Death of a Banker: Did Laundered Russian Billions Play a Role? Part 3

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series. Read Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. While I waited for

Another Banker Suicide: Intriguing Parallels Between US and Estonian Deaths

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bankers whose financial institutions are engulfed in scandal appear to be hanging themselves at an alarming

Death of a Banker: Did Laundered Russian Billions Play a Role?

Reading Time: 13 minutes Note to readers: This is a step-by-step account of a WhoWhatWhy inquiry into an evolving story

Why the 2020 Election Will Be Historic for Climate Change

Reading Time: 2 minutes Exposed: China’s Operating Manuals for Mass Internment and Arrest by Algorithm (Chris) From ICIJ:  “The China

Sex and Power: American Women Are Rocking the British Establishment

Reading Time: 5 minutes LONDON — “That woman” is how the Queen’s mother is reputed to have always referred to

Iowa and New Hampshire Are ‘First in the Nation’ of Being Full of Themselves

Reading Time: 3 minutes In 1788, the US took a few careful steps down the road of modern democracy by

Teen Used ‘Ghost Gun’ in California High School Shooting

Reading Time: 2 minutes Federal Prison System Plagued by Abuses (Chris) The author writes, “For years the federal Bureau of

Stalled Weather Patterns Will Get Bigger Due to Climate Change: Study

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dominica on Track to Become the World’s First ‘Hurricane-Proof’ Country (Mili) From National Geographic: “Five days

Is Organic Agriculture Worse for Climate Change Than Conventional Farming?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Organic farming has long been considered healthier for the consumer and better for the planet than

5 Facts About Fighting Climate Change by Planting Trees

Reading Time: 2 minutes Protesters Massacred in Post-Coup Bolivia (Chris) The author writes, “In an extraordinary break with human rights

Fox’s Alternative Impeachment Coverage Embraces Trump Over Truth

Reading Time: 4 minutes When reality meets the right-wing fantasy wonderland created by Fox “News,” it’s usually not a good

What’s Richer Than Michael Bloomberg? His Tone Deafness

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It’s a Maze, It’s a War Zone, It’s a US School

Reading Time: 4 minutes President Donald Trump wants to arm teachers, schools are now being designed specifically to make it

Venice Floods: Climate Change Behind Highest Tide in 50 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Climate Change Intensifies Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae Blooms (Gerry) From the Chicago Tribune: “Every year, an

Why the Human Mind Can’t Deal With Climate Change

Reading Time: 5 minutes About eight in 10 Americans say that human activity is causing climate change. Approximately half of

Microsoft to Apply California Privacy Rules for All Users Nationwide

Reading Time: 2 minutes Judge Rules Against Suspicionless Search of Travelers’ Devices (Reader Steve) The author writes, “U.S. District Judge

Deadly Virus Spreads Among Marine Mammals as Arctic Ice Melts

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fracking May Indeed Be Causing Earthquakes in Texas (Judy) From the Dallas Morning News: “Since Texas

Warriors Wanted: Does the US Military Prey on Teenagers?

Reading Time: 10 minutes Air Force veteran Eddie Falcon enlisted as a teenager just before the September 11 attacks, partly

Is Amazon an Even Bigger Threat to Privacy Than Facebook?

Reading Time: 2 minutes California’s Criminal Cops (Reader Steve) The author writes, “More than 80 law enforcement officers working today

These Are the Cities That Will Drown First as the Seas Rise

Reading Time: 2 minutes South Carolina Prisoners Appeal to UN for Relief From Torturous Conditions (Chris) From Truthout: “Prisoners held

Only Whistleblowers Can Save Democracy

Reading Time: 16 minutes Revealing the misconduct of others is always dangerous. Yet by exposing public and corporate corruption, whistleblowers

Fear of Mass Shootings Strains America’s Psyche, Survey Finds

Reading Time: 3 minutes Four years ago, “fear of mass shootings” did not even appear on the American Psychological Association’s

Climate Change: A ‘Clear and Unequivocal’ Emergency

Reading Time: 1 minute Judge Says Police Can Search Company’s Entire DNA Database (DonkeyHotey) From the Huffington Post: “Your at-home

Asia’s ‘Coal Addiction’ Must End, UN Chief Warns

Reading Time: 2 minutes How Gaggle Surveils Every Document, Email, Chat, and Picture That Students Create (Mili) From Buzzfeed News:

The People v Wall Street: California’s Public Banking Shake-up

Reading Time: 5 minutes For only the second time in 100 years, a people-powered coalition overcame the stiff opposition of