All News Articles for 2017-11-16

Thursday, November 16, 2017
As Predicted—Because 'Pipelines Are Bound to Spill'—Existing Keystone Gushes 200K Gallons of Oil
'With their horrible safety record, today's spill is just the latest tragedy caused by the irresponsible oil company TransCanada.'
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About six percent of Norway's sovereign wealth fund is invested in oil and gas companies—but the countries central bank advised that all those shares be dumped, amid falling oil prices and expectations of a dim future for fossil fuels. 'Biggest Pile of Money on the Planet' To Dump Fossil Fuels Holdings
In 'astonishing' move, Norwegian government advised to divest its sovereign wealth fund of all its shares in oil and gas industry
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Battle Lines Drawn as GOP Moves Closer to 'Greatest Transfer of Wealth to the Super-Rich in Modern American History'
"If we are going to stop Republicans from taking healthcare from millions and slashing Medicare to give tax cuts to the wealthy and large corporations, now is the time to stand up and fight back."
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai 'Say Goodbye to Local Media,' as Trump FCC Opens Corporate Merger Floodgates
"Today will go down in history as the day when the FCC abdicated its responsibility to uphold the core values of localism, competition, and diversity in broadcasting."
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'Welfare for the Wealthy': 227 House Republicans Pass $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut for Corporations and the Rich
"It's immoral that many hardworking families will pay a higher tax bill or lose access to critical services like healthcare so that some CEO can get a bigger bonus and buy a bigger yacht."
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Conservation Groups Slam Trump's 'Reprehensible' Reversal on Elephant Trophies Ban
The Interior Department said Wednesday it will allow hunters to import their elephant trophies from Africa
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'Time to Raise Hell': Internet Defenders Mobilize as FCC Aims to Kill Net Neutrality Within Month
FCC chair Ajit Pai, warn critics, is aiming to "destroy the internet as we know it and give even more gatekeeper power to a few huge companies like AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon"
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'Nothing Funny About It': Sen. Al Franken Accused of Unwanted Groping During ISO Tour in 2006
Democratic senator from Minnesota, a former comedian, latest powerful man to be called out for past sexual behavior
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Climate activists marched in Bonn, Germany For Damage Done and Transition Needed, 50+ Groups Demand Global Fossil Fuel Tax
"A climate damages tax on the fossil fuel industry is one way to reverse the injustice of climate change, and ensure the fossil fuel industry pays for its damage—not poor people."
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