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Covid Funds Spent On Police And Prisons

The health and financial impacts of the covid pandemic have been enormous. More than 42 million people have been infected and 679,000 have died in this country. Individuals, businesses and every level of government have suffered as they lost income and revenue. Many workers are unemployed and certain sectors of the economy still suffer disproportionately. […]

Who exactly FUNDS the CDC?

Well, I wanted to know, so I made this list of notables compiled from the huge list found on their website. -3M-Adobe-AFLAC-AstraZeneca-ATT-AnthemBlueCrossBlueShield-Bayer-Bank of Commerce-Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-Biogen-Cargill-Cambridge University Press-Century21-Charles Schwabb Corp-Cisco Systems-Citi Bank-Coca Cola-Clorox-CNN/ Time Warner-Costco-CVS-Data Processing Management Inc-Dell-Delta Airlines-Diazyme Labs-Disney-E.T. enterprises-EasternMountainSports-EventBrite-Exxonmobile-Facebook-Fidelity-Ford-General Electric-General Mills-General Motors-Google-Government of Canada-Hampton Inn-Hilton Hotels-HomeDepot-IMG-Infectious Disease Counsultants Inc-Jansen-Johnson and Johnson-JVC-Kaiser-Kohl’s-Liberty […]

No problem in providing funds needed to import Covid-19 vaccines: CBI

No problem in providing funds needed to import Covid-19 vaccines: CBI – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has said the bank has no problem in providing the necessary funding for the imports of Conid-19 vaccines into the country, IRIB reported on Sunday. “The central bank, in cooperation with […]

Dan Andrews Accused of Misusing Tax-Payer Funds After Allegations Staffers Spied On Focus Groups

Victorian Liberal MP Tim Wilson has accused State Premier Daniel Andrews of misusing public money after reports have emerged in the Herald Sun and The Australian that staffers from Andrews’ private office were given login details, to allegedly allow them to secretly spy on tax-payer funded focus groups that were run by a former Labor pollster,  reported. “Staffers from […]

European funds for African IDs: migration regulation tool or privacy risk?

The first person you meet after you land at Blaise Diagne Airport in Dakar is a border guard with a digital scanner. The official will scan your travel document and photograph and take a digital print of your index fingers. It’s the most visible sign of the new state-of-the-art digital biometrics system that is being […]

Why Did Fauci Give Funds to the People’s Liberation Army?

Any institution of any importance in authoritarian China is commanded by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which is inextricably interwoven with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA.) Senior officers of the PLA are all members of the CCP. The Wuhan lab in China is a bioweapons arm of the PLA, and is presently commanded by Major General […]

In gift to rich tax cheats, Republicans strip IRS funds from bipartisan infrastructure bill

Under pressure from well-heeled conservative advocacy organizations and donors, Republican senators have removed funding for IRS enforcement from an emerging bipartisan infrastructure plan, threatening to tank a proposed crackdown on rich tax cheats. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), part of the 22-member bipartisan group that’s rushing to hash out the details of the infrastructure bill ahead of […]

Andrew Cuomo Used Campaign Funds To Defend Sexual Assault Case

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been caught using campaign funds to pay the attorney defending him against a sexual assault case. Cuomo’s reelection campaign, “Andrew Cuomo for New York,” gave Glavin PLLC, a New York-based law firm, $111,774 on May 3 and $173,098 on June 2, according to figures released by New York’s Board […]

Half Of Pandemic Unemployment Funds May Have Been Stolen: Axios

As much as half of the unemployment benefits paid by the US government over the past year may have been stolen through fraud, with the bulk ultimately ending up outside the country – likely into the hands of foreign crime syndicates in China, Nigeria, Russia and elsewhere, according to Axios‘ Felix Salmon. According to some estimates, unemployment fraud […]

Senate Dems Threaten to Block World Cup Funds Unless Women’s Soccer Team Gets Equal Pay

A group of Senate Democrats is working to advance a measure that would block funding for the 2026 World Cup if the men’s and women’s teams aren’t compensated equally. The Give Our Athletes Level Salaries (GOALS) Act mandates that “the use of funds for the 2026 World Cup unless the United States Soccer Federation provides equitable […]

Israeli startups raising funds virtually and faster, survey shows

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way tech firms operate, with virtual pitches and increased competition for deals cutting down the time it takes to close a deal almost by half, a new survey of over 200 startups shows. Startup Snapshot, a data sharing platform for the Israeli startup ecosystem, on Thursday published a report […]

Survey: Israeli Startups Raising Funds Faster, No Longer Dependent on Relocating

Employees of the D-ID startup company work at the company’s office in Tel Aviv, Israel, Feb. 7, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Amir Cohen. CTech – Israeli tech has displayed an impressive ability to quickly adapt during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey of over 200 Israeli early-stage startups conducted by Intel Ignite, Intel’s startup […]

Continuing the Story of the Hijacked Tanker and Frozen Funds

In early 2021, we wrote about the Iranian seizure of a South Korean tanker and how this precedent actually demonstrates a number of unresolved problems, most notably the problem of Iranian assets in South Korean banks intended to pay for Iranian crude oil imports and frozen because of US sanctions. Recall:  Iran has repeatedly urged Seoul […]

Pomona student gov’t passes BDS bill to cut club funds violating UN blacklist

The student government at California-based Pomona College voted unanimously on Thursday on a resolution calling the student union to cut funding for any student government bodies not boycotting companies that “support the Israeli occupation of Palestine.” The resolution at Pomona, which is one of the colleges in the Claremont College Consortium, was first proposed by […]

Gulf sovereign wealth funds eye Israel, but need time to make their first moves

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Germany funds vaccination drive for Holocaust survivors

The German government is providing $13.5 million to get Holocaust survivors to COVID-19 vaccination locations around the world. The new Holocaust Survivor Vaccine Assistance Program (HSVAP) will be administered by the New York-based Claims Conference, which announced the program on Wednesday, through its network of more than 300 agency partners. Funds will cover the costs […]

Germany funds COVID-19 vaccination drive for Holocaust survivors

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First investments by VC funds in Israeli tech soar to 7-year high in 2020

The number of first investments by VC funds in Israeli technology firms soared to a seven-year high in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic pushed businesses and households online and gave the technology sector a boost. The number of first investments — when a VC fund adds a company for the first time to its investment […]

Islamists in Germany fraudulently received €1 MILLION in Covid-19 aid, some funds used to ‘direct terrorism financing’ – media

Around €1 million in Covid-19 relief funds aimed at businesses might have ended up in the pockets of hardline Islamists, German media reported, citing sources in the Berlin police who opened more than 100 probes into the fraud. The misuse of coronavirus aid to finance terrorist activities was reported by German newspaper Welt am Sonntag. […]

Swedish Feminists Raise Funds for Women Convicted or Fined of FALSE Rape Accusations

Home » Crimes, Europe, Immorality, Social » Swedish Feminists Raise Funds for Women Convicted or Fined of FALSE Rape Accusations     Following the MeToo campaign against harassment, a number of women behind the various allegations of sexual misconduct were convicted of libel. The newly-started fund aims to pay their damages, regardless of whether their […]

Belarus: EU rejects claim that European funds financed Lukashenko’s property ‘goldmine’

EU agencies have vehemently rejected claims that European funds were used to finance the luxury properties of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, as alleged in a new documentary film released this week. “Suggestions that EU assistance has gone for buildings or residences used by the Lukashenko regime that have appeared in the media are completely unfounded […]

Democrats Block Rep. Andy Barr’s Amendment to Prevent COVID-19 Relief Funds from Going to China

Democrats in the House Rules Committee on Friday voted against an amendment by Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) that would prevent any American taxpayer-funded COVID-19 relief dollars from going to the Chinese Communist Party. His amendment would have barred any of the $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 relief bill funds from being made available to “any enterprise, […]

JNF directors ask to overturn vote to allocate funds for West Bank land purchases

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Canada probes UNRWA funds over textbooks for promoting hate

Canada will investigate its contributions to UNRWA following a report that the refugee agency for Palestinians uses textbooks that incite hatred and violence, Canada’s International Development Minister Karina Gould announced. Gould said she was “deeply concerned” to learn that educational materials UNRWA gave Palestinian children during coronavirus-related lockdowns “contained references that violated UN values of […]

SF federation to monitor giving after sending funds to group accused of backing Capitol siege

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SF federation monitor after sending funds to group backing Capitol siege

Any group that helped fund or organize an insurrection would be disqualified from receiving funds from the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation, the group said — a reflection of the startling new political landscape after deadly rioting last week in Washington, D.C. “We have no intention of funding extremist groups anywhere on the political spectrum, […]

Senior MP: Seoul must immediately release Iran’s funds

TEHRAN — Chairman of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Mojtaba Zonnouri urged the Seoul government on Tuesday to swiftly unblock Iranian funds in South Korean banks. “The Islamic Republic of Iran expects South Korea’s senior officials not to allow any damage to the amicable and friendly relations between the two countries,” […]

Israeli health funds at center of world-beating coronavirus vaccination push

As he gingerly lowered himself into a chair after his first coronavirus vaccine jab, Simcha Barlow, a 75-year-old Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jew, said deciding to get inoculated was simple. “If the rabbis approve, I do not ask any questions at all,” the hobbling Torah scholar told AFP at a clinic in the mainly ultra-Orthodox, or Haredi, […]

Funds needed to combat prejudice

December 11, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article The multi-faith educational organisation Together For Humanity (TFH), has launched its inaugural Giving Together Day in a bid to raise funds to combat prejudice and increase interfaith and intercultural understanding in schools. While the not-for-profit has been running diversity education programs with school communities for […]

French-Lebanese businessman who once claimed to transport Gaddafi funds to Sarkozy campaign by suitcase ‘arrested in Beirut’

Authorities in Beirut have reportedly arrested a French-Lebanese businessman linked to allegations of illicit Libyan financing for Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 French presidential election campaign, on foot of an Interpol request. Ziad Takieddine fled to the Lebanese capital earlier this year after a French court sentenced him to five years in prison in a separate case […]

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