All News Articles for 2018-01-02

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
With Oceans Under Greatest Threat Ever, Trump Administration Urges Even Less Protection for Marine Life
"It shouldn't be too much to ask to protect two percent of the U.S.'s exclusive economic zone off the Atlantic coast for future generations."
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A New Year's Day Parade for 'Medicare for All' Signals Energized Battle Ahead in California
"People are hip to faux solutions and incrementalism and are not buying it. They want Medicare for All—and they want it now."
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Scientists Warn of Permanent Drought for 25% of Earth By 2050 If Paris Goals Not Reached
"Reducing greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere in order to keep global warming under 1.5ºC or 2ºC could reduce the likelihood" of widespread drought, researchers concluded
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Mounted Israeli officers 'There Will Be Bloodshed': Warnings as Israel Tightens Grip of Occupation
"What was winked and nodded about before is now being acknowledged publicly: 'We have no intent of sharing this land with anybody else except as a barely tolerated minority.'"
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Iceland Becomes First Country to Punish Companies for Paying Women Less Than Men
"In Iceland, an example of what happens if you actually elect women."
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After 'Advocating Killing Iranians' for Years, Neocon Bill Kristol Called Out for Faux Concern
"Bill, you've been arguing to bomb Iran for so long that I don't know if you're really respecting the Iranian people," says fellow panelist on MSNBC
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Reports of Foreign Favors to Trump's Business Empire Sharpen Focus On Emoluments Violations
"The burden shouldn’t be on the public to find conflicts of interest, the burden should be on the public servant to show they’ve been eliminated."
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DACA protest outside White House 'Stop Using Our Young People As Leverage': Trump Slammed for DACA Remarks Ahead of Immigration Talks
"You ended DACA," the ACLU reminds Trump, referring to the terminated program that protected thousands of young immigrants from deportation
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'Literally Insane': Trump Takes Credit for Absence of Fatal Commercial Airline Crashes in 2017
"You know Trump is a sicko when he takes credit for no aviation deaths instead of crediting pilots, airlines, transportation safety & air traffic control! What an arrogant, self absorbed egomaniacal little twit!"
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'Socialism Will Win': Local DSA Chair Starts 2018 Off Right By Trolling Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz may not agree, but according to recent polls, Americans have an increasingly favorable view of socialism
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Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Pakistan Says 16 Years of US Failure in Afghanistan Explains Latest Trump Outburst
Pakistan Defense Minister accuses U.S. of sowing "mistrust" as American ambassador summoned to explain president's provocative tweet
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The Very Best Liar: Nearly a Year In, Trump Averaging 5.6 Untrue Statements Per Day
"It's scary to have a president who lies so brazenly and who seems out-of-touch with fundamental reality."
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