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Humanitarian Aid & Civil Defense Fund for South Africans Being Killed by Their Own Government

The people of South Africa need our help. The violence and murder is some of the most grotesque in recent memory and as great a tragedy as ever. “Over the past 18 months, no less than 7 senior black South African politicians promised white South Africans that a civil war is on its way. Show More Summary

Gramps' Dark and Stormy Daniels Cocktail Will Benefit Stormy Daniels' Legal Defense Fund

There's no doubt that 2018 is the year of the woman. And with that in mind, it could just be a woman who does what Robert Mueller has yet to do: take down the president of the United States.

Time’s Up Calls For Investigation Into NY District Attorney In Harvey Weinstein Case

Time’s Up, the defense fund and pressure group targeting sexual harassment, has penned an open letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo calling for an investigation into the state’s handling of historical sexual harassment and assault...Show More Summary

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and National Coalition Against Censorship Release a Comic Book to Help Protect Students’ Rights!

Advocacy groups Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and National Coalition Against Censorship have released a new comic book to help protect students’ rights in light of millions of American students asserting their First Amendment rights in protests across the country. Show More Summary

Funding for OA-X may come in 2019, pending Congress approval | Australia chooses Rheinmetall for Land 400 | Seoul quietly orders additional Taurus

Americas Funding may be reallocated by Congress to fund a light-attack aircraft (OA-X) acquisition this year, accelerating the Department of Defense’s purchase of the aircraft by one year. Money for light-attack aircraft is currently slated to begin in fiscal year 2020 and there is about $2.5 billion budgeted over the next five years for the […]

Ahed Tamimi is one of hundreds of children imprisoned in Israel

Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi recently turned 17 in an Israeli prison. Tamimi was arrested after being charged with alleged assault and incitement for slapping an Israeli Defense Fund soldier trespassing on her family’s property, just days after her cousin had been shot in the head for protesting the occupation of Palestine. As outspoken Palestinian activists, […]

New questions surround the 'Patriot Legal Expense Fund'

With the Russia scandal intensifying, Trump World now has a legal defense fund. There are questions about its operation, however, that deserve answers.

Trump scandal Russia legal defense fund files official papers

Rachel Maddow reports on the official creation of the Patriot Legal Expense Fund Trust, which is meant to help cover legal expenses of Trump staffers caught...

Citadel, World-Leading Drone Defense Company, Closes $12 Million Series A Investment From Lightspeed Venture Partners

PRESS RELEASE: Citadel Defense Company announced today that it has secured $12 million USD in capital for its Series A Financing round. The round was funded solely by Lightspeed Venture Partners and led by partners John Vrionis and Larsen Jensen. ...

The Navy's stealth destroyers are getting new missiles that will turn them into long-range ship killers

The Navy has requested funding to equip its Zumwalt-class destroyers with new missiles designed to allow them to take on other surface vessels at long ranges, Defense News reported, citing budget documents. The ships were originallyShow More Summary

Trump Has No Infrastructure Plan. Blame the GOP.

Republicans’ obsession with ever-lower taxes — and ever-higher defense spending — makes it impossible to fund the government’s most basic functions.

US Missile Defense Agency Wants Laser-Drones & Hypersonic-Weapons In Biggest-Ever Budget Boost

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has requested the largest-ever budget increase of $9.9 billion in funding for the 2019 fiscal year, citing growing intercontinental-range ballistic missile (ICBM) threats from North Korea and ballistic...Show More Summary

Trump Defense Plan Puts Navy on Path to 355 Ships

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump’s $686 billion defense request for the coming fiscal year would propel the Navy toward a new goal of 355 ships, restore major funding for a Boeing Co. fighter jet favored by the president and boost missile defense spending to counter threats from North Korea and Iran. Show More Summary

Trump Administration proposes deep cuts to housing programs in latest budget plan

At the same time, the Trump 2019 budget seeks increased defense spending and money to fund the partial construction of a southern border wall...

Defense funds can end up adding to troubles, Clinton learned

Rachel Maddow reminds viewers of the time Bill Clinton had to give back hundreds of thousands of dollars donated to his legal defense fund when connections...

Report: 'The Future of Groundwater in California - Lessons in Sustainable Management from Across the West'

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This is a very good report from the Environmental Defense Fund and the Daugherty Water For Food Global Institute - not so much for what it says about California - but the case studies it presents from across the West: The Future of Groundwater in California - Lessons in Sustainable...

Trump's Ethics Office has blessed an unethical legal defense fund for the president's associates

Under cover of last week’s feverish reaction to the FBI memorandum released by Rep. Devin Nunes, the Office of Government Ethics quietly dumped documents revealing a new low point in the agency’s 40-year history. In a letter signed Jan. 29th, but withheld from public view until the memo frenzy...

Congress is set to open the door to a gargantuan budget deal — here's what's in it

Senate leaders from both parties agreed to a massive two-year budget deal on Wednesday. The deal would increase funding for federal defense and non-defense programs by $296 billion over the next two years. The legislation also includes...Show More Summary

Companies Are Improving on Methane Disclosures, But Many Companies Are Still at Risk

According to a report from the Environmental Defense Fund, methane disclosure has improved overall, but across the industry reporting is uneven.

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