Cambridge Analytica Harvested Info on 50 Million People

Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm hired by Donald Trump’s election team, harvested data on 50 million Facebook users for targeted political propaganda campaigns, reported The Observer and The New York Times on Saturday. Cambridge Analytica also held previously undiclosed discussions with Russian energy firm Lukoil, according to reports. The reports followed Facebook suspending the company…

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Trump Admininstration Takes Aim At Defunding Planned Parenthood

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The Trump administration found a back-alley way to defund Planned Parenthood on Friday, allowing states to block the women’s health organization from receiving any Medicaid funding. The move would undo Obama-era guidelines that warned states that cutting off Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood may violate federal law. Trump officials said the move would return some power…

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After a year of Trump and outrage, women’s march focuses on electoral politics

A year after a sea of knitted pink “pussyhats” greeted Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president, women and their allies again took to the streets this weekend in dozens of cities across the country…

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Has the Moment for Environmental Justice Been Lost?

Given how President Donald Trump has taken aim at the Environmental Protection Agency with regulatory rollbacks and deep proposed budget cuts, it may come as no surprise that the Office of Environmental Justice is on the chopping block.

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The futile vanities of Trump’s “mother of all bombs”

President Donald Trump’s “mother or all bombs” – the world’s biggest non-nuclear weapon – dropped on remote mountains in unfortunate Afghanistan has pulverized rocks, shattered local ecology and destroyed the habitat of rare animal and other species. It completely shattered everything in a one-mile radius and has affected life in an almost 30-mile periphery. It may…

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Which nations could be next to join the global nuclear club?

The global club of nuclear weapons states now stands at nine, but if President-elect Donald Trump rips up a nuclear deal with Iran or backpedals on alliance commitments in East Asia, the number might grow…

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