All News Articles for 2018-11-19

Monday, November 19, 2018
Gilded Giving: How Philanthropy Dominated by Super-Rich Threatens Democracy
"The rate of decline in the number of low-dollar donors has an extremely strong correlation with indicators of economic inequality and insecurity in the United States," the report notes.
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Urging Lawmakers to Stand Up to Trump's War Hawks, Report Outlines US Path Back to Compliance with Iran Deal
"Donald Trump's assault on the Iran nuclear deal sabotages America's credibility and influence on the world stage...increasing the risks of both war with Iran and an Iranian nuclear weapon."
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'Get Our Country Off Fossil Fuels': Demanding Green New Deal, Youth Climate Leaders to Flood Congressional Offices Nationwide
"We have the momentum to make a Green New Deal real, but we need a critical mass of congresspeople to support the proposal."
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Journalist James Risen: Trump Is Attacking Free Press 'In a Way We Haven't Seen in Modern American History'
"I think the Acosta incident is... a symbol of an attempt to discredit not only CNN but the entire press corps."
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Deputy secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt As Rumors Mount Zinke's Days Are Numbered, Warnings About 'Man Behind the Curtain' Who Could Take Over Interior
Deputy Secretary David Bernhardt is an ex-lobbyist with "so many potential conflicts of interest he has to carry a small card listing them all."
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Prosthetic limbs sit on a shelf at a government health clinic on Sept. 24, 2018 in Aden, Yemen. 'There Is a US Imprint on the Death of Every Child in Yemen': Sen. Chris Murphy
As World Food Program head conveys scenes "of nightmares, of horror" and makes urgent plea for U.S. to end war, lawmakers decry U.S. complicity in civilian deaths
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With Corporate Media Abdicating Duty to Cover Climate Crisis, Sanders to Host Town Hall on Bold Green Initiatives
"This is an issue of huge consequence and you would think that ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox would be talking about this every day, having the debate, 'What do we do? Where do we go?'"
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Rescue workers 'Just Insane': Air Quality Soars Above Safety Threshold as California Wildfires Death Toll Rises
"If this kind of air quality from wildfires doesn't get people concerned, I don't know what will."
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Accusing Trump of Trying to 'Subvert the Constitution to Protect Himself,' Senators Sue to Block Whitaker from Serving as Acting AG
"The stakes are too high to allow the president to install an unconfirmed lackey to lead the Department of Justice."
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Stop Using Pakistan as a Scapegoat for America's Disastrous 'War on Terror': PM Imran Khan
"The U.S. should do a serious assessment of why, despite 140,000 NATO troops plus 250,000 Afghan troops and reportedly $1 trillion spent on war in Afghanistan, the Taliban today are stronger than before," said Pakistan's prime minister
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White House Threatens All Journalists With Vow to Still 'Throw Acosta Out'
The Trump administration said it would again revoke the reporter's press pass after a two-week restraining order expires
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#RakeNews: Finns Ridicule Trump's Claim That They Prevent Fires Like California's by "Raking" Forests
When asked about the U.S. president's comments, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto laughed and said he never said anything about raking to Trump
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