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Gift to Multi-National Corporations as Senate Pushes Fast Track Forward

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams May 21, 2015   Gift to Multi-National Corporations as Senate Pushes Fast Track Forward A final vote on Fast Track trade authority could come as soon as Thursday afternoon     Thumbing its nose at the wide swath of constituencies and civil society groups that oppose corporate-friendly trade deals, the […]

According to the Huffington Post, "the measure nearly failed, and only advanced after about a dozen senators engaged in a tense discussion in the middle of the Senate floor while they were still several votes shy." (Photo: Screenshot)

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Vox: Hillary Clinton personally took money from companies that sought to influence her

By Against Crony Capitalism May 18, 2015   Vox: Hillary Clinton personally took money from companies that sought to influence her     The quite liberal Vox reports on Hillary Clinton’s “unusually close relationship with Corning” during her run for Senate and in the years after that. (From Vox)   During Clinton’s tenure as Secretary […]


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Kim Dotcom says Julian Assange “Hillary’s worst nightmare.” “He has access to information.” (Video)

By Against Crony Capitalism May 14, 2015   Kim Dotcom says Julian Assange “Hillary’s worst nightmare.” “He has access to information.” (Video)   This could be an interesting development in the 2016 race. Something we haven’t seen before. Copyright © 2015 Against Crony Capitalism. Reprinted with permission from Against Crony Capitalism.


Nomi Prins: My Review of Clinton Cash and Why it Matters

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com May 13, 2015 Nomi Prins: My Review of Clinton Cash and Why it Matters   Bill and Hillary Clinton have formed political-financial alliances that few former presidents and first ladies have ever established, let alone, have couples seeking to become president and first gentleman. In Peter Schweizer’s latest smash expose, Clinton Cash: The Untold Story […]

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Jeffrey Sterling, who has maintained his innocence, was sentenced on Monday to 42 months in prison for leaking national security secrets. (Screenshot via The Invisible Man)

One Day After Sentencing, CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Tells His Side of the Story

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams May 12, 2015   One Day After Sentencing, CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Tells His Side of the Story “They already had the machine geared up against me. The moment that they felt there was a leak, every finger pointed at Jeffery Sterling.”     One day after a federal court […]


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Leaked Emails Claim Tennessee Governor to Pressure Lawmakers on Obamacare By Violating HIPAA

By Barry Donegan Truth In Media May 7, 2015   Leaked Emails Claim Tennessee Governor to Pressure Lawmakers on Obamacare By Violating HIPAA Leaked emails, obtained exclusively by Truth In Media, between Tennessee’s director of Legislative Affairs and a state senator, allege that Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s administration intends to release unprecedented private information about […]