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Vice President Biden Visits Ukraine To Show Support

By: Friday November 21, 2014 11:31 am

Biden says Russia is "redrawing borders by force" during his visit to Ukraine's capital http://t.co/EZ9DxmyI16 pic.twitter.com/2b3cqO2jFA — AJE News (@AJENews) November 21, 2014 In an event today in Ukraine Vice President Joe Biden stood next to Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko to announce, on the one year anniversary of the overthrow of the previous government, that [...]

New York Fed Head William Dudley To Give Yet Another Speech On Wall Street’s Corrupt Culture

By: Friday November 21, 2014 8:10 am

Former Goldman Sachs Chief Economist and current President of the New York Federal Reserve, William Dudley, is preparing to once again speak on Wall Street’s corrupt culture. He’s not going to do anything about it, but he does love to talk (and talk and talk) about how Wall Street’s culture of corruption is creating instability and [...]

Obama Details Immigration Executive Actions, GOP Considers Lawsuit

By: Friday November 21, 2014 5:53 am

Last night President Barack Obama laid out the executive actions he would take to help some undocumented immigrants stay in the country. In the speech Obama broke his plan into three parts – border security, opportunities for high-skilled immigrants, and his plan to allow roughly five million undocumented immigrants stay in the country and not [...]

Journalist Targeted By Uber Increases Security, Senator Franken Demands Answers From Uber CEO

By: Thursday November 20, 2014 10:01 am

The journalist cited by an Uber executive as being a target for a possible smear campaign has increased security for herself and her family. Pando Daily Editor-In-Chief Sarah Lacy told Bloomberg TV that she was taking steps to protect herself and her family after she learned that Uber executive Emil Michael had said he wanted [...]

Goldman Sachs Gained Inside Information From New York Fed

By: Thursday November 20, 2014 8:22 am

Wealth of America's top 0.1% is about to exceed that of bottom 90% for first time since 1930s http://t.co/XiPh31bQjO pic.twitter.com/nasmFcsY5y — The Economist (@TheEconomist) November 10, 2014 Apparently that recent study showing banking culture is corrupt in essence is not so far off the mark as it has now been revealed that Goldman Sachs received [...]

Obama To Announce Executive Action On Immigration

By: Thursday November 20, 2014 5:54 am

President Barack Obama plans to announce his executive action on immigration today. According to The Washington Post  the actions will protect roughly 5 million immigrants from deportation. The announcement will occur this evening with a comprehensive layout of the plan coming Friday in a speech in Las Vegas with Latino supporters. Obama put off taking [...]

Uber Investigating Executive For Tracking Reporter Using Uber Data

By: Wednesday November 19, 2014 9:59 am

1/ Emil's comments at the recent dinner party were terrible and do not represent the company. — travis kalanick (@travisk) November 18, 2014 While Uber has yet to fire the executive who called for Uber’s media critics to be personally destroyed, it has begun an investigation into Josh Mohrer, Uber’s general manager in New York, [...]

Neocons Want To Try Nation-Building In Iraq Again

By: Wednesday November 19, 2014 8:05 am

While it is no secret that many hawks in Congress are in favor of sending US ground forces into Iraq and Syria to fight ISIS, now the prospect of “nation-building” has reentered the discussion. Nation-building was one of the more controversial projects of the US occupation of Iraq. Not only does a nation-building policy often [...]

Keystone XL Fails In Senate

By: Wednesday November 19, 2014 5:58 am

In a somewhat encouraging sign for the country and terrible event for the re-election prospects of Senator Mary Landrieu, the Keystone XL bill died yesterday in the Senate by one vote: 59-41. Landrieu has come to believe that getting the Keystone XL pipeline authorized to be built would help her chances to win a run-off [...]

Uber Discloses Interest in Destroying Critics in Media

By: Tuesday November 18, 2014 10:45 am

@sarahcuda I would like to apologize to you directly. My comments were wrong and I deeply regret them. — Emil Michael (@emilmichael) November 18, 2014 Uber, one of Silicon Valley’s most malevolent creations, is getting some seriously bad PR after one of its executives claimed the company was interested in smearing journalists. The Uber executive, [...]

Obama Endorses Faux NSA Reform

By: Tuesday November 18, 2014 8:03 am

In the immediate aftermath of the Snowden revelations America had a chance to make some real reforms to unconstitutional domestic spying programs authorized during the post-9/11 panic attack. A bill, proposed by Representative Justin Amash, was launched in the House to restore some of the country’s founding principles into the orientation of our massive enveloping [...]

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