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Raw Story
David Duke, Donald Trump and the dog whistleDuke’s reemergence as a candidate – ironically enough, we contend – were sown b
David Duke, Donald Trump and the dog whistle
Raw Story / Posted 27 minutes ago
Duke’s reemergence as a candidate – ironically enough, we contend – were sown by the election of the nation’s first African-American president. Rather than bridging racial divides, those divides have deepened over the course of Barack Obama’s... Read more
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NJ Biz
Women's Equality Day: Much to celebrate, much to fight forpay gap that existed in the early 1960s, women still make approximately 80 cent
Women's Equality Day: Much to celebrate, much to fight for
NJ Biz / Posted 2 hours ago
pay gap that existed in the early 1960s, women still make approximately 80 cents on the dollar compared to men. African-American women and Latinas fare even worse, earning 60 cents and 55 cents on the dollar, respectively. Several recent... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Submeter companies like newest bill bestprices of utilities, and directs the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to set
Submeter companies like newest bill best
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 hours ago
prices of utilities, and directs the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to set rules. Duffey's bill was criticized by American Power & Light, a Westerville submeter company, because it "fails to address concerns regarding consumer protection"... Read more
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Reuters
Obama's judges leave liberal imprint on U.S. lawPresident Bill Clinton struck down North Carolina's strict voter identification
Obama's judges leave liberal imprint on U.S. law
Reuters / Posted 8 hours ago
President Bill Clinton struck down North Carolina's strict voter identification law on a 3-0 vote, saying the state legislature had enacted it with discriminatory intent. It is one of several recent court rulings pushing back on... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The GOP's Stealth War Against VotersTrump claimed, "the election's going to be rigged," he wasn't entirely wrong. B
The GOP's Stealth War Against Voters
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 hours ago
Trump claimed, "the election's going to be rigged," he wasn't entirely wrong. But the threat was not, as Trump warned, from Americans committing the crime of "voting many, many times." What's far more likely to undermine democracy in November is the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Rhode Island mandate for HPV vaccine sparks protests — and interest from Massachusetts officialsmandate, a local School Committee asking for repeal, and complaints from across
Rhode Island mandate for HPV vaccine sparks protests — and interest from Massachusetts officials
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
mandate, a local School Committee asking for repeal, and complaints from across the ideological spectrum — with both the American Civil Liberties Union and a local conservative group in opposition. One opponent’s online video was deemed so... Read more
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11 News Houston
Women Suffrage Monument to be unveiled Fridayand Dudley became a member of the national board of directors, elected as the t
Women Suffrage Monument to be unveiled Friday
11 News Houston / Posted 10 hours ago
and Dudley became a member of the national board of directors, elected as the third vice-president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. In 1920, Dudley attended the Democratic National Convention in San Francisco as the... Read more
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USA Today
Women Suffrage Monument to be unveiled Fridayand Dudley became a member of the national board of directors, elected as the t
Women Suffrage Monument to be unveiled Friday
USA Today / Posted 11 hours ago
and Dudley became a member of the national board of directors, elected as the third vice-president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. In 1920, Dudley attended the Democratic National Convention in San Francisco as the... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Federal judge denies Ken Paxton's request to delay hearing on voter ID lawthat she will hold a hearing in January. Paxton had requested that a date be se
Federal judge denies Ken Paxton's request to delay hearing on voter ID law
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 hours ago
that she will hold a hearing in January. Paxton had requested that a date be set no earlier than August 2017 to give the Legislature time to make changes to the state's law. Lawyers for the civil rights groups that sued to overturn the ID law... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Promising data from charter schools worth a closer lookcharter-school law is unconstitutional. State government lawyers vetted the lan
Promising data from charter schools worth a closer look
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 hours ago
charter-school law is unconstitutional. State government lawyers vetted the language before the new law was passed by the Legislature, and the state attorney general is already defending it. These public charter schools should be given a chance... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Dems, GOP will gather this weekend to select candidatesconvention has two themes: uniting the diverse elements of the GOP and protecti
Dems, GOP will gather this weekend to select candidates
Detroit Free Press / Posted 16 hours ago
convention has two themes: uniting the diverse elements of the GOP and protecting the Republican majorities in the Michigan Legislature. “This is the time to be rallying behind our candidates at every level from Donald Trump all the way down to... Read more
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J Weekly
Opinions | American Jewish drift from Israel is about low self-esteemhave proposed what sound like similar reasons for the divide between Israel and
Opinions | American Jewish drift from Israel is about low self-esteem
J Weekly / Posted 18 hours ago
have proposed what sound like similar reasons for the divide between Israel and what is now, unfortunately, a majority of American Jews. They point to the extent to which Jews in America now identify more with their Americanism than with their... Read more
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J Weekly
Two Views | How ‘good for the Jews’ are the VP candidates?Tim Kaine, Democratic pick, stands up for Israel, social justice American Jewi
Two Views | How ‘good for the Jews’ are the VP candidates?
J Weekly / Posted 18 hours ago
Tim Kaine, Democratic pick, stands up for Israel, social justice American Jewish voters have naturally voted for Democratic candidates because it has meant voting to support strong social justice and a strong U.S.-Israel relationship. Hillary... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Obama signs order creating North Woods national monumentunilateral action against the will of the people, this time the citizens of rur
Obama signs order creating North Woods national monument
Bangor Daily News / Posted 18 hours ago
unilateral action against the will of the people, this time the citizens of rural Maine,” LePage said in a statement. “The Legislature passed a resolution opposing a national monument in the North Woods, members of Maine’s congressional delegation... Read more
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Raw Story
Trumpism is a culmination of the long-developing dysfunctions of consumer cultureand dispiriting election. Susan Faludi describes the consumer culture well in
Trumpism is a culmination of the long-developing dysfunctions of consumer culture
Raw Story / Posted 19 hours ago
and dispiriting election. Susan Faludi describes the consumer culture well in her 1999 book, Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man. Drawing on interviews with groups of men from African-American shipyard workers to veterans to evangelical... Read more
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The Manila Times
Setting the agenda for constitutional reformminister is effectively a presidential nominee. However, if the party affiliat
Setting the agenda for constitutional reform
The Manila Times / Posted 19 hours ago
minister is effectively a presidential nominee. However, if the party affiliation of the President and the majority in the legislature differs, the President is forced to select a prime minister and a government who enjoy the support of the... Read more
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The Hill
How to seek consensus presidential nominees in 2020can enrich our policy debates and allow parties to show they have a big tent th
How to seek consensus presidential nominees in 2020
The Hill / Posted 21 hours ago
can enrich our policy debates and allow parties to show they have a big tent that, when united, can hold a majority of Americans. ADVERTISEMENT Ranked choice voting is a proven way to vote. Its recommendation by Robert's Rules has led to... Read more
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The Atlantic
Good School, Rich School; Bad School, Poor Schoolhas one of the country’s best public school systems. The Educational Cost Shari
Good School, Rich School; Bad School, Poor School
The Atlantic / Posted 22 hours ago
has one of the country’s best public school systems. The Educational Cost Sharing formula gets tinkered with by the legislature, the state says, and Connecticut still spends more on poor districts than many regions of the country. It says... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Treasure Coast International Airport could be regional job creatorinto a maintenance hub as a way to bolster economic activity in the poorer area
Treasure Coast International Airport could be regional job creator
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 23 hours ago
into a maintenance hub as a way to bolster economic activity in the poorer areas of St. Lucie County. This year, the Legislature awarded the county $2.5 million, half the cost of a 30,000- to 35,000-square-foot hangar to be used for aircraft... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
The Innovation Group introduces Brazil gaming forecast modeland Federico Lannes IGC, to bring clients comprehensive gaming regulatory and d
The Innovation Group introduces Brazil gaming forecast model
Rolling Good Times / Posted 23 hours ago
and Federico Lannes IGC, to bring clients comprehensive gaming regulatory and development services in Brazil. As its legislature prepares to vote on landmark gaming legislation as early as November, the consortium has been hard at work... Read more
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The Christian Post
A Blueprint for Curtailing 'Religious Liberty'and thereby proactively undercut all future "religious liberty" claims. Your u
A Blueprint for Curtailing 'Religious Liberty'
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
and thereby proactively undercut all future "religious liberty" claims. Your underlings responsible for the California legislature are deliciously capitalizing on these moral shifts, and their effort to target Christian universities deserve all... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Diversity faces challenges, opportunities in Adirondacksa round of golf. Mair pointed out during his presentation that a few years ago
Diversity faces challenges, opportunities in Adirondacks
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
a round of golf. Mair pointed out during his presentation that a few years ago, Gov. David Paterson, our first African-American governor, closed all state parks to meet a budget shortfall. There was a huge public outcry and they were re-opened,... Read more
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Philly.com
Efforts to restore felons' voting rights cause deep dividebills over the last six years that would have made it easier for some felons to
Efforts to restore felons' voting rights cause deep divide
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
bills over the last six years that would have made it easier for some felons to vote, but very few passed, especially in legislatures controlled by Republicans, News21 found in an analysis of state legislative measures nationwide. Debate and... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Battling age discrimination, Beverley Hills, 90210 star says she was 29 when cast as 16discrimination in Hollywood every day. Gabrielle Carteris​, who is president o
Battling age discrimination, Beverley Hills, 90210 star says she was 29 when cast as 16
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
discrimination in Hollywood every day. Gabrielle Carteris​, who is president of the union known as the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, says she would never have been cast as a 16-year-old student if the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Battling age discrimination, Beverley Hills, 90210 star says she was 29 when cast as 16discrimination in Hollywood every day. Gabrielle Carteris​, who is president o
Battling age discrimination, Beverley Hills, 90210 star says she was 29 when cast as 16
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
discrimination in Hollywood every day. Gabrielle Carteris​, who is president of the union known as the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, says she would never have been cast as a 16-year-old student if the... Read more
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The Age
Battling age discrimination, Beverley Hills, 90210 star says she was 29 when cast as 16discrimination in Hollywood every day. Gabrielle Carteris​, who is president o
Battling age discrimination, Beverley Hills, 90210 star says she was 29 when cast as 16
The Age / Posted yesterday
discrimination in Hollywood every day. Gabrielle Carteris​, who is president of the union known as the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, says she would never have been cast as a 16-year-old student if the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Battling age discrimination, Beverley Hills, 90210 star says she was 29 when cast as 16discrimination in Hollywood every day. Gabrielle Carteris​, who is president o
Battling age discrimination, Beverley Hills, 90210 star says she was 29 when cast as 16
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
discrimination in Hollywood every day. Gabrielle Carteris​, who is president of the union known as the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, says she would never have been cast as a 16-year-old student if the... Read more
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WA Today
Battling age discrimination, Beverley Hills, 90210 star says she was 29 when cast as 16discrimination in Hollywood every day. Gabrielle Carteris​, who is president o
Battling age discrimination, Beverley Hills, 90210 star says she was 29 when cast as 16
WA Today / Posted yesterday
discrimination in Hollywood every day. Gabrielle Carteris​, who is president of the union known as the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, says she would never have been cast as a 16-year-old student if the... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he would sign a pair of environmental bills app
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he would sign a pair of environmental bills approved by the Legislature, during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. SB32, by Sen Fran Pavley, D-Agoura... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
California’s Senate passes bill targeting Israel boycotts | CaliforniaA bill targeting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) of Israel took a fi
California’s Senate passes bill targeting Israel boycotts | California
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
A bill targeting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) of Israel took a final step towards passage in the California legislature as the state Senate voted 31-1 to approve Assembly Bill 2844 on Aug. 24. The bill faced a long and winding path to... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
PR Powerchampion of the reporters' privilege law," notes Campbell, although Shurtleff's
PR Power
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted yesterday
champion of the reporters' privilege law," notes Campbell, although Shurtleff's attempt to pilot a "shield" law through the legislature proved unsuccessful. Shurtleff instituted both the Open Book, a guide to public meetings laws, and an explanatory... Read more
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Philboxing
Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith: Legends Show Set, Iron Boy 35 & Much MoreBoxing commission is well intentioned; but (in my opinion) under budgeted and o
Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith: Legends Show Set, Iron Boy 35 & Much More
Philboxing / Posted yesterday
Boxing commission is well intentioned; but (in my opinion) under budgeted and overly controlled by the Arizona State Legislature and the Arizona Gaming Department. Without further hesitation, here is a brief bio of each commission appointee,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Local doctors concerned about EpiPen price increasein need or force some families to choose between EpiPens and other essentials,"
Local doctors concerned about EpiPen price increase
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
in need or force some families to choose between EpiPens and other essentials," said Dr. Andrew Gurman, president of the American Medical Association, in a statement on Wednesday "With lives on the line, we urge the manufacturer to do all it can... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
A look at Okaloosa County candidatesof Counties • The National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers and Fi
A look at Okaloosa County candidates
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
of Counties • The National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers and Finance Officers • Lobbied before the Florida Legislature on benefits for our military service members and revisions to the Florida statutes • Led an effort to mainstream... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Anderson: The right choice for county commission District 3Coast University teaching courses on economics and the environment and has volu
Anderson: The right choice for county commission District 3
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted yesterday
Coast University teaching courses on economics and the environment and has volunteered on numerous organizations including American Red Cross, Lee County Chapter, Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium and Edison Learning Center Board. Given that... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Editorials from around New Yorkcurrent list given the sorry state of the state government in recent years. A
Editorials from around New York
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
current list given the sorry state of the state government in recent years. A commission created by members of the state legislature in Albany has recommended hikes in the base pay of lawmakers by 47 percent, from $79,500 to $116,900 per... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID stateselections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, wh
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
elections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, who now works as the general counsel for the American Civil Rights Union, pointed to a list of voter fraud allegations kept by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative... Read more
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Daily Journal
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID stateselections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, wh
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
elections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, who now works as the general counsel for the American Civil Rights Union, pointed to a list of voter fraud allegations kept by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative... Read more
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Daily Record
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID stateselections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, wh
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
elections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, who now works as the general counsel for the American Civil Rights Union, pointed to a list of voter fraud allegations kept by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID stateselections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, wh
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
elections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, who now works as the general counsel for the American Civil Rights Union, pointed to a list of voter fraud allegations kept by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID stateselections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, wh
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
elections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, who now works as the general counsel for the American Civil Rights Union, pointed to a list of voter fraud allegations kept by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID stateselections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, wh
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
elections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, who now works as the general counsel for the American Civil Rights Union, pointed to a list of voter fraud allegations kept by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative... Read more
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York Daily Record
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID stateselections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, wh
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
elections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, who now works as the general counsel for the American Civil Rights Union, pointed to a list of voter fraud allegations kept by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative... Read more
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USA Today
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID stateselections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, wh
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
USA Today / Posted yesterday
elections a way that is contrary to the voting majority of people.” Coates, who now works as the general counsel for the American Civil Rights Union, pointed to a list of voter fraud allegations kept by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Arkansas trauma system takes a hitand another 21 percent were "possibly preventable." Arkansas's preventable mort
Arkansas trauma system takes a hit
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
and another 21 percent were "possibly preventable." Arkansas's preventable mortality rate was the worst in the nation, the American Medical Society reported at that time. Patients were bleeding to death before they could get to a hospital, or... Read more
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The Atlantic
How American Muslim Women Are Taking on Trumpimmigration and criminal-defense lawyer from Northern Virginia who recently sta
How American Muslim Women Are Taking on Trump
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
immigration and criminal-defense lawyer from Northern Virginia who recently started a political-action committee called American Muslim Women. “It’s a strange realization to have, but it’s what motivated me to do this. There are so many... Read more
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The Mercury News
Wolk and Baker: End of life option act is optionalmeasures to have gone through the legislative process. The public, the press, a
Wolk and Baker: End of life option act is optional
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
measures to have gone through the legislative process. The public, the press, all stakeholders, and both houses of the Legislature were fully engaged from the introduction of the measure to the signature by the governor. This historical... Read more
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Raw Story
How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecyObama’s administration, influential senators, international law enforcement age
How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
Obama’s administration, influential senators, international law enforcement agencies, anti-corruption activists and major American allies — presented a formidable front in their campaign against money laundering and tax evasion. The United... Read more
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Reuters
How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecyObama’s administration, influential senators, international law enforcement age
How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Obama’s administration, influential senators, international law enforcement agencies, anti-corruption activists and major American allies -- presented a formidable front in their campaign against money laundering and tax evasion. The United... Read more
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Swissinfo
Special Report - How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecyObama’s administration, influential senators, international law enforcement age
Special Report - How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
Obama’s administration, influential senators, international law enforcement agencies, anti-corruption activists and major American allies -- presented a formidable front in their campaign against money laundering and tax evasion. The United... Read more
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