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WikiLeaks Accuses Hillary Clinton Of 'Stealing' Logo
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Hilliary Clinton is being accused by WikiLeaks of stealing its "innovative" Twitter logo design for her 2016 presidential campaign.
"Hillary Clinton has stolen our innovative WikiLeaks twitter logo design," WikiLeakes said on Twitter.
The tweet offered a side-by-side comparison of the logos.
WikiLeaks' artwork features an hourglass with a dripping earth, along with a red arrow, while Clinton's shows a red arrow used to form a large "H."
The 67-year-old former first lady and New York senator on Sunday launched her second Oval Office bid, which led to countless reactions on social media.
One response was a tweet from WikiLeaks, accusing Clinton's campaign of swiping their twitter logo.
This will be Clinton's second attempt for securing the top post.
The one-time first lady enters the race seven years after her bitter nomination defeat to President Barack Obama in 2008.
Clinton will be the top contender for the Democratic party in the elections.
Attacking CEO Pay
Under pressure from the left wing of her Democratic Party to aggressively campaign against income inequality, Clinton voiced concern about the hefty paychecks of some corporate executives in an email to supporters.
Striking a populist note, Clinton said American families were still facing financial hardship at a time "when the average CEO makes about 300 times what the average worker makes."
In a tightly scripted campaign launch in which there were few surprises, the comments were unexpected, at least by progressives, who saw them as an early sign she may shift away from the centrist economic policies pursued by her husband, former President Bill Clinton.
"I definitely see the push from the left wing, which I think is great," said Jared Milrad, a Clinton supporter who appeared in a video launching her campaign for the presidency.
Milrad said he saw the populist rhetoric as a sign that Clinton "has been listening" to backers such as himself who want her to embrace some of the economic policies pushed by Senator Elizabeth Warren, a hero of liberal Democrats. Warren favours tighter regulation of big banks and a bolstering of the social safety net.
The enthusiasm of some progressives was tempered by the fact that they have yet to see the details of Clinton's policy proposals.
"So far we don’t know very much," said Zephyr Teachout, a one-time New York gubernatorial candidate. "I hope Clinton clarifies where she stands on these issues."
Leo Gerard, international president for the United Steelworkers union, was also guarded.
"I think it's too early to make any judgements on what I would call the very short opening statement, and we'll see what happens as we go forward," Gerard told reporters at a conference of the BlueGreen Alliance, a coalition of large labour unions and environmental groups.
The gap between the pay of chief executives from major corporations has skyrocketed over the past several decades. In 1965, CEOs earned about 20 times what a typical worker brought home, according to research by the Economic Policy Institute, a liberal think tank. In 2013, CEO compensation was nearly 300 times the pay of the average worker, the EPI study said.
Economic inequality has been a top campaign theme for Democrats for the past several years, including for President Barack Obama. While he often talks about the need to address economic inequality, he is frequently cautious about appearing to lash out at corporations and their executives.