All News Articles for 2018-05-09

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Vowing to End Corporate Bullying of Organized Workers, Sanders Unveils Bill to Restore Union Power
"Corporate America understands that when workers become organized, they end up with far better wages and benefits...and that is why, for decades now, there has been a concentrated well-organized attack on the ability of workers to organize."
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Donald Trump Michael Cohen Novartis 'Follow the Money' Back With a Vengeance: Novartis Reportedly Paid Michael Cohen $1.2 Million After He 'Promised Access' to Trump
"This issue may be much more than weird," says Public Citizen's Robert Weissman. "Let's find out."
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Day After Ditching International Deal, Trump Threatens 'Very Severe Consequence' If Iran Restarts Nuclear Program
Despite Trump's "unlawful" withdrawal, Iranian leaders vowed to negotiate with Europe to keep the nuclear deal intact
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rally While Advocates Declare #HandsOffSNAP, Trump Reportedly Wants Even Crueler Requirements for Nation's Poor and Hungry
"Do you know who the #2018FarmBill would hurt? Well, just on the short list are: Women, veterans, children, people with disabilities, workers, and seniors"
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Human Rights Watch Director Decries Expulsion From Israel as Attempt to 'Muzzle Dissent'
"Barring access to those documenting human rights abuses won't hide Israel's mass violations carried out in the context of more than 50 years of occupation."
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Haspel Won't Say CIA 'Tortured' and Refuses to Say If Torture Is 'Immoral'
"Any Democrat that votes to confirm Haspel should never be allowed to live it down."
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press briefing 'Authoritarian Impulses': Trump Suggests Stripping Reporters' Credentials Over 'Negative' Coverage
"I always thought of authoritarianism as a slick and stealthy evil, but our democracy appears to be going down via temper tantrum," remarked one journalist
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Watch: Confirmation Hearing for CIA Director Nominee Gina Haspel Underway
She was a key figure in a program that tortured people, but Haspel has showed she doesn't want to talk about that
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'Time to Melt Some Phones' on Capitol Hill as Red Alert for Net Neutrality Hits Internet
"Net neutrality is not a partisan issue outside of Washington, D.C. Now we need to get D.C. to catch up with the rest of the country."
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Joe Biden Clarifies He's No Bernie Sanders: "I Don't Think 500 Billionaires Are Reason We're in Trouble"
With 'invisible primary' for potential 2020 Democratic candidates reportedly underway, former vice president stakes a familiar position on how to address the scourge of inequality
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Michael Cohen Donald Trump net neutrality AT&T 'Sketchy as Hell': AT&T Paid Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen for 'Insights' as FCC Worked to Kill Net Neutrality
"Throughout the developing world this is more commonly called 'bribing.'"
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Haspel As Haspel Faces Senate, People Tortured by CIA Have Some Things to Say and Questions to Ask
"Did you know about my abduction and abuse? Were you involved with it? What will you say if President Trump asks you to do something like that again?"
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