All News Articles for 2018-08-23

Thursday, August 23, 2018
With US Prison Strike on Third Day, Reports of Hunger Strikes and Work Stoppages Nationwide
"Prisoners are boycotting commissaries, they are engaging in hunger strikes which can take days for the state to acknowledge, and they will be engaging in sit-ins and work strikes which are not always reported to the outside."
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Fossil Fuel Industry Evokes Fury for Seeking Taxpayer Funds for Protection Against Climate Crisis It Created
"Big Oil is asking tax payers to pay for protecting their refineries from sea level rise that they caused by keeping us addicted to oil? Yeah…no."
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions After Trump Again Attacks AG, Battered Minion Jeff Sessions Brags About His 'Unprecedented' Role in Pushing Despicable Agenda
Their latest public spat comes as top GOP senators signal the possible ouster of the AG after the upcoming midterms—a move that could seriously impact the Mueller probe
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Trump 'In Serious Legal Jeopardy' as Top Tabloid Executives Reportedly Get Immunity in Exchange for Hush Money Info
"This goes a long way to explaining why Trump is upset about 'flipping.'"
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'We Can't Let Up Now': After Surviving Telecom Sabotage Effort, California's Net Neutrality Bill Clears Key Hurdle
"SB 822 is the best darn state level net neutrality bill in the nation. Passing it should be a no-brainer for the California legislature. This is a test of our democracy."
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'Incredible': New Poll That Shows 70% of Americans Support Medicare for All Includes 84% of Democrats and 52% of Republicans
"Don't tell anyone but, uh, we're gonna win."
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California Gov. Jerry Brown Reps. Barbara Lee and Ro Khanna Call on Gov. Jerry Brown to Be 'Bold' and Halt All New Fossil Fuel Projects in California
The lawmakers' letter also demands a "just and equitable transition" that "would protect workers, communities, and economies."
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NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner Receives Longest Sentence Ever For Unauthorized Disclosure
'Her sentence for violating the Espionage Act is extraordinary, particularly when compared to sentences issued in other leak prosecutions. Yet, it is representative of the extent to which the government will go to make examples out of whistleblowers.'
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As Impeachment Momentum Grows, Trump Warns 'Everybody Would Be Very Poor' If He Gets Ousted
In "Fox & Friends" interview, the president pointed to his head and declared, "Without this thinking, you would see numbers that you wouldn't believe—in reverse."
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South African Officials Among Many Denouncing Trump's "Disgusting" White Supremacist Talking Point on Land Reforms
"Tucker Carlson is acting as a direct pathway communicating narratives between white nationalists and the president of the United States."
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos DeVos Condemned for Considering 'Unprecedented' and 'Sickening' Plan to Spend Public Funds on Guns for Teachers
"America's teachers are already forced to spend their own meager salaries on basic school supplies, but the Trump administration would rather use taxpayer money to buy them guns."
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'Take Her Name Out of Your Mouth': Family of Mollie Tibbetts Tell Right-Wingers, Led by Trump, to Stop Exploiting Her Death for Racist, Anti-Immigrant Narrative
"We are not so fucking small-minded that we generalize a whole population based on some bad individuals. Now stop being a fucking snake and using my cousins death as political propaganda."
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In One Breath, Trump Claims Campaign Finance Violations 'Not a Big Deal,' But Says Criminals 'Flipping' on Higher-Ups 'Almost Ought To Be Outlawed'
It can actually be quite revealing when the president gets with his friends over at Fox & Friends.
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