All News Articles for 2018-10-30

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
'Just Another Totally Normal Day' in Trump's Swamp as Interior Secretary Zinke Referred to DOJ by His Own Agency's Inspector General
Inspector General Mary Kendall is currently investigating at least three cases of Zinke's improper use of his political influence—one of which could now result in a criminal probe
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The Declaration for American Democracy 'Our Democracy Is Sick': Progressive Groups Join Forces to Ensure Voting Rights and End Corporate Sabotage of Common Good
"Today our system is in crisis," warns the new Declaration for American Democracy. "Together we must build a democracy where everyone participates, every vote is counted, voting rights are fully enforced, and everyone's voice is heard."
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As Handful of Billionaire Families Grab Nation's Wealth for Themselves, New Report Details How Dynasties Rig US Economy
"Today's extreme wealth inequality is perhaps greater than any time in American history. This is largely the result of rapidly growing wealth dynasties and a rigged economy."
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As Latin America Braces for 'Bolsonaro Effect,' Leftist Teachers Already Being Targeted by Brazil's Fascist Forces
"Freedom of thought is not a concession made by the state. It is a fundamental right."
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Trump out hate 'We Do Not Welcome Him. We Do Not Need Him': Protests Planned as Trump Defies Requests He Stay Away From a Pittsburgh in Mourning
"We certainly don't want Trump to feel welcome... He needs to take responsibility for the fact that his dog-whistle politics has helped enable the kind of violent action we saw at Tree of Life."
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From Poverty to Student Debt to Gun Violence to Climate Crisis, Trump's America Is Seriously Stressing People Out
A new survey by the American Psychological Association found that 62 percent of Americans are stressed by the current political climate and 69 percent are anxious about the future
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Humanity 'Sleepwalking Towards the Edge of a Cliff': 60% of Earth's Wildlife Wiped Out Since 1970
"Nature is not a 'nice to have'—it is our life-support system."
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Glenn Greenwald Watch: Glenn Greenwald Breaks Down Lessons for the West From Bolsonaro's Fascist Victory in Brazil
"When the establishment class fails a huge portion of the population for enough time and to enough of an extent, sooner or later they will decide that it is the ruling class that is their enemy."
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A Blatant Lie and 'Obvious Stunt': Trump Claims He Can End 14th Amendment Guarantee of Birthright Citizenship by Presidential Fiat
"To respond as if he's ending birthright citizenship because he told an outlet he is ending birthright citizenship is to allow him to be our assignment editor," said journalist Sam Stein of the Axios interview. "It's an obvious stunt."
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With Midterms in One Week, Bernie Sanders Says GOP Effort to Strip Healthcare From 32 Million Should Be Highlighted 'Every Hour of Every Day'
As Republicans posture as defenders of healthcare, the Vermont senator says their true record of gutting healthcare programs should be exposed as much as possible
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