All News Articles for 2018-03-01

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Barry Crimmins, Anti-War Comic and Crusader Against Child Abuse, Dies at 64
The stand-up comedian spoke out against war and sexual abuse, and was beloved by fellow comedians for his honest and caustic political commentary
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Want to Get Trump to Start a Trade War? Follow Steel Industry's Lead and Buy Some Ad Time on Fox & Friends
"Tariffs are economically destructive and regressive. Imposing a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum is bad policy for the vast majority of Americans."
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protests Amid Threats of Discipline, Hundreds of Colleges Assure Prospective Students Anti-Gun Protests Cool With Them
"Say your piece, speak your mind, and demand better of us all."
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'New Cold War' Heats Up as Russia Meets US Nuke Threats With One of Its Own
"While Russia and the U.S. compare the size of their arsenals, the rest of the world is joining a treaty that bans them."
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Warren Grades DeVos: 'Worst Secretary of Education Country Has Ever Seen—By Large Margin'
"Secretary DeVos has spent her first year bending over backwards to allow students to be cheated and undermining the civil rights of students across the country."
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anti-Trump protest New Poll Shows Majority of Americans Think Trump Is Racist
They are also alarmed by how his policies have impacted Hispanics, Muslims, and black Americans
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#55Strong: Rejecting Flimsy Deal, Teachers Back on the Picket Line in West Virginia
The governor offered a five percent pay raise to teachers after the fourth day of a state-wide walkout, but teachers are demanding a permanent funding solution for the state's public employees' insurance program
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With All Eyes on Trump White House Dysfunction, the Real Meltdown Is in the Arctic
'This is the biggest story of our lifetimes.' No, not the impossible-to-ignore dysfunction within the current administration.
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Jared Kushner Kushner's Company Got Hundreds of Millions in Loans After White House Meetings With Top Execs: Report
"Disappointing. Corrupt. And yet, entirely predictable."
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After Being Told He's 'Full of Sh*t' at School Event, Mnuchin Demands UCLA Suppress Video
In addition to being called out on his "plutocratic BS," students in attendance attacked the Treasury chief's record of foreclosing on tens of thousands of Americans
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