Friday, September 17, 2021

Tag: corruption

Federal Agents Arrested for Bitcoin Money Laundering and Fraud

Two former federal agents operated in the shadows and above the law during their investigation of the online black market, Silk Road. Now they face charges including money laundering and wire fraud along with other related offenses.

For Rent: The GOP’s No. 3

How long has Rep. Steve Scalise been involved in Congress' take-and-give game with lobbyists? Ever since he starting writing the rules that give such corruption a pass. As Scalise puts it, he must “keep and expand our [Republican] majority in Congress.”

Four Correctional Officers Sentenced to Prison for Covering Up Inmate Abuse

Eight former corrections officials from Macon State Prison were convicted for their involvement in beating inmates or coordinating cover-ups that followed each assault. When will this brutality end?

LAPD Rookie Wanted for Murder

An LAPD rookie officer is on the run after a warrant was issued for his arrest for murder. The probationary officer, who is a person of interest in a homicide investigation in Pomona, has been missing since Friday.

VIDEO: The Three Biggest Myths Blinding Us to the Economic Truth

Why should Americans be worried about who government is for? Because money in politics causes many decisions to become rigged against average working Americans. It's time we get money out of politics.

Senator Expected to Face Federal Corruption Charges

After it was assumed that Attorney General Eric Holder signed off on prosecutors’ request to proceed with corruption charges against Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey, his indictment is expected on various criminal corruption charges.

Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution

The devolution of the political system through corruption has led to “the death of the party system” and the emergence of what Tariq Ali, part of the royalty of the left, called “an extreme center.” “One is doomed if nothing happens in the U.S.”

An Exciting Democracy Movement Arises in Chicago

“Reclaim Chicago,” a progressive, people-led democratic coalition, are attempting to reclaim their city. Corporate elites and corrupt politicians better beware of the power of thousands of grassroots Chicagoans.

In Whose America?

Tom Engelhardt reflects on the state of America: machine Guns, MRAPs, surveillance, drones, permanent war and a permanent election campaign. Don’t be shocked—we, the people, are less in control of anything.

Former Governor Sentenced to 2 Years for Bribery Scheme

Former Governor of Virginia Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were indicted on federal corruption charges. Instead of condemning McDonnell for abusing his power, many politicians have reached out in support.

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The $3.5 trillion bill corporate America is terrified of

It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.

New bill to prevent Wall Street from continuing to finance fossil fuel industry

“For too long, our federal government has looked the other way while our nation’s largest banks bankroll the dirtiest fossil fuel projects.”

Whatever happened to the Republican Party that stood for limited government?

Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to stand for limited government, is practicing just the opposite: government intrusion everywhere.
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As wealthy nations debate giving booster vaccine shots, calls grow for global vaccine equity

“This is an emergency that affects all of us because variants are coming from areas where there are large numbers of unvaccinated people.”