All News Articles for 2018-12-27

Thursday, December 27, 2018
Survey Shows Most Americans Agree With Ocasio-Cortez: $5 Billion Should Be Spent on Healthcare or Education, Not Trump's Border Wall
According to a new Business Insider poll, only 19 percent of respondents said a border wall would be "the best use" of $5 billion
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protests in Brazil Ahead of Bolsonaro's Inauguration in Brazil, Groups Vow to Fight 'Hateful Rhetoric and Acts of Violence, Intimidation, or Persecution'
"The election of right-wing extremist Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil's next president represents a crisis for indigenous rights, the Amazon rainforest, and our global climate."
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fukushima 4 Japanese Prosecutors Demand 5 Years in Prison for Executives Facing Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
"It was easy to safeguard the plant against tsunami, but they kept operating the plant heedlessly."
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Investigation Finds at Least $800M in Taxpayer Money Went to Funding For-Profit Immigrant Prisons in 2018
An aslyum-seeker who fled persecution in El Salvador described one private detention facility as "like a torture chamber"
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Trump Earth sign Report on President's Environmental Record So Far 'Reminds Us That Trump Soap Opera Has Dire Real-World Consequences'
"We are sort of powerless," a Fort Berthold Indian Reservation resident said of Trump's rollbacks on pollution rules. "This is our reality now."
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As Claim That 'Many' Workers Support Shutdown Falls Apart, Trump Now Insists 'Most' Unpaid Federal Employees 'Are Democrats'
"At best, it looks like Trump is willing to keep the shutdown going because he believes it won't hurt the people who vote for him. At worst, it looks like the president of the United States is admitting that he's deliberately punishing 'most of the people not getting paid' purely as an act of...
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'Beyond Repulsive': Outrage After Trump DHS Secretary Blames 'Parents' and 'Open Borders' Advocates for Deaths of Children in US Custody
"Children in the custody of the Trump administration are dying, and the best the Secretary of Homeland Security can do is blame 'those who seek open borders' and 'parents.'"
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Iraqi Leaders Condemn Trump's Surprise Visit as 'Flagrant and Clear Violation of Diplomatic Norms'
One ordinary Iraqi also weighed in, saying the U.S. hasn't "given anything to the country except destruction and devastation"
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