Around $24 billion of Venezuelan public money was looted by the US government, and the Trump administration has used at least $601 million of it to construct a militarized wall on the US-Mexico border.
Six years after the city of Flint, Michigan, began using a toxic water source that sickened its residents, VICE uncovered payoffs, the silencing of a whistleblower, a shady financial deal, a coverup, and the former governor who presided over it all.
Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Ro Khanna introduced a bill to reform the Espionage Act, the archaic piece of legislation used to prosecute Julian Assange and other whistleblowers.
Glenn Greenwald has been charged with cybercrimes in Brazil after embarassing top Brazilian officials with his reporting.
The Seattle City Council voted to become the largest U.S. city to ban “foreign-influenced” companies from political spending in local elections.
For the United States, oligarchy is the elephant—and donkey—in the room. Only one candidate for president is willing to name it.
“You can’t take on a corrupt system if you take its money.”
Eleven years after letting Jeffrey Epstein off lightly with a secret deal, federal prosecutors made another run at putting the billionaire financier behind bars on sex charges, accusing him Monday of abusing dozens of underage girls as young as 14.
Venezuela’s government has claimed the Department of Justice will investigate Citgo’s opposition-appointed board for the theft of $70 million. But the board is itself the product of a massive theft – that of the elected government’s wealth.
According to the Israeli Attorney General, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges arising from three separate corruption investigations.
News that a city’s local police were disarmed for working with drug cartels was no surprise to citizens who view police and the cartels as one in the same.
From the latest joke-indictment by Robert Mueller to the hysterical press-coverage of the Trump-Putin summit, the way establishment media has been acting over the past week has been apoplectic.
In November 2017, the DNC quietly changed their Russian hacking narrative via an Associated Press report, invalidating the circumstantial evidence that had been used to support the DNC’s Russian hacking claims, and representing a groundbreaking contradiction that has gone unobserved by establishment press outlets.
To say things have been a complete mess is an understatement of epic proportions. The amount of lies, revisionism, misrepresentation, and chicanery on display by those trying to promote and justify the US, UK and French strikes on Syria has been incredible to observe.
It seems as if some measure of bad karma has finally come to haunt the friends of Hillary Clinton, with news emerging this week that France’s former President Nicholas Sarkozy Read More…