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Naomi Klein | Economic Pressure Could Jolt Trump Into Action on Climate Change
Turning their backs. (photo: Jim Watson/Getty Images)
Naomi Klein, New York Daily News
Klein writes: “It’s time to communicate with this President in the only language he appears to understand: money.”

Second Top Intelligence Official Said Contacted by Trump on Limiting Russia Investigation
Adam Entous, The Washington Post
Entous writes: “An interaction with Daniel Coats indicates that Trump aimed to enlist top officials to have Comey curtail the bureau’s probe.”

Inside Trump’s Secretive Immigration Court: Far From Scrutiny and Legal Aid
Oliver Laughland, Guardian UK
Laughland writes: “The new setup is part of Donald Trump’s attempts to ramp up deportations by vastly expanding the arrest powers of federal immigration enforcement and prioritising more vulnerable groups of detained migrants in new court locations around the country. It has received little scrutiny since its introduction following a presidential order in January.”

Chokwe Antar Lumumba Wins Mayoral Race in Jackson, Mississippi
Excerpt: “Social justice activist Chokwe Antar Lumumba has won the Jackson, Mississippi mayoral race, the Jackson Press reported on Tuesday night, adding that he captured 93 percent of votes.”

Stop Making Excuses for Hateful White Men
Zenobia Jeffries, Yes! Magazine
Jeffries writes: “The label ‘mental illness’ when referred to white men who’ve committed bigoted violence is a dangerous cover-up. It downplays the contribution of racism.”

At Least 12 Dead After Gunmen Attack Iran’s Parliament, Khomeini Shrine
Al Jazeera
Excerpt: “Gunmen and suicide bombers have attacked Iran’s parliament in central Tehran and the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in south of the city, killing at least 12 people.”

7 States Sue After Trump’s EPA Ignores Science, Fails to Ban Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage
Esther Yu Hsi Lee, ThinkProgress
Hsi Lee writes: “Seven states and a dozen health and labor groups separately challenged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday to ban the use of a controversial insecticide linked to human health issues.”


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