All News Articles for 2018-07-16

Monday, July 16, 2018
Watch Live: Sanders Hosts "CEOs vs. Workers" Town Hall to Take on "Extravagant" Executive Pay and Poverty Wages
"How does it happen that there are major corporations in America where CEOs receive extravagant compensation packages, who pay their workers wages so low that many of them are forced to rely on food stamps, Medicaid, and public housing—subsidized by taxpayers—to survive?"
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“My child was  all that I had. He was the one who paid my rent, gave me money to do business, and he died.”(Photo: Orlando Barria/EPA) 60 Human Rights Groups Implore UN to Deliver 'More Than Just Empty Words' to Victims of Haiti's Cholera Crisis
"This letter highlights how far the U.N.'s charity-based model falls short of fundamental human rights principles."
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How Billionaires Are Backing Charter School Push: AP
By pouring money into state-level charter school advocacy groups, billionaires are pushing their version of education "reform"
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sinclair sign 'The Pressure Is Working': Watchdogs Welcome FCC's 'Serious Concerns' With Sinclair-Tribune Merger
Chairman Ajit Pai introduced an order that would require the merger applicants to participate in an administrative review process often seen as a "deal-killer"
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As White House Declares Summit a Success, Sanders Rips Trump-Putin Presser as 'Embarrassing Spectacle'
"Today is a good day for Putin and the oligarchs in Russia. It is a bad day for people in the United States and all over the world who believe in democracy and who are trying to understand what world our idiot president lives in."
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"I want to ask a question about this issue," said Sam Husseini, communications director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, said before he was removed from the event. Journalist Wielding "Nuclear Weapon Ban" Sign Forcibly Ejected From Trump-Putin Presser
"I want to ask about nuclear weapons," said Sam Husseini, communications director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, as he was removed from the event
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The Kushner Cos. Tenants Accuse 'Predatory' Kushner Real Estate Firm of Exposing Families to Cancer-Causing Dust Then Forcing Them Out
"They made the building as unlivable as possible so they could get everyone out of there," says one former tenant
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White House Reviewing Plan by 'Deregulatory Zealots' to Relax Child Labor Laws
Workers' rights advocates have argued the Labor Department's plan to roll back teenage workplace protections would be a "tragic mistake and would lead to the death of teenage workers"
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Greenpeace banner 'Warm Our Hearts Not Our Planet': Greenpeace Demands Climate Action From Trump and Putin
Local environmentalists partnered with a parish in Helsinki, Finland to display two massive banners during the world leaders' summit
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Declaring "We Are All Militant Again," Sanders and Teachers Rally Against Trump's "Hateful, Corporatist" Agenda
"Giving tax breaks to billionaires, spending unlimited sums on the military, and telling us we do not have enough money for education are not the priorities that the people of this country want to see."
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