All News Articles for 2018-07-31

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Analysis Shows Canada's 87 Richest Families Now Hold as Much Wealth as 12 Million Lowest-Income Canadians
"You'd expect Canada's tax regime would try to counteract this concentration of wealth at the very top, where it's needed the least. But in fact, federal policies encourage it."
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Sen. Durbin Tells 'Architect of This Humanitarian Disaster' Kirstjen Nielsen: Resign
"I am today calling on the architect of this humanitarian disaster... to step down."
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fire 'Climate Change...In Real Time': California's Frightening Fires Are the Nightmare Scientists Long Predicted
Wildfires ravaging the state have "spawned bizarre pyrotechnics, from firenados to towering pyrocumulus clouds that evoke a nuclear detonation."
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Socialism on the Rise as Americans Seek Out Bold, Humane Alternatives to the Brutality of Trump and Capitalism
"Socialism is no longer a dirty word in the U.S."
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Bypassing Democratic Party, Billionaire Tom Steyer Pours $110 Million into Impeach Trump and Get-Out-the-Vote Organizing
Claiming a larger base of support than the NRA, Steyer's political action committees aim to register young voters and engage with Americans who don't often go to the polls
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Ron Dellums 1935-2018 Ron Dellums, Radical Antiwar Activist, Unlikely House Armed Services Chairman, Dead at 82
In 1993, the House chose socialist Ron Dellums as chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, with oversight for defense appropriations and global military operations.
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#stopKXL sign Denouncing Trump's Environmental Impact Review as 'Illegal,' Green Groups Vow to Defeat Keystone XL Once More
"Once again, the Trump administration is attempting to take a shortcut around the legally required review process on Keystone XL, putting our communities at risk for the sake of propping up the Canadian tar sands industry."
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But How Will They Pay for It? Trump Plan Would Bypass Congress to Hand Rich Another $100 Billion in Tax Cuts
The U.S. apparently can't afford single-payer, but the question of cost "never applies to billion dollar transfers to the one percent."
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Following Bannon's Lead, Trump Goes Cannibal on 'Total Joke' Koch Brothers—Fellow Billionaires 'With Bad Ideas'
Of course the president—also a billionaire with a thick catalog of terrible ideas—has a history of projecting.
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child 'That This Even Has to Be Said Is Grotesque': Judge Orders Trump Admin to Stop Drugging Migrant Children
"Children are suffering abusive treatment and cruel and inhumane conditions in government detention centers."
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Teenagers' Climate Lawsuit Against Trump Can Proceed, Supreme Court Rules
Children will be able to present "scientific evidence linking the U.S. government's actions and policies to climate change impacts like wildfire and droughts " in U.S. District Court
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Bernie Sanders Thanks Koch Brothers for 'Accidentally Making the Case for Medicare for All'
"I suspect that that is not what the Koch brothers intended to do, but that is what's in the study of the Mercatus Center."
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