All News Articles for 2018-02-23

Friday, February 23, 2018
Reporters Call Foul on NRA Claim That Media "Loves" Mass Shootings
"Journalists are humans, not story-pursuing robots salivating for the death of young kids."
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Demonstrators march during the Peoples Climate March on Sept. 21, 2014. (Photo: Annette Bernhardt/flickr/cc) New Study on Air Pollution Shows How Environmental Injustice Runs Rampant Across the Nation
"This report illustrates how people of color and people with limited means have been grossly taken advantage of by polluters who don't care about the misery they cause," says Sierra Club's Leslie Fields.
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'Corruption, Plain and Simple': Public Comments Show Outrage at CFPB's Corporate Turn Under Mulvaney
"Mick Mulvaney is putting the interests of predatory lending companies and fraudulent banks ahead of the interests of consumers."
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A fracking well flare in Scott Township, Pennsylvania. (Photo: WCN 24/7/flickr/cc) In 'Tremendous Victory for Taxpayers, Public Health, and Planet,' Federal Court Rejects Trump Admin.'s Attempt to Suspend Methane Rule
The late Thursday ruling "once again sends a message to this administration that it will not get away with illegal handouts to industry"
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Heeding Calls By Gun Control Advocates, National Companies Cut Ties With NRA
The nation's largest privately-owned bank, a major security software company, and three rental car companies have all ended their relationships with the gun lobby
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Nearly Two Dozen State AGs File Suit to Block FCC's 'Illegal' Net Neutrality Rollback
"Consumers and businesses across the country have the right to a free and open internet, and our coalition of attorneys general won't stop fighting to protect that right."
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Texas 07 HoR candidates Democratic Party's DC Establishment Attacks Progressive Texas Candidate for US House
"The days where party bosses picked the candidates in their smoke-filled rooms are over," says candidate Laura Moser. "D.C. needs to let Houston vote."
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Chinese Editorial Denounces Gun Violence as Stain on US Human Rights Record
"It's inhumane for the U.S., which boasts about its human rights record, to turn a blind eye to gun violence, snub increasing calls for gun control, and risk more innocent lives."
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Demanding 'Fundamental Restructuring of the Economy,' Progressives Embrace Bold New Agenda
"We need a political movement that fights to take back our government from those who have corrupted and subverted it."
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