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California Forever CEO Defends Decision to Sue Local Farmers - GIZMODO.com

California Forever CEO Defends Decision to Sue Local Farmers - GIZMODO.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Bloomberg's annual tech event featured an interview with the top executive of the controversial project.

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Make no mistake, the fossil fuel industry is for profit, not the people - TheHill.com

Make no mistake, the fossil fuel industry is for profit, not the people - TheHill.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

You know who isn’t feeling the pain of rising costs? Fossil fuel companies.

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California gas prices surge to $4.66 — about a penny away from an all-time record - CNN.com

California gas prices surge to $4.66 — about a penny away from an all-time record - CNN.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

California gas prices hit an average price of $4.658 a gallon Friday, about a penny short of the highest recorded average price of $4.671 for regular gasoline set in October 2012, according to AAA.

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Executive Pay 2021: How the pandemic fueled corporate bonuses in 2020 - WCPO.com

Executive Pay 2021: How the pandemic fueled corporate bonuses in 2020 - WCPO.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Local bosses took pay cuts when the pandemic started. One year later, it's a different story.

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Big businesses accused of faking net-zero climate targets | Euronews

Big businesses accused of faking net-zero climate targets | Euronews | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A new report entitled “The Big Con” claims to show how some of the world’s biggest polluters have worked to shape climate policy in their own interests.

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Another California soda tax bill dies. Another win for Big Soda - DesertSun.com

Another California soda tax bill dies. Another win for Big Soda - DesertSun.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A bill that would have allowed California cities and counties to pursue taxes on sugary drinks was shelved. Advocates blame the clout of the soft drink industry.

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Climate Polluters Are Greenwashing Sports Sponsorships - EcoWatch.com

Climate Polluters Are Greenwashing Sports Sponsorships - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Major climate polluters are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on sports sponsorship to obfuscate their role in perpetrating the climate crisis, the Guardian reports.

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Big Pharma's Killer Profits - Porter.House.gov

Big Pharma's Killer Profits - Porter.House.gov | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

"I grilled a Big Pharma CEO about the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs. My questioning focused on how his company spent more money on stock buybacks, which enrich shareholders and executives, than on research and development that save lives." - Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA)

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Hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman slams GameStop surge as 'attack on wealthy' | Daily Mail Online

Hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman slams GameStop surge as 'attack on wealthy' | Daily Mail Online | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman has lashed out at small investors fueling the GameStop stock surge as he warned the rally will 'end badly'. 

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Catholic Church investigations exposed cover-ups of sex abuse, theft - NorthJersey.com

Catholic Church investigations exposed cover-ups of sex abuse, theft - NorthJersey.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Investigations by The Record and NorthJersey.com examined Cardinal McCarrick's rise to power, and revealed cover-ups of alleged abuse and theft.
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Georgia runoffs become high-stakes GOP fundraising experiment - Politico.com

Georgia runoffs become high-stakes GOP fundraising experiment - Politico.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The party is using the overtime Senate races to encourage senators and party officials to buy into a stronger focus on online fundraising.
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What is next for the SC nuclear plant criminal investigation? | Business | PostandCourier.com

What is next for the SC nuclear plant criminal investigation? | Business | PostandCourier.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The investigation into the V.C. Summer nuclear plant expansion remains ongoing, even after former SCANA CEO Kevin Marsh and Chief Operating Officer Steve Byrne pleaded guilty to defrauding South Carolina
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France aims to retain leadership in global uranium mining – Resource World Magazine

France aims to retain leadership in global uranium mining – Resource World Magazine | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

France’s nuclear success is also due to stable supplies of uranium for its power plants. As France itself has limited uranium reserves (primarily concentrated in Limousin, Morvan, Fore-Madeleine in the Central French massif and the Vendee regions of the country), most of the country’s uranium needs has been met mainly from Africa, in particular, its former colonies.

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Revealed: oil sector’s ‘staggering’ $3bn-a-day profits for last 50 years | Fossil fuels | The Guardian

Revealed: oil sector’s ‘staggering’ $3bn-a-day profits for last 50 years | Fossil fuels | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Vast sums provide power to ‘buy every politician’ and delay action on climate crisis, says expert

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Faith leaders arrested while protesting in support of Build Back Better bill - ReligiousNews.com

Faith leaders arrested while protesting in support of Build Back Better bill - ReligiousNews.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

(RNS) — 'We've come to help you get free — but if you don't want to get free you're going to get your foot the hell off our necks,' the Rev. William Barber, co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign, said of politicians who oppose the legislation.

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The climate crisis here & now: extreme heat - Wilderness.org

The climate crisis here & now: extreme heat - Wilderness.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The heat was so intense in the Pacific Northwest earlier this week that roads and highways started to buckle. Schools shut down as teachers feared for children’s health. Restaurants, bars and stores closed their doors out of concern for their employees’ well-being. 

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GOP lawmakers push corporate income tax cut, tax credits for businesses - MiBiz.com

GOP lawmakers push corporate income tax cut, tax credits for businesses - MiBiz.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Republican lawmakers are advancing bills that would reduce Michigan’s corporate income tax rate by 20 percent and create tax credits for businesses that lost at least a quarter of their revenue during COVID-19 restrictions. 

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Decades after the oil spill that inspired Earth Day, are we prepared for the next one? - PHYS.org

Decades after the oil spill that inspired Earth Day, are we prepared for the next one? - PHYS.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The year was 1969. A blow-out from Union Oil's offshore platform just six miles from the city of Santa Barbara leaked an estimated 80,000 to 100,000 barrels of crude oil into the Santa Barbara Channel, killing approximately 3,500 sea birds and marine animals such as dolphins, elephant seals, and...

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Hospitals Sued Patients Over Debt While Raking in Billions in Relief Aid - truthout.org

Hospitals Sued Patients Over Debt While Raking in Billions in Relief Aid - truthout.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Some of the nation's richest hospitals recorded millions in surplus while patients have been sued for medical debt.

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The Destroyers: OpParasite

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My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent. - Proverbs 1:10 (ESV)

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The Corporate Grip on the Food System Is Leaving Many Americans Hungry - EcoWatch.com

The Corporate Grip on the Food System Is Leaving Many Americans Hungry - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Agribusiness executives and government policymakers often praise the U.S. food system for producing abundant and affordable food. However, food costs are rising, and shoppers in many parts of the U.S. have limited access to fresh, healthy products. Corporate consolidation of the food system in the U.S. is making food less available or affordable.
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Republican sabotage of Social Security has left tens of thousands of eligible recipients without pay - DailyKos.com

Republican sabotage of Social Security has left tens of thousands of eligible recipients without pay - DailyKos.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Last month, in a report that got kind of lost in the ongoing coup efforts of Donald Trump and his pet Republicans, the Social Security Administration's (SSA) inspector general (IG) office issued a scathing report on the agency's performance

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Oil drilling 150 miles off Florida's coast prompts dire warning from members of Congress - PHYS.org

Oil drilling 150 miles off Florida's coast prompts dire warning from members of Congress - PHYS.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Exploratory drilling began this week for an offshore oil well just 150 miles from South Florida, prompting a warning from 18 members of Congress, including the entire South Florida delegation, of the potential for "severe, even catastrophic, impact" if a spill occurs.

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iPhone Manufacturing Workers Allegedly Arrested and Beaten in India During Salary Protests - VICE.com

iPhone Manufacturing Workers Allegedly Arrested and Beaten in India During Salary Protests - VICE.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Around 60-70 workers were allegedly injured Saturday as they protested against a two-month absence of pay.
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Indonesia minister accused of bribery following raid - BBC News

Indonesia minister accused of bribery following raid - BBC News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Agents found more than 14.5 billion rupiah (£765,788) stuffed into suitcases during a raid on Saturday.
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