All News Articles for 2018-02-08

Thursday, February 8, 2018
In Latest Absurdity in Trump's America, Omarosa Confesses: 'It's Gonna Not Be Okay'
"It's so bad."
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Reproductive Rights Groups Slam WH Report on Trump's 'Unconscionable' Global Gag Rule
State Department assures that "disruption of services" has been minimal, but women's rights groups decry massive and destructive loss of healthcare services in impoverished countries around the world
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50+ Groups Back Landmark Effort to Halt 'Out of Control' Factory Farming in Iowa
"Iowa is suffering under the enormous weight of a business that has no respect for the people, environment, animals and future of the state."
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'We Lost a Legend Today': Grateful Dead Lyricist and Internet Visionary John Perry Barlow Dead at Age 70
"We will create a civilization of the Mind in Cyberspace," the famed lyricist and dedicated activist once wrote. "May it be more humane and fair than the world your governments have made before."
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With US Carbon Footprint Set to Grow by 2050, Fossil-Free Movement 'Our Only Hope'
"The time for tepid market schemes and corporate-friendly clean energy baby steps is over."
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Fueled by Broken Social Contract, Study Finds Inequality and Despair Driving US Life Expectancy Down
While the U.S. is still extremely rich nation, "its wealth is not inclusive" and "the 'American dream' is increasingly out of reach"
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'Time for John Kelly to Go': Trump Chief of Staff Denounced for Shielding Alleged Domestic Abuser
"He's on Team 'Grab Them By The Pussy,' leaving women who are victimized by sexual violence to fend for themselves."
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'Frankly Terrifying': Alarm Sounded as ICE Pushes for Increased Spy Powers
"Civil liberties advocates warned during the FISA debate three weeks ago that ICE could potentially use NSA data to go after immigrants. Sadly they were ignored by the majority of Congress, including many Democrats."
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Warren Slams Sessions' DOJ Record a Year After Being Silenced on Senate Floor By Republicans
The Massachusetts senator "persisted" in her criticism of the attorney general, saying he has reversed efforts to expand voting rights and reform the criminal justice system
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A U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter jet takes off from Incirlik Air Base in Turkey on Dec. 15, 2015. Syria Denounces 'New Aggression' After US Warplanes Bomb Government Forces
"The presence of US military in eastern Syria, acts as a standing pretext for a wider US war in Syria. Had US personnel been killed yesterday, you can only imagine how Trump would react."
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'Another Giant Spending Spree': Budget Deal Denounced as Wasteful Gift to War Profiteers
"Throwing more money at the Pentagon," one critic argued, "will only double down on the Trump administration's violence-first approach to the challenges we face."
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Gutierrez: Pelosi 8-Hour Speech 'Nice Gesture,' But Meaningless If Dems Cave on DACA
Democrats talk a great game, the Illinois congressman added, "but when it counts and when it matters, they usually put their party before their principles."
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