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Federal aid claims jump tenfold in 2017, after series of record-breaking natural disasters

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Jared Kushner failed to disclose emails sent to Trump team about WikiLeaks and Russia

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  • President’s son-in-law forwarded emails to Trump campaign officials
  • Kushner failed to turn over documents to investigators, senators say

Jared Kushner shared emails within Donald Trump’s team about WikiLeaks and a “backdoor overture” from Russia during the 2016 election campaign and failed to turn them over to investigators, it emerged on Thursday.

Senators said that a disclosure of files to their committee by Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, “appears to have been incomplete” and was missing “documents that are known to exist but were not included”.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/nov/16/jared-kushner-russia-wikileaks-emails-trump-team

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Silicon Valley could be the next hotspot for SEC whistleblowers

 In recent years, the SEC has had greater success policing wrongdoing due in large part to the implementation of its whistleblower program. But the whistleblowers’ crosshairs are not limited to Wall Street. Individuals are beginning to come forward in a new sphere of the business world, one with its own reputation of a problematic, win-at-all-cost culture: Silicon Valley. Read More

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Source: https://techcrunch.com/2017/11/18/silicon-valley-could-be-the-next-hotspot-for-sec-whistleblowers/?ncid=rss

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Ohio governor candidate criticised for boasting of sexual history with ’50 very attractive females’

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Why progressives should support wikileaks – Open Democracy

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Why progressives should support wikileaks
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Assange’s well-known dislike of Hillary Clinton, combined with Wikileaks‘ publication of leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC), has lead to the perception that Assange is becoming increasingly neoconservative, that he is moving

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Wall Street and Trump are about to kill the CFPB, the only government agency that effectively polices bank scams, crimes and frauds

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (previously) is practically the only US regulator we can be proud of — founded by Elizabeth Warren before she ran for the Senate, the CFRB is a consumer protection agency that has been at the forefront of reining in criminal activities like Wells Fargo’s nationwide frauds and Equifax’s dox attack on the USA, as well as being the best defense Americans have against predatory loan-sharks masquerading as “payday lenders,” abusive debt-collectors, racial discrimination in lending, and the student loan racket.

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Source: https://boingboing.net/2017/11/18/freedom-to-be-ripped-off.html