The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – August 4, 2022

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

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The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

President Biden issues new executive order on abortion; UC Berkeley confronted by activists as it tries to build on People’s Park; Election workers say they’re still subjected to abuse

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. U.S.-China relations at a dangerous low following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visit to Taiwan President Biden issues executive order to facilitate travel of Medicaid recipients to obtain abortions Standoff at People’s Park in Berkeley after UC tries … Continued


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Nancy Pelosi visit to Taiwan sparks military tensions with China; Federal measure seeks to defend doctors who provide abortions to out of state patients; Victims of police violence want to close loophole barring them from state compensation fund

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. China launches unprecedented military exercises after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrives in Taiwan Democratic Senators call for legislation to protect doctors in abortion rights states from prosecution by anti abortion states Victims of police violence urge expansion … Continued


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Climate deal with Senator Joe Manchin “the best we can expect”; Cambodian refugee at risk of deportation to country he left as a child; SF declares a monkeypox emergency

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Build Back Better remade as an inflation busting bill, with Senator Joe Manchin on board Climate groups welcome compromise with Joe Manchin,  but warn it contains provisions for fossil fuel drilling Calfire makes progress on Oak Fire … Continued


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Federal Reserve raises interest rates again despite fears it could prompt recession; Assault weapons sales soared to one billion dollars in past decade; Privacy and health advocates slam Amazon deal to buy One Medical

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Federal Reserve boosts interest rates again to fight inflation, drawing warnings it could spur recession House report says assault weapons are marketed to young men as a sign of manhood Environmental activists and lawmakers urge President Biden … Continued


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Donald Trump repeats election lies in first return to D.C. since leaving presidency; Chips manufacturing bill knocked as corporate welfare; Oak Fire containment grows to 26%

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Donald Trump and Mike Pence deliver dueling speeches in Washington D.C. Senate advances chips bill — critics call it corporate welfare San Francisco rally targets new Philippines President Firefighters increase containment on Oak Fire to 26%   … Continued


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President Biden hints he may declare climate emergency; Highland Park Mayor urges lawmakers to adopt assault weapons ban, LGBTQ leaders want urgent federal action to combat monkeypox

  Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Biden promotes wind and solar, fails to declare climate emergency Gun safety groups say recent mass shootings should spur action on assault weapons ban Ukraine first lady asks Congress to send more U.S. weapon systems  … Continued