All News Articles for 2018-03-21

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
In Latest Affront, Trump Health Department Scrubs Guidance for Lesbian and Bisexual Women From Website
"Yet again, the Trump-Pence Administration has been caught deleting public resources for LGBTQ people."
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'Climate Tutorials' Pit Planet Wreckers Against Major Cities in Historic Court Hearing
"There's really no way for oil companies to come out of this thing looking good."
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'We Need Medicare for All,' Says Warren, But Until That's Achieved Her New Bill Aims to Curb Pain of For-Profit System
"We need a healthcare system that puts patients first—not insurance companies."
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teachers Called 'Selfish' by GOP Governor, Kentucky Teachers Protest Proposed Pension Cuts at State Capital
"A pension is a promise," teachers declare
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ACLU Urges Greyhound to Stop Letting Border Agents Use Buses as 'Rolling Traps'
"Greyhound should be in the business of transporting passengers, but instead is allowing intimidating interrogations and searches."
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Author Naomi Klein appearing on Democracy Now! Wednesday. “The Battle for Paradise”: Naomi Klein on Disaster Capitalism & the Fight for Puerto Rico’s Future
"We're seeing the strategy that we've seen in many other disaster zones... which is exploiting that state of shock and distraction and emergency to push through a radical corporate agenda."
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A still frame taken from video material released on March 21, 2018 shows a combination image of what the Israeli military describes is before and after an Israeli air strike on a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor site near Deir al-Zor on Sept 6, 2007. (IDF Handout via Reuters) Israel's Admission of 2007 Clandestine Bombing of Syria Contains This Warning: Iran Could Be Next
Comments from government officials indicate others who Israel characterizes as "existential threat" may be next target of military attack
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For Defending Discrimination of Homeless Transgender People, Ben Carson's Fearmongering Called 'Deeply Alarming'
"It is because of derogatory myths like this, which have been debunked time and time again, that the transgender community faces disproportionate levels of discrimination and homelessness."
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food diversity Alarm Sounds After EU Regulators Greenlight Bayer-Monsanto #MergerFromHell
Critics of the deal warn the decision will allow the companies, "together with BASF, to become data giants in agriculture—the 'Facebooks of farming'—with all the pitfalls that entails."
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'Energetically Corrupt' Mulvaney Gave Green Light to Delete Data on Trump's Tip-Stealing Rule
"This is a transparency concern, a legal concern, and I think it's got to be a concern for the legitimacy and the integrity of the deregulatory agenda writ large."
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#ToxicTwitter: Human Rights Group Says Platform Creates Abusive Environment for Women
"Ensuring an internet free from gender-based violence enhances freedom of expression as it allows women to fully participate in all areas of life."
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IL03 candidates Progressive Challenger Delivers 'Political Scare' But Blue Dog Democrat Ekes Out Victory in Illinois Primary
Though she fell just short of a win, aspects of Marie Newman's effort against incumbent Dan Lipinksi "really woke up the conventional wisdom and consultant class."
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With Suspected Austin Bomber Dead, a Familiar Story About Who Is and Isn't Called a "Terrorist"
"When 'other' people who kill innocent civilians with bombs and blow themselves up, media, politicians, and Twitter have no problem immediately talking 'terror.'"
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