Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tag: corruption

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.

House passes HR 1 – a sweeping anti-corruption bill to get...

“HR 1 restores the people’s faith that government works for the public interest, the people’s interest, not the special interest.”

US has supplied UAE $27B in arms despite nation’s links to...

We look at how U.S. weapons are supporting the ongoing devastation in Yemen with William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy.

Former Baltimore police sergeant indicted for planting gun and witness tampering

“Prosecuting criminals who work in police agencies is essential both to protect our communities and to support the many honorable officers whose reputations they unfairly tarnish.”

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CEO pay is up nearly 1000% over the last four decades

"The economy would suffer no harm if CEOs were paid less (or taxed more)."

Did North Dakota regulators hide an oil and gas industry spill larger than Exxon...

“I am disgusted with how state officials and city council members view these threats and deem it acceptable to potentially harm human health.”

Exploiting Russiagate coma, Democrats raped climate movement

Never expect a climate warrior to fare well in a Russiagate party obviously at war with talking about climate.

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...