All News Articles for 2018-05-30

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Farm in Belgium To Upend Failed Paradigm, Hundreds of Experts Converge in EU to Forge Blueprint for Sustainable Food System
"We need a fundamental transition to sustainable food and farming systems," says Olivier De Schutter
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40+ Rights Groups Demand Homeland Security Release Unredacted 'Race Paper' Used to Justify Spying on Justice Activists
"Rather than focusing on the real threat of white nationalists and Neo-Nazis, the government has demonized and criminalized Black activists protesting injustice."
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"I think that we need to formulate consistent principles about what our views are, but in Roseanne’s case, it was so far over the line of anything decent that I don’t think anyone would think that ABC could do anything but fire her." (Photo: Screengrab) Glenn Greenwald: Why Did ABC Ignore Roseanne Barr’s Hateful Tweets Against Arabs and Palestinians?
"There is no question at all that what she tweeted is completely in line and perfectly consistent with what she has been saying and writing and tweeting for many years."
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As Trump EPA Attacks Workers and Environment, Trio of Lawsuits Takes Aim at "Outrageous" Pro-Pesticide Agenda
The suits, filed Wednesday, target the Trump administration's efforts to block federal rules on poisonous chemicals
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Nationwide #KeepFamiliesTogether Rallies Will Demand End to Trump's 'Vile' Abuse of Immigrant Children
"We have the power to change this cruel policy—if enough of us raise our voices."
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Denied Care and Held in 'Ice Box' Cell, Asylum Seeker's Death in ICE Custody Exposes Systemic Neglect and Abuse
"Roxy died due to medical negligence by U.S. immigration authorities. Why incarcerate and torture her like this?"
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Sign reads: Save the internet 'Major Win': California Senate Passes Bill Restoring Net Neutrailty
"We need to do everything we can to ensure that the people of California can decide for themselves whether, when, and for what purpose they are using the internet," says bill's author
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In 'Blistering' Report, Journalism Watchdog Condemns DNC Lawsuit Against WikiLeaks as Severe Threat to Free Press
"Imagine if Trump had the power to go after 'leakers' for 'conspiracy.'"
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bank strike Decrying Defaulted Loans of Deadbeat Corporations, One Million Indian Bank Workers Hold 48-Hour Strike
Rejecting banks' excuses for paltry raise proposal, union leaders say ordinary employees shouldn't have to pay to price for bad loans
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For Their 'Bold' Climate Platforms, Progressive Challengers in NY and Calif. Democratic Primary Fights Win Key Endorsements
"If we're serious about reducing climate-warming emissions quickly enough to preserve our life-sustaining systems—and we are—then we have to start voting on climate."
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cattle 'No Such Thing as Cheap Meat': New Global Index Shows Industry's Failure to Combat Climate Crisis, Antibiotic Resistance
Index gauges how 60 suppliers, worth a combined $300 billion, are managing sustainability risks based on nine criteria
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Hundreds Rally, Dozens Arrested in Effort to Save Chickens from 'Horrific Cruelty' at Industrial Egg Farm
When more Americans see "what's happening behind the doors of factory farms, they know it's against their values."
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Donald Trump Jeff Sessions Robert Mueller 'Very Strong Evidence' of Obstruction: Trump Reportedly Told Sessions to Reverse Recusal from Russia Probe
"Given this bizarre timeline of behavior by Trump, it's hard to conclude that Trump doesn't want Sessions to improperly impede the Mueller investigation."
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