. 118-Mile March From Charlottesville Reaches DC Demanding End to White Supremacy
"This is the time for us to stand up for justice and equality."
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running water Study: 83% of Tap Water Around the Globe Tested Positive for Tiny Plastic Fibers
Widespread microplastic contamination of drinking water samples has scientists worried about its impact on human health
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While tech companies like Google tend to champion progress in the way of diversity and social support programs, a new survey finds that high-powered tech leaders have negative views toward labor unions and government regulation. Applauded for Stances on Social Issues, Poll Highlights Silicon Valley's Disdain for Unions and Regulation
While tech leaders tout their socially liberal views, new survey exposes hostility toward organized workers and government oversight
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Bernie Sanders, United States senator from Vermont, speaks at the Hay Festival on June 3, 2017. 'Go Forward, Not Back': Dismissing Clinton Jabs, Sanders Says He's Focused on Issues at Hand
Sanders more interested in opposing Trump, raising wages, and obtaining Medicare for All than in relitigating the 2016 Democratic primary
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The Trump National Golf Club in Los Angeles. (Photo: Yuki Shimazu/flickr/cc) Golfing With Trump: Analysis Reveals Powerful Elite Can Literally Play for Access
"No theory of ethical governance could justify this."
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protests outside supreme court 'Right to Access' Under Attack as Kentucky Moves to Close State's Last Abortion Clinic
"The very right to access legal abortion in the state of Kentucky is on the line."
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Marchers walk through the Homewood neighborhood during their Black Brilliance Collective: March and Gathering August 19, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Trump's Pick to Head DOJ Civil Rights Division Embodies 'Disdain for Civil Rights'
Groups slam Eric Dreiband as nominee who "has spent the vast majority of his career defending corporations accused of employment discrimination"
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A Storm That Could 'Rewrite History': Irma Hits as Most Powerful Atlantic Hurricane Ever Recorded
"The dangerousness of this event is like nothing we've ever seen," warns governor of Puerto Rico as mega-storm makes landfall in the Caribbean
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