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‘The Mauritanian’ Rekindles Debate Over Gitmo Detainees’ Torture – With 40 Still Held There

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 17/02/2021 - 9:23pm in

A new movie puts the hot lights on America's abuse of law and routinized torture at Gitmo.

When a Trial Is Not a Trial

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 17/02/2021 - 12:34am in

The jury has reached a verdict. Trump is wounded, but not destroyed. Continue reading

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Waste Watch: News from the U.S. and the Maldives

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 16/02/2021 - 1:55am in

The Maldives and the U.S. are each grappling with managing their packaging waste; beware those who tout the EPR panacea.

‘Beyond Outrageous’: Big Pharma Using Loophole to Get Taxpayers to Fund Billions in Fines for Fueling Opioid Crisis

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 14/02/2021 - 10:25pm in

Big Pharma firms may try and take a tax deduction for some of the $26 billion opioid settlement, thus reducing its payout.

Why Amazon Is Fighting So Hard to Stop Warehouse Workers From Unionizing

Amazon has much to answer for, like wage theft and brutal workplace condidtion, and is throwing its muscle behind not being held to account.

Why U.S. Labor Laws Need a Major Update—The PRO Act Is a Great Start

Biden is proposing some significant changes to labor law. Does the legislation live up to its billing?

Criminal Tax Cheat Robert Smith of Private Equity Firm Vista Gets a Pass for Conduct Worse Than Apollo’s Leon Black, Now in Epstein Doghouse

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 10/02/2021 - 10:20pm in

Neil Weinberg and David Voreacos published an in-depth account at Bloomberg of how private equity baron Roger Smith escaped being indicted for criminal tax fraud despite having concealed over $200 million in income. The very short version is that Smith and his allies got to Attorney General William Barr, both through Barr’s former firm Kirkland […]

Intellectual Property Cause of Covid Death, Genocide

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 09/02/2021 - 7:59pm in

Refusal to temporarily suspend several WTO intellectual property provisions to accelerate broad progress against the pandemic is genocide.

Goldman Is Evil But McKinsey Is Worse

Why the McKinsey veneer is looking tattier and tattier with every passing day, and why that's not likely to change.

Will 2021 Be the Year for the Right to Repair?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 08/02/2021 - 1:55am in

Will 2021 be the year that sees many states adopt a right to repair? Farmers may be the first to benefit, with digital consumers next.