All News Articles for 2017-10-20

Friday, October 20, 2017
Under Trump, Brags Mike Pompeo, CIA Will Be 'Much More Vicious Agency'
Trump "has promised that he will have our backs," says CIA head
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Because Paris Deal Not Nearly Enough, European Climate Kids File Suit
"Whether we like it or not, we are going to be the main ones affected by the consequences that climate change entails."
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Demand for 'Just Recovery' Battles 'Shock Doctrine' in Puerto Rico
Elizabeth Yeampierre and Naomi Klein detail what a "Puerto Rico recovery designed by Puerto Ricans" looks like
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'The Next Big Fight Begins': Groups Mobilize to Stop 'Grotesque' GOP Tax Cuts
"If enough of us raise our voices, we can make sure that the public learns what's really in the GOP bill and how it will hurt families around the country."
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#JusticeForJane rally #JusticeForJane: Abortion Rights Activists Rally as US Govt Holds Teen 'Hostage'
"What this administration is doing to Jane is what they'd do to every woman in this country if they could," says advocate as government attempts to block teen from having procedure
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Senate Republicans (and One Democrat) Team Up to Open Arctic to Big Oil Plunder
"Sacrificing our public lands and waters to benefit the oil and gas industry is both environmentally and fiscally irresponsible."
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Taking 9 Million Lives Per Year, Pollution Bigger Killer Than War, Tobacco, and Various Diseases Combined
New Lancet Commission spotlights "profound and pervasive threat that affects many aspects of human health and wellbeing."
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Trump Pardon Does Nothing To Make Sheriff Arpaio Less Guilty, Says Judge
In ruling, federal judge notes that Arpaio's acceptance of the pardon amounts to an admission of guilt
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Full Moon Protest for Trump as Lone Wolf Demonstrator Targets Presidential Motorcade
Among the journalists who witnessed the event, one noted "it was a full moon"
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flooding in Texas "Absolutely Unconscionable': In Post-Harvey Texas, No Relief Funds for Critics of Israel
Called an "egregious violation of the First Amendment" by the ACLU, Texas city won't approve hurricane relief grantees who participate in non-violent boycott over Israeli government's crimes and abuses
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'Hypocritical BS': Critics Slam Establishment's Applause for 'War Criminal' George W. Bush
"The Iraq War was worse than anything Donald Trump has done (so far)."
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