Friday, February 23, 2024

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Former Senator Pleads Guilty in Corruption Case

Former California State Senator Leland Yee was convicted of racketeering as he plead guilty to his direct involvement in multiple conspiracies. Corruption at the state level has dark money running rampant.

Senator Expected to Face Federal Corruption Charges

After it was assumed that Attorney General Eric Holder signed off on prosecutors’ request to proceed with corruption charges against Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey, his indictment is expected on various criminal corruption charges.

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UN aid convoy attacked by Israeli Navy in Gaza, jeopardizing humanitarian efforts

This incident not only disrupts the flow of crucial aid, but also casts a long shadow over the ethical obligations and legal frameworks governing conflict zones.

Biden administration’s EV policy shift: A step back for climate action

This potential policy shift, seen as a nod to automakers and labor unions, is stirring controversy amid the escalating climate crisis, marked by last year's record-breaking global temperatures.

Record-breaking 459,000 workers strike in 2023: US labor movement hits 23-year high

the nation saw 33 major work stoppages initiated last year, the highest count since the year 2000, which recorded 39 stoppages.

A new chapter in Wisconsin politics: Ending gerrymandering

The gerrymandered districts had long been a point of contention, with numerous legal experts deeming Wisconsin one of the most gerrymandered states in the nation.

After two years of war in Ukraine, it’s time for peace

The two years of war in Ukraine that have resulted from the U.S. decision to block the neutrality agreement negotiated between Russia and Ukraine in March 2022 in favor of a long war with Russia.