Thursday, September 29, 2022

Tag: U.S. Government

The United States is where COVID-19 deaths are being under-reported

While the United States government and corporate media point fingers at China, accusing the Chinese government of under-reporting the number of deaths from COVID-19, it is actually the U.S. and not China that has that problem.

The two-party system is facing its biggest challenge in 70 years

From Maine to Missouri, states are bucking the establishment to push radical electoral reforms.

FEMA to shut off aid to Puerto Rico with municipalities still...

A third of Puerto Rico residents are still without electricity and lack access to potable water four months after the Category 4 hurricane hit.

U.S. government officially calls for research into geoengineering the Earth

Geoengineering is a controversial type of weather modification which has been researched, but, until recently, been considered too unpredictable to attempt on a large scale.

The Greatest Threat to America: Domestic Terrorism

The U.S. government makes it a priority to chase down and hunt suspected terrorists throughout the world, but does not look within its own country. Acts of terror are occurring every day on U.S. streets, like mass shootings and murder, with very little government focus.

Thank You, Edward Snowden: An End to General Warrants as So-Called...

We've taken a few baby steps back toward democracy after the expiration of the misnamed “PATRIOT Act” gives restoration to Americans’ privacy. But if it wasn't for the revelations of Edward Snowden, we would have never known.

Government and Corporate America: A Marriage Made in Hell

When we talk about two things that should never be combined, government and Corporatism is one of them. The massive power held by U.S. global corporations and the rich and powerful has the ability to do irreparable damage to America.

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The truth behind “self-made” billionaires

Billionaires are not made by rugged individuals. They’re made by policy failures. And a system that rewards wealth over work.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

‘People power has won the day’: Manchin dirty deal defeated

"Manchin's dirty deal went down in flames today because Indigenous and frontline communities raised their voices."

Burning books (or rather book companies)

Think of this as the modern capitalist version of burning books, though as with those fossil-fuel companies, it is, in reality, more like burning the future.

MAGA, Tea Party’s steroidal cousin, will outlast Trump – but only by escaping primitive...

Trump finale emerges as the perfect lesson that Pride (still) Goeth Before the Fall, exposing the dangers of not knowing who you are, what you can and can't do.