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How Corruption is Becoming America’s Operating System

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 02/10/2020 - 7:23pm in

A new book by Sarah Chayes shows the US descent into a level of corruption usually associated with places like Nigeria and Afghanistan

WATCH: Katie Porter, Squad Members Eviscerate Big Pharma CEOs Over ‘Exorbitant’ Drug Prices

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 01/10/2020 - 11:55pm in

ngresscritters go after drug price gouging. But what will it take to make it stop?

Election Violence in November? Here’s What the Research Says

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 01/10/2020 - 7:20pm in

Why worries about violence and worse, fascism come the fall are largely suburban pearl-clutching as opposed to well-founded fears.

How Bankers Hide Losses

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 28/09/2020 - 2:40pm in

Like master illusionists, bank accountants conceal losses from federal regulators, putting the whole economy at risk

Why isn’t Donald Trumpeting His Foreign Policy Record?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 27/09/2020 - 8:16pm in

The Trump team are more than skilled enough to manipulate their presentation of foreign achievements as successes if not triumphs.

Derision, Disbelief After Iowa Meatpacking Plant Where Hundreds Caught Coronavirus Fined Just $957

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 25/09/2020 - 6:55pm in

Iowa regulators issuer their first deriory $957 fine against a meatpacking plant that was the site of one of Iowa's first COVID-19 hotspots.

Why Trump’s Promise to Save Manufacturing Was One He Never Intended to Keep

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 25/09/2020 - 4:25pm in

Trump’s promise to save manufacturing jobs and rebuild infrastructure was all bluster, no surprise from the man known for stiffing workers.

NYT Report: 9 of Every 10 Restaurants and Bars in N.Y.C. Can’t Pay Full Rent

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 25/09/2020 - 3:55am in

While the NYT reports 9 out of 10 bars and resturants cannot make full rent, the city dithers about real solutions to eliminitaig evictions.

News from the Archives: A Tale of Two Presidents, Letters Between Nixon and Trump

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 24/09/2020 - 9:55pm in

New exhibition of letters between Trump and Nixon reveals some common and persistent themes, including distrust of the media.

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