Category Political Corruption

Trump’s Ties to Russia Are Worrying, Dangerous to Our Democracy

Trump’s ties to Russia are a cause for alarm, and could mean the destruction of U.S. democracy over time.

Report: gap between rich and poor is undermining economic growth

The economic dangers of widening inequality are highlighted in a new report presented at the OECD Forum in Paris. It said the gap between rich and poor is at its highest in decades in many countries, and efforts to tackle that will only succeed if they look beyond income and focus on better access to […]

Brutal video shows all-out street war in Kiev, death toll rises in fresh clashes

“Latest images show street riots in Kiev on the morning of Thursday, Februray 20, 2014. News media has filmed protesters being shot at in front of hotel Ukraina as clashes continue in the Ukrainian capital. The number of victims is still rising, news agencies say at least 25+ people have been killed.” – “A woman […]

Video shows evidence of snipers firing at protesters in Kiev

Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty This video shows security forces and snipers firing. There were renewed clashes between security forces and protesters in Kiev’s Independence Square on February 20 despite a putative ceasefire. Sniper fire was widely reported. Ukrainian Olympian: “I don’t want to participate when in my country people die.” http://huff.to/1h0dXpR euronews: the most […]

Venezuela: Violent protests sweep Caracas, opposition leader surrenders, 3 people dead in clashes

Venezuelan security forces arrest opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on charges of fomenting unrest that has killed at least four people, bringing tens of thousands of angry supporters onto the streets of Caracas. Jillian Kitchener reports. More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews http://reuters.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Reuters https://plus.google.com/u/0/s/reuters https://twitter.com/Reuters

At Least 25 Killed in Ukraine Protests, Photos, Videos

I can't stop returning to this image from #Kiev earlier today. What words were exchanged? Photo by Vlad Sodel/Reuters pic.twitter.com/EcKJemw7ef — Vaughn Wallace (@vaughnwallace) February 18, 2014     “West readies sanctions. Yanukovich slams coup bid.” – Reuters “Ukraine crisis, EU readies Sanctions” – The Guardian Ukraine’s president is blaming opposition leaders for the latest deadly […]

Kiev, Ukraine Protest 2014, Video, Photos, Links, News

The protest is about the Ukraine governments recent deal with Russia, the people are against it. Also, recently a law was passed banning protest, so of course that must also be protested. The Ukrainian people are calling the new government under their president Viktor Yanukovich totalitarian. They are calling for the president to resign, and the […]