Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tag: Federal Government

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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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Veteran journalist Bill Moyers says he fears for the nation’s survival

“All th’s needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.”

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

The greatest scam in history: How the energy companies took us all

Think of it as the climate-change scam that beat science, big time.