Pennsylvania Police blocking access to its policy on monitoring social media

SOURCE: ACTIVIST POST By Andrew Christy, Criminal Justice and Poverty Attorney, ACLU of Pennsylvania “Sunshine is the best disinfectant.” That’s a line that is used so much that it’s become almost trite. But it’s oft-repeated because it is so true. And here in the Keystone State, the Pennsylvania State Police is doing everything in its power to … Read morePennsylvania Police blocking access to its policy on monitoring social media

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Pentagon preparing to build barriers on the southern border

SOURCE:  USA Today The Pentagon is preparing options to build barriers on the southern border in the event that President Donald Trump declares a national emergency there, the latest indication such a move is gaining traction within the administration. “The Department of Defense is reviewing available authorities and funding mechanisms to identify options to enable border … Read morePentagon preparing to build barriers on the southern border

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Google Funnelled $22.7 Billion to its Bermuda Tax Haven

SOURCE: ZERO HEDGE When it comes to taking advantage of European tax loopholes, Google and its parent company Alphabet may have just superseded Apple in the eyes of EU regulators. Because in a recent filing, Google disclosed a “totally legal” tax-avoidance scheme involving a soon-to-be-phased-out strategy known as the “Double Irish, Dutch Sandwich.” While it may … Read moreGoogle Funnelled $22.7 Billion to its Bermuda Tax Haven

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Ending U.S. involvement in the Saudi war in Yemen

SOURCE: GARETH PORTER VIA TRUTHDIG.COM When the new Congress convenes Jan. 3, it is expected to pass a House resolution upholding congressional war powers and ending all direct U.S. involvement in the Saudi coalition’s war in Yemen. But hopes remain high that H. Con. Res. 138 will help to end the Yemen war itself. Congressional strategists and activists … Read moreEnding U.S. involvement in the Saudi war in Yemen

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Cancer causing chemicals in processed products

SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN The reputation of the meat industry will sink to that of big tobacco unless it removes cancer-causing chemicals from processed products such as bacon and ham, a coalition of experts and politicians warn today. Led by Professor Chris Elliott, the food scientist who ran the UK government’s investigation into the horse-meat scandal, and Dr. Aseem … Read moreCancer causing chemicals in processed products

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