All News Articles for 2017-12-27

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
As Wealthiest Amass Another $1 Trillion in 2017, Calls for a 'Strike Back' Against Oligarchy
"We can have a world where everyone has a decent home, the chance for an education, and access to healthcare. Or we can have billionaires. We can't have both."
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Sanders Rips 'Desperate' Right-Wingers for Taking His Tax Bill Comments 'Completely Out of Context'
In a statement, Sanders looked to set the record straight.
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Gleostine, also called lomustine 'This Is Simply Price Gouging': Cost of Cancer Drug Hiked 1,400% Since 2013
"This is a Shkreliesque move, and is near to first degree murder as one can get without risking jail," said one critic, referencing the Big Pharma CEO that infamously raised the price of an AIDS treatment.
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EPA Head Pruitt Attempts to Redefine Environmentalism as Excuse to Pollute the Planet
"I find myself wondering whether Scott Pruitt actually believes this stuff, or if he's a careful student of George Orwell."
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With Trump Impeachment Petition Nearing 4 Million Signatures, Democratic Mega-Donor's 'Digital Army' Gains Steam
A campaign that was dismissed by Democratic leaders has grown into an operation surpassed only by Sen. Bernie Sanders' coveted email list
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Report Finds Sexual Harassment Is Prevalent at DOJ, With Little Accountability for Those Accused
Even in cases involving potential criminal assault, the DOJ has failed to hold those accused of sexual misconduct accountable
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Donald Trump Israel Denounced for Plans to Name Train Station After Trump Following Jerusalem Decision
Critics say the move is "yet another indicator of the broad collusion between the U.S. and Israel," and illustrates "the inability of the U.S. to be a broker of any kind of just peace between Israel and Palestinians."
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Minnesota Moves to Sue FCC as Outrage Against Net Neutrality Repeal Soars
"Net neutrality is essential for consumers and an informed electorate," Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson wrote in an email. "This isn't just a consumer protection issue—it's a democracy protection issue too."
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