All News Articles for 2018-01-08

Monday, January 8, 2018
Global Journalism Watchdog Honors Trump for 'Overall Achievement in Undermining Global Press Freedom'
In first annual "Press Oppressor" awards, Committee to Protect Journalists recognizes Trump's negative impact around the world
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Disgust Follows Pictures of Seinfeld at 'Anti-Terror Fantasy Camp' in Occupied West Bank
Comedian blasted for attending facility that offers "special programs for tourists seeking a taste of the Israeli military experience"
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Because We're "Out of Time," Activists Storm Washington State Capitol to Launch "Climate Countdown"
"If we don't act now, our orcas and salmon are goners...and then we will be."
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Harvey rescue operation As Climate Crisis Intensifies, $300+ Billion in Damages Makes 2017 Costliest Year Ever
Experts say this "historic and unprecedented year of disastrous extremes" reinforces "the fact that climate change is a threat to our health, and also a threat to our economy."
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Net Neutrality Bill Gains Enough Support to Force Floor Vote, But 16 Senate Dems Still Uncommitted
"Supporting net neutrality should be a no-brainer for members of Congress, whose constituents from across the political spectrum are united in their opposition to the Trump FCC's attack on the open internet."
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Flouting Human Rights, Trump Pushing New 'Buy American... Weapons' Blitz
The administration is expected to enlist military attaches and diplomats to push American-made weapons to foreign governments, as well as loosening trade restrictions
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People take part in a Tax Day march against President Donald Trump in Los Angeles. (Photo: Molly Adams/flickr/cc) NAACP Calls for "A Mighty Storm of Snowflakes" to Greet Trump at Atlanta Game
Civil rights group calls on supporters to wave white towels while president is in stadium Monday evening
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As Trump Enjoys 'Executive Time,' GOP Minions Relentless in 'Wrecking of America'
Meanwhile, the White House and congressional Republicans are moving to "impose onerous work requirements" on Medicaid recipients
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White House protest Trump 'Could Be Sending People to Their Deaths,' Advocates Warn, After 200,000 Salvadorans Told to Get Out
"Deporting hundreds of thousands of U.S. residents back to the most dangerous country in the western hemisphere is not just an affront to American values, but a near-homicidal act."
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'Ironic, Misguided, and Harmful': Prisons Slammed for Banning Book on Racist Legacy of Mass Incarceration
"It is one thing to prevent incarcerated people from reading how-to manuals on lock-picking. It is something altogether different to deny people access to a book that 'offers a timely and original framework for understanding mass incarceration.'"
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Oprah Lifts Up Women, Brings Down the House at Golden Globes
"It's not just a story affecting the entertainment industry," Oprah says of #MeToo. "It's one that transcends any culture, geography, race, religion, politics, or workplace."
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Kushner Under Fire for Receiving $30M From Israeli Firm While Shaping Middle East Policy
"Are you comfortable with having Jared Kushner be the beneficiary of huge amounts of Israeli financing at the same time he's overseeing U.S. foreign policy on Israel?"
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