All News Articles for 2018-08-20

Monday, August 20, 2018
Feds Preparing Charges Against Trump Personal Lawyer Michael Cohen, AP Sources Confirm
"Mr. Trump's associates seem to be all career criminals. Does he have one honest person in his orbit?"
Read more
Some of the portraits of people protesting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project that are featured in the People on the Path art installaton, which launched Sunday. (Image: Climate Justice Edmonton) These Giant Portraits Will Stand in the Path of Trans Mountain Pipeline to Make 'Powerful Statement of the Future We Want'
The People on the Path series offers creative resistance to controversial fossil fuel project
Read more
Abolish ICE protest 'Don't Party... Return the Children!': While Federal Agents Get White House Salute, Critics Denounce Trump's Xenophobia and Cruelty
Immigrant rights advocates noted that ICE and CBP are responsible for "carrying out Trump's brutal family separation policy" and "countless other abuses"
Read more
Medicare for All Fact Check From Hell Persists as Sanders Rebukes CNN for Putting 'Blind Faith' in Right-Wing Economist
"It is incredible how similar this is to the media's performance on Iraq. 1. Rely on charlatans and get everything wrong. 2. Justify your performance by pointing out that everyone else also relied on charlatans."
Read more
What Is Democratic Socialism? Senator Bernie Sanders Explains
For one thing, "it means ending the international disgrace of the United States being the only major country on earth not to guarantee healthcare to all people as a right while we end up spending twice as much per capita on healthcare as any other major nation."
Read more
kerala As Arctic Warming Stalls Summer Weather, Study Warns of Intensifying 'Very-Extreme Extremes'
"This is #climatechange, and the time to act on it is now."
Read more
Zephyr Teachout, law professor at Fordham University and candidate for New York Attorney General, speaks during a press conference outside of Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan, August 8, 2018 in New York City. Progressives Cheer NYT Editorial Board Endorsement of Zephyr Teachout for Attorney General
New York Democrats can find in Teachout "their most effective champion for democracy and civil rights, good government and the environment, workers' rights, fair housing, and gender equality," the editorial board writes.
Read more
Any Invites for Victims of Wall Street Greed? 10 Years After Global Meltdown, Lehman Brothers Planning 'Disgraceful' Reunion
"People will be absolutely disgusted about this unacceptable and highly inappropriate gathering."
Read more
'We Are Climbing Rapidly Out of Humankind's Safe Zone': New Report Warns Dire Climate Warnings Not Dire Enough
"Climate change is now reaching the end-game, where very soon humanity must choose between taking unprecedented action, or accepting that it has been left too late and bear the consequences."
Read more
Nearly Three Days Later, Jake Tapper Admits CNN "Fact Check" on Medicare for All Was, Uh, Not Factual
"Having now acknowledged the need for two corrections, he should consider whether he and the other people working on this understand the issue of Medicare for All well enough to appoint themselves as fact checkers."
Read more
Trump digs coal Former Koch Industries Lawyer Turned Top Trump EPA Official Set to Deliver Major Win for Big Polluters
"Even if the president ends up in prison, we're going to be paying for this era for the rest of our lives."
Read more