Tag Archives: Climate change skepticism and denial

15Jan/17

Pence says no decision yet on moving White House press room

Vice President-elect Mike Pence responds to reports that the incoming Trump administration is thinking about moving the press out of the White House. Continue reading

15Jan/17
Collective punishment, Boycott, Civil disobedience, Community organizing, Academy Awards, Boycotts of Israel, Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Oscars, Los Angeles

Anti-Trump protests kick off with Washington civil rights march

A week of protests ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president kicks off with a civil rights march in Washington by activists angry over the Republican’s comments on minority groups including Muslims and Mexicans. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

15Jan/17

Trump attacks civil rights leader who questioned his election win

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump attacks civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis on twitter.

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13Jan/17

A look at Vice President-elect Mike Pence

Mike Pence, the Indiana governor who made headlines during the election campaign for his differing views with Donald Trump, is about to become Vice President.

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13Jan/17

Trump’s Friday morning Tweetstorm

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday reprised his election campaign attacks on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, declaring her “guilty as hell”. Havovi Cooper reports. Continue reading

13Jan/17

Trump, European populists are a threat to human rights – Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch warns the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States and the rise of populist leaders in Europe poses a “extraordinarily dangerous threat” to human rights. Their yearly report also criticises Russia, China, and Turkey’s leaders for crackdowns on dissent and Syria’s al-Assad for targeting civilians.
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12Jan/17

Dollar tumbles, bonds win as Trump trade fizzles

The U.S. dollar has nursed widespread losses after President-elect Donald Trump’s long-awaited news briefing provided little clarity on future fiscal policies, disappointing bulls who had bet on major stimulus. But, as Sonia Legg reports, Trump did not mention possible tariffs against Chinese exports – a relief for Asian share markets that have feared the outbreak of a global trade war. Continue reading

12Jan/17

Former MI-6 spy revealed as author of Trump dossier

Former British Intelligence agent Christopher Steele is believed to have written a dossier on compromising material Russian operatives allegedly had collected on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.

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12Jan/17

Moscow’s Ritz Carlton Hotel named in Trump dossier – reports

Moscow’s Ritz Carlton Hotel is named in a dossier containing allegations of compromising material on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump reportedly collected by Russian operatives. Trump dismissed claims reported by media outlets as “unsubstantiated”.
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12Jan/17

Angry Trump blames U.S. intelligence for ‘phony’ Russia dossier

President-elect Donald Trump says U.S. intelligence agencies might have leaked a dossier of what he called “fake news” about how Russia had tried to sway his actions, and slams two news organizations for reporting unsubstantiated claims about his ties to Moscow.

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