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Gallery of tax fugitives revealed

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Tax officials have published a gallery of photographs of the people it considers to be the most wanted UK tax fugitives.
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If everyone in the Business, Economic and Political world would play by the rules and be ethical - what kind of world would we have?
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Humanity In An Image

Humanity In An Image | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
You can see why I was so affected immediately upon focusing your eyes on the picture.
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The High Moral and Economic Cost of Child Poverty in America

The High Moral and Economic Cost of Child Poverty in America | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
It is a moral disgrace that child poverty in the U.S. is higher than adult poverty, higher than for children in almost all other competitor nations, and higher than our country with the world's largest economy should ever allow....
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Bill aims to stop coal companies from denying benefits to miners with black lung

Bill aims to stop coal companies from denying benefits to miners with black lung | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
Two coal-state senators plan to introduce legislation to reform the federal benefits program for black lung victims.
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Thousands Of Bees May Have Been Poisoned

Thousands Of Bees May Have Been Poisoned | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
BRANDON, Man. - RCMP in Brandon, Man., are investigating a report that thousands of honey bees have been poisoned in the region recently.Mounties say in a news release that two locations northwest of Brandon in the rural municipality of Elton are inv...

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American shakedown: Police won't charge you, but they'll grab your money

American shakedown: Police won't charge you, but they'll grab your money | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
Across America, law enforcement officers - from federal agents to state troopers right down to sheriffs in one-street backwaters - are operating a vast, co-ordinated scheme to grab as much of the public’s cash as they can, writes Neil Macdonald.
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Proposed Texas textbooks are inaccurate, biased and politicized, new report finds

Proposed Texas textbooks are inaccurate, biased and politicized, new report finds | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
Here's what 10 scholars found wrong in a slew of proposed textbooks that will be voted on in November.
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Kerry Washington Sheds Light On An Invisible Kind Of Domestic Abuse

Kerry Washington Sheds Light On An Invisible Kind Of Domestic Abuse | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
Kerry Washington wants to keep the conversation about domestic violence going.

On Monday, the Emmy-nominated actress spoke out about an often-overlooked reason why women stay in abusive relationships: financial abuse.

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CNN Gets Major Rebuke From US Government

CNN Gets Major Rebuke From US Government | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board is finding against the CNN cable television network in an 11-year-old labor dispute, ordering the network to rehire or compensate about 300 workers and former workers.

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After Saying Women On Medicaid Should Be Sterilized, Russell Pearce Resigns From Arizona GOP

After Saying Women On Medicaid Should Be Sterilized, Russell Pearce Resigns From Arizona GOP | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
Former Arizona state Senator Russell Pearce resigned as Arizona Republican Party's first vice chair late Sunday after receiving criticism over recent comments he made about women on Medicaid.

Pearce made the controversial comments on his weekly ra...
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50 Facts About Domestic Violence

50 Facts About Domestic Violence | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
My question to feminist-bashers and abuse deniers is this: What is your Goldilocks number for violence, especially violence against women?...
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South Africa's fight against government corruption yielding results | Southern Africa

South Africa's fight against government corruption yielding results | Southern Africa | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
South African has recovered millions of rand, as it ups its fight against a wave of corruption within the government.
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The Real Reason Women Like Ray Rice's Wife Janay Stay

The Real Reason Women Like Ray Rice's Wife Janay Stay | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
It's possible that, underneath it all, though, we stay because our brains are wired wrong. I know I was addicted to the oxytocin produced by having a man in my life -- no matter how awful a man....
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Study: Employers Are Stealing Billions of Dollars a Year From Their Workers

Study: Employers Are Stealing Billions of Dollars a Year From Their Workers | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
What is wage theft? It’s when employers refuse to pay their workers their rightful wages and benefits, such as refusing to pay overtime. It’s a major problem across the United States. One study, which EPI cites, examined three cities (New York, Chicago and Los Angeles) and found that two-thirds of workers in low-wage industries had experienced a pay-related offense in any given week in 2008. Those violations cost workers more than $2,600 a year on average—nearly 15 percent of their total earnings. If wage theft is as prevalent in the rest of the United States as it is in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, then it costs workers more than $50 billion a year.

It’s tough to calculate how widespread wage theft is because much of it goes unreported. But not all. The U.S. Department of Labor, state departments of labor, state attorneys general, and private attorneys file cases on behalf of workers to recover lost wages. No single database collects this information so EPI consulted with state labor departments and attorneys general and researched private civil litigation cases to estimate the total amount that workers recovered in wages. In 2012, it totaled at least $933 million. In fact that understates the total since the researchers didn’t receive data from six state departments of labor and five attorneys general.

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CONTRARY BRIN: Phases of the American Civil War

CONTRARY BRIN: Phases of the American Civil War | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it

"I frequently refer to our current era of American politics as the latest phase of the U.S. Civil War… in part because the political maps so blatantly copy a pattern that goes back almost 200 years."

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America's Political Spectrum Is Not Left to Right, It's Top to Bottom—And It has Failed the People

America's Political Spectrum Is Not Left to Right, It's Top to Bottom—And It has Failed the People | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
Every day, there are populist uprisings, both large and small, all across this country.
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Americans With Disabilities Are More Likely To Be Poor, Report Finds

Americans With Disabilities Are More Likely To Be Poor, Report Finds | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
Americans with disabilities are more likely to be poor than any other demographic group, and their average income in 2012 was about $6,000 less than people without disabilities, according to a report released Thursday.

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Don't Be Rude, You Loser

Don't Be Rude, You Loser | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
Insulting people in online debate forums usually isn't a winning, or constructive, tactic.
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5 Ways Mitch McConnell Explains Our Bleak World

5 Ways Mitch McConnell Explains Our Bleak World | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
As powerful as he is, Mitch McConnell has gotten oddly little attention over the years, in large part because he offers little superficial appeal. But McConnell holds the key to understanding how our politics and government have come to such a low po...
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'He Did Everything He Could To Beat Me Down Until I Felt Worthless. It Almost Worked.'

This story, as told to Melissa Jeltsen, is part of “Why Didn't You Just Leave?”, a HuffPost series on domestic violence in which six women share their reasons for staying in abusive relationships. Each story explores one of the following ...
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One In Four Students Subjected To Inappropriate Touching And Groping

One In Four Students Subjected To Inappropriate Touching And Groping | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
One in four students has been subjected to unwanted sexual advances, while two thirds have seen others put up with unwelcome sexual comments, research has revealed.

More than a third of female students have faced inappropriate touching and groping...
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Critical Reading on Twitter: "Money is speech. Corporations are People. War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength. #SCOTUS http://t.co/BwwaflLiPv"

Critical Reading on Twitter: "Money is speech. Corporations are People. War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength. #SCOTUS http://t.co/BwwaflLiPv" | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
If money is speech, then speech isn’t free, the poor have no voice & the rich have outsized influence http://t.co/IpnIWajjmV #GOPKochAddicts

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» “Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?” Understanding Domestic Violence - After Trauma

» “Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?” Understanding Domestic Violence - After Trauma | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
Hearing about a DV incident is like seeing a small portion of a picture. This week, After Trauma will feature a 3 part series on intimate partner
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The Business of America is Dirty Tricks - The Baffler

The Business of America is Dirty Tricks - The Baffler | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
Any glance at the inert state of political progress in our market-addled age has to leave even the most dogged investigator a bit bewildered. We live, after all, in an era of economic and ideological... Read More »
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Republicans Caught in A Colossal Lie About Unemployment Benefits

Republicans Caught in A Colossal Lie About Unemployment Benefits | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
Not that they'll ever read it , but a study released by the Federal Reserve Division of Research and Statistics, Monetary Affairs blows a huge hole in one of the GOP's most enduring fictions about ...

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Having Children Is Great For A Man’s Paycheck And Terrible For A Woman’s

Having Children Is Great For A Man’s Paycheck And Terrible For A Woman’s | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
Women's wages decline 4 percent per child; men's go up 6 percent.
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Illuminating the Treaties That Have Governed U.S.-Indian Relationships

Illuminating the Treaties That Have Governed U.S.-Indian Relationships | Ethics? Rules? Cheating? | Scoop.it
These documents were both a cause and a salve for the fraught relations between the United States and Indian Nations
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pdeppisch's comment, September 14, 3:08 PM
I think it says USA and Indian treaty rights in the headline! And Canada has radioactive waste: http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/canada-narrows-list-of-possible-locations-for-nuclear-waste-facility-1.2604160
malek's comment, September 14, 3:27 PM
the Great White North is gradually losing identity, alas.
pdeppisch's comment, September 14, 4:02 PM
YUP - because Conservatives such as Brian Mulroney and Harper think the USA and GOP walks on water. Traitors!