All News Articles for 2019-12-03

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
"Since day one, Secretary Bernhardt has operated as though Interior was his own personal lobby shop by doling out favors for his former clients with impunity," said Jayson O’Neill, deputy director of Western Values Project As Nation Transfixed by Impeachment, Trump Quietly Provides Offshore Drilling Industry 'Sweetheart Giveaway'
Former lobbyist turned Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, says critic, probably assumed gift "to his former oil and gas client would slip by unnoticed."
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Brown University Committee Votes in Favor of Divesting From Companies Complicit in Human Rights Abuses in Palestine
The vote comes eight months after 69 percent of student voters supported a referendum to divest from companies profiting from military occupation.
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Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Ranking Member Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) listen to Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, testify before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 20, 2019 in Washington, DC. Declaring 'No One Is Above the Law,' House Intelligence Committee Releases Trump Impeachment Report
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) tweeted in response to the report that "the House Judiciary Committee should accept the Intelligence Committee report and immediately start drawing up articles of impeachment."
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'They Want Us Afraid:' Fired Google Workers Fight Back Against Tech Giant With NLRB Complaint
"They count on the fear, the sadness, and the anger that we are all feeling to stop us all from exercising our rights. But what they didn't count on is the strength, the resolve, and the solidarity of Googlers and our allies."
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Border Patrol agents detain a 14-year-old boy Critics Decry 'Publicity Stunt With Genuine Consequences' as Trump Deploys 'Surge' of Park Rangers to Patrol Southern Border
"Building a despicable wall through our spectacular borderlands isn't enough for Trump."
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'He's Just...Erased': PBS 2020 Segment Finds Time for Klobuchar, Sestak, and Bullock—But Completely Ignores Bernie Sanders
It was like watching "manufacturing consent in action,' said Current Affairs editor Nathan Robinson.
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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) speaks during a news conference with fellow Democrats at the U.S. Capitol October 25, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Kamala Harris to End Her 2020 Presidential Campaign, Leaving Third Way Dems 'Stunned and Disappointed'
Harris leaves the race after failing to gain traction with voters.
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According to CNN, the contract issued on Monday is the Navy's "most expensive shipbuilding contract ever" and was awarded to weapons maker General Dynamics Electric Boat and subcontractors.  (Photo: U.S. Navy/General Dynamics Electric Boat) US Navy Places $22 Billion Cyber Monday Order for Nuclear Submarines, But Who Is Asking How We Gonna Pay For It?
"$22 billion could fund a lot of kids learning," said Albert Lee, a Democrat running for Congress in Oregon. "We need an education race; not a wasted arms race."
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Greta Thunberg 'People Are Underestimating the Force of Angry Kids': Greta Thunberg Returns to Europe for Climate Summit
At COP 25, Thunberg said, "we will continue the fight there to make sure that within those walls the voices of the people are being heard."
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A Briton is shocked at the cost of an ambulance ride in the U.S. 'So If You're Poor, You're Dead'? Watch These Brits Gasp When They Find Out Cost of Healthcare in the United States
"The cost of American healthcare is literally unimaginable to most British people."
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After Hottest Decade Since Records Began, WMO Warns World May Face 5°C Rise by Century's End
The impacts of the climate crisis "are real and happening now and place huge pressures on communities and countries," climate scientists said.
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Report Details How Social Security Has Become Rigged for the Wealthy While Leaving Behind Those It Was Designed to Help
"The program's become less progressive," said Jim Roosevelt, a former Social Security Administration official and grandson of FDR.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) 'Standing With Bernie Because Bernie Stands With Us': Iowa's Largest Progressive Group Endorses Sanders
"We're committed to using this endorsement to lift up our people and planet first demands and take on the corporate power that wants to maintain the 'business as usual' status quo."
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Trump Ridiculed for Claiming Unnamed 'Legal Scholars' Praised Calls With Ukraine Leader as 'Absolutely Perfect'
"Amazing how these people never have names."
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'Steaming Nonsense': Republican Report Claiming Trump Did Nothing Wrong Panned for Ignoring Facts and Witness Testimony
"Republicans are entirely unperturbed by Trump's use of his office to solicit foreign interference in the next election on his behalf."
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