The TPP is big - there are nearly 30 chapters - and since large chunks of the negotiations are kept secret, many worry that American workers, human rights and the environment will soon be at the mercy of the "global corporate agenda"
Now that four U.S. states and the nation's capital have made marijuana legal for all adults and the House has voted to end the crackdown on medical marijuana, there is more momentum than ever in Congress for ending marijuana prohibition.
Senator WarrenâEUR(TM)s plan is simple, straightforward, and after the financial crash of 2007 and 2008, it should be common-sense. If a Democratic politician canâEUR(TM)t get behind this, that person probably shouldnâEUR(TM)t be leading other Democrats in the Senate
The article, in Jan 2013, detailed how the Russian atomic energy agency, Rosatom, had taken over a Canadian company with uranium-mining stakes stretching from Central Asia to the American West.The deal made Rosatom one of the worldâEUR(TM)s largest uranium
Years after massive fraud by Wall Street nearly brought down our economy, not a single banker has landed in jail. Instead of pursuing criminal charges, the Department of Justice (DOJ) under Eric Holder routinely brought civil cases and settled out of...
ADI has renewed it's call to phase out monkey imports and experiments and to scrap plans for a new monkey breeding facility in Florida. 15,000 people have signed. Last year, ADI revealed highly controversial plans to open the 'first' such facility.
Last week, the House Appropriations Subcommittee marked up the 2016 Veterans Affairs funding bill, and slashed more than $1.4 billion from the presidentâEUR(TM)s requested budget for AmericaâEUR(TM)s Veterans.
Both President Obama AND Congressional Republicans are supporting a secretive agreement that would let 9,000 foreign corporations bypass the U.S. legal system and force taxpayers to pay them millions. Who says bipartisanship is dead?
This time, Jailer Joshua Richardson and Deputy Stuart Roberts dragged inmate Phillip Allen Jones outside, slammed his head into a car at least twice, and then both deputies knocked him to the ground. All of this occurred while Jones was prevented from eve
It's no secret that dark money is taking over our elections. And the result: "America's government is bought." With corruption seeded in Watergate, it grew to take over the next generation with McCain-Feingold and eventually led to the Supreme Court's...
Begin your term by announcing criminal charges for the fraud that led to the financial crisis. End abuse of deferred prosecution agreements without steep penalties, Commit to bring to trial any financial institutions caught breaking the law in the future.
Every independent investigation of the strikes has found far more civilian casualties than admin officials admit. It has become clear that when operators in Nev fire missiles into remote tribal territories on the other side of the world,they often do not
Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Abraham Martinez doesn't take kindly to motorcyclists who run stop signs, which is why when Steven Gaydos ignored a red octagon and led Martinez on a high speed chase, he ended up getting shot in the thigh before
The University of New Hampshire Justice Studies Program hosted a panel discussion on the militarization of law enforcement. Panelists included Carla Gericke, President of the Free State Project; Perry Plummer, Director of Homeland Security and Emergency
At a press conference on Thursday, the parents of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, 2014, announced that they have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Fergu
Protests in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray have entered their fifth day. The 27-year-old African-American man died Sunday from spinal injuries, one week after Baltimore police arrested him. His family and attorney say his voice box was crushed a
As a kid growing up, did you ever think youâEUR(TM)d live under a government that had the omnipotent power to assassinate you and every other American citizen? If you heard about some communist regime or other totalitarian government wielding the omnipotent