All News Articles for 2018-01-05

Friday, January 5, 2018
Trolling Trump, Journalism Watchdog to Hold 'Global Press Oppressor Awards on Monday at 5:00'
"Subjects will cover Thinnest Skinned & Outrageous Use of Laws, in various categories for world leaders."
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"Victory" for Animals as Federal Court Smacks Down Parts of Idaho's Ag-Gag Law
The industry-crafted law was "in large part, targeted at speech and investigative journalists," appeals court found.
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Internet Unites to Protect Net Neutrality as Netflix Tells FCC: "See You in Court"
The Internet Association, which lobbies on behalf dozens of major web companies, says it will back lawsuit aimed at stopping GOP-led effort to gut Title II protections
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Corporate Media 'Failed' to Connect 2017's Extreme Weather to Climate Crisis: Study
"We can't fix the climate crisis if we aren't talking about it. It's critical that the media start reporting on the crisis with the quality and quantity it merits. We're talking about the greatest challenge of our time."
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Despite Widespread Outcry Over Police Shootings, Nearly 1,000 Americans Killed By Officers in 2017
African-American males accounted for 22 percent of those killed, despite making up only six percent of the U.S. population
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35 Peace Groups Demand Congress Protect Public From Nuclear 'Bomb Threat' Trump
President's "bellicose rhetoric and reckless actions pose a clear and present danger to national security," groups tell lawmakers.
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New Study Showing Ozone Recovery Hailed as Model for Tackling Climate Crisis
"We see very clearly that chlorine from CFCs is going down in the ozone hole, and that less ozone depletion is occurring because of it."
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 Demonstrators take part in a rally for nuclear disarmament in Berlin on November 18, 2017. (Photo: ICAN Germany/flickr/cc) Despite Trump's Bluster, Diplomacy Moves Forward as North and South Korea Announce Joint Talks
"Public groundswell in favor of diplomacy is needed once again," says Peace Action
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Here Are the 19 Senate Democrats Still Not Committed to Defending Net Neutrality
"Are they going to ignore overwhelming public opinion during a tight election year and rubber stamp these 500+ pages of blatant, stinking corruption?"
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According to Book Trump Wants Banned, President Asked "Why Can't Medicare Simply Cover Everybody?"
While Michael Wolff's explosive new book remains controversy of the week, Trump has made public promises to deliver a healthcare system that would "take care of everybody"
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New Study: Big Ag, Climate Crisis Key Drivers of Ocean 'Dead Zones' Quadrupling in Size Over Last 60 Years
"These findings are no surprise, and further confirm that the unchecked pollution from industrial agriculture has reached crisis levels and requires immediate action."
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Obstruction Evidence Mounts as Critics Say Trump Move to Stop Sessions Recusal 'Screams of Guilt'
Though obstruction of justice difficult to prove, Trump "doing everything he can to help Mueller do it," argued former White House ethics chief
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