All News Articles for 2018-04-05

Thursday, April 5, 2018
'We're Still Here': Oklahoma Teachers Show No Sign of Ending Strike Without Sufficient Funding
"Does it look like we're going anywhere?"
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'Assault on Democracy': Brazil's Supreme Court Rules Presidential Favorite Lula Must Serve Jail Time
"Lula has been subjected to a political prosecution and conviction, ignoring evidence of his innocence, and triggering a crisis of confidence in the rule of law."
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MSNBC's Chris Hayes Applauded for Doing What Few Prominent US Journalists Do: Report Honestly About Israeli Massacre
"What @chrislhayes did here on MSNBC is almost never seen on US corporate TV. He reported accurately on an Israeli massacre of Palestinians."
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girls protest To Challenge Trump's Anti-Women Agenda, Record Number of Female Candidates Running for House in 2018
Many of their platforms focus on healthcare, education, and workplace equality
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50+ Artificial Intelligence Scholars Launch Boycott of University Over Fears of 'Killer Robot' Weapons Lab
"This is a very respected university partnering with a very ethically dubious partner that continues to violate international norms."
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Sinclair Ad With Call to Block 'Extremely Dangerous' Merger, Ad Campaign Will Target Sinclair on... Sinclair
The week-long ad campaign condemns Sinclair's "must-run" segments and calls on federal regulators to reject its pending merger with Tribune Media
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Study Details How IEA's Rosy Outlook for Fossil Fuels Is Driving World Towards Climate Disaster
"The IEA provides an energy roadmap that is supposed to lead us to safety, but in fact it takes us over the cliff."
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Discipline Disparities for Black and Disabled Students 'Transcend Poverty' in US Schools, Study Shows
New analysis "dispels claims that racially disproportionate rates of discipline are based solely on income."
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Calls for EPA Chief's Ouster Grow as Inspector General Launches New Probe of 'K Street B&B Patron' Scott Pruitt
"Call the White House, and your representative and senators, and demand that EPA administrator and K Street B&B patron Scott Pruitt be fired now."
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Seven Peace Activists Arrested After Entering Nuclear Submarine Base in Georgia
Citing anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, activists say they "went to make real the prophet Isaiah's command: 'beat swords into plowshares.'"
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Shell Shell Knew, Too: New Docs Show Oil Giant's Scientists Secretly Warned About Climate Threat Decades Ago
"These reports reaffirm that fossil fuel companies have been—and always will be—bad actors," said 350.org's executive director
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'I'll Say No': Oregon Governor Will Reject Any Request from Trump to Deploy National Guard to Border
"I have no intention of allowing Oregon's guard troops to be used to distract from his troubles in Washington."
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Facebook Not 50 Million, Not 87 Million... Facebook Admits Data From 'Most' of Its 2 Billion Users Compromised by 'Malicious Actors'
Buried in a company announcement was acknowledgement that nearly all of its users have been targeted to some degree
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To Defend Policy of 'Must-Run' Commentaries, Sinclair Forces Stations to Use 'Must-Run' Commentary by Former Trump Aide
Boris Epshteyn, Sinclair's chief political analyst, defends the company's injection of pro-Trump "analysis" into news segments that reach millions of American households
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