All News Articles for 2018-03-09

Friday, March 9, 2018
Nearly 800 Quebec Doctors Demand Their Pay Raises Go To Nurses, Improving Healthcare Overall
"These increases are all the more shocking because our nurses, clerks, and other professionals face very difficult working conditions, while our patients live with the lack of access to required services because of the drastic cuts in recent years."
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Demostrators hold signs during a vigil for Yemen. (Photo: Felton Davis/flickr/cc) Senators Called on to End US Role in 'Worst Humanitarian Crisis on the Planet'
With call-in action and letters, groups ramp up pressure on lawmakers to back Sanders-led resolution
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Trump FCC Sued for Granting 'Favors to Massive Media Conglomerates Like Sinclair'
"This FCC seems intent on looking the other way as people in the U.S. brace for a new wave of media mergers."
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trump immigration protest National Class-Action Lawsuit Aims to Stop Trump From Tearing Children Away From Asylum-Seeking Parents
ACLU-backed lawsuit is an expansion of an ongoing effort to reunite a Congolese mother and her 7-year-old daughter
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Naomi Klein delivering her Sept. 20, 2017 TED Talk "How shocking events can spark positive change." (Photo: screengrab/TED) Naomi Klein on How Myriad Crises Can 'Catalyze a Kind of Revolutionary Leap'
In recent TED Talk, author and activist talks about need to "picture the world that we're fighting for."
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'The Issue of Our Time': Sanders, Warren, and Moore Will Explore Oligarchy's Destruction of Middle Class in Town Hall
The event follows a discussion the senator held in January on Medicare for All, which drew 1.6 million viewers
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protesters Ahead of Major Protest to Stop Kinder Morgan Pipeline, Company Files Injunction Against Water Protectors
"Kinder Morgan is intimidating environmentalists who are standing up for B.C. against a dirty tar sands pipeline."
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Democrats Who Don't Like Being Criticized By Elizabeth Warren, Say Progressives, Could Just Vote Against Big Bank Giveaways
"We suggest these Democratic colleagues check in on the messages they've been getting from their constituents," responded one progressive group. "Our guess is they sound a lot like Senator Warren."
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UN Calls for Psychiatric Evaluation After Duterte Puts Top Human Rights Expert on 'Hit List'
President of Philippines decried for 600-person "terrorist list" which includes the UN special rapporteur on indigenous human rights
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) Warren Leads Probe into Half a Billion in Suspect Loans to Kushner Companies
"Federal ethics laws prohibit federal employees from profiting from their government service, and Mr. Kushner's refusal to fully divest from his financial holdings raises questions."
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No Stranger to Party Establishment's Tactics, Sanders Calls DCCC Attacks on Progressives "Appalling"
'What these organizations should not be doing is doing negative attacks on Democratic candidates,' says former presidential candidate
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As Trump Demands 'Credit,' South Korea Praised for 'Masterful' Diplomacy
"Let the record show, it wasn't Trump's bluster or the 'maximum pressure' campaign that brought North Korea to the negotiating table, it was South Korean President Moon Jae-in's willingness to engage without preconditions."
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