All News Articles for 2018-06-01

Friday, June 1, 2018
Following Worker Revolt, Google to End Drone Technology Contract with Pentagon
"Kudos to all the Google employees who forced the company's hand on this."
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Demonstrators hold signs during an anti-war protest after President Donald Trump launched airstrikes in Syria, April 15, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo : Kena Betancur/Getty Images) Carnage Concealed: Experts Denounce Pentagon for Lowballing Number of Civilians US Killed in 2017
"We call on the U.S. government to meaningfully investigate all claims of civilian casualties and to be transparent about who is killed and harmed in U.S. military operations"
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Following Illinois's Overdue Vote on ERA, Momentum Surges for One of These 13 States to Ratify Amendment
"Anything is possible. We haven't had the momentum we have now."
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Announcing North Korea Summit Back On, Trump Says Letter From Kim He "Didn't Open" Is "Very Interesting"
Despite latest bizarre behavior from Trump, peace advocates call announcement "good news for diplomacy"
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Scathing UN Report Condemns Trump and GOP for 'Deliberately' Driving Up Already Devastating Inequality
"At the end of the day, particularly in a rich country like the United States, the persistence of extreme poverty is a political choice made by those in power."
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Trump Trump Taxpayer-Funded Coal and Nuclear Bailout Decried as 'Breathtaking Abuse of Authority'
Critics called the plan an "outrageous ploy" by Trump "to help his rich friends" at the expense of Americans' pocketbooks and the environment
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Facebook Shareholders Accuse Zuckerberg of Running 'Corporate Dictatorship' and Condemn Data Privacy Scandal as 'Human Rights Violation'
Zuckerberg's outsized influence over the company's decision making has contributed to controversies like the privacy scandal involving Cambridge Analytica, one shareholder argued
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Former Mossad Director (2011-2016) Tamir Pardo seen here in 2016 Amid New Threat of War, Former Mossad Chief Admits Israel Had 2011 Plan to Attack Iran
"When [Netanyahu] tells you to start the countdown process, you know that he isn't playing games with you," says Tamir Pardo
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'Like Talking to a Toddler': Mother of School Shooting Victim Reveals How It Felt to Discuss Gun Policy With Trump
"In a normal presidency, this would be big/headline news, but with Trump, even for his supporters, such behavior is taken for granted. Baked in. Expected even. We shrug. We move on."
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baby at rally Nationwide #KeepFamiliesTogether Rallies Demand Trump Halt 'Cruel' Border Separation Policy
"Criminalizing families and separating children from their parents is a practice that traumatizes and shocks us all."
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'Not Just Morally Wrong—It's Against the Law': Keith Ellison Calls Out Elon Musk for Anti-Union Threats
In letter, congressman asks Musk if he'll stop "threatening employees with retaliation for exercising federally protected rights"
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As Advocates See Hundreds of Civil Rights Cases Dismissed by Trump's Education Dept, National Groups Take on DeVos
"These were all complaints that were legitimate. I guess we have selective civil rights in the United States now."
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PR presser Decrying Trump's 'Cruel' Refusal to Act, Warren and Markey Unveil Bill to Help Puerto Ricans Left Homeless by Maria
With a new hurricane season beginning, "this can't wait," says Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)
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Nixon 2.0? After Audio of Michael Cohen Threatening Reporter Emerges, Avenatti Says Trump Tapes 'A Whole Different Level'
"Like the Nixon tapes years ago, we now have what I will refer to as the 'Trump tapes,'" says lawyer demanding Trump's legal team make recordings available to the public
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