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Nearly 50 rape, sex assault cases halted after mass disclosure failings discovered by police,...

Almost 50 rape and sexual assault cases have been halted after revelations that prosecutors failed...

Financial Disclosure Showing Trump Payment to Cohen Is ‘Tantamount to a Criminal Referral,’ Former...

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A New Landmark in CEO-Worker Pay Ratio Disclosure

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Teen ‘rapist’ latest victim of police disclosure failings — RT UK News

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In Alabama, Senate Race Raises Disclosure Concerns

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Kushner & Bannon in hot water over disclosure forms

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WikiLeaks disclosures on Iraq, Afghanistan did not damage US – report

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US ethics office releases Trump financial disclosure forms

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‘No data to support notion that Gen. Flynn complied with the law’ on Russia...

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The White House Wouldn’t Post Trump Staffers’ Financial Disclosures. So We Did.

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White House releases financial disclosures on Bannon & Kushner among 180 high-ranking officials

The White House has released financial disclosure documents from 180 officials, showing President Donald Trump’s administration...

FBI investigating Wikileaks’ vault 7 disclosures on CIA hacking

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With No Disclosure, Comcast-Owned Vox Runs Commercial for Comcast’s $500M Snapchat Investment

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Court overrules disclosure of US ‘school of assassins’ graduates names

A US court of appeals ruled that the Pentagon does not have to disclose the names...
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Video: Navy Schedules War Games in Washington State With No Public Disclosure

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NY Times Buries Intercept Whistleblower’s Shocking Drone War Disclosures

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More Than 165,000 Petition Signers Demand SEC Finalize Rule Requiring CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio Disclosure

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The CIA’s Global Torture Operations: Disclosure under Barack Obama, the Most Secretive President in...

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EFF Sues NSA, Director of National Intelligence for Zero Day Disclosure Process

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Looking Back One Year After the Edward Snowden Disclosures – An International Perspective

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CIA Employee Who Refused to Sign Non-Disclosure on Benghazi Suspended

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UK Spy Warns of Iraq War Disclosures

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In New Video, Snowden Predicted US Reaction to Disclosure of Spy Programs

Nearly one month to the day after Edward Snowden revealed himself as the NSA whistleblower behind a series of explosive news stories that have...

Bin Laden raid files secretly moved to CIA to avoid public disclosure

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Full Disclosure: What the Media Isn’t Telling You About War in Syria

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France launches probe into ‘vulnerable’ nuclear base after media disclosure

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The Predictable Response to Edward Snowden’s Disclosure of PRISM

Now that the source of the leak published last week in the Washington Post has identified himself, the response from defenders of the surveillance state...

The Predictable Response to Edward Snowden’s Disclosure of PRISM

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ALEC Sham Chemical Disclosure Model Tucked Into Illinois Fracking Bill

Illinois is the next state on the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)'s target list for putting the oil industry's interests ahead of the public interest.

(Photo: silverfuture via Flickr) 98 percent funded by multinational corporations, ALEC is described by its critics as a "corporate bill mill" and a lobbyist-legislator dating service. It brings together corporate lobbyists and right wing politicians to vote up or down on "model bills" written by lobbyists in service to their corporate clientele behind closed doors at its annual meetings.

These "models" snake their way into statehouses nationwide as proposed legislation and quite often become the law of the land. 

Illinois, nicknamed the "Land of Lincoln," has transformed into the "Land of ALEC" when it comes to a hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") regulation bill - HB 2615, the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulation Act - currently under consideration by its House of Representatives. "Fracking" is the toxic horizontal drilling process via which unconventional gas and oil is obtained from shale rock basins across the country and the world.

HB 2615 - proposed on Feb. 21 with 26 co-sponsors - has an ALEC model bill roped within this lengthy piece of legislation: the loophole-ridden Disclosure of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Composition Act.

As covered here on DeSmogBlog, this model bill has been proposed and passed in numerous statehouses to date. If the bill passes, Illinois' portion of the New Albany Shale basin will be opened up for unfettered fracking, costumed by its industry proponents as the "most comprehensive fracking legislation in the nation." 

"If At First You Don't Succeed, Dust Yourself Off and Try Again"

This isn't ALEC's first fracking-related crack at getting a model bill passed in Illinois. In 2012, the Disclosure of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Composition Act - introduced as SB 3280 - passed unanimously by the Illinois Senate but never passed the House. 

SB 3280 isn't merely an ALEC model, but is a Council of State Government's (CSG) model, too, as covered here on DeSmog.

The "disclosure" standards' origins lay in the Obama Department of Energy's (DOE) industry-stacked fracking subcomittee, formed in May 2011 "to study the practice of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), and determine if there are ways, or even a necessity, to make it safer for the environment and public health." 

As exposed by The New York Times in April 2012, these "disclosure" standards were originally written by ExxonMobil, first passed in Texas in June 2011, and now serve as both an ALEC and CSG model bill for the states. I say "disclosure" - as opposed to disclosure - because the bill includes loopholes for "trade secrets," ala the "Halliburton Loophole" written into the industry-friendly federal Energy Policy Act of 2005. 

Section 77 of HB 2615, titled "Chemical disclosure; trade secret protection," also includes the same trade secrets exemption from the ALEC/CSG ExxonMobil-written model bill. 

Ever persistent, ALEC has taken the late pop diva Aaliyah's words to heart with regards to chemical fluids "disclosure," at first not succeeding and dusting itself off and trying again

The FracFocus Façade

The oil and gas industry has chosen FracFocus as the entity to oversee the chemical disclosure process. An August investigation by Bloomberg News revealed that FracFocus offers the façade of disclosure while the industry tramples roughshod over communities nationwide.  

"Energy companies failed to list more than two out of every five fracked wells in eight U.S. states from April 11, 2011, when FracFocus began operating, through the end of last year," wrote Bloomberg. "The gaps reveal shortcomings in the voluntary approach to transparency on the site, which has received funding from oil and gas trade groups and $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy."

In reality, FracFocus is a public relations front for the oil and gas industry, as we reported here in Dec. 2012, explaining

FracFocus' domain is registered by Brothers & Company, a public relations firm whose clients include America’s Natural Gas Alliance, Chesapeake Energy, and American Clean Skies Foundation - a front group for Chesapeake Energy.

Another Nov. 2012 Bloomberg investigation revealed that oil and gas corporations "claimed trade secrets or otherwise failed to identify the chemicals they used about 22 percent of the time," according to its analysis of FracFocus data for 18 states.

Cosponsors Tied to ALEC, CSG

Five of the 26 Illinois House cosponsors are ALEC members: Reps. David Reis (R-119), Mike Fortner (R-95), Jil Tracy (R-93), Dennis Reboletti (R-97), and Patricia Bellock (R-94). 

Further, three more cosponsors have ties to CSG. Rep. Ann Williams (D-11) and Rep. Pam Roth (R-75) both attended CSG Midwest's 2012 Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD). Two of the sponsors of BILLD in 2012 included BP America and Enbridge Energy. Another, Rep. Naomi Jakobsson (D-97), is a 2005 CSG Midwest BILLD alumni.

The bipartisan "group of 26" took a total of $53,060 before the Nov. 2012 election, data collected from the National Institute on Money in State Politics shows.      

How Will IL Regulate Fracking with 12 Inspectors?

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's 2012 budget included Department of Natural Resources (DNR) cuts to the tune of 13.5-percent for fiscal year 2013. The DNR is the regulatory body tasked to referee the fracking process under HB 2615, an agency which in the past decade has lost over half of its budget

"Our agency has essentially been cut in half over the last decade. There are a lot of ramifications...You're going to see a noticeable difference in the maintenance. It won't be the fault of the people that work for us," DNR Director Marc Miller said at a Feb. 2012 public forum in a foreshadowing manner. "It will be because we don't have the resources."

There are 12 inspectors in IL to oversee fracking regulation enforcement, among myriad other regulatory duties, down from 28 in 2005, as revealed in a recent Freedom of Information Act conducted by ProPublica.

"What we are looking for is a sustainable solution," Miller said at the public forum. "We want to get to the point of having revenue we can count on to plan and to be able to do the programs we're supposed to do for the public."

Yet Miller believes more DNR cuts from Quinn are in the works in forthcoming budgets.

Earthworks pointed out in a Sept. 2011 report titled, "Breaking All the Rules: the Crisis in Oil & Gas Regulatory Enforcement" that numerous states - akin to Illinois - are vastly understaffed, underfunded and unable to do their jobs to protect the public. Predictably, this has led to under-enforcement, lending the oil and gas industry a free pass to contaminate without accountability.

And even with enforcement, Earthworks pointed out that because the penalties for breaking the law are so minimal, the industry simply passes this off as a tiny "cost of doing business."

Bill Endorsed by Sierra Club/NRDC 

Despite this reality, two major green NGOs - the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) - have come out in cautious support of the bill. 

"NRDC is working to transition as quickly as possible to a clean energy future based on energy efficiency and renewable energy, but as long as we have to have dirty fossil fuels, our communities need the strongest rules in place," NRDC's Henry Henderson wrote in blog post, offering the important caveat that "Those rules are only as good as their enforcement, which needs to be robust and strict. And that is another issue that we will be following if this bill moves forward."

No concerns are raised about Section 25 of the bill dealing with setbacks and prohibitions.

This section lends the industry the ability to conduct fracking operations within 1,500 feet of groundwater sources and 500 feet of schools, houses, hospitals, nursing homes, and places of worship. It also enables the industry to frack within 300 feet of rivers, lakes, ponds and reservoirs.   

These regulations do not take into account the fact that the horizontal drilling portion of the fracking process extends between 5,000 and 10,000 feet. The sobering reality: none of these things would be protected under this bill's current language

Sierra Club, which came under fire last year for taking $26 million from gas giant Chesapeake Energy to fight against coal, sang a similar tune.

"We may not be able to decide whether fracking comes to Illinois, but we absolutely must decide to make sure we are as protected as we can be," Sierra Club's Jack Darin concluded on The Huffington Post, despite the fact that fracking has yet to begin in the state. 

Other Groups Call for a Moratorium, Support Alternative Bill 

Other groups are fighting for a different recently-introduced moratorium bill, SB 1418, which has one sponsor so far, Sen. Mattie Hunte (D-94).

That effort is being led by the Illinois Coalition For A Moratorium on Fracking, whose members include Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing Our Environment (SAFE), MoveOn.org Illinois, Progressive Demcrats of America (PDA) Chicago and Illinois, Stop the Frack Attack on IL, Rising Tide, and Rainforest Action Network (RAN) Chicago. 

"The moratorium will allow two years for a science-based investigative task force to look at current and ongoing studies on fracking," the Coaliton's press release in support of SB 1418 reads. "As new research continues to uncover more harmful effects of high-volume fracturing, both in the surrounding area and to the climate, ICMF, SAFE, and many other environmental organizations are committed to supporting studies on the procedure."

SAFE, one of the Coalition members, will play host to a one-day summit called "The Fracking Truth" on Mar. 1 to rally people in support of the moratorium bill.

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Two years into the Trump administration, communities of color — and anyone using financial products, for that matter – are losing hope of finding...

News Outlets Indirectly Paid Melania Trump Up to $1 Million for Images Under Contract...

President Donald Trump told the public that his wife Melania's controversial jacket proclaiming, "I really don't care" was directed at the media. But reports...

There’s Something ‘Fishy’

Judge Brett Kavanaugh sits on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.  Several news articles, including those here, here, and here, mention him as...

Why Venezuela Reporting Is So Bad

Alan MacLeod’s Bad News From Venezuela For almost 20 years, the US government has been trying to overthrow Venezuela’s government, and establishment media outlets (state,...

‘Media Coverage of This Case Has Been Sloppy When Present at All’

Janine Jackson interviewed Sam Menefee-Libey about a J20 prosecution update for the June 22, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

If You’ve Got Hepatitis C, Spitting Can Be a Felony

Last week, an Ohio man who has the hepatitis C virus was sentenced to 18 months in prison for spitting at Cleveland police and medics. Matthew Wenzler,...

Alleged WikiLeaks source who helped expose CIA hacking tricks faces 135 years in prison...

A former CIA and NSA programmer has been charged with stealing and leaking classified information and...

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Does the Burns/Novick Vietnam Documentary Deserve an Emmy?

Emmy nominations are ongoing. Veterans For Peace recently announced it will place this full-page ad in Variety urging an Emmy not be awarded to...

FBI chief vows to hold employees accountable after report on Clinton probe — RT...

The Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray has promised to review how the agency conducts...

‘It’s a strange world old boy’

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has given a decent impersonation of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson while...

DOJ seizes NYT journalist’s communications in Trump’s war on leakers — RT US News

President Donald Trump has been criticized for his crackdown on the press as part of his...

Big Pay Gaps Are Bad for Business

Mattel is one of the largest toy-making companies on earth. Turns out it's one of the biggest manufacturers of income inequality, too. Last year, the...

US national security requests to Apple more than doubled, transparency report reveals — RT...

Apple has been bombarded with requests from the US government for access to their user data,...

Media Quote Frank on Rolling Back Dodd/Frank–Not Disclosing He’s Now a Bank Director

The House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to roll back key provisions of the landmark Dodd/Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, a...

Big Pay Gaps Are Bad for Business

Mattel is one of the largest toy-making companies on earth. Turns out it’s one of the biggest manufacturers of income inequality, too. Last year, the...

The Onion resurrects old Cohen e-mail complaining about ‘Donald Trump’ op-ed — RT US...

The Onion has joined in on the media feeding frenzy surrounding Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael...

Surveillance state? Amazon selling facial recognition technology to govt ‘threatens freedom’ — RT US...

Amazon’s powerful new facial recognition technology automates mass government surveillance and threatens individual freedom, according to...

The Supreme Court Just Dealt a Blow to 25 Million Workers

People wait in line to attend the fall session of the US Supreme Court, on October 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Mark Wilson...

Progressives Sound Alarm Ahead of Tuesday House Vote on ‘Bank Lobbyist Act’

Progressive lawmakers and advocacy groups are sounding alarm on Monday ahead of the U.S. House's vote on a financial deregulatory bill dubbed the "Bank...

Happy b-day, Mueller probe! What happened to the ‘Russia collusion,’ though? — RT US...

The special investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election will hit the...

The McCain Cult

Photo by Derek Bridges | CC BY 2.0 So much time spent on this trifle of a story. Someone named Kelly Sadler, a “special assistant”...

Trump-Obsessed Media Outlets Again Ignore Critical Net Neutrality News

Today, senators voted on a resolution to undo a 2017 move by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to end net neutrality regulations, but major television...

WaPo Positions Support for Torturer as Vote for Feminism

As the war over Gina Haspel’s nomination to lead the Central Intelligence Agency has waged on this week, we’ve been gifted an incredible batch...

Price-hiking pharma co. paid $1.2 mn to Trump’s lawyer for doing nothing — RT...

The disclosure that the pharmaceutical giant Novartis paid over $1 million to President Donald Trump’s lawyer...

Commons speaker likened to Harvey Weinstein — RT UK News

As bullying allegations mount against Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, a former...

Roaming Charges: All the President’s Lawyers

+ Rudy the Truth-Teller: Trump knew about the Stormy Daniels Non-Disclosure Agreement and repaid Michael Cohen on the installment plan; the NDA was meant to...

Adjusting Its Criminal Complaint, Watchdog Groups Says Guiliani’s Statements Only Further Incriminate Trump

Thanks to statements made by the newest member of President Donald Trump's legal team, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, this week—including a new...

Trump’s USDA Proposes Deceptively Cute Images for GMO Labels, But Nixes the Words ‘Genetically...

The public comment period is now open on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's just unveiled proposal for food labeling of products using GMOs—a plan...

Zinke and Lamar Alexander’s Big Plan? We Must Kill the Planet to Save the...

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke joined with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) to argue that the best way to fix the national parks is by...

Lawmakers’ Personal Tax Cuts Could Provide 10 Million Meals for Families in Need

Last December, without a single Democratic vote, Republicans in Congress passed a tax cut that enriches themselves, their wealthy donors, and big corporations—at the...

‘Need for free press’ out, but warning for whistleblowers added in DOJ’s internal manual...

The Department of Justice has removed language relating to the “need for a free press” as...

The War on Cash – LewRockwell

How To Stop Trump

Why did working class voters choose a selfish, thin-skinned, petulant, lying, narcissistic, boastful, megalomaniac for president? With the 2018 midterms around the corner, and prospective...

US Waits for Trump to Tackle Drug Pricing as Big Pharma Goes on Lobbying...

(Photo: DNY59 / Getty Images) President Trump postponed a speech on drug pricing this week, leaving observers to wonder whether the White House is rethinking...

‘Go home or face arrest’ vans approved while she was on holiday – May’s...

The calamitous ‘go home or face arrest’ vans that were paraded through London in 2013...

Stormy Daniels’ attacker looks a lot like…. The Mooch? — RT US News

Porn star Stormy Daniels released a rough sketch today of a man she says attacked her...

Congress Held Ten Hours of Hearings on Facebook. What’s Next?

After grilling Mark Zuckerberg for ten hours this past week, the big question facing Congress is, “What’s next?” The wide-ranging hearings covered everything from...

Trial Date Set for Groundbreaking Kids’ Climate Lawsuit

A trial date of Oct. 29 has been set for a landmark climate change lawsuit brought by a group of young Americans despite the Trump administration's efforts to halt...

‘Attorney-client privilege a thing of the past’ – Trump blasts FBI in latest Twitter...

US President Donald Trump has taken a break from this weekend’s bombing of Syria to once...

Money laundering laws broken by Jeremy Hunt, MP referred to parliament watchdog — RT...

Jeremy Hunt will be referred to parliament’s standards watchdog for a potential breach of anti-money...

RNC deputy finance chair quits amid reports of $1.6mn payoff to Playboy model —...

The week has gone from bad to worse for US President Donald Trump's embattled lawyer Michael...

Former FBI #2 McCabe press leaks ‘violated DOJ policy’

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe leaked to press in violation of Department of Justice policies...

Trump’s Scandal-Plagued Labor Board Will Soon Be Back to Full Strength

Republicans look set this week to fill the vacancy on President Trump's embattled National Labor Relations Board. The Senate on Tuesday voted 50-47 to limit...

FBI raids Trump’s private lawyer in what he calls ‘total witch hunt’ — RT...

FBI agents have raided the home and office of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen,...

UK may have staged Skripal poisoning to rally people against Russia, Moscow believes —...

London’s reluctance to share information on the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal has...

Relax everyone, Stormy Daniels does not have a ‘Monica Lewinsky type’ dress — RT...

President Donald Trump will be relieved to learn that Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress who...

UK companies get MI5 booklet to protect against Russian femmes fatales — RT UK...

MI5 has handed out a booklet for businessmen that could fall victim to ‘honey traps’...

Stormy Daniels Details Affair With Trump and What Followed

"This is about the extent that Mr. Cohen and the president have gone to intimidate this woman, to silence her, to threaten her, and...

Stormy Daniels Details Threats Made by Trump’s Associates in Effort to Keep Her Quiet...

In a long-awaited interview on CBS's "60 Minutes" on Sunday night, adult film star Stormy Daniels detailed a brief sexual relationship she says she...

Journalism of, by and for the Elite

Wall Street Journal offices (cc photo: John Wisniewski). Above: New York Times Building (cc photo: Jason Kuffer). American journalism has long maintained a sort of...

Smack in the face for May as EU fails to back British escalation over...

The UK was quick to point the blame for the Salisbury attack – but its...

The Further Adventures of the President and the Porn Star

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As Students Demand End to NRA’s Stranglehold, Group Says Stronger Democracy Key to Gun...

As calls for stricter gun reforms grow louder following last month's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the government watchdog group Common Cause...

Swamp Psychopath

What prompted former CIA Director John Brennan on Saturday to accuse President Donald Trump of “moral turpitude” and to predict, with an alliterative flourish,...

FBI stalked Black Lives Matter activists, redacted documents show — RT US News

The FBI snooped on Black Lives Matter protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, newly released files suggest. It...

Former CIA Chief Brennan Running Scared – Consortiumnews

With former CIA Director John Brennan accusing President Donald Trump of “moral turpitude” for his “scapegoating” of Andy McCabe, it remains to...

Trump lawyer seeks $20 million damages from porn star

Lawyers for US President Donald Trump are seeking $20 million in damages from a porn actress he says broke a non-disclosure deal. Read more

Obama campaign hired Fusion GPS to investigate Romney in 2012, book claims — RT...

A new book released on Tuesday claims that former President Barack Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign hired...

Fired by Sessions, McCabe Calls It Retaliation for “Events I Witnessed”

In a move widely seen as political retaliation that came straight from President Donald Trump, former Deputy Director of the FBI Andrew McCabe was...

US Attorney General Sessions fires ex-FBI deputy director McCabe — RT US News

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions says has fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, effective immediately. The...

WaPo Fails to Disclose Ownership in Puff Piece for Bezos

The Washington Post, like a lot of corporate media (CounterSpin, 10/20/17), has spent a great deal of time hyping the bidding process for Amazon...

‘What the f**k is that thing?’ UFO encounter captured in newly-declassified navy footage (VIDEO)...

Newly-declassified footage shows the moment US Navy pilots were left incredulous after encountering a mysterious flying...

Trump Lawyers Considering Action to Block ’60 Minutes’ Interview With Stormy Daniels: Report

As focus continues on the $130,000 payoff at the center of a non-disclosure agreement signed (or not signed) just before the 2016 election, Buzzfeed...

To Stop War, Do What Katharine Gun Did – Consortiumnews

Legendary whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg’s advice to stop current and future wars is simple: do what Katharine Gun did, writes Norman...

Damning report to expose FBI’s Andrew McCabe leaking and misleading watchdog — RT US...

Andrew McCabe, the former number two at the FBI, leaked information about Clinton’s emails probe to...

Data of 12,000+ users of US-based cryptocurrency exchange to be disclosed to tax officials...

Coinbase, a US-based cryptocurrency service, has informed its users that it must provide the data of...

Julian Assange and His Doppelgänger

Walking along Hans Crescent every morning on my way to work, I stop briefly to look up at the balcony fronting the room which...

Will Every Critic of US Policies

‘Upskirters’ target girls as young as 10, police powerless — RT UK News

Police data reveals perverts are snapping intimate photos of girls as young as 10 in...

American Carnage

Americans have a remarkable tolerance for child slaughter, especially the mass murders of the children of others. This emotional indifference manifested itself vividly after...

Assange, Judge Arbuthnot and the Arrest Warrant

Justice is an elastic concept.  Like other terms in law, it has room to expand and contract.  But one weakness burdens legal strictures that...

Seeking Justice for the Victims of Attica

Prisoners at the Attica Correctional Facility give the black power salute while Commissioner R.G. Oswald negotiates with leaders of the takeover on September 10,...

Banks unfairly deny mortgages to African-Americans and Latinos

African-Americans and Latinos are being disproportionately denied mortgage loans from eight major banks in comparison with...

Accused rapists should have rights protected following string of bungled cases – baroness —...

A baroness has said that a few guilty rapists walking free is better than jailing...

Big Pharma spent $10mn promoting opioid drug use to patients — RT US News

Drug companies spent nearly $10 million promoting opioid drug use to patient advocacy groups and other...

UK prosecutors pressed Sweden not to drop Assange extradition in 2013 – report —...

Britain's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) dissuaded Sweden from attempting to drop extradition proceedings against Julian...

Trump weighs in on Russian meddling scandal — RT US News

US President Donald Trump has described the latest disclosure of text messages between former members of...

Bungling Crown Privilege: Australia’s Cabinet Security Breach

Journalists would have seen it as a scoop, and insisted that no laws had been broken. Politicians might have considered it a calamity.  Whatever...

Bombshell or Nothingburger? Memo on FBI ‘lawlessness’ sets Twitter on fire — RT US...

A newly declassified memorandum alleging abuses of power by the FBI and the Department of Justice...

Newsweek and USA Today Need Standards for Opinion Writers

Why are Newsweek and USA Today so willing to let special interests mislead their readers? Clear standards are needed for disclosing conflicts of interest. Facts...

Google’s parent company in talks to build massive data hubs in Saudi Arabia –...

Alphabet Inc. is reportedly negotiating a major deal with Saudi Arabia. The tech giant recently cracked...

Ex-terrorist group funds Paris trip for British Labour MP Toby Perkins — RT UK...

A group, formerly listed as a terrorist organization by the UK and US, funded a...

Damning New Study Helps Explain Why Pentagon Will No Longer Release Afghan War Updates

As the Pentagon is rebuked for withholding from the public information about the U.S. military's activities in Afghanistan, new reporting reveals that—more 16 years...

DOJ extended surveillance of Trump campaign adviser over Steele dossier findings

A House Intelligence Committee memo shows Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein approved extending surveillance on former...

BBC may have raided public coffers to pay off bullying & discrimination victims —...

The BBC is facing calls for an external audit after it was claimed the broadcaster...

Sex scandals hit Clinton, Republican finance chair — RT US News

New disclosures reveal Hillary Clinton protected her faith advisor when he was accused of sexual harassment....

Social media giants crack down on RT under Senate pressure — RT US News

Facebook, Google and Twitter are taking action against RT in response to pressure from the Senate...

George Soros Spent Record Amount Lobbying During Trump’s First Year

Liberal billionaire George Soros spent more on lobbying during President Donald Trump's first year in office than he has in any previous...

Men-only charity event for UK elite exposed for debauchery & sexual harassment — RT...

Rampant sexual harassment and lewd behavior has been exposed at a male-only, black-tie charity dinner...

New Jersey spent $42mn settling crimes committed by police — RT US News

Local authorities in New Jersey have spent $42 million in taxpayer money to settle allegations of...

6 most personal attacks on Trump during his first year in White House —...

Attacks on Donald Trump have been fast and furious, but some appeared to be so cheap,...

4th rape trial collapses as Oxford student cleared of charges before trial — RT...

A two-year rape case against an Oxford University student has been dropped just days before...

Black cab rapist’s victims launch crowdfunding campaign to keep him behind bars — RT...

Victims of prolific Black cab rapist John Worboys are petitioning to have him kept behind...

Ex-CIA officer arrested for trying to pass classified information to China — RT US...

US authorities have arrested a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer accused of disclosing top secret...

NYC police union seeks to block release of footage — RT US News

As NYC moves to equip its police force with bodycams by 2020, its main police union...

Alabama sheriffs accused of profiting from jail food funds — RT US News

Civil rights groups have sued dozens of Alabama sheriffs, seeking public records over allegations they served...

Why Trump (Still) Sits in the White House

Photo by Michael Vadon | CC BY 2.0 Most of the media’s attention on journalist Michael Wolff’s “explosive” new book Fire and Fury: Inside the...

End of ‘free’ press? NYT caved in to Bush & Obama, held NSA bombshell...

The New York Times was “quite willing” to quash stories at the behest of the government,...

The law that’s freeing UK’s ‘worst rapist,’ while other petty criminals face indefinite terms...

Many are asking why the UK's ‘worst sex offender’ - a cabbie believed to have...

States and Cities Took on Secret Election Spending in 2017

Congress has spent much of the year imagining more ways to hide the true funders of already murkily financed political advertising, even though the vast majority...

Drone strikes cannot be hidden in total secrecy, tribunal tells British govt — RT...

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 13:18 UK drone strikes, ‘kill lists,’ and the legal justification...

Washington State sues Motel 6 over collusion with ICE — RT US News

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 00:27 Several Motel 6 locations allegedly handed over guest information to...

‘Classified’ Huma Abedin emails found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop — RT US News

At least five of the 2,800 emails stored on a laptop belonging to former Democratic congressman...

UK tribunal blocks release of Assange files — RT UK News

A UK tribunal has refused to release key details on communications between British and Swedish...

Forget Consumer Protection. Under Trump-Appointed Mulvaney, CFPB Is About Deregulation

Muting the core of the agency's mission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under the controversial direction of Trump-appointed Mick Mulvaney has sidelined consumer protection...

RT America’s ‘foreign agent’ registration driven by error-riddled intel report — RT US News

The US Department of Justice based its decision to demand RT America register as a foreign...

Rape accusations too readily believed by police, says top lawyer — RT UK News

Published time: 21 Dec, 2017 10:48 A top barrister has warned that police readily taking...

CREW’s Emoluments lawsuit against Trump dismissed for lack of standing — RT US News

Congress, not the courts, should have the final say on whether President Donald Trump is in...

To Save the Internet We Must Own the Networks | By David Morris

In late October, Ajit Pai, Chair of the Federal Communications Commission, proudly announced, “We’ve been energetic in advancing the public interest…over the past nine...

Accused child rapist walks free after police are caught keeping evidence from lawyers… again...

An accused child rapist has walked free after police were caught withholding crucial evidence from...

Soros-backed group plans nationwide protest in event of Mueller’s firing — RT US News

A group backed by billionaire George Soros is planning nationwide “take to the streets” protests if...

Trump lawyer says ‘Russiagate’ probe head Mueller illegally obtained 10,000s emails — RT US...

FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller, looking for collusion between US President Donald Trump and Russia, has...

NYT Failed to Note Op-Ed Authors’ Funder Has $2 Billion Motive for Attacking Argentina

The New York Times (12/11/17) did not disclose the authors’ financial interest in attacking Argentina. Mark Dubowitz and Toby Dershowitz, two executives at the hawkish...

Why Did the News-Media Hide This Important Fact?

Eric Zuesse On December 13th, the following news-story was distributed for publication to virtually all U.S.-and-allied major (and many minor) newsmedia, but it was published...

Rape trial of student collapses because police withheld sex texts — RT UK News

Published time: 15 Dec, 2017 09:10 A rape trial judge has called for an urgent...

WikiLeaks is a media organization, UK tribunal rules — RT UK News

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 14:10 Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks has been recognized as a “media...

a Victory for the Young Girls of America

Photo by FolsomNatural | CC BY 2.0 As mainstream media sees it, Roy Moore’s stunning special election loss yesterday in red-state Alabama to Democrat Doug...

The Foundering Russia-gate ‘Scandal’ – Consortiumnews

Exclusive: Taking on water from revealed FBI conflicts of interest, the foundering Russia-gate probe – and its mainstream media promoters...

POLL: By 2-to-1, Americans Oppose Moving U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org A reliable scientific poll of 2,000 Americans, taken during 1-6 November 2017 — just a month before U.S. President...

Did 24 Coke-Funded Studies on Childhood Obesity Fail to Disclose Coke’s Influence? | U.S....

WASHINGTON - How accurate were conflict of interest disclosures in at least 40 childhood obesity studies funded by The Coca-Cola Company? Not so accurate,...

Bitcoin Crash Among 2018 Worries for Financial Markets, Deutsche Bank Warns

The bull market continues rising, and the economy added a healthy 228,000 jobs last month, so what could possibly spoil the celebrations...

Lawmakers Demand Transparency and Restrictions on FBI Spying Powers

Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act sunsets in three weeks. The statute's expiration could curtail the ability of intelligence and law enforcement agencies...

More links between ‘Russiagate’ probe team & Hillary surface — RT US News

Serious questions have been raised over the independence of Robert Mueller’s investigation into allegations of Russian...

Missing the Significance of Israel-gate – Consortiumnews

Amid the U.S. mainstream media’s hyping of Russia-gate, there has been much less attention given to what some call “Israel-gate,”...

US ambassador sees no link between RT America’s FARA registration & loss of Congress...

RT America’s registration as a ‘foreign agent’ in the US ultimately led to them losing accreditation...

British spies thwart terror plot to ‘blow up & assassinate’ PM May – reports...

British intelligence has allegedly foiled a terrorist plot to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May, one...

MSM ignores Trump officials’ collusion… with Israel — RT US News

Media hysteria over alleged Russian collusion continues, even as President Donald Trump’s short-lived national security adviser,...

Holding Uber Accountable: Litigating over Data Hacks

It sent patrons and users into fits of puzzled anger.  It numbed a good many more who had placed mistaken faith in its operations. ...

‘Assange shouldn’t be confident of protecting WikiLeaks sources’

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said he won’t tolerate secrets purloined by the CIA being stolen from...

Clinton mega-donor Saban thanks Kushner for ‘collusion’ on Israel’s behalf — RT US News

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s senior advisor - and the man who allegedly ordered Gen. Michael...

UK journalists who worked on Snowden leaks still under investigation, police confirm — RT...

British journalists who worked with leaked National Security Agency (NSA) documents from Edward Snowden are...

Ex-Union Buster Turned NLRB Member Divulges Over 100 Additional Former Clients

Republican member of the National Labor Relations Board William Emanuel's most recent disclosures show that the union avoidance specialist was hired by Wells Fargo...

Major media silent on Bill Clinton sex accusers’ press conference — RT US News

A press conference to draw attention to the issue of sexual misconduct inside the Beltway drew...

How the FCC’s reversal of net neutrality may affect you — RT US News

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced plans to repeal net neutrality regulations, putting the Federal...

US police covertly spy on innocent citizens with military hardware

Published time: 26 Nov, 2017 16:41 Edited time: 26 Nov, 2017 16:45 Dozens of police departments...

Discussing Trump Abroad

My work takes me to countries all over the world.  But it’s not just work.  Since Trump’s ascendancy the need on my part for...

Signs of U.K. Misconduct in Assange Case – Consortiumnews

The world’s most prominent freedom-of-the-press case remains the legal pressure on WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange, still in Ecuador’s London embassy...

The Biggest Wealth Transfer in History

What will happen between now and 2025? Nobody knows of course but I will later in this article have a little peek into the...

‘There’s All Kinds of People Who Have Their Snouts in the Trough Here’

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists’ Paradise Papers Janine Jackson: Establishment media cover poverty sometimes, sometimes in a compassionate and compelling way. And they cover wealth...

Clinton probe given ‘special’ status, FBI emails reveal — RT US News

The Hillary Clinton email investigation was given “special” status by the FBI, newly released documents reveal....

Trump Adds to Washington’s ‘Swamp’ – Consortiumnews

Exclusive: President Trump’s vow to “drain the swamp” was just one more empty promise as he adds to the muck...

White House releases rules on reporting cybersecurity flaws — RT US News

After a hacker stole cyber tools from an NSA “stockpile” to carry out the WannaCry cyberattack,...

‘String of brain-dead slogans’ – Social media reactions to RT’s foreign agent registration —...

The US Department of Justice’s demand that RT America register as a foreign agent or face...

Time Is Running Out for the Planet

(Photo: Pixabay) I wasn't one of the 50,766 participants who finished the New York City Marathon last weekend. Instead, I spent the average marathon finish...

Will May fire Patel? Tory who held ‘undisclosed’ meetings with Israelis summoned back to...

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 10:57 Edited time: 9 Nov, 2017 11:31 Tory minister Priti...

Palestinians see Priti Patel’s secret Israeli meetings as further proof Britain isn’t their friend...

While the UK collectively holds its breath to see whether International Development Secretary Priti Patel...

The Politics of Sexual Harassment and War – Consortiumnews

The Harvey Weinstein scandal has forced the ugly practice of sexual harassment into the public square, where private companies have...

Why a Special Counsel Should Be Appointed to Investigate Robert Mueller

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Some of the finest investigative journalists have recently documented different parts of what constitutes, in its totality, a single...

Soros fund manager involved in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’-style BDSM lawsuit – report —...

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 16:00 A top manager working for a private US investment firm...

Back on Twitter, Trump calls for probe of DNC over Brazile bombshell — RT...

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 22:34 Departing on his Asian tour, Donald Trump tweeted a call...

RT looks at how powerful men are protecting themselves against sexual harassment allegations —...

In workplaces across the UK, including Parliament, people in positions of power are sexually harassing...

Lawmaker calls for RT YouTube ban during Russia hearing — RT US News

House Intelligence Committee members accusing RT of being “fake news” were only able to point to...

Sorting Out the Russia Mess – Consortiumnews

Exclusive: The U.S. mainstream media finally has its “smoking gun” on Russia-gate — incriminating information from a junior Trump campaign...

Facebook follows Twitter, unveils political ad ‘transparency’ ahead of Russia testimony — RT US...

Facebook is joining Twitter in bowing to lawmakers demands for more information on political ads on...

US govt expands warrantless surveillance of Americans — RT US News

The US government, without court or congressional review, may have broadened a legal interpretation of which...

The Supreme Court Is the Only Institution in the US That Can Solve the...

As Campaign Finance Center attorney Paul Smith arguing for the plaintiffs in Gill v. Whitford told the Supreme Court earlier this month, "gerrymanders now are not your...

Who killed JFK? The various theories behind the Kennedy assassination — RT US News

Just hours ahead of the disclosure of classified documents on one of the defining moments of...

FEC complaint accuses Clinton camp, DNC of hiding Trump-Russia dossier payments — RT US...

The Federal Election Commission is being asked to investigate “misleading” payment reports filed by former Secretary...

What Did Hillary Clinton Know? – Consortiumnews

Exclusive: With the disclosure that Hillary Clinton’s campaign helped pay for the original Russia-gate allegations against Donald Trump, a new...

Twitter bows to Congress, announces political ad ‘transparency’ ahead of Russia testimony — RT...

As social media companies face mounting political pressure from US senators investigating Russia, Twitter says it...

Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta targeted in ‘Trump-Russia’ probe — RT US News

Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 19:38 Edited time: 23 Oct, 2017 19:38 Special Counsel Robert Mueller...

As American as Cherry Pie

The continuing revelations about Harvey Weinstein’s sexual abuses of women comes after numerous disclosures of reported abuses by other male “celebrities.”  Among these notables...

Trump to allow release of classified JFK assassination files — RT America

Published time: 21 Oct, 2017 13:15 Edited time: 21 Oct, 2017 14:43 US President Donald Trump...

Bi-partisan Senate bill regulates political ads for ‘honesty’ on social media — RT America

Democratic and Republican senators are seeking to put restrictions on political ads on social media similar...

Judge questions reasoning behind Trump Emoluments lawsuit — RT America

A federal judge has raised concerns over the arguments from both parties in a lawsuit filed...

Trump Escalates Anti-Leak Campaign – Consortiumnews

President Trump has made clear his anger about “leaks,” but he is far from alone among recent U.S. presidents waging...

Nearly 3,000 govt docs found on home laptop used by Clinton adviser Abedin —...

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 16:45 Edited time: 18 Oct, 2017 17:54 The State Department admitted...

Pentagon fears hackers could crash the stock market — RT America

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 21:30 The US Department of Defense is concerned that hackers could...

Comey drafted ‘unclassified’ statement ending Clinton email investigation long before case closed — RT...

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 06:42 In newly-released documents, the FBI confirms that former Director James...

Jury to decide fate of US senator in corruption & bribery trial — RT...

The judge overseeing the corruption case involving US Senator Bob Menendez said he won’t dismiss any...

Should Mike Pence Become the President?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On August 26th, Morning Consult headlined “More Voters Want Pence as President Than Trump, Poll Shows” and reported that...

Man-on-man ‘bromances’ are threatening heterosexual relationships, warn researchers — RT UK

Published time: 13 Oct, 2017 13:23 ‘Bromances’ are threatening heterosexual relationships, researchers say, as men...

The Legacy of Reagan’s Civilian ‘Psyops’ – Consortiumnews

Special Report: When the Reagan administration launched peacetime “psyops” in the mid-1980s, it pulled in civilian agencies to help spread...

NYT: $100,000 Russian Facebook Political Ads Prove Censorship Need

Eric Zuesse A front-page news-story in the New York Times on Friday, October 13th, says that Silicon Valley has been so very discredited by around...

Britain’s biggest arms maker BAE systems ‘cutting 1,000 jobs’

Published time: 9 Oct, 2017 11:24 BAE Systems, Britain’s biggest arms manufacturer, will cut more...

Harvey Weinstein sex scandals ‘covered up’ for years after celebrities came to his aid

Before uncovering allegations of Hollywood bigwig Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct, the New York Times buried a...

The Biggest Crisis in Our Lifetime?

After Jim Rogers, who co-founded the Quantum Fund alongside George Soros, predicted that the “biggest crisis in his lifetime” is less than a year...

How Big Corporations Game Our Democracy Into Their Plutocracy

Photo by Todd Blaisdell | CC BY 2.0 A major chapter in American history – rarely taught in our schools – is how ever larger...

Lollapalooza festival, airport among Las Vegas shooter’s targets – media

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock is alleged to have booked two rooms at a Chicago hotel...

Bad vibrations: Smart sex toys vulnerable to hackers, researchers find

Security researchers have discovered a vulnerability in smart sex toys, including those made in the US,...

Veterans Express Dismay At "Vietnam War" Series

St. Louis, MO. - With the conclusion of the Burns/Novick “The Vietnam War” series, veterans express dismay over the lack of attention paid...

CNN systematically violates Russian law – watchdog

CNN International routinely violates Russian legislation, although that does not mean the US broadcaster should be...

Speak Russian? Interested in national security? CIA looks for linguists to ‘unveil the truth’

With the anti-Russia hysteria in the US reaching unprecedented proportions, the CIA has announced it’s looking...

Punishing the Media: The Fantasies of the CIA and William J. Casey

Unauthorized disclosures of classified information have become a cancer which undermines presidential authority to conduct foreign policy, our national security process, and our intelligence...

DHS Chief Can't Promise She Won't Hand Over Dreamer Data to ICE

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke speaks to reporters during a news conference at Ellington Airport on September 6, 2017, in Houston, Texas....

‘Battle of the Sexes’ Then — and Now

Midway through Bobby Riggs’ cocky telephone pitch to Billie Jean King in 1973 — a nationally televised tennis match with a $100,000 prize between...

EPA staff receive mandatory anti-leak training, leaked document shows

Published time: 23 Sep, 2017 20:23 Edited time: 23 Sep, 2017 20:52 Environmental Protection Agency employees...

Veteran Group Reacts To First Episode Of Burns/Novick Vietnam Series

WASHINGTON - Veterans For Peace (VFP)  members in every U.S. time zone and beyond tuned in to watch the first episode of Ken Burns...

Corporate Media’s Soft Spot for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner

Us Weekly’s fawning tabloid coverage of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner hasn’t been that much different than the kid-glove treatment given to the couple...

'Alt-Right': We Need Courage and Truth, Not False Equivalencies

In the wake of the unrest in Charlottesville a few weeks ago, where a sizable contingent of white supremacists, Nazis, and other self-described “alt-right”...

Beware of Flooded Vehicle Scams and Frauds

The Houston area, where the Car Pro Show has been heard for over a dozen years has experienced a catastrophic hurricane. The large amounts of rain...

U.S. Congress and Media Push for War Against Russia

Eric Zuesse On Wednesday, September 6th, Reuters bannered "Facebook says likely Russian-based operation funded U.S. ads with political message”, and reported: Facebook Inc said on Wednesday...

Fossil Fuel Lobbyist by Day, WaPo Columnist by Night

Ed Rogers’  column (Washington Post, 9/4/17) warning that Democrats “are now captive to the party’s left-wing fringe” due to a “dangerous lurch to the...
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Video: ‘X-Files’: FBI won’t reveal Clinton emails due to ‘lack of public interest’

The FBI denied a Freedom of Information request to release files relating to Hillary Clinton's emails, claiming there is a 'lack of public interest'...

Full threat posed by Arkema plant disaster still unknown

Two explosions were reported Thursday at the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas with the company...

Google slammed over pressuring foundation, reporters

Another journalist has joined the ranks of those speaking out about Google squelching content it disapproves...

1.4mn more bogus Wells Fargo accounts emerge with Congress asleep at the wheel

As the tally of fake Wells Fargo accounts balloons to 3.5 million, Congress has yet to...

Should Mike Pence Become America’s President?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On August 26th, Morning Consult headlined “More Voters Want Pence as President Than Trump, Poll Shows” and reported that...

Trump to discuss Assange & DNC hack in Rohrabacher ‘rendezvous’

Republican Rep Dana Rohrabacher has claimed he and President Donald Trump will “rendezvous” so he can...

Pedophile vicar housed in luxury apartment by Church of England

A pedophile former vicar, and former Church of England national youth officer, is being housed...

Neighbors Shut Down Illegal Cannabis Grows

Sonoma County, Northern California — One of the United States’ top four cannabis-growing counties is Sonoma County, California. In 2016, it became legal for...

Neighbors Shut Down Illegal Cannabis Grows

Sonoma County, Northern California — One of the United States’ top four cannabis-growing counties is Sonoma County, California. In 2016, it became legal for...

Magic Money Working Magic on 401(k)s

by Gerald E. Scorse / August 8th, 2017 A top policy expert isn’t buying reports of a private-sector retirement “crisis.”  In an article, Andrew Biggs...

U.S. Government and Press Lie Constantly, with Total Impunity

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The U.S. press don’t report this fact, but that doesn’t mean it’s not true. The following will document its...

A New Twist in Seth Rich Murder Case

Exclusive: The U.S. mainstream media dismisses any link between the murder of DNC official Seth Rich and leaked DNC emails...

‘Russiagate’ — The Most Trustworthy Current Information

Eric Zuesse This summary is up-to-date as of August 6th, but it will start with a leak from a phone-conversation on August 1st, in which...

What Don’t You Know About the Trump/Russia Connection?

If you’re having trouble finding your way through the blizzard of facts, leaks, rumors and lies howling around the Trump/Russia connection, we have just...

Facing Crisis of Legitimacy, Trump Administration Pledges to Intensify War on Leaks

President Donald Trump’s administration is in the throes of a crisis of legitimacy and leadership, with federal government employees concerned and unwilling to stay...
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Video: More Trump Leaks: US president clashes with world leaders in private talks

The Trump administration has been hit by yet another scandal over an unauthorized disclosure. The Washington Post published two transcripts of the American ... Via...

'We will find you': DOJ, DNI vow war on leakers

Published time: 4 Aug, 2017 15:41 Edited time: 4 Aug, 2017 15:42 The US Department of...

Expert who disabled ‘WannaCry’ cyber attack indicted over bank malware ‘Kronos’

A British-based malware researcher has been indicted in connection to the “Kronos” malware which targets banks....

What is the British govt really hiding in its secret archives?

As Britain’s love affair with state secrecy collides yet again with public demands for transparency,...

GOP's Vague New Tax Plan Can't Hide True Aim: Massive Tax Cuts for Wealthy

With the nation's attention fixed on the Senate GOP's attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), several congressional Republicans,...

'F**king paranoid schizophrenic': Scaramucci blasts Priebus & Bannon in rant

White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci has revealed both his paranoia and rifts within the White...

The fish stinks from head down, except for me & the president – Scaramucci

White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci appeared on CNN Thursday to complain about leakers and rebuff...

Reuters vs. UN Cancer Agency: Are Corporate Ties Influencing Science Coverage?

Ever since they classified the world’s most widely used herbicide as “probably carcinogenic to humans,” a team of international scientists at the World Health...

Kushner says he had 4 contacts with Russians during Trump campaign, none improper

Jared Kushner says he only had four contacts with Russians during the presidential campaign of his...

Florida’s Education System—the one Betsy DeVos Cites as a Model—Is in Chaos

The K-12 education system in Florida — the one that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos likes to praise as a model for the nation — is in...

As the Russia Investigation Heightens, Trump Suggests Pardoning Himself

While the president has his staff looking at ways to torpedo the Russia investigation, he also is allegedly asking questions about his power to...

Top CEOs Make 271 Times More Than the Average American

In 2016, CEOs at America’s largest firms made, on average, 271 times more than the average US worker. Fifty years ago, that ratio was...

Secrecy around drone assassination of British citizens in Syria challenged in court

Published time: 20 Jul, 2017 10:12 Edited time: 21 Jul, 2017 08:10 The UK government’s...

Codex Alimentarius and Monsanto’s Toxic Relations

“Our soils are sick from greed-based, irresponsible agricultural practices, pesticides, chemical fertilizers, erosion and mineral depletion, all of which stop or reduce adequate microbial...

BBC presenters’ 6-figure salaries exposed, revealing massive gender pay gap

BBC presenters’ six-figure salaries have been published, exposing a stark gender pay gap, with the...

CIA plans to destroy old files related to leaks

A CIA proposal to destroy files deemed no longer of historical importance has been authorized. Critics...

MPs demand truth on hidden costs of £150bn F-35 warplane deal

Published time: 18 Jul, 2017 15:37 MPs from the Defence Select Committee have demanded full...

Wall Street wants rollback of Enron-era accounting rules

Financial executives have called on lawmakers to scale back securities regulations that they argue stifle the...

Highly-paid BBC newsreaders could be forced off air to avoid conflict of interest

Published time: 18 Jul, 2017 15:38 The BBC may be forced to stand down top...
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Video: MPs demand truth on hidden costs of £150bn F-35 warplane deal

MPs from the Defence Select Committee have demanded full disclosure of the hidden costs associated with the UK's controversial £150 billion F-35 warplane ... Via...

They see you: FBI warns about dangers of internet-connected toys

While many American parents think ‘smart toys’ are a great idea, the FBI has issued an...

US court upholds ‘gag’ rules on surveillance of social media users

Privacy advocates suffered a stinging defeat by a federal appeals court which ruled in favor of...

Transparency Victory: Trump Forced to Release Mar-a-Lago Visitor Logs

Watchdog groups are claiming victory on Monday after the Trump administration said it would release the visitor logs for Mar-a-Lago, the resort estate the...

‘Lazy police’ letting criminals walk free, says top prosecutor

Published time: 17 Jul, 2017 16:01 Criminals are walking free because “lazy” police officers “do...

Private business: State Dept spends $15k at Trump hotel to accompany first family

The US State Department spent over $15,000 of taxpayer money at a Trump-branded hotel in Vancouver,...

Oust Trump, Start World War With Russia

Behind the sensational Western media coverage now linking the US president’s son to alleged Russian collusion in the American election, the real euphoria stems...

Republicans Set to Lose a Vote, if Mississippi Union Dispute Goes Before NLRB

If workers at a Nissan plant in Mississippi vote to be represented by the United Auto Workers, it will create a bargaining unit of...

Mass Arrests of Protesters: Outrageous in Russia, Barely Worth Mentioning in US

Major media’s relative lack of interest in the mass arrests by Metro DC police on Inauguration Day is a fact noted by activists and...

Article of Impeachment Introduced Against President Donald Trump

This is a developing story and may be updated... An Article of Impeachment against President Donald Trump was officially introduced in the U.S. House of...

Condemnation as govt bans report into who funds Britain’s extremists

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has confirmed an already much-delayed report into the foreign funding...

Was the Meeting Between Donald Trump Jr. and the Russian Lawyer Really “Treason” or...

Richard Painter, an ethics lawyer under former President George W. Bush, has declared that the meeting of Donald Trump Jr., with a Russian lawyer who...

Ten Problems with Anti-Russian Obsession

Many anti-Trump Americans see the Russia-gate “scandal” as a way to derail Donald Trump, but this political opportunism has fed...

FBI allowed to hide details of secret 9/11 report – judge

A South Florida judge ruled the FBI is not improperly withholding information about funding of the...

Female engineers describe Tesla’s factory as a 'predator zone'

A Tesla-organized meeting has revealed a culture of sexual harassment and mistreatment by male managers, as...

Facebook OK to track users with cookies, judge rules

Published time: 3 Jul, 2017 20:36 Users who complained about Facebook tracking them across third-party websites...

Pursuing Hard Truths in Syria

A U.N. agency says it found sarin in victims of an April 4 attack in Syria, but lack of a...

Refusing to Abet Suppression, States Reject Trump Demand for Voter Data

A handful of states are pushing back against a sweeping demand from a controversial Trump voting commission for information about voters in every state. Trump's...

Trump Is Vulnerable On Education. Do Democrats Care?

A string of special election defeats has left Democrats bewildered at how they can continue to lose against a party led by the most...

Alarm Raised as Trump Election Panel Requests Detailed Data on All US Voters

Voting and civil rights advocates are ringing alarm bells on Thursday after it was learned that an election commission established by Donald Trump—one which...

Trump Has Been Continuing Obama’s Syria-Policy

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Donald Trump, who during the election-campaign ferociously condemned Barack Obama’s foreign policies, while asserting nothing concrete of his own, has, as...

PA Supreme Court rules police dashcam videos are public record, as lawmakers vote to...

Pennsylvania’s highest court has said the public should have access to police dashcam video unless the...

ACLU Responds to Appeals Court Win for Government Transparency in Sarasota “Stingray” Cell Phone...

MIAMI, Florida - A federal appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling that prevented the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida from...

'Stonewall' Sessions Leads the Charge Of the Trump Brigade

US Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions spent Tuesday afternoon up on Capitol Hill trying out his new one-man show based on Margaret Mitchell’s Gone...

Comey hailed as ‘intelligence porn star’ by Assange, as Snowden defends ‘leak’

Published time: 8 Jun, 2017 22:03 Edited time: 9 Jun, 2017 10:20 James Comey's revelation Thursday...

‘Burn down the White House’: Reality Winner pleads not guilty to espionage charges

The first whistleblower to stand trial for leaking classified information to the media under the Trump...

‘False statements & lies’: Trump takes to Twitter to slam Comey testimony

Donald Trump has issued a much anticipated tweet in response to James Comey's Senate Intelligence Committee...

Trump’s lawyer calls for investigation of Comey for leaking 'privileged communications'

Published time: 8 Jun, 2017 18:18 Edited time: 8 Jun, 2017 18:52 President Donald Trump’s personal...

Edward Snowden Comes to Defense of Jailed NSA Contractor Reality Winner

A day after her arrest was announced publicly by the U.S. Justice Department, Reality Winner, the 25-year-old alleged source of a leaked National Security...

Russia-gate’s Mythical ‘Heroes’

The mainstream U.S. media sells the mythical integrity of fired FBI Director Comey and special Russia-gate prosecutor Mueller, but the...

Trump’s Interior Secretary Attended Oil Industry Meeting at Trump’s DC Hotel

WASHINGTON - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke had a busy day on March 23, at least according to his official Twitter account. That day, he...

Walmart uses ‘brutally unfair’ system to punish employees for illnesses ‒ report

Walmart is facing a battery of bad news about its treatment of employees, just in time...

Veterans On the March: Memorial Day in D.C.

Veterans On the March!Stop Endless War • Build for Peace! “War is a racket: A few profit, the many pay!”~ Major General Smedley Butler, USMC May...

Tech giants call for privacy protections in surveillance reform

Technology firms, including Facebook and Google, have suggested five "changes" for Congress to consider while reforming...

A Timeline: Pence’s Role in the White House’s Russia-Related Mess

The Trump White House has produced what appear to be at least three cover-ups. They relate to: 1) former-national security adviser Mike Flynn’s questionable activities...

WaPo Provides Platform for Calls to Imprison WaPo Sources

Washington Post editorial (9/16/16) For the third time in a year, the Washington Post has promoted the prosecution of Washington Post sources. Last September,  the Post...

UK resumes sharing intelligence with US after Manchester attack leaks

Published time: 25 May, 2017 20:22 Edited time: 25 May, 2017 20:55 The UK has...

Trump slams 'deeply troubling' US intel leaks, vows investigation

Published time: 25 May, 2017 14:42 Edited time: 25 May, 2017 14:58 President Donald Trump condemned...

UK ‘furious’ over US leaks to media, ends intel sharing – reports

Published time: 25 May, 2017 08:44 UK police have stopped sharing information about the Manchester...

UK police hit out at US published leak of Manchester bomb pics

Published time: 24 May, 2017 23:04 UK police have accused US media of undermining the...

Getting Julian Assange

Julian Assange has been vindicated because the Swedish case against him was corrupt. The prosecutor, Marianne Ny, obstructed justice and should be prosecuted. Her...

Chelsea Manning Is Free–but Whistleblowers Still Face Prison

Chelsea Manning, a free woman. Human Rights Watch is glad that Chelsea Manning is free. A statement from the group’s General Counsel’s office notes that...

The Open Secret of Foreign Lobbying

Exclusive: Russia-gate has focused attention on requirements for U.S. citizens acting as “foreign agents” to register with the Justice Department, but...

At CNN, Imagining an Absurd Iranian/ISIS Alliance

Alan Dershowitz (Anderson Cooper 360, 5/17/17) denounces Trump whistleblower as “a felon a criminal.”Pro-torture legal scholar Alan Dershowitz was on CNN the other...

The Post-Trump Era?

Doug HenwoodHow much longer can this go on? As I write this, PredictIt gives 71/29 odds that Trump will last the year, but it’s...
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Video: An Impeachable Offense? Questions Swirl as Trump Accused of Sharing Top Secret Intel...

http://democracynow.org - Senior White House officials were apparently so alarmed by President Trump's disclosures of classified intelligence to Russia that ... Via Youtube

Impeach Trump? Transcript Will Tell Whether President Blabbed Secrets To Russians

If Donald Trump disclosed highly classified state secrets to the Russian ambassador and foreign minister, he may be vulnerable to impeachment — not because...

Deep State Leaks Highly Classified Info to Washington Post to Smear President Trump

Current and former U.S. officials, supposedly concerned that President Trump had shared some “highly classified information” with the Russian foreign minister and...

California police abuse state databases with impunity – report

Law enforcement agencies in California set new records in 2016 for the misuse of statewide records...

Impeach Trump for Right Reasons

The Constitution suddenly seems to have bestirred itself and declared itself, through its many Washington spokespeople, to be in crisis. I'm sorry, interjects the world,...

The Scandal Hidden Behind Russia-gate

Exclusive: Official Washington has the Russia-gate scandal almost 180-degrees wrong; it is not about protecting democracy, but about pushing Americans...

If Washington Won’t Rein in Corporate Greed, Your State Might

Josh Elliott is fed up with overpaid CEOs. As the owner of a Connecticut natural foods market with 40 employees, he says he could...

Obama-era methane waste rule stays despite US Senate vote

A US Senate resolution that would have revoked an Obama-era waste rule over methane venting and...

Major Media Organize to Rig Web-Search Results

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The New York Times, as Robert Parry has pointed out, “Cheers the Rise of Censorship”, but only of censorship...

‘Serious mistake’: EU’s Juncker condemns leaks on disastrous Brexit Downing Street dinner

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has condemned last week’s damning leaks of his meeting with...

Soon-to-released Chelsea Manning wants to help others after prison

Published time: 10 May, 2017 00:38 Whistleblower, Chelsea Manning, has issued her first statement since President...

FBI paid nearly $1mn to hack into San Bernardino killer’s iPhone – Senator

Published time: 8 May, 2017 18:25 US Senator Dianne Feinstein has revealed that the FBI paid...