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 [...]

Beirut Explosion: It Is Late, But It Is Early Morning If We Insist

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Nothing happens in Beirut and Lebanon that is transparent; plots of all kinds unravel against the ordinary hopes of the population. After the deadly explosion, it was impossible to imagine that [...]

Lebanese Demand Change After Government Quits

By Al Jazeera. -

A protest with the slogan "Bury the authorities first" was planned near the port, where highly explosive material stored for years exploded on August 4, killing at least 163 people, injuring [...]

Lebanese Protesters Occupy Government Buildings As Army Uses Live Ammunition

By Menas Solidarity Network. -

Massive demonstrations rippled through Beirut on 8 August as protesters took to the streets calling for revenge on the politicians who bear collective responsibility for the huge explosion at the [...]

‘Execute Them’: Lebanon Protesters Demand Revenge After Blast

By Agence France Presse. -

Mock gallows nooses tied to brooms: Lebanese protesters on Saturday clamored for bloody revenge against a leadership they blame for the massive blast that engulfed their capital. "There is [...]

For Egalitarians, A Sudden Sense Of Possibility

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org. -

Something seems to be in the air these days — besides coronavirus. A hopefulness. A boldness. A conviction that we now have a real opportunity for blunting the corporate power that’s done so much [...]

Hold The Halos

By John Kiriakou, Consortium News. -

Last week I received an invitation to attend the annual whistleblowers luncheon hosted by the National Whistleblower Center (NWC).  The luncheon is always a big deal.  It’s held in Washington, [...]

Blockbuster Oil Bribery Scandal Exposes Corrupt Double-Dealing Of Guaidó ‘Attorney General’

By Anya Parampil, The Grayzone. -

Below the radar of US media, a district court in Florida tossed out a multibillion-dollar bribery case in March 2018 thanks to testimony delivered by a former member of the shadow administration [...]