Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Code Blue: U.N. Accused of Giving Immunity to Peacekeepers Who Commit Sexual Abuse

The UN is being criticized for not looking into allegations of sexual exploitation of children by French peacekeeping troops. Only one man has been accused of such actions so far and now faces dismissal.

The Illegitimacy of Ginormous Wealth, Fouling Politics, Economics and Religion

The political system in the U.S. is currently an unfair, unequal, and unkind system keeping the rich, rich and the poor, poor. It is time to see this and demand change.

VIDEO: As GOP Candidates Question Climate Change, Texas and Oklahoma Hit by Devastating Floods...

With severe storms leave extensive damage and at least 23 people dead in Texas and Oklahoma, Republicans presidential candidates continue to question climate change. Are these politicians crazy or just denying the truth?

What Clintons Do Is ‘Scandalous,’ What Republicans Do Is Ignored

It seems that no matter what Hillary Clinton does, America's political media rises up in sustained outrage. But why doesn't the press corps apply the same standards to any Republican politician?

Former House Speaker Charged with Concealing Blackmail Payments

Dennis Hastert, former House Speaker, was indicted for covering up large bank transactions and lying to the FBI. Forced to cover up past misconduct through blackmail payments, is Hastert squeaky clean reputation now tainted?

FIFA Executives Indicted on International Corruption Charges

The defendants face maximum terms of 20 years in prison for the RICO conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering conspiracy, money laundering, and obstruction of justice charges. Did they get what they deserved?

A Lost Opportunity for Change

We are living in times of great strain, and worldwide opportunity. Huge numbers of people throughout the world want change; disappointingly, the election result in the UK was a victory for the status quo.

Ten Ways to Make the Economy Work for the Many, Not the Few #7

American workers need a union to bargain on their behalf. Low-wage workers in big-box retail stores and fast-food chains need a union even more. If we want average Americans to get a fair share of the gains from economic growth, they need to be able to unionize.

A Letter Carrier’s Special Delivery to Congress

Doug Hughes might have been the delivery carrier when he landed his gyrocopter on the U.S. Capitol lawn, but the great majority of Americans are totally on board with his message and his bold effort to shake up and shape up Congress.

VIDEO: Ten Ideas to Save the Economy #6: End Corporate Welfare Now

While corporations aren’t people, they don't deserve handouts or our "hard-earned" dollars for no reason. No more crony capitalism—It's time we end corporate welfare for good.