Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Tag: veteran affairs

Former VA doctor sentenced to 25 years in federal prison

“Today, [Jonathan] Yates has been called to account for his heinous acts. While his prison sentence will not undo the significant harm Yates inflicted on the victims, we hope that it will ease their pain.”

Former VA doctor charged with civil rights offense

At least two other veterans have reportedly accused Dr. Jonathan Yates of abusing them in similar manners.

Blue Water Veterans Now Get Agent Orange Rights

January 29, 2019, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit released a decision which marks a seismic shift in the field...

VA shadow rulers had sway over contracting and budgeting

New disclosures and investigations are straining the three Trump associates’ relationship with the new VA secretary.

VA official pleads guilty to bribery, fraud, and obstruction charges

From 2015 through 2017, James King used his position as a Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program counselor at the VA to demand bribes from the owners of at least three separate schools in exchange for funds using the veterans’ federal benefits.

Don’t let Trump betray veterans

Is the Trump administration working on a scheme fronted by the billionaire Koch brothers to "privatize" the VA health system?

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Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

‘Their greed knows no bounds’: analysis shows ongoing price gouging by oil giants

"Big Oil is boasting record profits and dragging their feet to pass any lower costs onto consumers in order to keep padding investors' pockets," said Accountable.US.

Wealthiest 10% responsible for nearly 50% of greenhouse gas emissions, study finds

“[I]t appears that climate policies over the past decades have often targeted low-income and low-emitter groups disproportionately, while leaving high emitters relatively unaffected.”

EV charging stations approved for 50 states plus DC and Puerto Rico, covering 75,000...

States will have access to $1.5 billion in federal monies to build the chargers.

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.