Justice Department Sues City of Hesperia, California and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department for Discriminating Against African American and Latino Renters Through the Enactment and Enforcement of a Rental Ordinance

The Justice Department today announced it has filed a lawsuit alleging that the City of Hesperia, California, and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in California discriminated against African American and Latino renters in violation of the Fair Housing Act. Please follow and like us:

Department of Justice Announces Arrest of United States Citizen for Assisting North Korea in Evading Sanctions

The Department of Justice announced the unsealing of a criminal complaint charging Virgil Griffith, a United States citizen, with violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) by traveling to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (“DPRK” or “North Korea”) in order deliver a presentation and technical advice on using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to … Read moreDepartment of Justice Announces Arrest of United States Citizen for Assisting North Korea in Evading Sanctions

Dwelling Approvals Fall Again In October

Data from the ABS today shows that the number of dwellings approved fell 0.8 per cent in October 2019, in trend terms, and has fallen for 23 months. Private dwellings excluding houses also fell, by 0.5 per cent. The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwellings approved fell 8.1 per cent in October, driven by a … Read moreDwelling Approvals Fall Again In October

Syrian Migrants Dead After People-Smuggler Crashes Vehicle

published 2019-12-01 15:27:27 by Chris Tomlinson Two Syrians have died as a result of a collision in Slovenia, in which a people-smuggler lost control of a vehicle containing a total of eight illegal migrants. The accident occurred on a motorway between the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana and Italy, according to police, who say that a third passenger, … Read moreSyrian Migrants Dead After People-Smuggler Crashes Vehicle

In a historic first Pakistani American journalist Amna Nawaz to moderate presidential debate

The Virginia-born Nawaz, along with her immediate boss Judy Woodruff, PBS NewHour anchor and managing editor, and colleague PBS NewHour White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor, and Politico chief political correspondent Tim Alberta, will co-moderate the sixth Democratic primary debate, scheduled… Please follow and like us:

Venezuela’s Counter-Attack, by Eric Striker

When the Trump administration revived Reagan-relic Zionist Elliot Abrams early this year to orchestrate regime change in Venezuela, a new era of instability was born in the Western Hemisphere. Approaching a year into this project, the domestic flames have mostly been put out by the willful Nicolas Maduro, while Washington-backed liberals in Chile, Colombia, Bolivia… … Read moreVenezuela’s Counter-Attack, by Eric Striker

Obscured American: Bill the Professor, Writer, Musician and Artist, by Linh Dinh

My writing on society and politics has made me quite a few friends, some I’ve been able to visit on their home turf, from Scranton to Burgazada, to Leipzig. Others have come to me. In July of 2018, just before I left the US for good, I had a few beers with Bill, who drove… … Read moreObscured American: Bill the Professor, Writer, Musician and Artist, by Linh Dinh

Have Your Say: “Sellafield Radioactive Substances Activites (RSA) Permit” Sample Response

Have your Say:”Sellafield Radioactive Substances Activities (RSA) Permit – Draft Decision” Consultation link: https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/cumbria-and-lancashire/sellafield-radioactive-substances-activities-rsa-p/ Deadline is today, December 1, 2019 – most likely midnight in the UK. It is possible that they may accept late submissions by email. We recommend that you complain that you were not made aware in time, if such was the … Read moreHave Your Say: “Sellafield Radioactive Substances Activites (RSA) Permit” Sample Response

Lights, camera, netas! From ‘mere paas maa hai’ to ‘mere paas MLA hai’, from Bollywood to poli-wood 😜

The Maharashtra political drama had all the makings of a Bollywood blockbuster. There was drama, suspense, heartache and there were weepy reconciliations. With politicians playing leading roles, Bollywood became poli-wood. Government formation in Maharashtra looked… Please follow and like us:

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Mainstream Media Never Trump-ism on Trade Gets Weirder and Weirder

It’s like they can’t help themselves. Even when Mainstream Media organizations and reporters conduct detailed research showing that President Trump’s tariffs-heavy China trade policies aren’t hurting U.S. consumers in the slightest, they feel compelled to issue dire warnings about the possibility. If you doubt me, check out this Reuters piece from the day before Thanksgiving … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Mainstream Media Never Trump-ism on Trade Gets Weirder and Weirder

Curbs likely on foreign cos in ‘strategic areas’

Government agencies are mulling to keep certain sectors like telecom infrastructure or construction projects in sensitive parts of the country out of bounds for foreign players. While the focus is on countries like China, the talks to put curbs, come at a time when Centre is weighing the option of allowing Chinese telecom major Huawei … Read moreCurbs likely on foreign cos in ‘strategic areas’

UK Environment Agency Aims to Increase Tritium Limit in Irish Seaside Landfill from 200 Thousand Bq/Kg to 40 Million Bq/Kg; Impact Studies (2006, 2017) Assume 37 Thousand Bq/Kg; A Bq is a Radioactive Shot Per Second: Comment Deadline Tonight

Comment here: https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/cumbria-and-lancashire/sellafield-radioactive-substances-activities-rsa-p/ See too: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2019/11/29/uk-environment-agency-allowing-for-increasing-radioactive-discharges-to-the-irish-sea-by-sellafield-in-violation-of-ospar-comment-deadline-1st-december-2019/ The 2006 impact assessment for the landfill, before opening, assumed that the activity limit for radioactive waste in the Calder Floodplain Landfill Segregated Area (CLESA) would be 37,000 Bq/kg, i.e. 37 thousand random shot radioactive discharges per second per kilogram (Bq/kg). The December 2017 CLESA PCRSA based its assumptions … Read moreUK Environment Agency Aims to Increase Tritium Limit in Irish Seaside Landfill from 200 Thousand Bq/Kg to 40 Million Bq/Kg; Impact Studies (2006, 2017) Assume 37 Thousand Bq/Kg; A Bq is a Radioactive Shot Per Second: Comment Deadline Tonight

Earn Extra Money By Helping People Pass Their Driver Exams

If you ask RSG contributor Gabe Ets-Hokin what happened to his Rideshare earnings in 2019, he will take you to the nearest cliff and point down. Oversaturation of drivers and massive reductions of bonuses as well as the regular fare cuts have made it harder to earn the decent hourly rate he enjoyed the previous five … Read moreEarn Extra Money By Helping People Pass Their Driver Exams

How China Manages Its Concentration Camp System

A few days ago, classified documents leaked that discussed just how China runs it’s vast system of concentration camps: A sample of classified Chinese government documents leaked to a consortium of news organizations, is displayed for a picture in New York, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Beijing has detained more than a million Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs … Read moreHow China Manages Its Concentration Camp System

Executive Orders and Smart Lawyers Won’t Save Us

We can’t cede social change to well-meaning experts. Especially in an era of hostile courts, politics, not law, is the only way forward. Supreme Court Justices John Roberts, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch, and Brett Kavanaugh look on as President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address in the chamber of the US House … Read moreExecutive Orders and Smart Lawyers Won’t Save Us

Car, SUV sales in red zone again in November

After breaking the 11-month-long sales decline rout in October, car and SUV sales again returned with negative numbers in November as wholesale deliveries to retailers went down due to post-festive buyer fatigue and addition of less inventory after clearance of BSIV models. Except for Hyundai that had a 2% growth in numbers, the other major … Read moreCar, SUV sales in red zone again in November

Indian student shot dead on Thanksgiving Day; suspect arrested

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, December 1, 2019: A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of an Indian student in San Bernardino on Thanksgiving Day, according to the San Bernardino Police Department. The incident occurred at a motel in the 100 block of south E Street at about 12:37 p.m. on … Read moreIndian student shot dead on Thanksgiving Day; suspect arrested

Pay more as unlimited free calls across networks end

The days of unlimited free voice calling across networks are over for Indian customers with Airtel, Vodafone-Idea and Reliance Jio ending free outgoing services. From Dec 3, the customers will have to pay 6 paisa/min for outgoing calls after exceeding the quota of free minutes. Voice calls will be free when customers call someone on … Read morePay more as unlimited free calls across networks end

WATCH: Deepika, Kartik perform ‘Dheeme dheeme’ challenge at airport

Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan has fulfilled Deepika Padukone’s request of teaching her the hook step of the former’s song “Dheeme dheeme” from the upcoming movie “Pati Patni Aur Woh”. On Sunday, the two were spotted shaking leg with each other on the song outside Mumbai airport. Deepika was seen wearing a red jacket … Read moreWATCH: Deepika, Kartik perform ‘Dheeme dheeme’ challenge at airport

Sorry Mayor Pete, Means-Testing Is Not Progressive

Universal programs build solidarity and are far more politically durable than means-tested programs. By going after free college, Pete Buttigieg is doing the bidding of the Right. Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks to guests during a campaign stop at the YMCA on November 25, 2019 in Creston, Iowa. (Scott … Read moreSorry Mayor Pete, Means-Testing Is Not Progressive

Are We on the Path to War? – Middle East Heats Up While Viewers Watch the Impeachment

Americans and also much of the rest of the world have been watching or otherwise following the impeachment proceedings in Washington and not paying much attention to developments in the Middle East that could be setting the stage for a new war. It should surprise no one to learn that Washington has no actual policy … Read moreAre We on the Path to War? – Middle East Heats Up While Viewers Watch the Impeachment

Vendors, Writers Fight Homelessness with Street Sheet

Looking Back at 30 Years of Street Sheet Journalism Since 2001, I’ve been involved with Street Sheet in some capacity — then as a freelancer, and now as a sort-of managing editor. But my relationship with the Coalition on Homelessness’s … Continue reading → The post Vendors, Writers Fight Homelessness with Street Sheet appeared first … Read moreVendors, Writers Fight Homelessness with Street Sheet

Iran May Be the Only Winner in Iraq

Intelligence documents reveal how Tehran took advantage of US blundering The American invasion of Iraq and the overthrow of that nation’s government in 2003 has rightly been described as the greatest foreign policy disaster in the history of the United States. Eight thousand one hundred and seventy five American soldiers, contractors and civilians have died in … Read moreIran May Be the Only Winner in Iraq