Saturday, September 25, 2021

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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“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.