Halliburton was home to one of the most high-profile revolving door appointments in the history of the military industrial complex. Dick Cheney was US Secretary of Defence from 1989 to 1993 under George HW Bush. After that, he became chief exec of Halliburton until 2000. In 2000, he was George W Bush’s running mate for his successful White House run. His term as Vice President saw him play a key role in both the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. … [Read more...] about The Iraq War, private military contractors and ‘dividing the spoils’ – was this the Deep State in action?
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The department also said it’s reinstating its normal 10- to 14-day processing time for unemployment claims as it seeks to enhance security of the unemployment benefit system. The department said Tuesday the move is coming as the state is partnering with the federal government to crack down on fraud. … [Read more...] about Maine postpones some reopenings, probes unemployment fraud
Cassandra Osvatics, of Bowie, Maryland, accused Lyft of subjecting current and former drivers to a “Hobbesian choice” between having to risk their livelihoods by staying home when sick, or “risk their lives (and the lives of their passengers)” by working through their illnesses. … [Read more...] about Lyft violates Washington DC sick day law during pandemic, lawsuit claims
Along with a commercial property at the 16th and Mission BART Station, Podell’s 1.5-acre parcel at 2000-2070 Bryant St. has become a lightning rod for Mission District residents upset that the neighborhood’s Latino character and arts community is being decimated by escalating housing costs and the influx of high-end restaurants and shops. … [Read more...] about ‘Beast on Bryant’ developer ponies up more affordable housing
River Ridge Executive Director Jerry Acy said the process of moving the graves will involve contractors and historical teams to document the removal and reinterment of the remains. The graves will be moved to another graveyard that’s also located on the property. … [Read more...] about Graves at `poor farm’ cemetery in business park to be moved