Haiti Begins General Strike

By Ezra Brain, Left Voice. -

February 1, 2021 - Industries across Haiti are shut down today as workers in multiple sectors participate in a 48-hour general strike. The strike was called by the labor unions following years of [...]

Venezuela Sentences Former Citgo Executives For Corruption

By  Manuela Solé, Venezuelanalysis. -

Merida - Six former oil executives were sentenced for corruption on Thursday by a Venezuelan court. They were detained in November 2017 in Caracas on charges of embezzlement, money laundering [...]

Guatemalans Continue Anti-Government Protests

By Jeff Abbott, Al Jazeera. -

Guatemala City, Guatemala – Guatemalans have returned to protest across the country for the second Saturday in a row, as discontent with President Alejandro Giammattei and his government [...]

Venezuela Convicts Six CITGO Former Executives Of Corruption

By Telesur English. -

Six former executives of the CITGO Petroleum Corporation were sentenced to between eight and 13 years in prison after being found guilty of corruption. Venezuela's Supreme Court of Justice [...]

Is Peru Witnessing A Parliamentary Coup?

By Zoe PC, People's Dispatch. -

Peruvians have  been taking to the streets to reject the impeachment and removal of Martín Vizcarra from the office of president on Monday, November 9. After a four-hour debate in the Peruvian [...]

Whistleblower Sues EPA Over Retaliation

By Kevin Gosztola, Shadowproof. -

An Environmental Protection Agency whistleblower, whose disclosures ultimately led to former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt’s resignation, filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging his free [...]

‘Bomb Trains’ Coming Soon Through Your Town

By Sarah Okeson, DC Report. -

An energy company tied to a hedge fund that loaned millions to the Trump Organization and the Kushner Companies will benefit after Team Trump approved railroads running “bomb trains” through our [...]

New Hotline For Postal Service Whistleblowers

By Project on Government Oversight. -

The United States Postal Service provides safe, timely communication for all Americans. Increasingly, that includes supporting U.S. elections by handling mail-in ballots, a function of [...]

Manufacturing Disgrace: Reuters Distorts Chevron V. Donziger

By Joe Emersberger, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Independent journalist Chris Hedges (ScheerPost, 8/25/20) wrote: The flagrant corruption and misuse of the legal system to abjectly serve corporate interests in the Donziger case illustrates [...]

The US Expeditionary Kleptocracy

By Danny Sjursen, AntiWar.com. -

Of course, a desperate US military – and its Washington masters – had an expedient solution for the ethno-sectarian strife they’d catalyzed: consider it the Lebanon formula. So [...]

Huge Intelligence Agency Scandal Rocks Denmark

By Ron Ridenour, Covert Action Magazine. -

Four leading Defense Intelligence Service personnel were suspended on Monday, August 24, pending an independent investigation into serious charges of illegalities—amounting to what Danish [...]

Pennsylvania Will Rule On Mumia’s Case, After Proceeding In Secret

By Noelle Hanrahan, Prison Radio. -

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has put Mumia Abu-Jamal's evidentiary hearing on hold.  The case is under seal and is proceeding in secret! This spring Mumia Abu-Jamal was back in court with a [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Something’s Rotten In The Corporate States Of America

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Beginning with the slave trade and leading all the way up to the climate crisis, author Barbara Freese’s “Industrial Strength Denial” examines eight of private industries’ most egregious crimes [...]

Defund The Police Movement Can Learn From Corrupt Gun Trace Task Force

By Jaisal Noor, Waging Nonviolence. -

“I Got A Monster” is a page turner that’s as hard to put down as it is disturbing. What’s more, it could not be more relevant to our times. Through extensive reporting, authors Baynard Woods and [...]

Indicators For Measuring Injustice And Societal Decay

By Ralph Nader, Nader Page. -

Economic indicators – data points, trends, and micro-categories – are the widgets of the big information industry. By contrast, indicators for our society’s democratic health are not similarly [...]