Rigged College Admissions: One Aspect Of Rampant Social Inequity

By Leo Gerard, The National Memo. -

The children of working stiffs learned a brutal lesson this week as federal prosecutors criminally charged rich people with buying admission to elite universities for their less-than-stellar [...]

10 Mind-Blowing Pentagon Audit Reports All Americans Need To Know

By Staff, Degraw.media -

While trillions of dollars in military spending have gone unaccounted for, a record number of Pentagon whistleblowers have been retaliated against and silenced. As you will read throughout this [...]

Corruption And The Crisis Of Democracy, US Seen As More Corrupt

By Staff, Transparency.org -

The 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released today by Transparency International reveals that the continued failure of most countries to significantly control corruption is contributing [...]

Trump Investigation Shows Widespread Crimes Of Business And Political Elite

By Ofer Raban, Theconversation.com -

The scope of financial crimes unearthed so far by state and federal authorities investigating President Trump and his associates is remarkable. Paul Manafort was found guilty of bank and tax [...]

Is Facebook Committing Massive Fraud? Are Half Its Accounts Fake?

By Aaron Greenspan, Plainsite.org -

On paper, Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is one of the most successful companies in history. With a market capitalization that peaked at over $600 billion, Facebook has been the envy of blue chip [...]

The Misleading Role Of Human Rights NGOs In International Politics

By Jonathan Sigrist, Globalresearch.ca -

When the media reports on events happening in countries other than their own, the nature of the information they rely on tends to be very different than they otherwise would use when reporting [...]

These 2018 Corporate Scandals Demonstrate Why The New Democratic Congress Must Crack Down On Corruption

By Matthew Chapman, Alternet.org -

The headlines for white-collar crime this year have largely been grabbed by special counsel Robert Mueller, who has uncovered a huge array of financial crimes in President Donald Trump’s inner [...]

Five Year Prison Terms Sought For Former TEPCO Executives For Fukushima

By Shunsuke Abe, Asahi.com -

Prosecutors on Dec. 26 demanded five-year prison terms for three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co. over the disaster caused by a tsunami slamming into the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear [...]

The Pentagon Failed Its Audit Amid A $21 Trillion Scandal (Yes, Trillion)

By Lee Camp, Truthdig.com -

New York Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was ruthlessly attacked recently, and I feel a bit responsible. I might have accidentally tainted her Twitter feed with truth serum. But that [...]

Ecuador’s Moreno Met Manafort, Discussed Handing Over Assange To US: Report

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno allegedly spoke to Paul Manafort-former United States lobbyist, political consultant and a convicted felon-about handling over WikiLeaks co-founder Julian [...]

CIA Whistleblower: Brennan And Clapper Should Not Escape Prosecution

By John Kiriakou, Mintpressnews.com -

Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, the longtime chairman of the Judiciary Committee, made a dramatic announcement Nov. 1 that should lead to jail time for both former CIA Director John Brennan and [...]

US Border Patrol Agents Prone To Corruption

By Justin Rohrlich, Defenseone.com -

Toward the end of September, Ramon Antonio Monreal Rodriguez obtained $650,000 worth of cocaine from smugglers along the Arizona border. The 32-year-old Tucsonian made two exchanges of drugs and [...]

Scum Vs. Scum

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

There is perhaps no better illustration of the deep decay of the American political system than the Senate race in New Jersey. Sen. Bob Menendez, running for re-election, was censured by the [...]

Ajit Pai, Telecom Lobbyists Are Now Coordinating Their Lies In Perfect Symmetry

By Karl Bode, Techdirt.com -

So we've made it pretty clear by now that the FCC's entire justification for repealing net neutrality was based entirely on fluff and lobbyist nonsense. But because the Administrative Procedure [...]

3 Florida Ex-Cops Sentenced In Scheme To Frame Innocent Black People

By David Lohr, Huffingtonpost.com -

The former Biscayne Park police officers had pleaded guilty in a department conspiracy to clear property crime cases by any means necessary. Three former Florida police officers were sent to [...]