All News Articles for 2019-10-28

Monday, October 28, 2019
CWA protest 'Something Only a Hedge Fund Manager Could Love': Union Trashes AT&T Plan to Boost Assets With Stock Buybacks
The company could instead be "using its massive profits to increase investment in next generation wireless and fiber broadband networks and train its employees for jobs of the future."
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Hundreds of Facebook Employees to CEO Zuckerberg: 'Free Speech and Paid Speech Are Not the Same Thing'
"Facebook's own employees are rising up against the company's dangerous decision to help politicians lie to U.S. voters."
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Trump's Stated Plan to Loot Syria's Oil Reserves 'Would Be a War Crime,' Critics Say
"He's pulling back that curtain and just telling you the truth."
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden 'Look at My Record, Child,' Biden Tells Adult Climate Campaigner in Condescending Response to Super PAC Question
"Biden needs to wrestle seriously with young people demanding real leadership," says Sunrise Movement co-founder, "and stop dismissing young women asking him legitimate questions as children."
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'Call It the Surge': Vowing Nationwide Crackdown, Trump Touts Tougher and More Militarized US Police
"They didn't want to make you look so tough," the president told a room full of cops on Monday. "They didn't want to make you look like you're a threat."
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Poll Sponsored by Anti-Communists Discovers 70% of US Millennials Ready to Ditch Capitalism for Socialism
Critics blame poll results on 'historical amnesia,' while progressive observers say millennials associate socialism with strong social welfare systems
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Syrian children walk past a damaged van at the site of helicopter gunfire which reportedly killed nine people near the northwestern Syrian village of Barisha in the Idlib province along the border with Turkey, where "groups linked to the Islamic State (IS) group" were present, according to a Britain-based war monitor with sources inside Syria, on October 27, 2019. The helicopters targeted a home and a car on the outskirts of Barisha, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, after US media said IS leade A Reminder Following Baghdadi's Death: 'The Terrorists We're Killing Today Are the Terrorists We Created Yesterday'
"Nobody is better than the U.S. at killing terrorists. Nobody is better than the U.S. at creating terrorists."
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"People are dying cuz they don’t have healthcare, those are people worth fighting for," Michael Sayman said in an early Monday tweet. 'Tax the Hell Out of Me,' Says Young Millionaire Google Exec at Prospect of a President Bernie Sanders
Channeling Sanders' call from earlier this month, Michael Sayman said that "sometimes you have to be willing to fight for someone else, fight for someone you don't know."
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As PG&E Leaves Millions Without Power Amid Wildfires, Sanders Says Time to Think About 'Public Ownership of Major Utilities'
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate has proposed a Green New Deal that would create "a modern, high-volt, underground, renewable, direct current, smart, electric transmission and distribution grid."
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climate activists occupied Canada's House of Commons 27 Youth Climate Activists Arrested for Canadian Parliament Sit-In Demanding Green New Deal
"Climate change is impacting us now, so we're acting now and we expect our politicians to do the same."
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'Forces We've Unleashed Are Beyond Terrifying': Footage Shows Horrors of California Wildfires as Governor Declares Statewide Emergency
"Our rage as a nation has to burn as fiercely as every fire we witness — for the retiree who's lost their entire life savings, for the family forced to evacuate from a home they may never come back to, for the child suffocating in smoke miles away."
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US President Greeted With Thunderous Boos and 'Impeach Trump' Banner at World Series
"After years of horrifying footage of people wildly cheering Trump's deranged rambling at his rallies, it's reassuring—restorative, even!—to know that the rest of the country hasn't forgotten how to greet tyrants."
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