All News Articles for 2018-06-15

Friday, June 15, 2018
 A Witness Against Torture protest at NYC City Hall on June 26, 2012. (Photo: Felton Davis/flickr/cc) On Prison's 6,000th Day, Groups Demand Trump "Choose Justice Over Inhumanity" and #CloseGitmo
"It is outrageous that the U.S. government continues to perpetuate the myth of an 'endless war,' as a supposed justification for holding prisoners indefinitely"
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Facebook Execs and GOP Leaders Meet to Discuss 'Provably False' and 'Ridiculous' Myth of Anti-Rightwing Bias
"Facebook has not learned lessons from 2016 and is too interested in mollifying the right wing."
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Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) Progressives Denounce Democratic Senators for Trying to Keep Trump on a 'Permanent War Footing' in Korea
After the president revealed he wants to eventually bring home troops stationed in South Korea, Democrats introduced a bill that aims to prevent him from doing so
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"Appalling. Inhumane. It Needs to Stop." Trump Policy Has Ripped 2,000 Kids—47 Per Day—From Parents in Just Six Weeks
The president continues to lie about his responsibility for the so-called "zero tolerance" policy
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Forget His Fancy Lotion and Chick-Fil-A, Pruitt's Gutting of EPA Rule Threatens Drinking Water of 117 Million Americans
"Don't let Scott Pruitt's ethics scandals distract you, because they're not distracting him from executing his agenda of dismantling even the most basic public health protections."
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Protesters at a rally in Vancouver to show opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline on September 9th, 2017. (Photo: William Chen/flickr/cc) Former Bank of Canada Head: Pipeline Protesters May Be Killed. So Be It.
"North American governments have shown the 'fortitude' necessary to kill indigenous people often enough that this is no idle threat," warns Bill McKibben.
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'This Isn't Middle School': Judge Sends Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort to Jail Over Witness Tampering
Facing a possible life sentence on numerous charges, development raises questions about future cooperation with special counsel Robert Mueller
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As ATT-Time Warner Close Deal, Floodgates 'Wide Open' for Corporate Mega-Mergers
"America is getting crushed by big, unresponsive, powerful corporate monopolies, the modern version of the trusts of the gilded age."
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ceremony 'Historic First': Nebraska Farmers Return Land to Ponca Tribe in Effort to Block Keystone XL
"We want to protect this land," said the tribe's state chairman. "We don't want to see a pipeline go through."
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WATCH: Trump Once More Goes Batty on Live TV With His Friends at Fox and Friends
One observer characterized the president's performance as "one of his most deranged ever."
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'Mind-Blowing': Military Contractors Making Tens of Millions Helping Trump Tear Families Apart
"I'm guessing that in MVM's mission statement, one of the central components isn't the care of refugee children."
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'Monstrous': GOP Using 'Functionally Kidnapped' Immigrant Children as Hostages to Advance Anti-Immigrant Agenda
By pushing for border wall funding and legal immigration cuts alongside limits to Trump's family separation policy, GOP is showing it is not really against separating immigrant children from their parents
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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley As World Commemorates 70th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Looks Like Trump About to Ditch UN Human Rights Council
According to activists and diplomats in Geneva, withdrawal appears to be "imminent"
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