All News Articles for 2018-12-05

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
'A Great Shame': Taken From Oceans Around the World, 100% of Sea Turtles in New Study Had Plastics in Their Bellies
"How many more studies like this do we need for corporations to take strong action to curb the production of throwaway plastic which is predicted to quadruple by 2050?"
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Marchers in Philadelphia carry a sign reading Clean Energy Revolution While Trump Aims Again to Prop Up Coal, Campaigners Say Nothing 'Is Going to Change the Move Toward Clean Energy'
Trump's EPA is reportedly about to weaken an Obama-era regulation to allow for more new coal plants
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coal Record-High Carbon Emissions Show 'We Are Speeding Towards the Precipice of Irrevocable Climate Chaos'
"Brutal" new research offers a global "reality check" as world leaders discuss Paris accord goals at COP24
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"We're putting these congress members on notice and sending a clear message: The internet never forgets," declared Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the Future. (Photo: Fight for the Future) With Deadline to Save Net Neutrality Days Away, Here Are the 18 Democrats Still Siding With Telecom Donors Over Open Internet
"It's clear that these congressmembers are deep in the pockets of lobbyists at Verizon, Comcast, and AT&T. These telecoms have given them hundreds of thousands of dollars in 'campaign donations.'"
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Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir Iceland's "Anti-Trump" Prime Minister Joins Sanders-Varoufakis Open Call for Global Progressive Alliance
The Progressive International's open call was just revealed at the first-ever Sanders Institute Gathering
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Trump Lawyer and Cybersecurity Adviser Rudy Giuliani Accuses Twitter of 'Invading' His Account After Typing Error Results in Anti-Trump Website Link
"Giuliani spent 16 years as a security consultant and was originally brought on to the Trump team as a cybersecurity adviser. Be terrified."
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Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) Choosing #PeoplesOrientation, Pressley and Ocasio-Cortez Protest Right-Wing Backed Event for New Members of Congress
"I was sent to Washington to fight, alongside all of my colleagues—to save and to improve lives," declares Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley
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To Advance Bold Progressive Policies, Ocasio-Cortez Takes on Wall Street Democrat for Seat on Key Tax Committee
As Democratic leaders push conservative "pay-go" rule, the newly elected democratic socialist is pursuing solutions on the "scale of the crises we're facing."
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In 'Craven' Bait-and-Switch Attack on Workers, Michigan GOP Guts Minimum Wage and Sick Leave Proposals
"Imagine hating working-class people this much."
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'Time to Walk the Walk': Ocasio-Cortez Announces 'At Least' $15 Wage for Interns
The culture of the unpaid DC internship, says one expert on the issue, is part of "a very nasty system that keeps rich people in control"
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meat and butcher Slash Meat Consumption and Avert Climate Catastrophe, Says New Blueprint for 'Sustainable Food Future' by 2050
The report features 22 proposals to feed the growing human population
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'Democracy Dies...in the Early Morning Light' as Wisconsin GOP Rams Through 'Lame Duck Legislative Coup'
"Scott Walker may be on the way out of office for the first time in a quarter century, but his corrosive brand of politics lives on in his fellow Republicans."
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