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Top U.S. & World Headlines – May 1, 2017 | Democracy Now!

This past Saturday we had the international Climate March. For the record, I want to curate this May Day, May 1, 2017 news report from independent news source, Democracy Now! As per usual, the big picture is interconnected.

Top U.S. & World Headlines – May 1, 2017

Democracy Now! anchor Amy Goodman covers the following news stories, and more.

  • International Climate March 2017
  • Trump skips White House Correspondents Dinner
  • Trump’s NRA speech sets off Rep. Murphy tweet storm
  • Pope Francis calls refugee camps “concentration camps”
  • Trump invites controversial Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to White House
  • War activity in Middle East
  • People protest around the world (i.e., Brazil, Russia)
  • May 1st is International Workers Day

We are all connected.

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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.

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