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Another large bank fined millions for sham accounts - CUinsight.com

Another large bank fined millions for sham accounts - CUinsight.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently announced a consent order with U.S. Bank, a Minnesota based bank with $559 billion in assets.

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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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The GOP has become the party of 'fantasy, conspiracy and falsehoods': historian - RawStory.com

The GOP has become the party of 'fantasy, conspiracy and falsehoods': historian - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

n an interview with CBS correspondent Major Garrett for "The Takeout" podcast, presidential historian Jon Meacham lamented the accelerated decline of the Republican Party following the one-term presidency of Donald Trump and wondered if the party will ever return to its principles.

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'The law of unintended consequences': Some Florida Republicans fear voter suppression bill will backfire - AlterNet.org

'The law of unintended consequences': Some Florida Republicans fear voter suppression bill will backfire - AlterNet.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

On April 29, the Republican-controlled Florida State Legislature passed a voter suppression bill that, among other things, will make it more difficult to vote by mail — and Gov. Ron DeSantis has said he will sign it into law.

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Trump's Election Lies Help Cruz, Hawley, and Greene Fundraise Millions - VICE.com

Trump's Election Lies Help Cruz, Hawley, and Greene Fundraise Millions - VICE.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley, and Marjorie Taylor Greene are all raking in huge sums fundraising on the Big Lie.

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Top GOP Senator Tells Biden That Republicans Put Corporations Ahead Of Ordinary Americans - PoliticusUSA.com

Top GOP Senator Tells Biden That Republicans Put Corporations Ahead Of Ordinary Americans - PoliticusUSA.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A top Republican senator told President Biden during an Oval Office meeting that Republicans place loyalty to corporations ahead of ordinary Americans.

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Russia Keeps Bribing Foreign Leaders. Is Trump Different? - NYMag.com

Russia Keeps Bribing Foreign Leaders. Is Trump Different? - NYMag.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A new report shows how Russia funneled millions of dollars to a pair of pro-Russia politicians in Ukraine. It has allegedly made “deals” like this in multiple countries. Donald Trump’s proposed Moscow Tower looked very similar to these bribes.

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High-Income Tax Avoidance Far Larger Than Thought, New Paper Estimates - WSJ.com

High-Income Tax Avoidance Far Larger Than Thought, New Paper Estimates - WSJ.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The very top sliver of high-income Americans may underreport their income at levels far beyond what was suggested by prior IRS research, according to a new paper.

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Democrats want 'illegal aliens and child molesters' to vote, Ted Cruz says – report | The Guardian

Democrats want 'illegal aliens and child molesters' to vote, Ted Cruz says – report | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Texas senator tells rightwing group Republicans must block For the People Act or lose power for years...

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Russia targeted Trump allies to hurt Biden in 2020 election, US officials say | The Guardian

Russia targeted Trump allies to hurt Biden in 2020 election, US officials say | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Intelligence report underscored allegations that Trump allies played into Moscow’s hands by amplifying claims against Biden

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GOP says it will continue to use Trump name to raise funds - MercuryNews.com

GOP says it will continue to use Trump name to raise funds - MercuryNews.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The party also argued it had “every right to refer to public figures as it engages in core, First Amendment-protected political speech.”
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GOP lawmakers facing backlash after misleading House about skipping votes to attend CPAC - CNNPolitics

GOP lawmakers facing backlash after misleading House about skipping votes to attend CPAC - CNNPolitics | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As he darted down to Florida last week and skipped crucial House votes, Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona neglected to tell GOP Rep. Ann Wagner of Missouri the full story behind why he needed her to vote in his place.

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'They don't get to hide': These 22 companies donated to sponsors of voter suppression bills - DailyKos.com

'They don't get to hide': These 22 companies donated to sponsors of voter suppression bills - DailyKos.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

With more than 50 bills threatening to further restrict voting rights in Georgia, state Democrats have taken their fight to protect voting rights up a notch and...

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Exxon Insider Videotaped Sharing Secret Lobby Against Toxic Forever Chemical Bans - GreenQueen.com.hk

Exxon Insider Videotaped Sharing Secret Lobby Against Toxic Forever Chemical Bans - GreenQueen.com.hk | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A senior lobbyist at ExxonMobil has been filmed by undercover reporters talking about its secret campaign against laws on forever chemicals.

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Biden to meet with Republicans on infrastructure, giving them another opportunity to be grown-ups - DailyKos.com

Biden to meet with Republicans on infrastructure, giving them another opportunity to be grown-ups - DailyKos.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

President Joe Biden is playing nice with Republicans at the moment on infrastructure, the next big White House plan for saving the nation. But he's serious about getting this done, with or without them.

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You Must Work or Die: The Long History of “Worker Shortages” - TheIntercept.com

You Must Work or Die: The Long History of “Worker Shortages” - TheIntercept.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Our so-called staffing crisis hearkens back to the colonial era.

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Toyota, Koch Industries Among Companies Donating To Legislators Who Voted Against Certifying Election Results - Forbes.com

Toyota, Koch Industries Among Companies Donating To Legislators Who Voted Against Certifying Election Results - Forbes.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

In the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riots, dozens of major corporations announced that they would reevaluate their political spending.

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Mitch McConnell Is Horrified that Corporations Are Speaking Out Against Voter Suppression - VanityFair.com

Mitch McConnell Is Horrified that Corporations Are Speaking Out Against Voter Suppression - VanityFair.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The Senator Minority Leader is warning business leaders of “serious consequences” as the Republicans’ love affair with corporate America hits a rough patch.

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It doesn't seem like Donald Trump plans on rescuing Matt Gaetz — yet: report - AlterNet.org

It doesn't seem like Donald Trump plans on rescuing Matt Gaetz — yet: report - AlterNet.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Embattled Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) has been an avid apologist, loyalist and supporter of former President Donald Trump. But it does not look like the twice-impeached former leader of the Free World will be stepping in to help the controversial lawmaker — at least not anytime soon.

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From the Gold Rush to the COVID Pandemic: A History of Anti-Asian Violence · NPCA.org

From the Gold Rush to the COVID Pandemic: A History of Anti-Asian Violence · NPCA.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Last week’s mass-shootings in Atlanta were shocking and tragic — yet this kind of horror is not new. The 1871 massacre of 19 Chinese Americans in Los Angeles reminds us that anti-Asian violence is deeply rooted in American culture.

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Our Taxes Subsidize as Much as 74 Cents of Every Dollar Donated by a Billionaire - TruthOut.com

Our Taxes Subsidize as Much as 74 Cents of Every Dollar Donated by a Billionaire - TruthOut.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Our system subsidizes the "generous" donations of billionaires in the form of lost tax revenue.

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Republican Voters Are Suffering The Most From Republican Policies - trofire.com

Republican Voters Are Suffering The Most From Republican Policies - trofire.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

More research has come out to re-confirm what has already been known for quite some time, and that is that voters in Red States tend to see the most harm from Republican policies. The very people that are keeping Republicans in power are the ones that are suffering the most from their policies. 

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Gotcha: GOP folds after placing a 'bad bet' on Donald Trump - MSNBC.com

Gotcha: GOP folds after placing a 'bad bet' on Donald Trump - MSNBC.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
For this week's Gotcha, Rev. Al Sharpton deals a hand to the Republican Party. After gambling everything on the presidency of Donald Trump, swindled GOP leaders must answer for political and financial losses. 
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Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren quietly releases massive social media report on GOP colleagues who voted to overturn the election - KTVZ.com

Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren quietly releases massive social media report on GOP colleagues who voted to overturn the election - KTVZ.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren has quietly posted a nearly 2,000-page report documenting social media posts by her Republican colleagues who voted against certifying results of the presidential election on January 6. 

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Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Are on a Break - VanityFair.com

Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Are on a Break - VanityFair.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Both insist they were the one to dump the other.
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