All News Articles for 2019-03-01

Friday, March 1, 2019
"It's Time": Push Intensifies for Democrats to Use Cohen Testimony to Subpoena Trump Tax Returns
"Michael Cohen's testimony has confirmed what most Americans already know, Trump is a TAX CHEAT! Congress must obtain his tax returns so we can finally see the full extent of his criminality, if any."
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Saudis Join With US to Kill EU Effort to Create Dirty Money Blacklist
"Governments must ask themselves whether they are on the side of autocrats or their citizens!"
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The Intercept promo WATCH: Naomi Klein and Shoshana Zuboff Discuss Mounting Dangers of 'Surveillance Capitalism'
The conversation follows the release of Zuboff's new book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
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In Step Toward Ending Dark-Money Elections, Court to Review Case That Created Super PACs
"We need to put 'We the People' back in charge, and that starts by closing the gaping super PAC loophole that has allowed dark money to overwhelm our elections."
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In 'Historically Dubious' CPAC Speech, Pence Claims 'Freedom' Ended Slavery
"Think he's arguing that capitalism ended slavery which is... an interesting perspective!" — Christopher Mathias, HuffPost
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Chelsea Manning 'To Punish an Outspoken Whistleblower,' Chelsea Manning Subpoeaned to Testify Before Grand Jury
Subpoeana likely related to WikiLeaks' Julian Assange
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Fair Housing Advocates Applaud Oregon's Historic Rent Control Law—But Vow to Fight for Even Better Protections
"Let's call this cap 'anti-price gouging,' and continue to demand that the state lift the ban on rent control so that local lawmakers can finish the job the state was unwilling to do."
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'Devastating' Impacts Feared as Oil Spill Threatens UNESCO Heritage Site in Pacific
"The evidence indicates very little prospect of imminent action that would involve getting the oil off the vessel and preventing the ongoing spill."
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Fishermen collect fish at Kovalam Beach Global Warming Decimating World Fisheries—And Studies Warn It's On Track to Get Worse Without Urgent Action
"Adapting to existing climate change effects and implementing the Paris agreement is crucial for the future of the planet's ocean fisheries."
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Youth Climate Movement to World Leaders: We Will 'Change Fate of Humanity, Whether You Like It or Not'
Student climate strikers issue open letter ahead of global day of action on March 15 that will consist of more than 500 events in over 50 countries
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High school students demonstrate against global warming at a Fridays for Future demonstration on March 01, 2019 in Hamburg, Germany. Beautiful Sight in Hamburg as Thousands of Students March in Latest Climate Strike
"To all the people who are currently planning to steal our future: Nice try. But no."
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Doctors Group, Citing Dangerous Conditions, Demands Immediate Release of Babies Detained by ICE
"ICE is required to meet basic standards of care for minor non-citizens in its custody. It repeatedly has demonstrated an inability to do so."
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#FireKushner Surges After NYT Reports Trump Ordered Security Clearance for Son-in-Law
"The president probably could not receive a security clearance if he was not the president."
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Says He's Running for President in 2020 for One Urgent Reason: The Climate Crisis
"We're the first generation to feel the sting of climate change, and we're the last that can do something about it."
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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Slammed for 'Groveling at the Feet' of Billionaire Bezos in Effort to Revive Amazon HQ2
" Start listening to our communities, who overwhelmingly reject this deal," Make the Road New York said in response to the governor's efforts.
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