All News Articles for 2018-04-23

Monday, April 23, 2018
Thanks to Rand Paul's "Cowardly Flip-Flop," Senate Committee Approves Warmonger Pompeo
"In voting to recommend Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted against diplomacy today, and for a foreign policy even more inclined towards war."
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'Pressure Works': Kamala Harris Becomes Fifth Likely Democratic 2020 Contender to Swear Off Corporate Cash
"Any other Democrat who wants to run in 2020 should make the same pledge" to reject corporate PAC money, progressives say
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Traffic in San Antonio Federal Court Blocks Trump's "Bizarre Attempt to Encourage Toxic Tailpipe Pollution"
Appeals court ruling hailed as win for consumers, public health, and planet
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Embracing 'the Sort of Bold Thinking We Need,' Sanders to Introduce Plan to Guarantee Every American a Job
"Proponents trace the idea back to the New Deal Era, when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pitched a 'Second Bill of Rights' to Congress in 1944. First on the list: the 'right to a useful and remunerative job.'"
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Colorado teachers As Wave of Teacher Strikes Slated to Continue, GOP State Lawmakers Aim to Jail Protesters
Republican state legislators in Colorado seek to punish educators for demonstrations despite new polling that shows majority of Americans support pay raises
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'Illegally' Turning Back on Refugees, Trump Orders DHS to Bar Migrants Fleeing Violence From Entry
"The biggest flaw in Trump's thinking is that there is nothing illegal or improper about people in fear for their lives asking for protection."
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In Ad Airing on 'Fox & Friends,' Green Group Says Congress Must Fire Pruitt If Trump Won't Act
"Scott Pruitt is the most corrupt administrator in the history of the EPA. Americans are sick of it, and we will not let up the pressure until Congress does the right thing and fires Pruitt."
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Denouncing Pompeo's 'Disturbing' Pro-War Record, Grassroots Groups Pressure Democrats to Unite Against His Confirmation
The confirmation of Pompeo and Trump CIA pick Gina Haspel would "normalize torture" and "increase the likelihood of war," more than 50 progressive organizations warned
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Key West Greets Trump With Collective Middle Finger and Chants of 'Love Trumps Hate'
Protesters yelled obscenities at the presidential motorcade as Trump arrived to tout his border wall plan at an anti-drug trafficking facility
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Puffin In Decline "Invariably of Humanity's Making," 1 in 8 of World's Bird Species Threatened by Extinction
Emphasizing concerns about the man-made climate crisis, experts note that "while the report focuses on birds, its conclusions are relevant to biodiversity more generally."
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Protests erupted in the U.K. last month ahead of a visit by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. US-Backed Coalition Bombs Wedding Party in Yemen, Killing Dozens
A bride was among those killed at a wedding party, and at least 45 were wounded according to reports
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LeeAnne Walters Citizen Scientist Who Helped Expose Flint Water Crisis Honored With Goldman Prize
When LeeAnne Walters and her children got sick, she recruited a team of experts to test lead levels in her Michigan city's water supply
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Urgent Demands for Congress to Act as Net Neutrality's "Slow and Insidious" Death Begins
"Momentum is on our side, but time isn't. Members of Congress need to know that there will be a price to pay for being on the wrong side of internet history."
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