Lessons In Stopping Tax Inversion and Free-Riding Corporations

Companies that invert get all the benefits of operating in the U.S. – including purchases financed by taxpayers, while not supporting the government whose services, laws and workforce enable their profits.

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The Art of War: NATO’s Global Offensive

No holiday this summer for NATO; it’s working overtime. In preparation for the Summit of Heads of State and Government on September 4-5 in Newport, Wales, NATO will set down the blueprint for ‘”strategic adaptation” for military initiatives directed against…

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Nigeria: Govt Allays Fear of Ebola Outbreak

[Guardian]Lagos and Abuja -The Federal Ministry of Health and the Lagos State Government Monday allayed fear of Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the country.

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Scahill: Leaked Terror Watchlist Rules Reveal “Global Stop and Frisk Program”
Scahill: Leaked Terror Watchlist Rules Reveal “Global Stop and Frisk Program” Scahill: Leaked Terror Watchlist Rules Reveal “Global Stop and Frisk Program”

Democracy Now The Obama administration has expanded the national terrorist watchlist system by approving broad guidelines over who can be targeted. A leaked copy of the secret government guidebook reveals that to be a deemed a “terrorist” target, “irrefutable evidence or concrete facts are not necessary.” Both “known” and “suspected” suspects are tracked, and terrorism is so broadly defined that it includes people accused of damaging property belonging to the government or financial institutions.

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“A $398 billion project for 2,443

“ A $398 billion project for 2,443 F-35s (that’s the cost for the initial purchase; upkeep could run over a trillion dollars) that don’t actually work can be officially called a boondoggle. So why is Congress still committed to the F-35? The answer lies with Lockheed Martin’s suave contracting strategy.

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Feds doled out millions towards Tor online anonymity tools

Reuters / Kacper Pempel The National Security Agency may be working to crack the anonymous Tor browser, but the US government actually donated close to $2 million to the project in 2013. In fact, the large majority of the money gifted to the Tor Project has its origins in the State Department and the Department of Defense. According to the Guardian , the US government delivered a little more than $1.8 million to Tor last year – an increase over the $1.2 million given in 2012

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I’m Afraid to Return to the Land of the Free

Anthony Freda Art Talon Windwalker Activist Post There was a time when America truly was synonymous with the tagline Land of the Free. However, that statement is becoming less and less truthful. Snowden revealed the lengths our country is going to monitor all our communications, and our government insists on continuing this Orwellian type of surveillance.

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Spain’s Economy Expected to Grow 1.5 Percent This Year

The government expects Spain’s economy to grow 1.5 percent this year and 2 percent in 2015, Economy and Competitiveness Minister Luis de Guindos said Tuesday. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s government plans to revise its macroeconomic forecast upward in September, De Guindos told Parliament. Economic indicators show that the economy is recovering and consumer spending is strong, the economy and competitiveness minister said

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The Government Accountability Office is calling on the federal Environmental Pro…

The Government Accountability Office is calling on the federal Environmental Protection Agency to step up enforcement of water contamination and seismic activity associated with fracking, the high-pressure injection of fluids into wells to extract oil and natural gas. In a report made public Monday, the GAO, the investigative arm of Congress, found that the EPA’s efforts were hindered because the guidance it gives other agencies hasn’t been updated since the 1980s. In addition, the GAO said, the EPA lacks the resources needed for enforcement, such as annual on-site evaluations.

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#Stop1080 [When the American manufacturer Tull Chemicals, and Fike Enterprises,…

#Stop1080 [When the American manufacturer Tull Chemicals, and Fike Enterprises, was questioned about New Zealand's current practices they were both adamant that 1080 should not be applied aerially under any circumstances, let alone where waterways are involved - "it's way too toxic".] New Zealand 100% Pure: Shattering the Illusion of Green, Clean & Pristine www.huffingtonpost.com Local New Zealanders have documented the wide range of animals and birds poisoned in the forests of New Zealand, providing graphic evidence of the war that the government of New Zealand has declared against its own environment…

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