All News Articles for 2018-08-01

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Ontario Premier Doug Ford. 'Disgusting'; 'Short-Sighted'; and 'Shameful': Ontario's Right-Wing Govt Nixes Basic Income Project
It's not the pilot project that's too costly but poverty that is, says basic income advocate
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'We Fully Support a Free Press, But...': White House Suggests Reporter Harassed by Trump Rally-Goers Probably Had It Coming
"Increasingly, Trump supporters are demonstrating just how aligned they are with his view that the political press is the enemy of the people."
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New York congressional candidate Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez speaks in support of Kansas Democrat Brent Welder at Jack Reardon Convention Center on Friday, July 20, 2018, in Kanas City, Kansas. Debunking Pundits and Corporate Democrats, New Poll Finds 'Unabashedly Left' Agenda Extremely Popular
The progressive policy shop Data for Progress "consistently found that voters are more likely to want big-ticket progressive agenda items that are dismissed by the pundit class as electoral doom."
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return the children 'If Frail, Old People Can Take a Stand, Anybody Can': Grannies Traveling 2,000 Miles to Protest Trump's Child Detention Policy
"We are riding to the border with a simple message: reunite families, end family detention, and treat all human beings with respect and dignity."
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road sign in Death Valley reads "Caution! Exteme heat danger" Hottest July Ever Recorded in United States: California's Death Valley Busts Own Record
With 2018 on track to be one of the hottest years ever, the climate crisis is here. Now.
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Scrambling to Cover President's Ass, Sekulow and Giuliani Say Trump Demand to End Mueller Probe Not Official Order
"Cleanup on aisle 5" for president's personal legal team
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With Latest in 'Long Line of Obstructive Acts,' Trump Calls on Sessions to End Mueller Probe 'Right Now'
"Bob Mueller has just printed out this tweet and added it to the evidence file in his obstruction case."
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Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Any Generic Democrat Will Do! Poll Shows Unnamed Dem Beats Joe Biden in Beating Trump
If election were held today, 48 percent of voters said they'd back a nameless Democratic candidate and just 35 percent would pick Trump
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Thirty years ago, we could have saved the planet NYT Magazine's #LosingEarth Receives Scathing Reviews From Climate Action Movement
Critics argue the full-issue feature by the prominent publication "suppresses important facts, covering up how organized climate denial created our current predicament."
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"Don't Be Evil, Unless It's Worth Untold New Riches": Whistleblower Reveals Google Plan to Launch Censored Search Engine in China
"If Google goes through with this, effectively normalizing and Americanizing authoritarian censorship, this will be the Waterloo in the global battle for a free internet as a norm."
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Sanders to Rally for Abdul El-Sayed as New Poll Shows Tightening Democratic Primary Race in Michigan
"As governor, Dr. El-Sayed will fight for a government in Lansing that represents all the people, and not just wealthy special interests."
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message to staffer Amnesty International Says 'Chilling Attack' on Staffer Using Israeli-Made Spyware May Be Part of 'Much Broader Surveillance Campaign'
The spying attempt "highlights the grave risk posed to activists around the world by this kind of surveillance technology."
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'Racist Imbecile' Trump Pushes Federal Voter ID by Claiming You Need Identification Just to Buy Stuff at Stores
Not since George H.W. Bush in 1992 has a president so obviously not been to a grocery store in his adult life
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Fox & Friends Poll Designed to Discredit Medicare for All Explodes in Their Face
"A majority say yes to healthcare for all! The benefits: Guaranteed medical care, dental, vision and hearing, for all Americans, free at the point-of-care. The savings: $2 trillion over 10 years."
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