It's lottery time! This month the State Department opened a five-week window for visa applications from citizens of countries that historically have had low rates of immigration to the United States. The annual Diversity Visa lottery...Show More Summary
A study appearing this week from researchers based at the University of Kansas suggests the United States tends to carry out secret military operations against other democratic countries of the world—but to conduct open war against non-democracies.
Czech police said Wednesday they staged a joint operation with the FBI to arrest a Russian citizen in Prague suspected of staging cyber attacks on the United States. Washington last week formally accused the Russian government of trying...Show More Summary
"... it's nothing new for the politically-minded director, whose films often have an unapologetic political agenda to them. What's new is that Citizens United allows Moore to be honest about it. The film that sparked that landmark First...Show More Summary
Ned Foley: Now for the relevance of Citizens United: insofar as the attack on that decision rests on the premise that corporate-funded speech will distort the electoral process by persuading voters of its message, it seems the same sort of … Continue reading ?
An Iranian court has sentenced an Iranian-American businessman and his elderly father to 10 years in prison on charges of cooperating with the United States, the Iranian judiciary’s official news website reported on Tuesday. Iran’s Islamic...Show More Summary
Policy decisions, like the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, affect where campaign money comes from.
Since the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision, corporations can make unlimited contributions to political candidates, and most often there is no way for investors or other corporate constituents to find out how much they are spending and which candidates they are supporting. Show More Summary
Next month on Election Day, California voters will decide whether to direct elected state officials to use their authority to help overturn the 2010 Citizens United decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. In a reversal of its previous ruling...Show More Summary
Ilya Shapiro and Devin Watkins: In a case out of California, two citizens were taking pictures of border crossings from public sidewalks of what they believed were environmental problems and unlawful searches. CBP [United States Customs and Border Protection] agents saw them, arrested them, seized their cameras, and deleted their pictures. Show More Summary
Every four years, the United States government and its citizens participate in one of the world’s most profound and peaceful transitions of power. Such opportunities present all of us with a choice in leadership – at the executive and congressional levels – as we think about the kind of country we wish to be, and the kind of world we wish to be in. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! How much lower can you go than attempting to trick people with Alzheimer's. Citizens United—the unintentially ironic name of the conservative non-profit organization best known for the Supreme Court case...Show More Summary
Daily Beast: And it has a history of sending out mailers that raise serious ethical questions—and that may prey on senior citizens with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Citizens United, David Bossie, and the Trump campaign did not respond to multiple requests … Continue reading ?
Blue Lives Matter is boycotting Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, and they want all citizens of the United States to do the same. Why would they do that? The counter movement believes Ben & Jerry’s ice cream is promoting a message against police by supporting Black Lives Matter. Show More Summary
Citizens United is, by definition, scum. But this is a special form of sleazy behavior from them. When a relative with dementia was hospitalized, Jennifer Bell had the woman’s mail forwarded to herself, and started receiving up to five Citizens United mailers a week. Show More Summary
The group stands to make a lot of money off Trump and Clinton, no matter who wins. But its fundraising tactics appear unsavory at best and predatory at worst.
Washington (AFP) – German-born Julian Green scored his second goal in as many matches for the United States in a 1-1 draw with New Zealand, showing critics of dual-citizen players on Jurgen Klinsmann’s squad how much America means to him. Show More Summary
(University of Missouri-Columbia) The United States spends more on health care than any other country in the world, yet the life expectancy of its citizens is significantly shorter when compared to other high-income countries. Now, researchers...Show More Summary
In recent years, the U.S. Supreme Court has solidified the concept of corporate personhood. Following rulings in such cases as Hobby Lobby and Citizens United, U.S. law has established that companies are, like people, entitled to certain rights and protections. But that’s not the only instance of...