Friday, July 3, 2020

Tag: corruption

City officials charged with accepting bribes

"That said, the city will take action to address these serious allegations which strike at the heart of city governance and integrity.”

Senate Intelligence Chairman steps down amid investigation probe

Richard Burr spent most of his time as Intelligence Committee Chairman suppressing intelligence reports and public knowledge of government misconduct.

Will America’s corruption end on a ventilator or in a mushroom...

A political system that is structurally incapable of acting for the common good, even when millions of lives are at stake, is not just failing to solve our problems. It is the problem.

Former LA City Councilman agrees to plead guilty to obstructing corruption...

According to the indictment, Mitchell Englander was soliciting bribes from a local businessman in exchange for political favors.

Power in a time of coronavirus

To fight like hell for the living will require unrelenting work from progressive movements willing and able to organize effectively in every political arena.

Blackwater founder Erik Prince recruited spies to infiltrate progressive groups with...

The story exposes previously unreported details about the ties between Prince and Project Veritas, a right-wing group that often sets up sting operations targeting the media and journalists by recording covert videos.

Piling on Dirty Harvey… NOT the War Criminals!

Well, dirty Harvey deserved what he got coming to him. Sounds like another guy who 'got over' on vibrant young women... the guy now in the White House perhaps?

‘An astonishing rate of corruption’: Trump has amassed 3,000 conflicts of...

Trump's frequent interactions with people and groups who have a vested interest in influencing U.S. policy amount to an "astonishing rate of corruption."

How democracy ends

Not with a bang but with a whimper...

Former DEA agent arrested for laundering money for drug cartel

“It’s a black eye for the DEA to have one of its own engaged in such a high level of corruption.”

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The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.