Former Goldman Sachs staffer and current president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Neel Kashkari, is calling for the breakup of banks that are ‘too big to fail.’ Continue reading →
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Military aid supplied to ‘moderate” rebels is treated as “a sort of Wal-Mart’ by al-Qaida and other extremists fighting in Syria, one analyst reported to the BBC.
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Not far from the site of 40 years of nuclear weapons testing, a proposed long-term nuclear waste dump draws opposition from the Shoshone and Paiute Nations, environmental activists and even Nevada state officials.
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Published February 18, 2016 Survival International can reveal that a rancher targeting the land of an uncontacted tribe in the Amazon is a former state deputy labelled “the most corrupt politician in Brazil.” José Riva, who has formerly been a deputy in Mato Grosso state, is in prison and currently being investigated for over 100 […]
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Published February 18, 2016 By Mark Trahant / Trahantreports.com U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva endorsed Victoria Steele Tuesday saying he is confident that she will win the primary. He said Steele would champion the rights of women, promote climate change legislation, and support “rational” comprehensive immigration reform. “From raising the minimum wage, creating a pathway to citizenship, and […]
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Many Democrats have said tough-on-crime bills sought by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez are politically motivated and meant to distract voters from New Mexico’s economic woes, as all 112 seats in the Legislature are up for re-election this year.
Members of Attorney General Hector Balderas’ staff walked out in protest Tuesday when a committee voted to exempt teens from prosecution in cases of “sexting.” That was on the minds of senators when they ejected Balderas’ staffers from the Senate floor Wednesday.
The $855,000, if the bill is signed by the governor, would build a new gate at the Santa Fe’s airport.