All News Articles for 2018-01-11

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Taking Short Break From Denouncing Trump Authoritarianism, House Dems Join With GOP to 'Violate the Privacy Rights of Everyone in United States'
"Democratic leadership in the House—who say that Trump is currently abusing his power to go after his political enemies—just helped him pass dangerous domestic surveillance powers."
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After 16 Years Without Trial, Guantánamo Inmates and Rights Groups Demand End to 'Unconscionable' Imprisonment
Challenging their detention, prisoners argue Trump's pledge to keep them there indefinitely is unconstitutional and based on his "suspicion of and antipathy toward Muslims"
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Walmart Pulls 'Diabolical' and 'Devious Two-Step' By Pairing Wage Hikes With Mass Layoffs
"Politics at its most cynical" is how one analyst described Walmart's attempt to claim wage hikes were a result of the GOP tax plan
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Trump sign Former Nuclear Launch Officers Warn Congress: Trump Should Not Have 'Absolute Power to Destroy Nations'
"We and our nation cannot abide being hostages to the mood swings of a petulant and foolish commander-in-chief."
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Dutch Reporters Offer Master Class By Refusing to Let Trump Official Tell 'Blatant Lies'
"This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions."
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Arrest of Prominent Immigration Rights Activist Sparks Uproar, Protests in New York City
"A longtime New Yorker, a husband and a father, Ravi is beloved by all of us who have had the privilege of working with him to make New York a welcoming community for all of its residents. The fact that ICE has taken him as if his spirit, family ties and contributions to the community mean nothing...
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Europe Warns Trump: Any Move to Scrap Iran Nuke Deal Will 'Send a Dangerous Signal to the World'
"Unity of the international community is essential to preserve a deal that is working, that is making the world safer, and that is preventing a potential nuclear arms race in the region."
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Ad for town hall 'Going Outside Traditional Media,' Sanders to Stream National 'Medicare for All' Town Hall With Digital Outlets
The senator and his partners will "do what cable channels and network news will not" and live stream an in-depth discussion about how the United States could transition to a single-payer healthcare system.
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House Votes Down Crucial Amendment Designed to Halt NSA Warrentless Surveillance of Americans
"The Fourth Amendment does not have an asterisk that says our intelligence agencies don’t have to follow it."
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Privacy Advocates Urge House to Vote Against Unconstitutional Warrantless Spying Renewal
Reauthorization of Section 702 of the FISA Amendments would allow the NSA to monitor American citizens who are simply mentioned in communications the agency has collected
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immigrant protesting Immigrant Advocates Denounce GOP Efforts to 'Sabotage' DACA Fix With Far-Right Wish List
Critics of a new Republican-sponsored House bill are urging lawmakers to "get back to work" on possible "bipartisan breakthrough" while pressuring Democrats to resist attempts to position Dreamers as "bargaining chips"
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'Nobody Here Talks About Her,' Claims Conway as Trump Talks About Hillary Clinton, Like, A Lot
As Russia probe increasingly gives rise to concerns about obstruction of justice, the president continues to bring up his 2016 rival Hillary Clinton
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Trump Launches 'Truly Savage' Attack on Medicaid By Pushing Work Requirements
"This is just the latest in Trump and Republicans' relentless assault on Medicaid and the broader set of federal programs people rely on. And it's a sign that there is likely more to come."
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