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Tag: corruption

NY Assemblywoman indicted for multiple fraud schemes and obstruction of justice

Pamela Harris was recently charged with an 11-count indictment, including wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, making false statements, bankruptcy fraud, witness tampering, and conspiracy to obstruct justice.

Former congresswoman sentenced to 5yrs in federal prison

“It is incredibly disappointing that an elected official, who took an oath year after year to serve others, would exploit the needs of children."

The never ending vote count: Honduras voted a week ago, they...

“The international community especially the EU, U.S., and OAS need to drop the false impartiality and instead take an active role in demanding and observing a physical recount as the TSE is clearly not credible.”

Our ever-deadlier police state

“We need an effective system of crime prevention and control in our communities, but that is not what the current system is.”

Former legislator pleads guilty to bribery conspiracy and fraud

“Public corruption is among the most serious of criminal violations and a betrayal of the public’s sacred trust.”

Feeding the beast!

Those who really ran this country made sure that only elected officials who would keep feeding this beast could hold office.

White House for sale: Emoluments, corruption and Donald Trump

Never in U.S. history has the prospect of a president's real and potential business dealings created such a marked array of conflicts.

How the Koch machine quietly pushed for the Dakota Access Pipeline...

Dakota Access appears poised to line the pocketbooks of Koch Industries, which funnels millions of dollars to his own employer.

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Florida Inmates start month-long ‘laydown’ to protest ‘modern day slavery’

Inmates inside Florida's prisons are fighting back against "modern day slavery."

Rep. Gabbard speaks truth to power about the real reason North Korea has nukes

Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic congresswoman from Hawaii, is courageous and tells it like it is.

This California city just arrested people for trying to feed the homeless

Fines and jail terms cannot solve homelessness.

The US has treated poor countries like ‘shitholes’ for decades

Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.

No foreign bases: Challenging the footprint of US empire

The United States cannot be a moral or ethical country until it faces up to the realities of U.S. empire and the destruction it causes around the world.

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