January 6, 2015

VICTORY: Obama Will Veto Keystone XL

In January 2014, we told Salon that we thought the Keystone XL pipeline was beatable in 2014. It looks like we were only one month off. Today, January 6th, 2015, the White House confirmed what they previously only hinted at: President Obama will veto the Keystone XL pipeline, should Congress pass it. We at Other98 welcome this declaration from… Read more »

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January 6, 2015

Pope To Raffle Off Gifts To Raise Money for the Poor

Pope Francis has received hundreds of gifts since 2013, including, according to NBC News, “a four-wheel drive Fiat and a Homero Ortega hat from Ecuador, as well as bicycles, watches, an espresso machine.” And on Thursday, January 8, these and other items will be raffled off, in order to raise money for the poor. The raffle was… Read more »

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December 29, 2014

Wall Street Won a Battle, But the War Isn’t Over

This year, an epic battle was waged in Congress over a Wall Street giveaway in the spending bill. House Republicans jammed in language that would allow big banks to gamble with money insured by taxpayers. And that language was written…by Citigroup lobbyists [1]! And while they may have gotten away with it for now, we went… Read more »

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