All News Articles for 2019-01-24

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Open Letter by Over 70 Scholars and Experts Condemns US-Backed Coup Attempt in Venezuela
"For the sake of the Venezuelan people, the region, and for the principle of national sovereignty, these international actors should instead support negotiations between the Venezuelan government and its opponents."
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Warren Forces Issue of Massive Economic Inequality Into 2020 Debate With 'Ultra-Millionaire Tax'
"It would be easier to argue against tax proposals like Warren's if their opponents weren't 200-year-old billionaire supervillains asking why unpaid federal workers need food."
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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai Net Neutrality Repeal, Evidence Shows, Is Doing None of the Good Stuff Ajit Pai and Telecom Industry Promised
"Sorry, @AjitPaiFCC: Your sloppy attempts to tie network investment to your #NetNeutrality repeal just don't hold water. And they never did."
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Groups Call on Democrats to Stop Stalling and 'Immediately' Request Trump's Tax Returns
"Democrats pledged to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns as part of their oversight agenda, and we will hold them accountable for that promise."
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"A Coup Is Not a Democratic Transition!" US Peace Activist Interrupts Pompeo Speech on Venezuela
"Do not listen to Secretary Pompeo!" declares Medea Benjamin during meeting of OAS delegates in Washington
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With Corporate Interests at the Helm, EPA Polluter Fines Down 85%, Hitting Lowest Level in 25 Years
"With its scientists censored and a coal lobbyist in charge, its no wonder why EPA's civil fines for polluters are down 85 percent."
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doomsday graphic Welcome to 'The New Abnormal': Apocalypse Still Looms as Doomsday Clock Stays at 2 Minutes to Midnight
"Humanity faces two dire and simultaneous existential threats: nuclear weapons and climate change."
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Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Subpoenaed by Senate Intel Committee
"Well, he has to comply with subpoenas," says Cohen's attorney
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Billionaire Wilbur Ross Says Unpaid Federal Workers Don't Have "Good Excuse" for Running Out of Money During Shutdown
"Ross and Trump may not get it, but it's not complicated. Federal employees go to food banks because they have to feed their kids, and they can't do that without a paycheck."
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'March Now or Swim Later': As Elites Chit-Chat in Davos, Climate Strike Swells With 35,000 Students Marching in Brussels
"The word 'inspiring' doesn't even begin to cover it."
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natca workers 'Fly at Your Own Risk, Friends': As Trump Shutdown Continues, Airline Safety Workers Issue 'Terrifying' Warning
"Enough is enough. It's beyond time to #ShutDownTheWall and open the government."
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So-Called 'Trump Resistance' Mostly Silent as US President Openly Foments Coup d'Etat in Venezuela
"No one in a democratic country, especially not the media, should be supporting Trump's unilateral action to declare Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela."
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