The United Nations warned on Sunday that we’re running out of time to deal with global warming. Tuesday was the IRS deadline for filing tax returns and a reminder that many profitable corporations – like GE and Verizon – have paid no federal income taxes in recent years. The Consumer Protection Financial Bureau warned on Monday that student loan interest rates are likely to go up in July. Sen. Bernie Sanders congratulated Vermont state senators on Wednesday for moving the state closer to becoming the first in the nation to require labels on genetically-modified food. And on Thursday, Sanders exposed the history of the Koch brothers’ pro-rich and anti-working people, anti-EPA, anti-education, anti-Medicare, anti-Social Security agenda.
NEWS WATCH | 04.19