All News Articles for 2018-02-05

Monday, February 5, 2018
In 'Dictator Move,' Trump Accuses Democrats of Treason for Not Applauding at SOTU
The president casually told an Ohio audience that lawmakers' lack of enthusiam was "un-American"
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Supreme Court Blocks Pennsylvania GOP's Attempt to Restore Gerrymandered Map for 2018
"The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the fundamental right of Pennsylvanians to fair representation—something they have been denied since this gerrymandered map was put in place."
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camera, White House logo Countering Trump's 'Hostility' Toward Media, Bill Would Protect Journalists From Intimidation and Assault
"It is clear that not only is the role of the news media in our democracy under attack, but the safety of individual journalists is threatened."
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A former Google ethicist argues that social media companies have created an "attention economy" aimed at taking up users' times as much as possible, often with negative health effects. Promoting 'Humane Technology,' Former Facebook Workers Aim to Shield Public from Social Media's Harms
Countering the "attention economy" they helped to create, former Facebook and Google employees form coalition to promote models for healthier products
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Decrying 'Dog-Eat-Dog System,' #PoorPeoplesCampaign Kicks Off 40 Days of 'Moral Action'
"We are witnessing an assault on the poor, on immigrants, on black and brown people, and on the Earth, and we can't let it happen any longer."
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Leaving 143 Million Americans Out to Dry, Trump CFPB Backs Off Equifax Probe
"This has become par for the course at Mulvaney's CFPB. If you've given him massive campaign contributions, you should expect special treatment."
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An ad for Chrysler's Dodge Ram drew ire as it used an excerpt of a speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—leaving out the portion of that same speech in which the civil rights leader attacked commercialism and capitalism. Taking MLK Out of Context and Promoting Military Industrial Complex, Super Bowl Ads Condemned
"Scientology ad followed by a Raytheon ad is a nice encapsulation of contemporary America."
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White Supremacist Holocaust Denier Likely to Become GOP Nominee in US House Race
Arthur Jones, the only Republican primary candidate for Illinois's 3rd District, spurs national dicussion about racism in U.S. politics
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Britons Respond to Trump Attack on UK Healthcare: 'Nobody Here Would Trade for What America Has'
"In Britain, the poor don't need to win the lottery to afford medical care."
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