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Monsanto Tribunal: Five Renowned Judges Hear Witnesses Describe Crimes Against Humanity

Last weekend, farmers, scientists and activists from all over the world gathered at the Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, to present the case against destruction caused by one of the corporate giants that promotes industrial farming.  506 more words


Songs That Sound Like Other Songs

Songs That Sound Like…Other Songs

We’ve all listened to a new song only to think – wow, doesn’t that sound like that old song by that person. 162 more words


Are You Entitled To A Refund After A Cable/Satellite Blackout? Probably Not

It seems like every time a major pay-TV company has to renew its contract with a big cable/broadcast network, customers have to sit through ugly media campaigns from both sides threatening blackouts. 1,108 more words

Telecom & Technology

DOJ, States To Sue Moody's Credit Rating Agency For Role In Mortgage Meltdown

What drove the mortgage bubble in the years leading up to the 2008 financial crisis wasn’t just ill-prepared home-buyers signing on to subprime, adjusted-rate mortgages they couldn’t afford, or the lenders who effectively gave up on underwriting these loans so as to bundle and resell as many of them as possible. 484 more words

Government Policy

Blind mother in APS dispute gets free rides for kids

For more than two months, Daffanie Todd couldn’t send her children to school. Blind since 2013, Todd couldn’t walk them to and from Continental Colony Elementary, half a mile from their southwest Atlanta home. 320 more words


With SF Lawsuit and NYC Bill, Tensions With Airbnb Are Coming to a Boil

Airbnb, the online lodging service that investors now believe is worth $30 billion, faces a reckoning.

In eight years of torrid growth, the company has often clashed with local public officials seeking to minimize the impact of short-term rentals on neighborhoods and urban housing markets. 1,047 more words


Report: Gladys Knight's Chicken and Waffles financials "grave," restaurants "unappealing"

The owner of Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles should consider closing permanently because of the restaurants’ “grave” financial position and “unappealing” conditions, a consultant hired to assess the troubled eateries concluded. 252 more words