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GOP lawmakers take aim at Arizona renewable energy standards - ABC News

GOP lawmakers take aim at Arizona renewable energy standards - ABC News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As states across the U.S. West beef up their renewable energy mandates, a push to do so in Arizona has been met by fierce resistance from the Republican governor and GOP-dominated Legislature

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February 21, 2021 10:34 PM
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Culture secretary Oliver Dowden 'to confront Facebook this week' over blocking news | Daily Mail Online

Culture secretary Oliver Dowden 'to confront Facebook this week' over blocking news | Daily Mail Online | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
A source close to Mr Dowden (pictured) said he saw Facebook blocking news groups' pages in Australia as a 'worrying development', and Matt Hancock also hinted he backed making sites pay.
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December 31, 2020 10:15 PM
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US is Ill-Prepared to Safely Manage its Nuclear Waste from Climate Threats - EarthIsIsland.org

US is Ill-Prepared to Safely Manage its Nuclear Waste from Climate Threats - EarthIsIsland.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
More than 150 sites across the country have to be managed for radioactive waste for centuries or millennia. But there’s no plan in place for how this will be done, says GAO report.
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December 4, 2020 11:11 PM
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#MoscowMitch Just Doesn't Want To Help Any Blue States In Stimulus Deal - CrooksAndLiars.com

#MoscowMitch Just Doesn't Want To Help Any Blue States In Stimulus Deal - CrooksAndLiars.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Sen. Angus KIng talked about the curious case of Mitch McConnell.
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November 26, 2020 1:03 PM
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Agents of Behemoth: The Five Points | M-7

Agents of Behemoth: The Five Points | M-7 | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The Malleus Maleficarum of Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger states: "Now the motive of the will is something perceived through the senses..."

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June 12, 2020 4:33 PM
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‘This is cruel’: Betsy DeVos bars certain students, including DACA recipients, from COVID-19 relief Funds – Raw Story

‘This is cruel’: Betsy DeVos bars certain students, including DACA recipients, from COVID-19 relief Funds – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

“These extreme eligibility requirements will not only harm students, but they are also contrary to congressional intent,” said Sen. Patty Murray. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos sparked outrage Thursday by doubling down on an April guidance that bars U.S.

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May 10, 2020 1:17 AM
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PPP Grantees Includes Multi-Billion Dollar Investment Firm - ValueWalk.com

PPP Grantees Includes Multi-Billion Dollar Investment Firm - ValueWalk.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The latest Securities and Exchange Commission filings show 40-some additional publicly traded companies secured over $125 million in SBA Paycheck Protection Program funds meant for struggling small businesses on main street, including at least four with more than a thousand employees. 

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April 17, 2020 8:13 AM
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43K US millionaires will get 'stimulus' averaging $1.6M each - NYPost.com

43K US millionaires will get 'stimulus' averaging $1.6M each - NYPost.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

At least 43,000 American millionaires who are too rich to get coronavirus stimulus checks are getting a far bigger boost — averaging $1.6 million each, according to a congressional committee.

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February 25, 2021 9:06 PM
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U.S. Gas Industry Lobbies Against Buildings Going Electric - EcoWatch.com

U.S. Gas Industry Lobbies Against Buildings Going Electric - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Gas utilities and industry trade groups are fighting across the country to prohibit municipalities from taking steps to cut greenhouse gas pollution from buildings, efforts those utilities and groups view as an existential threat, NPR and the Washington Post report.

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February 17, 2021 9:08 PM
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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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Sen. David Perdue Sold His Home to a Finance Industry Official Whose Organization Was Lobbying the Senate — ProPublica.org

Sen. David Perdue Sold His Home to a Finance Industry Official Whose Organization Was Lobbying the Senate — ProPublica.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The same year FINRA was lobbying the Senate on a bill, one of its board governors paid Perdue $1.8 million for his D.C. townhouse. Perdue sits on the Senate Banking Committee, which oversaw the bill.
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November 27, 2020 9:48 PM
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Bailed Out and Propped Up - BailoutWatch.org

Bailed Out and Propped Up - BailoutWatch.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The U.S. government has sent billions in pandemic-related economic aid to the fossil fuel companies most responsible for catastrophic climate damage.
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June 15, 2020 8:08 PM
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Wells Fargo, BofA, amongst banks going through probe on PPP loans | Fintech Zoom

Wells Fargo, BofA, amongst banks going through probe on PPP loans | Fintech Zoom | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A Home panel overseeing the coronavirus response is launching probes into how a number of banks, together with JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo & Co and Citigroup Inc., made choices about find out how to implement small-business loans underneath the federal government’s Paycheck Safety Program. 

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"The investigations, launched by the Democratic-led Choose Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Disaster, is looking for to find out whether or not banks and Treasury Division steerage favored bigger, well-connected companies over smaller firms from rural or minority communities when making small enterprise loans to fight the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic." - By Laura Davison and Mark Niquette, Bloomberg

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June 11, 2020 7:47 PM
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Trump selling ‘Baby Lives Matter’ onesies on campaign website: report – Raw Story

Trump selling ‘Baby Lives Matter’ onesies on campaign website: report – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

On Thursday, CNN reported that President Donald Trump’s campaign is now selling onesies bearing the words “Baby Lives Matter” — an attempt to repurpose the Black Lives Matter movement’s iconography for anti-abortion activists.

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Large, Troubled Companies Got Bailout Money in Small-Business Loan Program - The New York Times

Large, Troubled Companies Got Bailout Money in Small-Business Loan Program - The New York Times | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Companies with accounting problems or in trouble with the government received millions in federal loans.

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Obama: Companies that prioritize greed over good are heading for a reckoning - BusinessInsider.com

Obama: Companies that prioritize greed over good are heading for a reckoning - BusinessInsider.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Obama is working on his foundation these days, where's he's focused on the leaders of tomorrow. And he's warning them to be good citizens.

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