Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tag: corruption

Former president of Peru commits suicide to avoid corruption arrest

Garcia told the officers that he had to call his attorney before locking himself in the bedroom.

How McConnell is killing the Senate

He is the epitome of unprincipled power. History will not treat him kindly.

‘Egregious abuse of power:’ Report says Trump offered pardon to CBP...

Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Penn.) called it "a textbook example of abuse of power and reckless disregard for the rule of law – and it's no 'joking' matter."

Mueller and Barr: Are we witnessing a dual cover-up?

If there are any canny politicians who could do it, it is these two who have done just that in the past.

Russia was never the real scandal

The thing is, evidence of much more serious “collusion” – with corporations and the wealthy – has always been hiding in plain sight.

6th New Jersey police officer arrested in FBI corruption probe

Charged with conspiring to deprive individuals of civil rights under color of law, Daniel Pent faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.

Mueller, Russiagate, and the 2020 elections

The only true magic bullet in this case is the collective determination of all Americans who still believe in decency and democracy.

The roots of police violence in Chicago: How cops have targeted...

"It’s been part of the culture, along with the code of silence, along with the systemic racism that is so prevalent in the Chicago Police Department."

Miami cop found not guilty for negligence after shooting unarmed man

“The difficulties posed by this case are clearly represented by the jury’s inability to come to a verdict on three of the four charged offenses.”

This is how white privilege goes to college

The recent college cheating scandal surprises no one. The super-rich have long relied on “legacy admissions” to get them into their elite college of choice.

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This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

One solution to climate change no one is talking about

A key to fighting climate change could be right under our feet.

New poll shows the majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Americans don't agree with the new abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia.

‘Enough is enough’: Thousands go on strike to support McDonald’s workers fighting for $15...

"We shouldn’t be begging for scraps when we have a corporation that makes $6 billion a year and we ain’t even making $15.”

Will Biden’s dog whistles for racism catch up with him?

Denial of that reality could help him win the party’s nomination -- and then help Donald Trump get re-elected.

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