Friday, December 9, 2022

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.

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US to launch Squad, first solar electric city car

“Squad offers an affordable, secure, quick and sustainable solution for your daily mobility needs.”

The Constitution as free-for-all, a la carte buffet

If this be not the worst subversion,/ Where's real career-ending perversion?

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy.