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Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Trump Has 'Full Confidence' in Top Aide Forced to Resign After Allegations of Domestic Abuse
Rob Porter denied allegations but announced plans to resign as president's staff secretary after reports and photos surfaced of alleged spousal violence
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'Will Democrats Fail Dreamers Again?' Protests Erupt in Senate After Schumer Touts Deal With GOP
Arrests followed the mass demonstrations that kicked off after the top Senate Democrat celebrated a spending deal with Mitch McConnell
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Medicare for All Advocates Rip 'Cynical and Dishonest' Healthcare Initiative as Ploy to Undermine Single Payer
"The path already exists. The movement already exists. The political will exists. What's lacking is a willingness to stand up for values that people already agree with for fear of alienating people like Bill Frist."
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protest sign 'Drilling Is Killing': West Coast Activists Hold Series of Protests to Counter Trump's Offshore Oil Plan
Environmentalists in Oregon and California take to the streets to tell the Trump administration "we want to keep our coastline clean."
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Siding With Monsanto, GOP Threatens to Cut Off WHO Funds Over Glyphosate Finding
"Are we willing to sell out the public's right to know about harmful chemicals in the places we work, live, and play, just so that Monsanto can sell more glyphosate?"
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With 28-Point Flip, Democrat Wins Special Election in Missouri District That Went Huge for Trump
A year after Trump won Missouri's 97th district, state House seat goes to Democrat Mike Revis
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VP Pence Putting Dent in Olympic Diplomacy, Pence Vows 'Most Aggressive' Sanctions Yet for North Korea
"How dare Koreans in the South talk to Koreans in the North to avert a war that would kill millions and destroy the entire peninsula."
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A Navy A-7 Corsair jet is pulled down Broadway as sailors rejoice on its wings during the Operation Welcome Home ticker-tape parade in New York City on June 10, 1991 As Endless Wars Rage, 'Aspiring Dictator' Trump Orders Massive Military Parade
"He wants thousands of soldiers to publicly salute him, as he recklessly sends them off to escalate wars from Afghanistan to Syria and start new conflicts with North Korea and Iran."
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Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Judge to Preside Over Border Wall Case Two Years After Trump Attacked His Mexican Heritage
Judge Gonzalo Curiel will decide whether the Trump administration needs to observe environmental regulations while constructing a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border
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If Anti-Immigrant Wish List Not Accepted, Trump Says, 'I'd Love to See a Shutdown'
Trump has repeatedly complained about "devastating" effect of shutdowns, but now he's calling for a shutdown if his xenophobic demands aren't met
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Climate 'Hero' Gets Three-Year Prison Sentence for Shutting Down Tar Sands Pipeline
"If other people don't take action, mine makes no difference," Michael Foster said. "The only way what I did matters is if people are stopping the poison."
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After Trump 'Treason' Talk, Sanders Says 'Grassroots Activism' Key to Defeating 'Authoritarianism'
"The great political issue now facing our country," Sanders says, "is not Democrat vs. Republican, it's democracy vs. authoritarianism."
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Citing Poor Care for Mental Health in US Prisons, UK Court Refuses Extradition Request
For a second time in six years, the U.K. has declined to send an accused hacker to the U.S. out of concern for his safety in the care of the Department of Justice
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GOP Exhibits 'Bottomless Bad Faith' With New Shutdown Hostage: Community Health Centers
Republicans are now pretending to care about funding for health centers that they allowed to lapse four months ago
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To Help Save Humanity, A Six-Step Guide to Combat Fossil Fuel Industry's Climate Lies
Researchers propose deploying strategy in classrooms and on social media to teach people how to "neutralize" misinformation
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Far-Right Trump Backers Biggest Purveyors of Sensationalist, Low-Quality News: Oxford Study
Right-wingers' consumption of "junk news" is harmful to democracy, researchers find
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A trading board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shows the closing numbers on February 5, 2018 in New York City. Following Fridays's over 600 point drop, the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly fell over 1500 points in afternoon trading before closing down at 1,175.21 points. After Claiming Credit for Rise, Will Trump Take Credit for Historic Stock Market Tumble?
"Seeing as how Trump loves to brag about the stock market doing well, I know he'll be a man of integrity and take an equal share of the responsibility when it doesn't."
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'Subversion of Democracy': GOP Push Impeachment of State Justices to Defend Gerrymandering
Pennsylvania GOP, argues one expert, offers more evidence the "Republican Party does not believe in democracy and will tear down any American institution if it will help them hold power."
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big tobacco execs Citing Infamous Big Tobacco Hearing, Sanders Wants Drug CEOs to Testify on Opioid Crisis
Demanding an investigation by lawmakers, Sanders notes, "this epidemic has not only cost us hundreds of thousands of lives, but has also cost federal, state, and local governments hundreds of billions of dollars."
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Monday, February 5, 2018
In 'Dictator Move,' Trump Accuses Democrats of Treason for Not Applauding at SOTU
The president casually told an Ohio audience that lawmakers' lack of enthusiam was "un-American"
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Supreme Court Blocks Pennsylvania GOP's Attempt to Restore Gerrymandered Map for 2018
"The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the fundamental right of Pennsylvanians to fair representation—something they have been denied since this gerrymandered map was put in place."
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camera, White House logo Countering Trump's 'Hostility' Toward Media, Bill Would Protect Journalists From Intimidation and Assault
"It is clear that not only is the role of the news media in our democracy under attack, but the safety of individual journalists is threatened."
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A former Google ethicist argues that social media companies have created an "attention economy" aimed at taking up users' times as much as possible, often with negative health effects. Promoting 'Humane Technology,' Former Facebook Workers Aim to Shield Public from Social Media's Harms
Countering the "attention economy" they helped to create, former Facebook and Google employees form coalition to promote models for healthier products
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Decrying 'Dog-Eat-Dog System,' #PoorPeoplesCampaign Kicks Off 40 Days of 'Moral Action'
"We are witnessing an assault on the poor, on immigrants, on black and brown people, and on the Earth, and we can't let it happen any longer."
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Leaving 143 Million Americans Out to Dry, Trump CFPB Backs Off Equifax Probe
"This has become par for the course at Mulvaney's CFPB. If you've given him massive campaign contributions, you should expect special treatment."
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