All News Articles for 2018-04-27

Friday, April 27, 2018
"Let's turn opinion into action by overturning #CitizensUnited and enacting public financing of elections nationwide," says Public Citizen's Democracy Is for People campaign. (Photo: Backbone Campaign/flickr/cc) Recognizing Powerful Interests Running the Joint, More Than 75% of Americans Back Campaign Finance Reform
"Let's turn opinion into action by overturning #CitizensUnited and enacting public financing of elections nationwide," says Public Citizen in response to new Pew survey.
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With New Date Set for UK Visit, Brits Vow Epic Street Protests to Counter 'Exceptional Danger' of Trump
"We will be joining to take a strong stand against Trump's racism, bigotry, misogyny, transphobia—as well as his ultra-corporate trade agenda."
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Elizabeth Warren Mick Mulvaney CFPB After Mulvaney Admitted Selling Access to Lobbyists in Congress, Warren Wants to Know If He's Doing the Same at CFPB
"I'd like Mick Mulvaney to explain to the American people why almost every major decision he's made at the CFPB has benefited the lobbyists who donated thousands of dollars to his political campaigns."
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In 'Huge Win for Pollinators, People, and the Planet,' EU Bans Bee-Killing Pesticides
"Authorizing neonicotinoids during a quarter of a century was a mistake and led to an environmental disaster. Today's vote is historic."
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In "Cruel Public Policy Experiment," Trump's DHS Wants to "Protect" Immigrant Children By Arresting Their Parents
A new proposal would treat parents as "nefarious actors," leading asylum experts to decry the psychological toll on parents and children
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Is Paul Ryan Actually Satan? Questions Swirl Over Whether House Chaplain Was Forced to Resign After Praying for Fairer Taxes
Because "no one said Paul Ryan was going to finish on a high note."
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protest More Than 100 Mayors Sign Open Internet Pledge as FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal Set to Take Effect
"We each commit our city to take all available steps to ensure the internet remains open and to keep gatekeepers from throttling, blocking, or limiting government content," says the pledge.
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In 'Tremendous' Steps Toward Peace, North and South Korea Vow to End War and Pursue a Nuclear-Free Peninsula
"Deeply touching to watch Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae shake hands, cross together on both sides of the DMZ, and make peace and history."
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