All News Articles for 2018-03-22

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Trump Picks 'Unhinged Advocate for World War III' John Bolton as New National Security Adviser
"This is dangerous news for the country and the world. I hear the drumbeats of war."
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As Students Demand End to NRA's Stranglehold, Group Says Stronger Democracy Key to Gun Control Victory
"The truth is that our system has been thrown out of balance by the power of moneyed interests, including the gun lobby and the weapons industry."
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To Curb Corporate Abuse of Stock Buyback 'Bamboozle,' Baldwin Bill Would Bolster Worker Power
"It's just wrong for big corporations to pocket massive, permanent tax breaks and reward the wealth of top executives with more stock buybacks, while closing facilities and laying off workers."
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cloud Act graphic Uproar After Congress Sneaks Attack on Digital Privacy Rights Into Omnibus Spending Bill
Attaching it to massive spending deal, lawmakers rush through controversial bill that allows law enforcement to hand over personal data without a warrant
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Amid #DeleteFacebook Fervor, Experts Say Time to Tackle Big Data Profiteers
A social media platform like this "is the ultimate surveillance tool: an addictive product that's optimized to collect and analyze the intimate details of our lives."
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With Full Impact Still Hidden From Public, Report Details 'Environmental Assault' Unleashed by Hurricane Harvey
According to detailed review, nearly half a billion gallons of industrial wastewater mixed with storm water surged out of one chemical plant alone
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Days After Calling on DOJ to Kill Mueller Probe, Trump Personal Attorney John Dowd Quits
Dowd reportedly resigned because the president was "increasingly ignoring his advice."
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Ahed Tamimi 'No Justice Under Occupation': Palestinian Teenager Ahed Tamimi Gets 8 Months in Prison for Slapping Israeli Soldier
"17-year-old Ahed Tamimi will serve 8 months in jail for slapping a soldier who invaded her home. Meanwhile, IDF soldier Elor Azaria will serve 9 months for executing in cold-blood a wounded Palestinian."
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In 'Slap in the Face' to Immigrants, Spending Bill Leaves Out DREAM Act While Funding Border Wall
Young undocumented immigrants are left in limbo with budget deal, while lawmakers plan to strengthen ICE with funding for agents and detention centers
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clear backpacks Demanding Real Gun Control Laws, Parkland Students Reject Mandatory Clear Backpacks That Make School Feel 'Like Jail'
"Because clear backpacks are gonna fix everything," said one with appropriate level of teenage sarcasm
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Latest Biden and Trump Exchange Exposes Bipartisan Commitment to Toxic Masculinity
"This whole toxic masculinity thing has to die. We're over it."
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White House Advisor Jared Kushner, watches alongside a member of the Saudi Delegation during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Oval Office at the White House on March 20, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Demands for Federal Probe as Saudi Crown Prince Reportedly Claims Kushner 'In His Pocket'
The reporting, argued a former government ethics chief, "makes one wonder what effect conflicts of interest may be having on our foreign policy and national security."
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