All News Articles for 2018-04-24

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Scott Walker Said Foxconn Would Be Great For Wisconsin. So Why Are These People Losing Their Homes?
"The governor intentionally misrepresented the benefits of the deal. It is impossible that Foxconn could have the economic impact in our state that Walker promised us."
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Targeting Shareholders Meeting, Protesters Say 'Time Is Up for Wells Fargo's Shady Dealings'
At the bank's annual gathering in Des Moines, a coalition of progressive community organizations demanded divestment from fossil fuels, private prisons, and the gun industry
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In Win for Women, New Jersey Enacts Nation's Strongest Equal Pay Law
"At a time when women's rights are under attack in most of our country, New Jersey has become an exciting exception."
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'Wake Up America': Trump's Attack on Nuclear Deal Putting US on Path to War of Choice Against Iran
Trump creating "dangerous catch-22," warns expert, by "threatening war if Iran restarts nuclear activities on one hand while he unravels the very agreement that prevents a nuclear-armed Iran on the other."
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In First Joint Appearance, Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg to Talk Nuclear War
"The fact that Noam and Dan share a history related to the Pentagon Papers will certainly add a historical significance to the event."
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That Time Trump Picked Dandruff Off French President Emmanuel Macron During White House Press Availability
"We have to make him perfect," Trump said after doing so. "He is perfect."
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Fulfilling 'Feedback Loop' Fears, New Study Shows Melting Ice Could Spell Disaster Faster Than Previously Thought
"Trying to dismiss the idea that it has anything to do with global warming is very difficult."
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Amid Allegations of Misconduct, Did Trump Just Throw His VA Nominee Under the Bus?
Concerns about Dr. Ronny Jackson have stemmed, at least in part, from observations shared by whistleblowers inside the White House that "suggest a pattern of behavior, not just one or two isolated incidents."
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Valve turners Annette Klapstein and Emily Nesbitt Johnston State Appeals Court Rules Valve Turners Can Proceed With Necessity Defense for Pipeline Protest
"This is an important opportunity for the legal system to acknowledge the climate crisis."
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'Fox & Friends' Has Total Meltdown Over Sanders Plan to Guarantee Every American a Decent-Paying Job
Decrying the plan as a "vote-buying operation," the Fox panel was particularly appalled by the idea that the rich might be required to pay a bit more in taxes to fund the jobs program
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As Corruption Allegations and Federal Probes Pile Up, Green Groups Say Scott Pruitt's Days 'Numbered' at EPA
"He should have been dismissed long ago."
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House Speaker Paul Ryan Citing FEC's Refusal to Act, CREW Files Suit Against Paul Ryan-Aligned Dark Money Group
Calling situation an emergency, the lone Democrat on the Federal Election Commission endorsed the lawsuit
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Report Shows Nation's Richest—Including Trump—About to Enjoy $17 Billion Windfall Thanks to Huge Tax Loophole
"At this point, it's just brazen."
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