All News Articles for 2018-07-05

Thursday, July 5, 2018
Pruitt Gone, But "No Happy Ending" for Planet as Coal Lobbyist Andrew Wheeler Takes Over EPA
"Before everyone gets excited about Pruitt, remember we're going to get all the same horrific policy under Andrew Wheeler, without any of the comic, attention-drawing personal corruption."
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Finally! 'Victory for People and the Planet' as EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns
"Ethics matter. So does a commitment to the EPA's central mission. Pruitt failed miserably on both counts."
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'Actions Speak Louder Than Words': Prominent Group 'End Citizens United' Called Out for Backing Democrats Drowning in Corporate Cash
"If their organization only supported candidates who firmly pledged no PAC money, their contributions could breathe much-needed life into grassroots campaigns. Instead it looks more like an intentional obfuscation."
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'Large Heart and a Loud Voice': Pro-Labor Radio and TV News Host Ed Schultz Dead at 64
"To American workers, Schultz was a champion and someone they could count on for support."
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'Sickening': Bill Shine Goes From Covering Up Sexual Harassment at Fox News to Trump's White House
"Abusers and their enablers love hiring each other."
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EU Votes Down 'Disastrous' Copyright Proposal Aimed at Transforming Internet Into Virtual 'Censorship Machine'
"The European Parliament has sent the copyright law back to the drawing board...Now let's keep up the pressure to make sure we Save Your Internet!"
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After Popular Uproar, 20-Foot-Tall Angry Trump Baby Blimp Gets Okay to Fly Over London During President's UK Visit
Not only is Trump "a big, angry baby with a fragile ego," one organizer wrote, he is "also a racist demagogue who is a danger to women, immigrants, and minorities and a mortal threat to world peace and the very future of life on Earth."
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Vowing to Continue 'Fierce Opposition,' Protesters End 35-Hour Aerial Blockade of Trans Mountain Oil Tanker
"The prime minister still has a chance to make the right decision and stop this pipeline. Whether it's by his pen, in the courts, or the global resistance the pipeline won't be built—this movement of people isn't going anywhere."
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Lord Mayor of UK's Fourth Largest City Offers 5 Reasons Why "Wasteman" Trump Officially Banned
"In this current climate of politics where fear and hate is widespread, the last thing we need is a world leader like Donald J Trump being a spurting cesspit of hate, stoking divisions between communities while scapegoating minorities," declared Sheffield's Lord Mayor Magid Magid
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As Global 1% Seize Economy's Gains, 'Unprecedented Wage Stagnation' for Everyone Else
"With workers worldwide being left behind, says Oxfam, latest OECD reports shows "we need to build an economy that works for everyone, not just the few at the top."
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