All News Articles for 2018-01-24

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
After "Multi-Billion Dollar Windfall" From #GOPTaxScam, Kimberly-Clark Announces 5,000 Layoffs
The personal care company plans to cut about 13 percent of its workforce a month after the Republican plan lowered its tax rate
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Renewing "Racist Assault on Immigrant Communities," Trump's DOJ Threatens 23 Sanctuary Jurisdictions
Mayors of major cities say they won't attend WH meeting after Trump administration's decision to "demonize immigrants yet again"
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Denouncing 'FCC's Dangerous Ruling,' Cuomo Signs Order to Protect Net Neutrality in New York
"With this executive order, we reaffirm our commitment to freedom and democracy and help ensure that the internet remains free and open to all."
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After Spending $20 Million to Pass #GOPTaxScam, Koch Bros to Save More Than $1 Billion This Year
"That's not a bad return on investment: what's $20 million when you're looking at a billion or more in tax breaks?"
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Tree trunks stand in the critically low Theewaterskloof Dam in Villiersdorp, South Africa, Jan. 23, 2018. (Photo: Reuters) Climate Bellwether? With Cape Town Almost Out of Water, "Day Zero" Looms
In less than three months, residents in South African city could be lining up for rationed water under armed guards. "Is this the new normal?"
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Citing Rhetoric and Policies, US Tourism Industry Blames Trump as Foreigners Flock Elsewhere
"It's not a reach to say the rhetoric and policies of this administration are affecting sentiment around the world, creating antipathy toward the U.S. and affecting travel behavior."
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'AT&T Hypocrisy Knows No Bounds': Net Neutrality Defenders Call Out Telecom Giant for Fake Fix
Consumer advocates say telecom giant is pushing a terrible—and terribly cynical—legislative fix that would serve their bottom line, not their customers or Internet users more broadly.
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Celebrations as Oregon Voters Approve Tax Hike to Cover Medicaid Expansion
"Voters have spoken and lawmakers now have a clear mandate, Oregonians believe everyone deserves access to affordable healthcare."
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Bypassing Major Networks, 1.6 Million Tune In for Sanders 'Medicare for All' Town Hall
Senator held online event to counter corporate media's coverage of healthcare, frequently "interrupted by commercials by the drug companies"
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protest in Switzerland 'World Economic Fiasco': Thousands March Ahead of Trump's Davos Arrival
"The discussions between the richest one percent of the world and a man who fuels an aggressive atmosphere towards women and minorities has no place in Switzerland."
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