All News Articles for 2017-12-05

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
'Tax the Rich, Not the Sick!': Hundreds Storm Capitol Hill Offices to Denounce GOP Tax Bill
Outraged demonstrators arrested outside of Republican lawmakers' offices as House and Senate prepare #GOPTaxScam for conference committee
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With Help of These 9 Democrats, GOP Pushing to Deliver 'Insane' Gifts to Wall Street
"At a time when the likes of Wells Fargo and Equifax demonstrate that Wall Street needs stronger reforms, Senate banking leaders are proposing to grind holes in key existing safeguards."
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bibi and david Trump Denounced for 'Reckless, Irresponsible' Decision to Move US Embassy
Critics charge that relocating the Embassy "will contribute to further destabilization of the region" and "endangers the lives of Palestinians and Israelis"
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With Oceans Threatened as 'Never Before in Human History,' World Leaders Fail to Show Urgency
"It is now clear our actions are having a significant impact on the world's oceans. The future of humanity, and indeed all life on Earth, now depends on us."
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"We Don't Want to Repress": Police in Honduras Refuse Orders to Stamp Out Pro-Democracy Protests
"We are tired. And our job is to give peace and security to the Honduran people, not repress them. We want all Hondurans to be safe."
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'Cowardly' and 'Shameful': Bowing to Right-Wing Smear Campaign, MSNBC Fires Sam Seder
" MSNBC just allowed the lies of a white nationalist Pizza-Gate bottom feeder to bring him down. It's...2017 in a nutshell."
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PowerPoint Fracking Industry Front Group's Secret Playbook Reveals Orchestrated Astroturf Effort
"Remember," says the Sierra Club, "if you see anything from 'Your Energy,' it's just a PR campaign funded by the oil and gas industry."
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Headlining at Verizon Headquarters, FCC Chair Ajit Pai Dismisses Net Neutrality Defenders as 'Desperate'
"This is the kind of corruption that turns your stomach," said Evan Greer of Fight for the Future
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harvey Trump Disbands Panel That Helped Cities Respond to Climate Threat
The president shutters group that, according to its chairman, was "one of the last federal bodies that openly talked about climate change in public"
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Trump White House Weighing Plans for Private Spies to Counter "Deep State" Enemies
The creation of such a program raises the possibility that the effort would be used to create an intelligence apparatus to justify the Trump administration’s political agenda.
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In Move to 'Follow the Money,' Mueller Issued Subpoena for Trump's Personal Banking Info
Commentators praised the move but warned that it "greatly ramps up risk" that Trump could fire the special counsel
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