Political corruption

Competing demonstrations brought thousands to Cairo Sunday as protesters in Tahrir Square demanded Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi step down, and others rallied behind the leader near the presidential palace. Read more...
Yesterday, the president of the United States held a press conference with the DC elite press corps. They had the opportunity to ask the president what our government is doing about the nation's most serious problems. There were no questions Read more...
Economist Richard Wolff explains the weaknesses of capitalism and the need for Americans to understand the system under which they live and work. There are many problems associated with capitalism (state capitalism): wage slavery, Read more...
A Republican candidate for supervisor in Pinal County, Arizona has with withdrawn following allegations that his former companion continued to cast absentee ballots five years after her death. In a statement issued by his attorneys, John Enright Read more...
Anderson Cooper on CNN, October 2011 Hmmm....can you say "conflict of interest"? Between January 1996 and June 2008, Countrywide Financial, the scrapped mortgage arm of Bank of America, exercised its influence by handing out hundreds of Read more...

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One year after the Madrid anti-capitalism riots of June 15, 28, and 29th, 2011... Read more...
Whenever Washington politicians get together on something "bipartisan," there's a very good chance it's a lobbyist-driven initiative — one that will enrich the lobbyists'' patrons, generate campaign funds for pliant politicians, and stick it to Read more...
March 6, 1948 - Cold War And Filibuster.
March 6, 1948 - The Cold War and The Filibuster. Reports of communists infiltrating West German labor unions. Coup in Czechoslovakia. Palestine Partition left up to U.S. and USSR. Filibuster heating up on Capitol Hill, being led by Dixiecrats against Civil Rights legislation. Three Power Conference on Germany held in London without Soviet Union. Harry Bridges ousted as CIO President. Read more...