Emails Reveal U.S. Justice Dept. Working Closely With Oil Industry To Oppose Climate Lawsuits

By David Hasemyer, Insideclimatenews.org -

In early 2018, a few months after the cities of Oakland and San Francisco sued several major oil companies over climate change, attorneys with the U.S. Department of Justice began a series of [...]

Puerto Rico: Three Years For History

By José E. Rivera Santana, Resumen. -

As 2020 begins, it is worth taking a look back and commenting on the events that have taken place in Puerto Rico over the last year and identifying their links and possible consequences. The [...]

Billionaire Backstory: Mayor Pete’s Favorite Wine-Maker Hasn’t Been A Good Napa Neighbor

By Steve Early and Suzanne Gordon, Popular Resistance -

The vineyard owners, Craig and Kathryn Hall, have given $2.4 million to Democratic candidates, party campaign committees, and PACs since the 1980s. But, on this occasion, the disclosure that the [...]

Firm Knew About Lead In Flint’s Water But Didn’t Warn Public, Emails Show

By Emily Holden, Ron Fonger and Jessica Glenza, Mlive.com -

FLINT, MI -- Executives at Veolia knew that families in Flint might be at risk of being poisoned by lead in their tap water months before the city publicly admitted the problem in 2015, according [...]

Workers Protest Their Union From Below

By Alice Herman, Inthesetimes.com -

Every day, Nikki Sampson drives from her home in Portage to Madison, where she works as a dispatcher for the city’s bus service. To get there, she drives along a 40-mile stretch of highway, which [...]

The Untold Story Of The Trump-Ukraine ‘Scandal’: The Routine Corruption Of US Foreign Policy

By Joe Lauria, Consortiumnews.com -

The most crucial aspects of the Trump-Ukraine “scandal,” which has led to impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, are not being told, even by Republicans. Trump was very likely motivated by [...]

Ukrainian MP Claims $7.4 Billion Obama-Linked Laundering, Puts Biden Group Take At $16.5 Million

By Tyler Durden, Zerohedge.com -

A Ukrainian MP says a document leaked from the Ukraine's Office of the Prosecutor General contains claims against Burisma owner Nikolai Zlochevsky, as well as Hunter Biden and his partners - who [...]

Open Letter Calls On Canada To Stop Supporting A Corrupt Haitian President

By various, Rabble.ca -

In recent months, Haitians have demonstrated their overwhelming opposition to President Jovenel Moïse. There have been massive protests and multiple general strikes demanding Moïse leave. We [...]

Rex Tillerson Testifies At Climate Fraud Trial Against ExxonMobil

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Insideclimatenews.org -

Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson took the witness stand Wednesday in the company's climate fraud trial and gave the clearest defense yet for his former employer. Tillerson denied [...]

Prolonged Protests In Panama Over Proposed Constitutional Reforms

By Popular Resistance. -

Protests in Panama started on October 22 when 1,000 students, teachers and administrators from the University of Panama marched to the National Assembly to protest proposed changes to the [...]

Why Lebanon And Iraq Are At The Brink Of Further Strife

By Staff, Moonofalabama.org -

An imminent breakdown of the very weak economy of Lebanon, partially caused by U.S. sanctions against Lebanese banks and the end of traditional Saudi subsidies to Lebanon, also led to protests [...]

Criminal Misconduct By US Border Officers Has Reached A 5-Year High

By Justin Rohrlich, Qz.com -

Criminal misconduct by US border officers has reached a five-year high, according to an internal US government report obtained exclusively by Quartz. The offenses range from fraud to capital [...]

Brother Of Honduran President Found Guilty In U.S. Drug Trial

By Brendan Pierson, Reuters.com -

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Honduran politician Juan Antonio “Tony” Hernandez was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking charges on Friday after a two-week trial that featured dramatic accusations of [...]

DC’s Atlantic Council Raked In Funding From Hunter Biden’s Corruption-Stained Employer While Courting His VP Father

By Max Blumenthal, Thegrayzone.com -

With its relentless focus on corruption in Russia and Ukraine, the Atlantic Council has distinguished itself from other top-flight think tanks in Washington. Over the past several years, it has [...]

Explainer: What’s Behind Haiti’s Deadly Protests, And Possible Outcomes

By Andre Paultre, Reuters.com -

Opposition leaders and their supporters in the nation of 11 million are calling for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise, 51, amid anger over fuel and food shortages, a steep currency [...]