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Progressives Demand Answers From Clinton on Golden Parachutes for Wall Streeters-Turned-Government Officials

From The Intercept, by Jon Schwarz, Aug 2015

A coalition of eight progressive organizations, using material previously published at The Intercept, have challenged Hillary Clinton to disavow the use of “golden parachute” bonuses for former Wall Street executives who enter government service. 552 more words

Politics

CORRUPTION AND CONTEMPT: THE HIDDEN STORY OF HURRICANE KATRINA- part 1 of 5

With tens of thousands trapped in the Superdome and looting out of control in the parts of the city still above water, FEMA was headed up by the least qualified person imaginable — Michael Brown. 245 more words

Cronies: L.A. Premiere.

I first saw Cronies back when it premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival, in April.

I was invited by Dio, who was being a dweeb that day, and didn’t show up to the event that he invited me to… 266 more words

Film

The Former US Military Top-Brass Working for Companies Profiting from Drone Warfare

by Solomon Hughes

An MQ-9 Reaper Drone. Image via Wikimedia

Generals and other top military staff who ran the US “Drone Wars” in the Middle East now work for the top drone firms, with lucrative positions at private contractors holding big contracts to help run the remotely controlled killing machines. 91 more words

Dear Ireland,

Dear Ireland

until a country accepts each and every truth be it beautiful or horrible about its history – it will not truly be a country. 21 more words

Pdlyons Photography

This is how Hungary will become like Latin America

by Marton Bede

24 September 2014

Hungarians, probably don’t feel so different from Brazilians if they try to describe to Scandinavians why they give an additional tip to doctors (“ 10,294 more words

Hungary