Posts Tagged ‘lobbied’

Prince Andrew Lobbied US Govt For ‘Favourable’ Plea Deal For Epstein Court Documents Claim

Newly unsealed court documents claim that Prince Andrew lobbied the US government for Jeffrey Epstein to secure a “favourable” plea deal in his 2008 underage prostitution case. Epstein received a widely-criticized light sentence in the 2008 case that saw him jailed for just 18 months in 2008 after pleading guilty to charges of soliciting a minor. […]

Leaked Emails Reveal UAE Lobbied US to Remove Tillerson for Backing Qatar

(MEE) — Leaked emails obtained by the BBC on Monday show that the UAE lobbied the US to sack Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for failing to side with the Emirates in its struggle against Qatar. The sender of the emails, Elliott Broidy, owns a private security company that has contracts with the UAE […]

Revelation That UK Gov Lobbied for Big Oil in Brazil Sparks Political Fallout

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The Pesticide That Is Killing Bees Is Also Harming Humans

Scientists believe that the widespread use of pesticides such as neonicotinoids are not only harmful to bees and other pollinators, but also to humans. Although neonics are used to target invertebrates, there is mounting evidence that suggests they are have far-reaching effects. The European Food Safety Authority concluded in 2013 that neonics could affect the […]

Roger Waters tells France: ‘Supporters of BDS, attacked by your judiciary, have my unequivocal respect and love’

Two days ago we posted about the brave pushback in France against legislation that makes it a crime to advocate for boycott of Israel. We were then informed that Roger Waters had sent a letter to the French people, via a French news agency, on this very subject some weeks ago that has never been […]

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