Thursday, July 16, 2020

Hillary Clinton Isn’t Getting Indicted. Here’s Why.

Indicting Clinton would require the Justice Department to apply a legal standard that would endanger countless officials throughout the government, and that would make it impossible for many government offices to function effectively.

Betrayed Again, This Time By Unconvincing Arguments For The TPP

The TPP reflects the flawed economics and arrogant politics of Wall Street and the national security establishment that has betrayed working people.

Coal Dust Responsible for Thousands of Deaths in the E.U.

Not only does burning coal cost companies and governments billions of pounds in disease treatment and lost working days, but it is proven to be the cause of thousands of deaths.

Can Trump, Scorning Campaign Wisdom, Do the Impossible — Change Gears?

Must Hillary Do More Than ‘Be Presidential’ & Avoid Epic Blunders? How Long Will Trump’s Hot-air Entertainment Balloon Stay Aloft? Do Cheap Shots, Empty Sloganeering and Selfie Stardom Inform a Triumphant Nationwide Campaign?

In Clinton Case, Obama Administration Nullifies 6 Criminal Laws

“If we are a nation “of laws, not of men” (as that old basic description of democracy phrased it), then Ms. Clinton will be prosecuted, at least through the grand jury stage, on (at least) those grounds.”

Koch Brothers’ Plight Likened to that of Civil Rights Workers in the 1950s

Supreme Court case used by ‘dark money’ groups as an excuse to keep donors secret.

Leaker, Speaker, Soldier, Spy

The charmed life of David Petraeus...

Islamic State’s Attacks on Saudi Arabia Are Aimed at Undermining the Monarchy’s Legitimacy

Daesh is facing its final year as a state. As it goes down it is lashing out like a fatally wounded crocodile.

TransCanada’s $15 Billion Suit Against U.S. Is Corporate Nationhood At Its Worst

TransCanada’s lawsuit has revealed now, perhaps more than ever, the degree to which NAFTA nations make and enforce laws explicitly suited for corporate gain – not communities, the environment or the global climate.

Independence Day Delusions

However we interpret the concept, we may not be as "free" as we're led to believe.