The depths of one of Europe’s largest money laundering scandals have been exposed

For years, the Estonian branch of the Denmark-based Danske Bank ignored repeated warnings about specific clients and the source of their money. The warnings came from regulators and government officials alike — even from the Russian Central Bank. Now, more than a decade later, we’re…

The subtle way Neil Gorsuch stabbed Brett Kavanaugh in the back

As recently as two years ago, there was a very clear playbook for federal appeals court judges who hoped to someday sit on the Supreme Court. Keep your head down. Build prestige in the subtle ways judges gain status within the elite ranks of the…

Decade on from Wall Street crash, working stiffs are still getting screwed by the plutocrat’s casino

Ten years after Lehman Brothers collapsed and the absurd lies of the multi-trillion-dollar “derivatives” market in which it played began to corrode the entire global economy, the most famous name of the financial crisis is still a happy phrase for some people. It’s still making…

Hurricane Florence: Another man-made catastrophe in the making

Trump’s self-congratulation for his response to last year’s devastation of Puerto Rico, even as Carolina residents brace for one of the worst Atlantic storms in history, sums up the callousness and criminality of the American ruling class. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

After years of pleading, West Virginia town nears Superfund priority status

After years of pleading with regulators for assistance, residents of the town of Minden, West Virginia were finally able to claim victory on Tuesday when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed adding the community to its priorities list for cleanup of cancer-causing industrial chemicals. The…

FEMA will kick 1,000 displaced Puerto Ricans out on the streets this Friday

More than 1,000 Puerto Ricans, displaced by last year’s hurricanes, have been living temporarily in hotels and motels throughout the country while they await more permanent housing alternatives — major repair to their own homes, for example, or help finding a new place to live….

41% Of College Students Skipped A Meal To Pay For Textbooks

“Textbook prices have skyrocketed over the past few years, which has led 71% of students to ask their parents for money, 41% to skip meals and 31% to take fewer classes to afford their reading material, according to a new survey by Morning Consult for…

Billionaire Village Voice owner tells staff he’s closing the paper because it doesn’t earn enough

The Village Voice announced Friday it would stop publishing after 63 years. A year ago it stopped publishing in print, despite promises from the company’s new owner, Peter D. Barbey, to invest in and revitalize the famed publication. Forbes recently estimated that Barbey was worth about $6…