All News Articles for 2019-11-27

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Medical professionals, medical students, ACTUP New York, and their supporters held a rousing protest rally outside Pfizer World Headquarters in New York. At the beginning of this year, the corporate giant announced price increases for 40 of its drugs. Why Are Drug Prices Rising So Much? Pharma Exec Admits 'No Other Rationale' But Profit-Making
"The industry executive said the quiet part out loud," said one outside expert in response. "Price-gouging is central to the industry business model."
Read more
XR protester arrested 'The Law Is on Our Side': Extinction Rebellion Celebrates Dropped Charges Against 105 Climate Activists
Ultimately, the environmental movement expects the cases of over 1,000 activists arrested in London last month will be discontinued.
Read more
'Massive Criminal Enterprise': Giuliani Reportedly Sought Ukraine Business Deals as He Worked to Dig Up Dirt on Biden for Trump
"Giuliani sought a payments of $200,000 from the recently dismissed prosecutor general of Ukraine earlier this year. So, Mr. President, about that corruption in Ukraine you said you were so worried about..."
Read more
An explosion occurred at roughly 1:00 am Wednesday at a chemical plant in Port Neches, Texas. Just One Week After Trump Rolled Back Safety Measures, Chemical Plant Explosion Rocks Texas Town
"This facility has a track record of violating the Clean Air Act."
Read more
'The Bloodshed Must Stop': Sanders, Khanna, and Schumer Demand Passage of Measure to End US Complicity in Yemen Slaughter
"Without U.S. support, the Saudi bombings on innocent civilians could not continue," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.
Read more
act now banner 'Not Enough to Declare Climate Emergency': Ahead of EU Vote, Demand for Action Not Just Words
"When your house is on fire, can you really afford the time to come up with declarations, or do you grab a bucket and do whatever you can to stop everything from burning?"
Read more
President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted out a photo of himself looking like the fictional boxing champion Rocky Balboa, played by action star Sylvester Stallone. (Photo: Screenshot/@realdonaldtrump) 'Both Sad and Funny on a Whole New Level': The President of the United States of America Just Tweeted This Image of Himself
Trump, quipped one observer, "just sent this out, as perfectly normal national leaders often do."
Read more
ban fracking The 'Climate Crisis Is a Health Emergency': New Report Warns US Fracking Boom Making People and Planet Sick
"It is unconscionable that we continue to subject our communities to these risks when we have the technology to make a just transition to renewable energy."
Read more
Vermont senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders campaigns at the University of New Hampshire in Durham. (Photo: Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Amid National Surge, New Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Top Democrat in New Hampshire
"Bernie is in the pocket of #BigUs," supporters are saying. "Pass it on."
Read more
'Their Secret Agenda Today Is Exposed': Corbyn Says Leaked Trade Docs Show Tory Plan to Privatize NHS With Trump's Help
The U.K. Labour leader said the move, if successful, "could lead to runaway privatization of our health service."
Read more
'Only Did the Right Thing When He Got Caught': Trump Reportedly Knew of Whistleblower Complaint When He Unfroze Ukraine Aid
"It was only until he felt that he was being exposed that he actually stepped up and actually released the funds."
Read more
Without Dialing for Dollars or Lobbyist Meetings, Ocasio-Cortez Raised More Money Than Any Other House Democrat in Third Quarter
"While many try to belittle a progressive agenda that centers working people and the public good, in truth it's more powerful than ever."
Read more