All News Articles for 2018-01-30

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
US Surpasses Cayman Islands to Become Second Largest Tax Haven on Earth
"This is not a ranking in which the U.S. wants to be number one or even number two. We have one of the strongest economies and one of the most secret. It's a perfect recipe for attracting the proceeds of crime, corruption, and tax evasion."
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Ravi Ragbir, co-founder and executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition and his wife, Amy Gottlieb, a longtime immigrant rights advocate with the American Friends Service Committee. (Photo:Screenshot/Democracy Now!) Immigrant Rights Advocate Ravi Ragbir Speaks Out After Being Freed from “Unnecessarily Cruel” ICE Detention
"I am still in an out-of-body experience."
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Proving Pruitt 'Capable of Telling the Truth,' Leaked Audio Reveals EPA Chief Once Called Trump Threat to Constitution
"It's sad that Donald Trump is likely more upset about Scott Pruitt's accurate portrayal of him than Pruitt's relentless attacks on clean air, clean water, and the health of the American public."
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Medicare-for-All Proponents Warn Against Billionaires' Plan to "Disrupt" Healthcare Industry
"We can do better than a healthcare system run by a rent-seeker, a slumlord and a Wall Street bank. It's called Medicare for All."
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Only 9 Percent of Fortune 500 Companies Have Shared GOP Tax Cut Windfall With Workers: Analysis
"Corporations should be honest with the public about where their fat tax cuts are going instead of doing Donald Trump's dirty work with marketing spin."
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'Talk About Not Getting It': Trump Campaign to Flash Names of Donors During SOTU Stream
"Of course," noted one political observer, "many special interests have already purchased large pieces of the speech."
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'Massacre in Slow Motion': Concerns Grow That Trump Executing Nixonian Purge
"Comey, McCabe, working up to Rosenstein and maybe Sessions or Mueller or both. All in the pursuit of obstructing justice."
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Siding With Majority of Americans on Abortion Access, Senate Blocks 20-Week Ban
"If the anti-choice GOP continues to be out-of-step with the values of hard-working women and families, we'll make sure they pay the consequences at the ballot box in November."
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After GOP Votes to #ReleaseTheMemo, ACLU Says Dems Have 'Duty' to Make FISA Intel Public
Civil libertarians argue Republicans are "cherry-picking" to help Trump by voting to release only secret memo and not underlying intelligence
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