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text Democrats Join Republicans to Give Trump $696 billion for War, More than Trump Requested by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
On Bastille Day, July 14, 2017, 117 Democrats and 227 Republicans in the House of Representatives joined to give Republican Pres. Trump $696 billion for the military, more than the $603 billion he asked for. HR 2810, on Roll Call 378, now goes to the Senate as the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Yet, only 114 Congresspeople have endorsed HR 676, Medicare for All. San Francisco’s Rep. Democrat Nancy Pelosi voted for the military budget but has failed to endorse HR ...
Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:05AM
text Mozambique Audit Reveals Corruption and Short Falls in Financial System by Abby Wilhelm
Ahead of President Trump's first G20 meeting in Germany this weekend, Mozambique released an audit exposing violations of the country's laws to secure now-defaulted loans....
Posted: Wed Jul 5, 2017 2:20PM
text Puerto Rico Board Meets on Anniversary of Debt Legislation by Abby Wilhelm
Puerto Rico's oversight board is holding its eighth public meeting in San Juan at the Sheraton Hotel Convention Center....
Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:03AM
text Legislation Combats Shell Company Corruption by Abby Wilhelm
Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Peter King (R-NY) heralded the House introduction of the Corporate Transparency Act at a press conference at the House Triangle....
Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:58AM
text Sapar Isakov – a foreign agent, presiding over the Office of the Kyrgyz President by Peter Johnson
As a person involved in the last year's scandal concerning real property, which was purchased using undocumented revenue, Sapar Isakov made a great leap in his career in the past six months. He rose from the rank of the Deputy Head of the Kyrgyz President's Office to the position of the Chief of the President's Administration....
Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:33AM
text The Great Trump Show by Daniel Leisegang
The bizarre billionaire becomes epic disaster when regulation is demonized, social necessities like food stamps and Medicaid are cut in the hundreds of billions and taxes for corporations may be cut in half. The failure of the media was manifest in unending stories about Hillary's emails and hardly one question about Trump's tax plans. The media underrated Trump in a fatal way and took a bad turn....
Posted: Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:52PM
text House Financial Choice Act Repeals Responsible Lending and Anti-Corruption Measures by Abby Wilhelm
The House passed the Financial Choice Act repealing multiple‎ measures enacted by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act....
Posted: Fri Jun 9, 2017 9:43AM
text Pence as president could be worse than Trump by Anti-capitalist
Pence might be the most dangerous extreme right threat yet....
Posted: Mon Jun 5, 2017 12:20PM
text G7: Famine, Debt and Corruption by Abby Wilhelm
As G7 leaders continue to meet in Taormina, Italy, relief groups like Oxfam International are intensifying calls for aid monies to address famine....
Posted: Fri May 26, 2017 2:25PM
text UN Forum Focuses on Financing for Development Goals by Abby Wilhelm
United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and the IMF's Christine Lagarde join world leaders for the Financing for Development (FfD) Forum at UN Headquarters....
Posted: Tue May 23, 2017 9:25AM
image Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available 480_c-artis-harris-and-her-children-dallas_1.jpg by Laura Sullivan & Meg Anderson / NPR
More than 2 million families now use vouchers to keep from becoming homeless. It's the government's largest program to help low-income families pay their rent....
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 10:54AM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Write Judge as Bankruptcy Process Begins by Abby Wilhelm
Puerto Rico religious leaders sent a letter to Judge Laura Taylor Swain as she presides over the first bankruptcy proceeding in San Juan to restructure more than $70 billion in debt.‎...
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 6:47AM
text Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Process Begins by Abby Wilhelm
Puerto Rico bankruptcy proceedings to restructure an over $70 billion debt begin on Wednesday in San Juan....
Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 3:26PM
audio Nicole Humphrey, 'Not Racist or Bigot,' on Class and Section 8 Housing (audio/mpeg 764.0kb) by FRONTLINE in Dallas, TX
"It's just not people who are of the same class as us. Which sounds bad, but I don't mean that in a bad way." - Nicole Humphrey...
Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 5:14PM
image Global Antifa: No Pasaran to Nazi Scum! 480_gellermonster.jpg by GLOBAL AFA
The ranqid zombie of hate, professional bigot Pamela Geller, has cried her poor little undead eyes out at her dear neo-fascist comrade Marine Le Pen losing bigly at the French elections, without shedding a tear for the victims of the genocidal racism resulting from the forefathers of the FN. Taking to the spirits like a woman possessed, the trump-supporting ogre suffered a formidable stake through the heart when the results were announced and the fascist dinosaur was well and truly beaten at...
Posted: Mon May 8, 2017 3:20PM
audio Free Yeimi Galindo Madrid: Marching on May Day for Sanctuary for All (audio/mpeg 15.6mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
On Monday, May 1st, organizers for New Orleans' Center for Racial Justice's Congress of Day Laborers/Congreso del Jornaleros, STAND With Dignity, and other faith, labor, and community allies marched to call for freedom, jobs, justice, and sanctuary for all. The March stopped in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building to submit an application for the release of Ms. Yeimi Galindo Madrid, who is currently held in Immigration Detention Facility away from her two young ...
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 11:41AM
text Sen Sanders Joins 99 Senators for Israel; Supports Ann Coulter's Fascist Speech by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
On April 27, 2017, all 100 US Senators, including Bernie Sanders, signed a letter initiated by Sen. Mark Rubio to the UN supporting Nazi Trump’s UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s statement that “It is the UN’s anti-Israel bias that is long overdue for change.” This comes as 1500 Palestinians are on a hunger strike in Israeli prisons, protesting the horrifying conditions that are a clear violation of international law. This came a few days after Bernie Sanders condemned the protests of fascist Ann ...
Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:38PM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Meets as Bankruptcy Deadline Approaches by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's oversight board meets on April 28th in New York and could authorize a bankruptcy process for the debt ridden island....
Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:17AM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Call for Bankruptcy Ahead of "Vulture Fund" Deadline by Greg Williams
Before May, protections expire that shelter Puerto Rico from debt lawsuits and predatory financial groups popularly known as "vulture" funds....
Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:45AM
image Illegal Purchase Of Execution Drugs as Ark. GOP Gov Hutchinson Seeks To Murder 8 Prisoners 480__ab1prisoners_1.jpg by Abolition 9
As Arkansas Republicans seek to murder 8 priisoners in 11 days, drug companies, abolitionists work to stop the executions while the governor, A.G. and corrections officer are under investigation for illegal purchases....
Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:03PM