Tag: Federal Government
The federal government promised Native American students computers and internet. Many...
Native American students in BIE operated schools were forced to start the school year without adequate technology, sometimes sharing a single computer among siblings, because the agency disbursed funding late and failed to purchase equipment in time.
America’s Coronavirus: containing the outbreak of Trumpism
The banality of President Trump’s evil has infected huge swaths of the electorate as well as the federal government. Can it be treated?
At the Federal Election Commission, no watchdog for the watchdogs
“A thoughtful, constructive IG can improve the agency.”
Are federal guidelines for prescribing opioids hurting patients with chronic pain?
This month, more than 300 doctors and medical researchers sent an open letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning patients have been harmed by a lack of clarity in guidelines for prescribing opioids.
23 States are Suing the Federal Government Over Transgender Bathroom Rules
The Obama administration is still holding their ground on the decision saying that transgender kids are already a vulnerable minority.
California Wants to Execute Innocent Man
Kevin Cooper might face execution next week even though he is said to be innocent.
Feds Created More Regulations in 2015 Than in Any Previous Year
We now live in a society that is ruled by so many laws, no single person can keep track of them all.
Indian Point Accident
A recent fire at Indian Point Nuclear Plant in New York is prompting renewed calls to close the plant. Does the federal government have a historic, reckless and scandalous weakness when it comes to the nuclear power plant?
Was Jeffrey Sterling Trial a Government Effort to Divide Investigative Journalists...
Former CIA officer, Jeffrey Sterling, faces a maximum possible sentence of decades in prison for leaking classified information about a secret operation in Iran. Norman Solomon talks about the need to support investigative journalists and whistleblowers and not let government wedge a gap.
Why Jeffrey Sterling Deserves Support as a CIA Whistleblower
Revelations from brave whistleblowers are essential for the informed consent of the governed. But the relentless prosecution of Sterling renders a key implicit message to other potential whistleblowers.