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New Report Finds Corporate Offshore Tax Avoidance ‎a Growing Problem (tags)

According to a new report, secretive offshore tax avoidance practices are on the rise among multinational businesses.

Sur negro / No Borders: new antiauthoritarian Web Series goes live (tags)

The Anarchist Radio Berlin presents the "No Borders" project of the video collective "Sur Negro"! 'No Borders, Social Struggles across the world' (Sin Fronteras, La lucha social a través del mundo) is the name of a web series presenting experiences of social organizations and anti-capitalist resistance in different regions of the world. Its special focus lies on anti-authoritarian practices within social movements.

Fbi methods are unconscionable (tags)

As of today the terrorist methods of the fbi are almost unheard of.

CFPB Fines Predatory Student Lending Practices; Religious Organizations Pray for Relief (tags)

Synagogues and churches held prayer services for students as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Discover Bank $18.5 million for illegal student lending practices. The bank must repay students $16 million, pay a $2.5 million civil penalty and reform its lending practices. The Bureau accused Discover of overstating the minimum amount due in billing statements, misrepresenting students' total interest payments and engaging in illegal debt collection practices. The penalty is the first of its kind by the Bureau against a student loan company. "This fine sends a strong message to companies that take advantage of students," said Eric LeCompte, executive director of the religious anti-poverty coalition Jubilee USA Network, which advocates for responsible student lending policies. "Predatory lending traps students in debt." This past weekend, 64 faith communities from 26 states prayed and acted for fair student lending policies as part of Jubilee USA's national interfaith "Jubilee for Students" prayer event. In 2012 and 2013, the event pushed congressional legislation to stop federal student loan interest rate increases.

Public Storage management Kathleen Jarnagin & and Margaret Sommers, Unethical & Predatory (tags)

Public Storage is being sued all over the country for their unethical and even predatory business practices. And one LA artist tells us why... "This storage company 'Public Storage' has done nothing but put me in a constant state of prolonged emotional stress with there blatantly predatory and unethical business practices! Public Storage SUCKS!"

Gitmo in Chicago (tags)

police state

UN Committee Against Torture Criticizes US Policy (tags)

police state

Beyond Development: Alternative Visions from Latin America, 198 pp (tags)

Venice Hosts A Day of Action For Rights of Homeless (tags)

"We will not obey unjust laws or submit to unjust practices,” wrote Dr. Martin Luther King. And so it was: public feedings, parade led by Superbroke Brass and Tin and Strings Electric Marching Band, sit-in after sit-in on the Boardwalk, and a sleepout at the Venice Circle.

Citizens United GaveTwitter Unlimited Free $peech & They Censor www Political Speech ? (tags)

Tragic ,the political matrix of pay to play Twitter continues with the facade suspension of our environmental accounts for political reasons, not honest ones !

Appeals Court Stays Stop and Frisk Ruling (tags)

police state

Geekout's Links: Oct-16-2013 (tags)

The government is shut down, but not in the way the real anarchists want. Against this backdrop of partisan conflict, the world is changing in big ways.

FBI Lawless Unaccountability (tags)

FBI

NYPD Stop and Frisk Ruled Unconstitutional (tags)

police state

Police State America in Good Hands with James Comey (tags)

police state

Stop and Frisk: NYPD Racial Profiling (tags)

racism

Payday Loans: Modern Day Usury (tags)

usury

Israeli Murder by Torture (tags)

Israel

Protest at Best Western Golden Sails Hotel (tags)

Employees of Best Western Golden Sails Hotel protest together with Unite Here Local 11 group and 100 Long Beach residents in response of Hotel's immoral practices.

Commemorating Anti-Torture Day (tags)

torture

Terrorizing Palestinian Youths (tags)

Palestine

Entrapping Innocent Muslims (tags)

persecution

Poisoning Mother Earth: Fukushima and America's Gulf (tags)

eco-insanity

2010 State Department Human Rights Report on Egypt (tags)

repression

Lawless FBI Intelligence Gathering Practices (tags)

lawlessness

Shin Bet Mistreatment of Palestinian Detainees (tags)

detainees are tortured and abused

The face of Evil (tags)

The face of Evil

Reference to partner Lambros Foundas (tags)

The struggle of those who fight against all forms of power, which is anxious for each "moment" that should not be "wasted" and stubbornly maintain the belief that we are weak unable to consolidate a world free anexousio and refrain from any kind of mythology as the Earth from the moon.

Free Speech TV Gags Independent National Newscast (tags)

INN or International News Net seventh year as a premiere source of high-quality, in-depth daily reporting on world affairs was forced to quit through a pattern of discriminatory revenue and scheduling practices at Free Speech TV. ...hundreds of journalists will have one place less to tell their vital stories.

How to prevent Salmonella, Camphylobacter bacteria poisoning this Christmas season (tags)

To prevent infections this festal Christmas season, safe food handling practices are essential, for hosts and guests alike.

Torturing Palestinian Detaineed (tags)

Israel, like the US, condones and practices torture routinely

Documents describe human trafficking violations by DOD contractors in Iraq (tags)

With private security firm Blackwater USA under fire for its role in a recent shooting incident in Baghdad, new details are emerging about another problem involving contractors in Iraq: the working and living conditions of international laborers employed on U.S. government projects.

GMANews.tv: RP Failed to Redeem Self from 2004 Scandal - Int’l Observers (tags)

The Philippine government failed to redeem itself from suspicions that it "benefited" from such illegal practices in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in 2004 with rampant irregularities "allowed" in the region in the May 14 midterm polls. This was the conclusion reached by the People's International Observers' Mission (IOM), whose members admitted they are now questioning their belief that the Philippines is a democratic country. "What were very obvious and undeniable was that the government failed to redeem itself from the wide belief that it benefited from these illegal practices in Lanao del Sur in particular and the entire Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao in general in 2004," IOM said. “The Commission on Elections (Comelec), by sins of commission and omission, presided yet again over abominably chaotic elections."

Appeal to petition Israeli government to respect the right to education (tags)

The racist Israeli policies deprive and violate Palestinians' right to education and are used by the hegemonic power holders as a means of discrimination. Such discriminatory practices are apparent in not providing safe access to schools and institutions of higher education in unrecognized villages in the Galilee and the Negev, or by the militarization of educational spaces, the imposition of checkpoints or other militarized barriers (such as the separation wall) in the occupied Palestinian territories. The cumulative effect of these practices is a blatant violation of the right of students (especially females who are the most vulnerable segment of society) to study in an educational context that is safe and free from violence.

Pitzer College Student Senate Boycotts Wal-Mart Stores (tags)

Student Senate of Pitzer College has passed a resolution denying any students from be refunded by Senate for expenditures at Wal-Mart. Students have also passed a resolution through Pitzer's College Council encouraging students, staff, faculty and alumni to personally engage in the boycott and avoid all Wal-Mart Stores.

CIA Torturing Terror Suspects Abroad (tags)

A short article about the CIA outsourcing torture in the Middle East.

BEWARE: THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS A FRIVOLOUS LAWSUIT (tags)

> The "Proposition on the Ballot" to deny citizens (attorneys and private citizens, alike) the right to use their courts (and juries: grand and otherwise) is an illegal, Constitution-opposing, effort to steal Trillions and establish an International-Criminal-Regime, right here in California.....to further endebt and destabilize the state and nation, rendering our peoples less-capable of securing their lives and properties against criminal activities (expanding crime and debt, beyond their already-recod, warring, levels).....

US Country Reports on Human Rights Practices :Israel (tags)

The latest US Country Report on Human Rights Practices in Israel and the Occupied Territories where BILLIONS of US tax dollars in foreign aid support the Israeli war machine and blatant disregard for International and Human Rights Laws

Texas Executives arrested for Conspiracy (tags)

Sapio, McDonald, and DeSoto engaged in deceptive trading practices over 3,000 times during 2003.

Taco Bell Strikers Get RFK Humanitarian Award (tags)

I'm reposting this press release from the CIW. The organizers of the strike, who started out as field workers, got a big award!

Clear Channel: the Media Mammoth that Stole the Airwaves (tags)

Clear Channel Communications of San Antonio may not be a household name yet, but in less than six years it has rocketed to a place alongside NBC and Gannett as one of the largest media companies in the United States. The mega-company has gained a reputation for its ugly hardball tactics. Clear Channel has played a leading role in destroying media diversity in the United States. And yes, it is the same media company that allegedly "blacklisted" certain songs following September 11, including Cat Stevens' Peace Train and John Lennon's Imagine.

New Studies Raise Questions (tags)

A new African AIDS study seriously challenges the widely accepted hypothesis that HIV is a sexually transmitted virus. The study, by Dr. David Gisselquist, et al, appeared in the International Journal of STD & AIDS.

2/15 police practices (tags)

Looking for info about police practices during the march and rally

Air Strike Would Succeed, Ground Invasion Is Excuse to Kill Civil Rights Activists (tags)

Civil rights advocates have become the target not of a military attack, but of traitors within the military who hope to execute civil rights activists by placing them on the front lines in Iraq.

colorado river basin/persian gulf- sisters (tags)

Imagine the repercussions if our US government, instead of threatening Saddam Hussein, promotes instead a pan-Gulf ecology hydrology development sceme, always using renewable energy technologies, based on practices being tested collaboratively withMexico in the Gulf of California.

Exposing the Racism and Classism of the Military (tags)

Workshop exposes the racist and classist structure and recruiting practices of the U.S. military.

This book will make you furious (tags)

The 'Black Book on Brand Corporations' by Klaus Werner finally provides consumers with an insight in the unscrupulous practices of renowned and popular global players.

USC Students Occupy President's Office: Demand End to Sweatshop Labor (tags)

Twelve USC students occupied the office of University President Dr. Steven Sample for over five hours today, demanding that the school join the Workers Rights Consortium to insure that the school apparel is not produced by sweatshop labor.

Groups Denounce Deceptive Ads of Abortionists (tags)

Why doesn't the National Abortion Federation List the Side Effects of RU-486 in its Ad Campaign? Sleazy tactics remind some of cigarette industry, used car dealers.

US: A CULTURE IN DENIAL (tags)

What is to be done with a whole nation-state that seems to be ina state of denial?

AMANDLA INTIFADA (tags)

Over 10,000 people marched in Durban South Africa to support the Palestinian People.

UCSD Official Statement on their INS Investigation (tags)

UCSD has contacted the Justice Department pertaining to immigration control violations.

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