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Rights Advocates Alarmed by US Spy Agency’s Purchase of Warrantless Phone Location Data

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 24/01/2021 - 9:25pm in

Defense Intelligence Agency skirts constitutional warrant requirements by buying location data from data brokers.

Blockbuster Lawsuit Targets Deutsche Bank Executives and Supervisors for Epic Abuses, Value Destruction

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 21/01/2021 - 10:54pm in

An important suit taking aim at the extensive misconduct of Deutsche Bank executives and board members is grinding its way through court.

Ins and Outs of Congressional Review Act and Climate Change Rules

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 21/01/2021 - 6:59pm in

The Biden administration could use the Congressional Review Act to reverse Trump rulemaking. But it's easier said than done.

Central Bank Machinations with No Exit: ECB Leaks New Thingy, It’s Doing Yield Spread Control

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 21/01/2021 - 1:55am in

Not your grandmother’s “yield curve control.” Only one thing that could force this ECB absurdity to end: a big bout of inflation.

The CDC’s Mission Impossible

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 20/01/2021 - 10:54pm in

Sadly, the CDC's new head does not look up to turning around the agency, even before getting to bizarre plans to expand its mission.

“They Left Us Starving”: How the Fashion Industry Abandoned Its Workers

Yves here. Many associate sweatshops in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with “fast fashion,” aka the close-to-disposable frocks made by the likes of H&M. As this article explains, the use of ultra-cheap labor extends much further up the fashion food food chain. And these poorly-paid workers get thrown to the curb when orders fall off. By […]

Perhaps It’s Time to Start Worrying About Italy Again

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 19/01/2021 - 10:31pm in

The causes for concern surrounding Italy are growing, even as the ECB keeps a tight lid on its bond yields, pushing its debt servicing costs lower as its debt explodes higher.

Pelosi Removes Katie Porter… Bringing Joy & Gratitude To Every Crooked Bankster On Wall Street

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 16/01/2021 - 9:28pm in

Pelosi doubles down on Team Dem's loyalty to Big Finance.

Right to Repair: Saves Consumers Money, Promotes Local Jobs Rather than Global Supply Chains

U.S. PIRG resport says adopting broad right to repair provisions would save U.S. housholds money and promote local employment.

Near-Term Covid Analyses Point to Risk of Medical System Breakdown, Other Severe Dislocations

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 14/01/2021 - 8:00pm in

The Covid situation is continuing to develop not necessarily to America's advantage.