Category Archives: Corruption

Palm Oil Casts Dark Shadow Over Corporate Buyers

Sustainability Claims Riddled With Fraud, Abuse Today Amnesty International has published a damning new report into the practices of major consumer goods multinationals. The human rights NGO unpicks the palm oil supply chain and finds evidence of forced labor, child … Continue reading

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How To Make America Great Again

Constitutional Warfare The Greatest Threat To America Ever since humans began to walk the earth, life has essentially been one consecutive land grab after another. Such ambitions have created empires and conflicts around the world for centuries. The concept of … Continue reading

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Foreign Corporations Have More Rights Than American Citizens

Native Americans Attacked By Canadian Company Over Oil Have you seen and heard about the growing protest in North Dakota over the Dakota Access Pipeline? Canadian oil giant Enbridge is plowing through native American land to enrich its shareholders. The … Continue reading

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Tips and Tools For Better Advocacy Campaigns

Public Opinion Can Shape Public Policy Grassroots movements continue changing the world. It’s a dynamic that needs to gain momentum now more than ever. It’s up to citizens and nonprofit organizations to purge threats to democracy and people. Most nonprofit … Continue reading

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Corruption Killing Capitalism, Democracy and People

Two-Party System Suppresses Competition Corruption and bankruptcy are the greatest threats to democracies around the world. Until the con men and con women start talking about those issues, it’s all a charade. At least they’re calling each other liars. Maybe … Continue reading

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Make America Great Again

Corruption A Greater Threat Than Terrorism With every passing day, I’m more disillusioned by governments around the world. Institutions and leaders that claim to be democratic seem to have declared war on the majority of citizens, public budgets and public … Continue reading

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The Private Battle Over Public Property, Democracy

Corrupt Public Servants Helping Corporations Pillage, Bankrupt Nations Five years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its Citizens United v. FEC decision, which opened the door to corporate donations in federal elections. In a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled … Continue reading

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Corruption, Ignorance The Greatest Threats To Democracy

My Fellow Americans I just read a hate-laced email about Muslims, democrats and those disenfranchised by the current events in America and the world. I usually let such ignorant commentary pass, but I couldn’t let this one go. I salute … Continue reading

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British Army In Kenya To Fight Poaching

Paratroopers In Kenya To Train Local Rangers The British army is has put boots on the ground in Kenya to combat the escalating illegal wildlife trade killing rhinos and elephants in Africa. A total of 25 paratroopers in Kenya are on rotation at the army’s base … Continue reading

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Battle To Save World’s Wildlife In China’s Hands

China Driving Wildlife Crisis The recent seizure of 645 illegally obtained and trafficked wolf pelts from Greece at Beijing’s Capital International Airport is a commendable act by the China’s General Administration of Customs. Together with other recent seizures of elephant … Continue reading

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Elephants Poisoned For Encroaching On Palm Oil Plantation

Palm Oil Plantations Destroying Biodiversity Two critically endangered Sumatran elephants were found dead in an Indonesian national park and it is believed they were poisoned by workers for a palm oil corporation operating in the area, according to the World … Continue reading

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More Mismanagement of Deadly Mad Cow Disease

Prion Pathogen Highly Contagious After eight years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reopened the comment period for its rule on what cow parts may be used in human products Monday because research completed since the interim rule was … Continue reading

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