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'Blackwater Air' Is Back, and Flying for U.S. Special Forces
Business  (tags: Africa, U.S. Special Forces, Erik Prince, 'Blackwater Air' )

Judy
- 39 days ago - thedailybeast.com
A corporate descendant of the notorious guns-for-hire firm just got a $204 million contract to support American troops in Africa.
Donald Trump's Executive Order Will Let Private Equity Funds Drain Your 401(K)
Business  (tags: Donald Trump, DOL fiduciary rule, retirement investments, 401(k's), Private Equity, high risk investments, Executive Order, high fees and kickbacks, Blackstone CEO Schwartzman )

Judy
- 49 days ago - theintercept.com
Americans hold $6.8 trillion in individual retirement plans like 401(k's). The Wall Street Journal describes this as "something of a Holy Grail quest" for the industry.
Controversial Pipeline Project Gets OK
Business  (tags: Energy Transfer Partners, ET Rover Pipeline, natural gas pipeline, FERC, Michigan )

Judy
- 49 days ago - publicnewsservice.org
A $4.3 bil. natural-gas pipeline that will run through Michigan has been given the green light, sparking concerns about safety, the environment and the direction of the state's energy policy. The FERC has given the ET Rover Pipeline its stamp of approval.
Trump Meeting With Intel CEO Turns Into Product Announcement From Oval Office
Business  (tags: Donald Trump, Intel, Brian Krzanich )

Judy
- 47 days ago - talkingpointsmemo.com
President Donald Trump's meeting with Intel CEO Brian Krzanich turned into a product announcement with a presidential touch on Wednesday when Krzanich promoted the corporation's new investments while standing in the Oval Office.
Donald Trump's War on Dodd-Frank, the Act That Prevents Another Global Financial Crisis
Business  (tags: Donald Trump, global financial disaster, Dodd-Frank, Wall Street, CFPB, fiduciary rule, J.P. Morgan Chase, Jamie Dimon, Elizabeth Warren )

Judy
- 44 days ago - stuff.co.nz
Donald Trump pledged to watch out for downtrodden, hardscrabble America, for the little guys who got screwed as fat cats made off like bandits - remember?
Enbridge's Kalamazoo River Oil Spill Settlement Greeted By a Flood of Criticism
Business  (tags: Enbridge, Kalamazoo oil spill, settlement, cleanup, public comment )

Judy
- 44 days ago - insideclimatenews.org
In public comments following the pipeline company's $61 million fine and billion-dollar cleanup, few believe the money serves as a deterrent to the industry.
EBay Founder Begins Funding Universal Basic Income Program
Business  (tags: universal basic income, UBI, Africa, Pierre Omidyar )

Judy
- 44 days ago - inquisitr.com
The program, which is called GiveDirectly, plans to use the data it collects on the 6,000 people receiving the basic income over the next 12 years to further research into the more widespread viability of a universal basic income (UBI)
Critics Call $3 Billion Sabal Trail Pipeline Florida's Dakota Access Pipeline
Business  (tags: Dakota Access Pipeline, Sabal Trail pipeline, Florida, natural gas pipelines, Florida Power & Light )

Judy
- 111 days ago - desmogblog.com
Another pipeline project at the other end of the U.S. is quietly being installed as fast as possible, displacing residents, threatening water supplies, and racking up alleged construction violations. Most people in the region haven't even heard of it.
Pentagon Buries Evidence of $125 Billion in Bureaucratic Waste
Business  (tags: Pentagon, Defense Business Board, Pentagon waste, deception )

Judy
- 110 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Pentagon has buried an internal study that exposed $125 billion in administrative waste in its business operations amid fears Congress would use the findings as an excuse to slash the defense budget, according to interviews and confidential memos...
 
 
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