All News Articles for 2018-05-11

Friday, May 11, 2018
'Moral Free-Fall' Exposed by Media Frenzy Over Trump Aide's John McCain Comment
A tasteless remark by an assistant to the president drew more attention than the White House's nomination of Gina Haspel, who ran a CIA black site where detainees were tortured
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"In my view," Sanders continued, the only way to defeat Trump and the Republicans and 2018 and 2020 "is by supporting progressive candidates who have the guts to defend working-class families—white, black, Latino, Asian American, Native American—and take on the power and greed of the billionaire class." Democrats, Warns Sanders, Cannot Defeat Trump With Same Establishment Candidates
"The 2018 midterm elections will be long remembered as a pivotal moment in American history because, if we are successful, we can put an end to the disastrous Trump agenda. If we are not, we will have at least two more years of a rapid shift toward authoritarianism, the further normalization of...
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After Drug Plan Shows Trump 'Will Do Nothing About Their Greed,' Big Pharma Stocks Soar
"When big pharmaceutical companies' stocks spike during your big reveal on lowering prices, you're doing something wrong."
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Federica Mogherini Challenging 'Impulse to Destroy,' EU's Top Diplomat Vows to Stand With Iran Against Trump's Attack on Nuclear Deal
"It seems that screaming, shouting, insulting and bullying, systematically destroying and dismantling everything that is already in place, is the mood of our times."
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Thousands of Iranians Take to Streets, Enraged By Trump's 'Insane' Breach of Nuclear Deal
"At dinner tables and in bakery lines and taxi pools, people across Iran are discussing their traumatic memories of life under punishing sanctions."
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nasa heat As CO2 Levels Soar Past 'Troubling' 410 ppm Threshold, Trump Kills NASA Carbon Monitoring Program
What worries one scientist most is that humanity is "continuing full speed ahead with an unprecedented experiment with our planet, the only home we have."
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Trump's "Pharma-Friendly" Drug Plan Denounced as Doing Little or Nothing to Lower Prices
"How the heck is this going to lower drug prices in this country?"
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Message to Immigrants in Trump's Latest 'Hardhearted' Proposal: If You're Poor, Now or Ever, You Don't Belong
Immigrants applying for green cards would be considered a "public charge" and would likely be passed over if they've used— or are deemed likely to use— government resources including Medicaid and SNAP benefits
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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Condemning International Silence That Enables Israeli 'Aggression,' Iran Charges Strikes Against Syria Launched Under 'Invented Pretexts'
The condemnation of world leaders comes as Iran and European diplomats work to save the nuclear deal that the Trump administration ditched earlier this week
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Ralph Nader Democratic Party Ralph Nader to 'Decrepit' Democrats: Stop Scapegoating and Embrace a Bold Agenda
Democrats, Nader argues, must "crack down on corporate crime" and fight for a living wage and Medicare for All if they hope to defeat GOP in 2018 and beyond
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