All News Articles for 2019-02-18

Monday, February 18, 2019
In New Hampshire, Kamala Harris Makes Clear She Is Not With the Democratic Socialists
The Democratic Senator from California, a candidate for president, said that likely voters want a leader willing to talk about the importance of "equal opportunity and access to a path to success"
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blocked 'Highly Disturbing': Facebook Blocks Viral Video Outlets Critical of US Foreign Policy and Corporate Media
Journalists and free speech advocates are calling out the social media giant for shuttering the pages after CNN inquired about Berlin-based media company Maffick's funding from the Russian government
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With Trump Pushing Regime Change in Venezuela, Critics Warn News Outlets Failing US Viewers Once Again
"If the US had a major state TV network it would sound exactly like this. 100% pure, uncritical cheerleading."
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Despite 'War Crimes' Concerns in Yemen, Raytheon Nabs $1.6 Billion Arms Deal With UAE
Announcement comes as resolution to end U.S. complicity in Yemen war edges toward Senate vote
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Demonstrators gather in Lafayette Square during a demonstration organized by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) protesting President Donald Trump's declaration of emergency powers on February 18, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Nationwide Rallies Denounce #FakeTrumpEmergency and President's Anti-Immigrant Agenda
Rapid-response mobilizations refute Trump's assertion of an emergency at the southern border and denounce administration's xenophobic agenda
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Elin Ersson Swedish Activist Fined for Viral Live-Streamed Protest Against Deportation of Afghan Asylum Seeker
"It is right to save lives and wrong to be punished for trying."
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Who Else Might Like Medicare for All? Retired Coal Miners Who Just Had Their Health Benefits Ripped Away
Virginia billionaire says that while he recognizes the nullification of the coal miners' health package and union contract is "painful," the pain is necessary for the sale to be worthwhile to an investor like him
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Mark Zuckerberg As UK Lawmakers Call Out Facebook Execs as 'Digital Gangsters,' New Zealand Moves to Tax Tech Giants
"The era of self-regulation for tech companies must end immediately."
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