Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Tag: city council

Former City Council president indicted on fraud, bribery, and extortion charges

If convicted of all charges, Tamaya Dennard could face a maximum sentence of 50 years in federal prison.

3 former city officials sentenced to prison on corruption charges

Several city officials used their official positions to enrich themselves by soliciting and accepting bribes from people seeking to do business in Crystal City, which is located 100 miles near San Antonio, TX.

Dallas official urges NRA to take its convention elsewhere and address...

Dwaine Caraway is asking the NRA to find another place to host this year's annual convention, as well as urging members to take a stand on the issue.

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Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop them.

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.

Prospects for a republic beset with disunity 

A republic needs endless work/ Or insurgent forces go berserk.

Italy’s far right rode inequality to victory — but has no answers for it

A let-the-rich-be government has opened the doors to the smiling heirs of Italy’s neofascist factions.

California Gov. Newsom proposes windfall profits tax on Big Oil

Calls for windfall profits taxes have increased globally in recent weeks

Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.