All News Articles for 2018-03-08

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Experts Demand Senators Back Sanders-Led Proposal to End US Complicity in Yemen Bloodshed
Experts ask senators to defend "the constitutional linchpin of Congress's sole authority to declare war"
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Fossil Fuel Execs Very Annoyed #KeepItIntheGround Movement Crimping Their Ability to Pillage Planet
"There's more opponents, and it's more organized," lamented Kinder Morgan CEO Steven Kean
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tpp protest US Progressives Express Solidarity With Anti-TPP Protests as 11 Nations Sign Revised Corporate-Friendly Trade Deal
In Chile, critics took to the streets with signs declaring, "No to modern slavery, no to the TPP-11" and "The TPP and TPP-11 are the same!"
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Lawmakers Opposing Assault Weapons Ban Received 130 Times More Gun Industry Donations
Despite public outcry and increased support for stricter gun control measures, analysis shows industry money still dominates in Congress
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Advocating "End to Manels," New Report Highlights Persistence of Male-Dominated Conferences
"These events reinforce the glass ceiling by presenting men as more important decision makers and limiting networking opportunities for women."
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Floods in Bay Area Federal Judge's Unprecedented Order on Climate Science 'Could Open Floodgates' for Big Oil Lawsuits
"The court is forcing these companies to go on the record about their understanding of climate science, which they have desperately tried to avoid doing."
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Trump Says Gary Cohn Might 'Go Out and Make Another Couple Hundred Million' and Then 'Come Back'
"I don't know if I can put him in the same position though," Trump said. "He's not quite as strong on those tariffs as we want."
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To Bolster Chance for Peace, Trump Pressured to Halt US-South Korea War Exercises
"We now have a historic opportunity to begin to put an end to the longest-running war in modern history."
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On International Women's Day, Women Across Spain Stop All Work in 'Feminist Strike'
"If we stop, the world stops."
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Protesters demonstrated outside Verizon stores Internet Users Won't Be Duped, Say Critics of 'Sham' GOP Net Neutrality Bill
"Public support for real net neutrality is greater than it has ever been—and internet users won't be fooled by half-measures or industry attempts to confuse the issue."
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Refusing to 'Play Dead for Big Banks,' Warren Gives Fellow Senators 17 Chances to Put Consumers First
"The Senate is expected to pass the #BankLobbyistAct—with Democratic support. But I'm not going down without a fight."
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