fix articles 74093, joint committee
Five myths about tax havens (tags)
When tax havens assist kleptocratic elites in hiding their cash with impunity, they don’t guard against corruption and despotism — they help perpetuate them. Tax havens provide an escape route from laws that is available only to a rich minority that can afford to use it...
Politics Faded Out the Constitutional Offensiveness of Trade Agreements (tags)
The arbitration jurisdiction with the ISDS mechanism is the most controversial point of the two trade agreements. US corporations could file lawsuits against the German prohibition of gas production through fracking. Public interest laws could be stylized as "indirect expropriation."
CONTINUED TAX CUTS 4 WEALTHY ELITE AMERICANS IS PUTTING SALT IN POORER AMERICAN WOUNDS ~ (tags)
U.S. WEALTHY ELITE TAX BREAKS & TAX FREE SLUSH FOUNDATIONS DAMAGE TO AVERAGE AMERICANS IS ENDLESS & OBVIOUS.... PRESIDENT OBAMA
Fabricating Terrorism: Victims of UK Injustice (tags)
Britain and America partnered for injustice
Media Disseminated Myths about Obamacare (tags)
lies and deceit about health care reform
Tragic Fire Highlights South Korea's Inhumane Treatment of Migrant Workers (tags)
A recent fire that killed 9 migrant workers at a detention center in South Korea has brought attention to this country's brutal crackdown on undocumented migrant workers and the conditions that all migrant workers face in South Korea, where they do much of the "3D" (Dirty, Dangerous and Difficult) jobs.
Senators' votes on earlier forced treatment bills spell trouble for AB 2357 opponents (tags)
As the final vote nears for involuntary outpatient commitment bill AB 2357 on the floor of the California Senate, state senators' votes on earlier forced treatment bills spell trouble for AB 2357 opponents. But some advocates remain hopeful that senators will be persuaded to vote "no" at the last minute, others will continue to vote "no", and the bill's course will be reversed.
Leuren Moret Describes Vicious Attacks on Whistleblowers (tags)
June 15, 2006 by Leuren Moret To the Berkeley City Council and City Manager:
Worth reading (tags)
Interesting article from the Asia Times. A different perspective than the usual propaganda from our Wall Street-controlled media.
McCarthy's "Witches" (tags)
Witchhunt? The high-profile cases cited by McCarthy — Owen Lattimore, John Stewart Service, and Philip C. Jessup — all ended with the senator’s charges being validated. ...by the end of 1954, 81 of those on McCarthy’s list had either resigned from their government posts or been dismissed.
Beating the drums for justice: Calls for Bush's impeachment for 9-11 (tags)
update on activisim re. impeachment
Gray Davis: No Compassion for Dying Prisoners (tags)
CHARISSE SHUMATE DIES IN PRISON ON AUGUST 4 AFTER GOVERNOR DAVIS IGNORES DIRECTIVE TO GRANT HER COMPASSIONATE RELEASE