All News Articles for 2018-12-11

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
In Early Holiday 'Gift to Polluters,' Trump Guts Protections for 60 Percent of Nation's Streams, Wetlands, and Waterways
"Piece by piece, molecule by molecule, Trump is handing over our country to corporate polluters and other industrial interests at the expense of our future."
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In Major Victory for Progressives, Democratic Leadership Abandons Tax Rule That Would Have Made Bold Agenda Impossible
"The removal of this harmful provision will help progressives pass college for all, Medicare for All, and other bold proposals that will deliver meaningful relief for working families," declared the Congressional Progressive Caucus
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Ted Lieu 'If You Don't Want Negative Search Results, Don't Do Negative Things,' Ted Lieu Tells GOP During Google Hearing
The Democrat from California used varied results from two Republican congressmen named Steve to debunk Republicans' claims the search engine is biased against them
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'For Taking Great Risks in Pursuit of Greater Truths,' Journalists Under Attack Named TIME Magazine's Person of the Year
"They are representative of a broader fight by countless others around the world...who risk all to tell the story of our time."
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"It's Called Transparency": Donald, Chuck, and Nancy Hold Rare Public Talks as Negotiations Erupt on Live TV
"That was wild," said NBC's correspondent after the "stunning" exchange between Democratic leaders and the president over wall funding and a looming government shutdown
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'A Cowardly Act': Democrat Leads Bipartisan Push to Sneak Criminalization of Pro-Palestinian BDS Campaign Into Must-Pass Spending Bill
"No Democrat who considers themselves to be a progressive—and no member of Congress who claims to defend free speech—should be co-sponsoring any anti-BDS legislation."
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arctic sea ice 'An Indication of What's Coming': Melting at North and South Poles Worse Than Previously Thought
While NOAA's annual report shows the Arctic has lost 95 percent of its oldest, thickest ice, NASA researchers have observed ice retreat in East Antarctica—a region they'd believed was stable
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'We Can't Enact Our Agenda Without Seats at the Table': Tens of Thousands Sign Petition Demanding Powerful Ways and Means Committee Seat for Ocasio-Cortez
"If you're ready for Medicare for All, lower drug prices, and a fair economy for everyone, this is our chance to put a progressive leader in an important position of power."
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Google China sign Human Rights Groups Blast Google for 'Actively Aiding China's Censorship and Surveillance Regime'
Ahead of CEO's congressional testimony, Amnesty International and others are calling on the company to #DropDragonfly—a censored search engine specifically designed for the country
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'Not Your Average Demonstration': Faith Leaders Arrested Demanding Demilitarization of US Border
"In the face of unfounded fear, racism, and violence, courageous action is necessary."
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As Schumer and Pelosi Offer Up $1.3 Billion, Progressives Say 'Not One Dime' Should Go to Trump's Anti-Immigrant Agenda
"Saying it louder for the people in the back: Start and with $0 for Donald Trump's border wall."
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