Stealing Homeless People’s Stuff Council Discussion

April 15, 2014 the Hawaii County Committee on Parks and Recreation hears testimony from the public on Bill 193 which would allow P&R staff to tag unattended items left on public property and…

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A call-to-action for New York: TAKE A MOMENT THIS WEEKEND to help New York Stat…

A call-to-action for New York: TAKE A MOMENT THIS WEEKEND to help New York State GMO Labeling Bill A3525B succeed: 5 minutes of your time will make the difference! There are 2 members of the Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee, Solages and Buchwald, that are still undecided on whether to support A3525B or not. They need to hear from New Yorkers now. We’ve made it really easy for you and have included a draft letter that you can copy and paste in case you’re not sure what to write

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Finance Part Two Ethics for County Subs
Finance Part Two Ethics for County Subs Finance Part Two Ethics for County Subs

April 15, 2014 Hawaii County Committee on Finance discusses a bill offered by the administration to put new ethics language in place to regulate subcontracto…

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Mitch McConnell Says He Stood Up for Women in a Senate Sexual-Harassment Scandal. The Real Story Is Damning.

Facing his toughest reelection battle in years against a well-known and well-financed female opponent, Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) recently boasted that he led the Senate in ousting a GOP colleague accused of sexual harassment in 1995. But news reports from that time show that late in the investigation, McConnell tried to stall the probe against his fellow Republican, Sen. Bob Packwood (R-Ore.) He derided efforts by Sen.

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Main events for the Week – 21/04/2014 – 27/04/2014

ACP Secretariat:- 22 April: SEDT Department- 23 April: Sub Committee on DFC- 23 April: PAHD Department- 23 April: W/G on the Future Perspectives of the ACP Group- 24 April: AFHR Department- 24 April: SEDT Department- 24 April: Committee of Ambassadors- … Continue

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Stealing Homeless People’s Stuff Public Testimony

April 15, 2014 the Hawaii County Committee on Parks and Recreation discusses Bill 193 which would allow P&R staff to tag unattended items left on public prop…

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Excerpts of interview with former top CIA lawyer John Rizzo – National Security…

Excerpts of interview with former top CIA lawyer John Rizzo – National Security & Defense, McClatchy DC.

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Kenya: Lawyers Warned Against Crackdown Hatred

Capital FMNairobi Kenya -The National Steering Committee on Media Monitoring has revealed that it has written to four prominent lawyers warning them against hate speech over the ongoing anti-terror crackdown.

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Deliberate murders land Syria on 2014 Impunity Index

Targeted murders of journalists in Syria landed the war-torn country for the first time on the Committee to Protect Journalists’ annual Impunity Index released today.

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The U.S. Government Is Paying to Undermine Internet Security, Not to Fix It

By Julia Angwin, ProPublica One lesson of the Heartbleed bug is that the U.S. needs to stop running Internet security like a Wikipedia volunteer project.

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