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Yemen War Death Toll Surpasses 70,000

This April 10, 2019, file photo shows a view of the site of an airstrike by Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa, Yemen. (Hani Mohammed/AP) More than 10,000 people have been reported killed in Yemen over the last five months, bringing the war’s total death toll to

Mike Pompeo: A Koch Brothers Ally Just Became a Global Threat

If the Senate confirms longtime climate denier Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, it would put a Koch Brothers proxy in one of the most powerful positions in the U.S. government. Pompeo’s “history of business subservience” doesn’t bode well for climate policy, says Greenpeace researcher

Mercer’s Cambridge Analytica ‘Utterly Sleazy’

Britain’s Channel 4 details the dirty tricks that Cambridge Analytica, the data-mining company owned by billionaire Robert Mercer, uses to sway elections around the world. If the story is true, it would mean the company is not only sleazy, but also blatantly criminal, says white-collar