All News Articles for 2017-12-12

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Trump, Bannon, and Roy Moore Rebuked as Doug Jones Claims Victory in Alabama
"A crushing blow to [president's] agenda of bigotry, hate, and division... and a powerful reminder that progressives can win anywhere and everywhere if we stand up for an inclusive populist political agenda."
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Warning Against Abdication of Duty, Senators Demand FCC Abandon Net Neutrality Vote
Ajit Pai's plan would leave the U.S. with a "gaping consumer protection void," say 39 senators
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Huckabee Sanders Says "Only If Your Mind Is in the Gutter" Could You Think Trump's Attack on Gillibrand Contained Sexual Innuendo
White House press secretary offered this defense of the president's tweet aimed at the Democratic Senator from New York
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Donald Trump US Concern Over 'Pervasive' High-Level Corruption Surging Under Trump: Poll
Although Americans are optimistic about the ordinary person's ability to help fight corruption, about 70 percent believe the U.S. government is failing at it
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Leaked Documents Expose How Corporations Use Spies to Subvert People's Movements Worldwide
Given what "these companies have gotten away with," concluded Naomi Klein, it is "no wonder they fear our power."
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After Demeaning Attack on Senate Colleague, Warren Calls Out Trump For 'Slut-Shaming'
"Are you really trying to bully, intimidate and slut-shame Sen. Gillibrand? Do you know who you're picking a fight with? Good luck with that."
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An iceberg floats in the Chukchi Sea in the Arctic Ocean. (Credit: NOAA) NOAA: Current Rates of Arctic Warming and Sea Ice Decline Not Seen in 1,500 Years
The Arctic region, warns lead researcher, is currently "going through the most unprecedented transition in human history"
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Senator Leading #TrumpToo Call Won't Be Silenced By President's "Sexist Smear"
"You cannot silence me or the millions of women who have gotten off the sidelines to speak out about the unfitness and shame you have brought to the Oval Office."
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With Heavy Edits, FCC Commissioner Turns Pai's Plan to Kill Net Neutrality Into One That Would Save It
Mignon Clyburn, the FCC Democrat who circulated the "alternative" plan, has called Pai's proposals "worse than one could imagine"
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there is no planet b 'This. Is. Big.': After Years of Pressure, World Bank to Drastically Curb Funding of Fossil Fuels
"The World Bank's announcement today is an important milestone; but more still needs to be done," says 350.org.
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#FundCHIPNow: Kimmel Slams GOP for Taking Healthcare for Kids Hostage While Pushing Tax Cuts for Billionaires
"This is literally a life-and-death program for American kids."
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Nearly 60 Female Lawmakers Demand Congressional Investigation into Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Trump
"The American people deserve a full inquiry into the truth of these allegations," write House members in joint letter. "We cannot ignore the multitude of women who have come forward with accusations against Mr. Trump."
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Dear Alabama, Urges Restive Nation, Please Don't Vote for 'Flagrant Bigot' Roy Moore
"Dear friends and loved ones in Alabama, please do the right thing when you go to the polls tomorrow. Roy Moore perfectly and luridly encapsulates the most shameful parts of our state's history."
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