All News Articles for 2018-06-05

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Despite Rightwing Fearmongering, Experts Say Now Is the Time to Expand Social Security
"Social Security is a solution to our looming retirement income crisis, the increasing economic squeeze on middle-class families, and the perilous and growing income and wealth inequality."
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Fed Up With Big Banks That Fund Climate Crisis and Oppression, Community Coalition Demands Public Bank for New York
"It's time New York City puts its money where its mouth is, divests from Wall Street, and—through a public bank—invests in us."
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'God Bless Uh.....": It Once Again Looks Like Trump Doesn't Know Words to Song All Truly Great American Patriots Know By Heart
"What an embarrassing, shabby, low rent period of history this is."
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Warren Vowing to 'Padlock Revolving Door' in DC, Warren Teases New Anti-Corruption Legislation
"The Trump administration and an army of lobbyists are determined to rig the game in their favor, to boost their own profits—the cost to consumers be damned," the senator says
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With Vow to Fight for Workers and Against Corporate Monopolies, Keith Ellison to Run for Minnesota AG
"I am running to be the People's Lawyer to hold those in power accountable and to protect and defend all Minnesotans."
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Calls to Expel US Ambassador to Germany After Trump Appointee Pledges to 'Empower' Far Right Across Europe
"If people like U.S. ambassador Richard Grenell believe they can dictate like a lord of the manor who rules in Europe and who doesn't, they can no longer remain in Germany as a diplomat."
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plastic pollution As Planet Chokes on Plastic Waste, UN Report Offers Roadmap to Tackle Global Crisis
The anaylsis comes amid warnings that plastic pollution has become "one of our planet's greatest environmental challenges."
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As Bayer Ditches Monsanto's Toxic Name in Merger, Green Groups Say There's No Erasing Its "Toxic Legacy"
"This merger will create the world's biggest and most powerful agribusiness corporation, which will try to force its genetically modified seeds and toxic pesticides into our food and countryside."
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In Typical 'Police State' Response, Cops Show Up With Guns Drawn After Friends Worried Chelsea Manning Was Near Suicide
"If Chelsea had been home when these cops arrived with guns drawn, she would be dead."
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US Ambassador to Israel Tells Journalists Who Report Truth of Gaza Massacre: 'Keep Your Mouths Shut'
Trump-appointee David Friedman insisted that American news coverage is biased against Israel, but media analysts have concluded that the precise opposite is the case
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fox segment 'Astonishing Dishonesty': Fox News Uses Photos of Eagles Players Praying to Denigrate #TakeAKnee Protests
"This can't be serious," said one NFL player shown in a photo. "Praying before games with my teammates, well before the anthem, is being used for your propaganda?! Just sad, I feel like you guys should have to be better than this."
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A 'Scale of Brutality...Out of Control': Amnesty Says US Annihilation of Raqqa Possible War Crime
"The strikes are part of a wider pattern and provide a strong case that many U.S.-led coalition attacks that killed and injured civilians and destroyed homes and infrastructure violated international humanitarian law."
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Trump Eagles National Anthem 'Egomaniac' Trump Cancels Eagles White House Visit and Will Host National Anthem Party for Himself Instead
"The United States Marine Band and the U.S. Army Chorus performing for a president throwing a party for himself instead of the Philadelphia Eagles should make for some of the weirdest concert video ever."
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Protest #keepfamilestogether UN Calls on US to 'Immediately Halt' Policy of Tearing Children Away From Parents
The human rights office says the practice "amounts to arbitrary and unlawful interference in family life, and is a serious violation of the rights of the child."
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