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Debate Over Trump Impeachment Follows Facts Revealed in Redacted Mueller Report

Interview with Karen Hobert Flynn, president of Common Cause, conducted by Scott Harris

Trump executive orders

Trump Executive Orders Aim to Green Light Fossil Fuel Pipeline, Infrastructure Projects

Interview with Collin Rees, senior campaigner with Oil Change International, conducted by Scott Harris

FERC

Protest Urges Conversion of FERC from Fossil Fuel Industry Rubber Stamp to Advocate for Renewables

Interview with Drew Hudson, a member of Beyond Extreme Energy, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary April 24, 2019

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • Sudan coup: Why Omar Al-Bashir was overthrown
  • Questions remain about Cory Booker's relationship with corporate America
  • 'We're not a dump' – poor Alabama towns struggle under the stench of toxic landfills

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U.S. Charges Against Julian Assange Pose Serious Threat to Press Freedom

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Voices from the line: Stop and Shop strikers share their stories

The Stop and Shop strikers, members of the United Food and Commercial Workers, Locals 919 and 371, ended their walk out today, April 22, with a tentative agreement that appears to meet all their demands. I recorded these interviews with workers on the picket line at the Branford Stop and Shop store on Saturday, April 20.
Interviews by Richard Hill


A tax on all Wall Street transactions will have a tiny impact on regular people making regular trades. But it will make it super difficult for high-frequency, software-based traders which add volatility and risk to our system. Other countries have these taxes and they work fine.

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#livenow on https://t.co/OTsd2kQzVZ @rosendo_joe Joe Emersberger, a Canadian-based writer on #Venezuela crisis, #Trump intervention on Venezuela shares his views re: political & economic crisis in Venezuela; Trump administration's interventionist policies & peaceful resolution.

But it IS dangerous when a president says there are members of Congress that "hate America"

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‘We Exist, We Resist and We Rise’ – Boston Women’s March

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