All News Articles for 2018-05-22

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
child 'Once Again, Hurting Children': GAO Approves Trump's Plan to Take $7 Billion Back From Kids' Health Program
"The GOP tax cuts for the rich aren't going to pay themselves. That cash has to come from somewhere," tweeted one critic
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Sanders Accepts Amazon Invitation After Video Highlighting Jeff Bezos as "Face of Greed" Gets Retail Giant's Attention
"I remain deeply concerned about Amazon, an enormously profitable corporation, paying workers wages that are so low that they are forced to depend on federal programs like Medicaid, food stamps and public housing for survival."
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Fight for $15 and Time's Up Join Forces to Fight Sexual Harassment at McDonald's
"McDonald's advertises all over television saying it's 'America's best first job,' but my experience has been a nightmare."
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All-Time Highs for Stock Buybacks and Bank Profits as Workers Languish in Trump's America
"We've got to repeal the outrageous corporate welfare of this tax plan and pass real tax reform that actually helps working families—not the one percent," said Sen. Bernie Sanders
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roundup As Landmark Glyphosate Case Moves to Trial, Man Dying of Cancer to Have Day in Court With Monsanto
"We look forward to exposing how Monsanto hid the risk of cancer and polluted the science," said plaintiff's attorney
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Trump Says Historic Meeting With North Korea May Be Postponed
"It may not work out for June 12," Trump announced on Tuesday
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As Teacher Revolt Sweeps Nation, Democrats Propose Clawing Back Tax Cut for 1% to Fund $50 Billion Boost to Schools
"We will take a bullet for our students," teachers say, but elected officials have not held up their end of the bargain
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'User Manual for Authoritarian Surveillance': ACLU Red Alert as Amazon Peddles Facial Recognition Tool to Police
"Once a dangerous surveillance system like this is turned against the public, the harm can't be undone."
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt 'This Is Not Ok': Guard Shoves Reporter as EPA Bars Multiple News Outlets From Water Pollution Event
"When the reporter asked to speak to an EPA public-affairs person, the security guards grabbed the reporter by the shoulders and shoved her forcibly out of the EPA building."
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Iranian Commander Issues Reminder That US Is the World's "Top Criminal with Regard to Missiles"
"Who are you and America to tell us to limit the range of ballistic missiles?" Ismail Kowsari asked U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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cows Humans Less Than 1% of Life on Earth, But Have Destroyed Half of Its Plants, More Than 80% of All Mammals
"It is pretty staggering," said the lead researcher of the new study
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'You Are Not Welcome in Palestine': US Delegation Egged in Occupied West Bank
Though more than 60 Palestinians were killed last week by IDF soldiers in Gaza, nobody from the U.S. consulate was reported injured by the egg-throwers
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'A Good Start': Democrats' Anti-Corruption Proposals Applauded as Actual Plan to Drain the Swamp
"We need this package—all of it—to unrig a political system that is working for corporations and the superrich."
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