All News Articles for 2017-10-18

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
devastation in puerto rico Despite Puerto Rico Disaster, Vulture Firms Relentlessly Seeking Billions in Debt Payments
Exposé details how firms are banding together to take money from Puerto Rico despite the island's $95 billion in hurricane damage...
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In Letter, Female Lawmakers Challenge Culture of Sexual Harassment in California Politics
"As women leaders in politics, in a state that postures itself as a leader in justice and equality, you might assume our experience has been different. It has not."
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Mnuchin Gives Away the Game: "It's Very Hard Not to Give Tax Cuts to the Wealthy"
" Guy who wrote Trump's tax plan says that the laws of math basically forced him to give rich people a huge cut."
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Alex Azar Trump Health and Human Services Warnings of 'Big Pharma Coup' as Trump Considers Drug Exec. for Health Secretary
"Trump has decided to cut out the middleman, and let a pharmaceutical executive literally run the health department."
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Documents Reveal Active U.S. Support of Indonesian Mass Killings in 1960s
While some describe the newly-released cables as showing the U.S. "stood by" as atrocities were committed, documents show American support amounted to active involvement
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As Trump Denies 17-Year-Old Abortion Access, Court Battle Exposes Broader Problem
As undocumented teen is held "hostage" by government officials, ACLU challenge exposes cruelty of administration's anti-choice policies
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Pruitt Threatens to 'Purge' Scientists Who Refuse to Be Fossil Fuel Puppets
EPA chief, warn critics, wants to remove members of advisory council "who tell us the facts about threats to our environment and health"
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Mother of Fallen Soldier Confirms Account of Call from 'Cold-Hearted' Trump
President's reported comment sparked firestorm of condemnation on social media, with critics calling remark "repulsive" and "detestable"
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Beware: Nearly Half of Voters Think Media Fabricate Anti-Trump Stories
Trump's anti-media crusade is working, with 85 percent of his supporters saying they distrust the press
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 #NoMuslimBanEver protest Ahead of #NoMuslimBanEver March, Federal Judges Block Trump's Latest Travel Ban
"Is anyone else seeing a pattern here? Muslim ban issued, courts strike it down."
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