All News Articles for 2018-01-31

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Damning New Study Helps Explain Why Pentagon Will No Longer Release Afghan War Updates
It's the longest war in U.S. history, but it appears the military no longer wants the world to see how badly it's going
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Backing Democrats' Narrative, FBI Has "Grave Concerns" About Memo Trump "100%" Will Release
White House chief of staff said the administration is reviewing the memo, but that it would be released "pretty quick."
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An 'Oil-Soaked Nightmare': New Analysis Shows Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan Could Mean Over 5,000 Spills
"No president has ever pushed a drilling plan that would do so much damage along so many American coastlines. It's really astonishing."
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From Lack of Paid Maternity Leave to 'Hell' of Student Debt, North Korea Catalog of US Rights Violations Makes Convincing Case
US "can never camouflage its true identity as the gross violator of human rights," Pyongyang says
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Grand Staircase-Escalante national monument 'Outrageous' Gold Rush-Style Grab of Public Lands To Begin in Less Than 48 Hours
Conservationists, local tribe leaders, Democratic legislators, and even a UN expert decry this "serious attack on indigenous peoples' rights."
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Full of Lies and Scapegoating, Divisive Trump SOTU Decried as 'White Nationalist Wish List'
"We certainly won't be fooled by any attempt to pit workers, whether immigrant or native born, against each other."
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Activists outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 11, 2017 marking the 15th anniversary of the Guantanamo Bay prison. (Photo: Susan Melkisethian/flickr/cc) Embracing 'Lawlessness' of Guantanamo, Trump Calls for Expanding Offshore Prison
Trump is giving "new life to a prison that symbolizes America's descent into torture and unlawful indefinite detention"
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In Name of Bringing 'Freedom' to Drivers, Net Neutrality Activist 'Throttles Traffic' Outside FCC
"By bringing internet traffic to real world traffic, a lot of the issues become immediately apparent," says activist behind innovative and instructional stunt
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'Disaster Capitalism Disguised as Progress': Critics Rip Trump Infrastructure Plan
Experts warn president's plan is "blueprint for cronyism" that would let private industry run roughshod over people, the environment, and local governments
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Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald After Tobacco Stock Purchases Exposed, Trump's CDC Director Resigns
"It indicates a public official is willing to put their personal profit above the ethics of investing in a company whose products cause so much harm."
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Trump SOTU Didn't Mention Climate Crisis Once. Sadly, Neither Did Democratic Response
By contrast, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) explicitly highlighted the climate crisis in his reply to the president's speech, slamming Trump for calling climate change "a hoax"
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Watch: Bernie Sanders' Response to Trump State of the Union
"Here's the story that Trump failed to mention..."
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Trump State of the Union: Watch Live (Dissent Included) in Real Time
The address will be televised... and lambasted
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