There were young women who were working seven days a week and despaired of having enough money to feed and clothe their children.
the U.S. government continues to seek to block Iranian oil exports. Rouhani’s comments came a day after the U.S. sent an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf on Monday in an apparent “show of force,”
Flynn had a distinguished 33-year Army career that included top-level intelligence posts and promotion to the rank of three-star general. Perhaps his greatest achievement in uniform was …
Two sides to the coin. Flood the markets and increase trade with no US Profit or lower the volume and increase US manufacturing, jobs and taxable income, New agreement is in favor of US.
Glenn Greenwald is far from alone in noting that London is possibly the most surveilled city in the world, with CCTV cameras everywhere. The environs of the Ecuadorian embassy are monitored especially heavily, with continuous filming by the UK and Ecuadorian authorities and most likely by the US and other actors with an interest in Assange’s fate.
In addressing lobbying abuses, Amendment 1 forbids state legislators from accepting paid lobbyist positions for two years after leaving the legislature. The measure is aimed at limiting the power of “the revolving door” of politics: the phenomenon of politicians becoming lobbyists and lobbyists becoming politicians.
As for campaign finance reform, Amendment 1 limits campaign contributions for state senators and state representatives to $2,500 and $2,000, respectively. Legislators are also now forbidden from accepting any gift from a lobbyist that exceeds five dollars.
Judicial Watch announced today that it sued the United States Defense Department to obtain government records from 1973 to the present regarding U.S. soldiers who were prisoners of war or missing in action in Vietnam and Laos
A hearing was held in Alexandria, Virginia on Tuesday on a motion to make public the sealed U.S. charges against Julian Assange. Joe Lauria, editor of Consortium News, was in the courtroom and filed this report.