Posts Tagged ‘industry’

White House Flags Art Industry for Money Laundering While Permitting Hunter to Sell Art to Anonymous Buyers

The White House flagged money laundering in the art industry on Monday as a point of corruption while allowing Hunter Biden to sell his artwork to anonymous buyers for as much as $500,000. The first report of its kind named the United States Strategy on Countering Corruption is geared towards exploring the ways and means “government officials abuse […]

Trump allies launch publishing house with an eye on upending the book industry

Trump has not yet written a post-presidential memoir. And part of the reason, sources in the industry say, is that some of the major publishing houses have recoiled at the prospect of having to fact-check his work or the social backlash that would ensue. With allies setting up their own publishing house, the president could […]

The Lost Orchard: The Palestinian-Arab Citrus Industry 1850-1950

Memory trajectories and their loss are well portrayed in Mustafa Kabha and Nahim Karlinsky’s book, “The Lost Orchard: The Palestinian-Arab Citrus Industry, 1850-1950” (Syracuse University Press, 2021). In the aftermath of the 1948 Nakba, the ethnic cleansing of Palestinian towns and villages is well known in terms of Palestinian displacement. Kabha and Karlinsky’s take on […]

Violence Against Wet’suwet’en And Apparent Police, Industry Collusion

Above Photo: An RCMP officer points his gun at Wet’suwet’en land defenders as the door to their cabin is broken down with an axe then a chainsaw, November 19, 2021. Gidimt’en Checkpoint video still / Twitter. The violence against the Wet’suwet’en has included the early criminalization of their land defenders, disregard of a Supreme Court […]

The Big Industry That COP26 Failed to Tackle

The impact of agriculture on climate change is significant. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the agriculture sector is responsible for 10 percent of the total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, after transportation (29 percent), electricity production (25 percent), industry (23 percent), and commercial and residential usage (13 percent). However, according to Peter Lehner, managing attorney for EarthJustice, […]

Oil, Gas Industry, Other Stakeholders: Oil Reserve Release Temporary, Real Relief Calls for Domestic Energy Production

Reaction to President Joe Biden’s announcement on Tuesday that he is releasing some 50 million barrels from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve has been swift and critics agree that the move is only a temporary fix and won’t reduce the ongoing rise of gas prices at the pump. That will require Biden reversing his policies that […]

Gas Group Pushes Back on Biden Blaming Industry for High Fuel Prices: ‘Distraction’ from Bad Energy Policies

As pressure mounts on Joe Biden and his administration over inflation, including higher prices at the gas pump, the president has asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate potentially “illegal conduct” by the oil and gas industry — and that industry is pushing back. “This is a distraction from the fundamental market shift that […]

Australia’s Coal Industry Will Not Lose Steam Despite Global Climate Ambitions: PM

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has argued the nation’s coal industry will continue for decades to come despite United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson announcing the “death knell” for coal power. “No, I don’t believe it did [sound the death knell of coal],” Morrison told reporters on Nov. 15. “For all of those who are […]

Overseas Governments Fuel Australia’s Gas Industry

Public financial institutions across China, Japan, and South Korea have bankrolled Australia’s gas projects to the tune of $28 billion (US$21 billion) over the last decade. However, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison joins world leaders at COP26—the 26th United Nations climate summit in Glasgow—environmental groups have decried Australia over its continued inaction in halting coal, […]

Sugar Coated — A Doco on How the Sugar Industry Managed to Dupe the World for Decades

Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch Story at-a-glance Thousands of studies spanning many decades show excess sugar damages your health, yet the sugar industry successfully buried the evidence and misdirected the public with manipulated science “Sugar Coated” investigates the sugar industry’s once secret PR campaign, showing it normalized excessive consumption by deflecting evidence implicating sugar as a […]

Industry Ministry inks MOU with Energy Ministry to build 10,000MW of power plants

TEHRAN – Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry has inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Energy Ministry for constructing 10,000 megawatts (MW) capacity of power plants across the country. The MOU was signed by Industry Minister Reza Fatemi Amin and Energy Minister Ali Akbar Mehrabian in Tehran on Monday, IRIB reported. Speaking at […]

‘If you get the Pfizer vax, you’re more likely to get COVID’: Industry analyst flags FDA study

‘So, when they weren’t injected, their infection rate was 1.3% and when they got injected, it was 4.34%. It went up by over 300%,’ Pfizer ex-employee Karen Kingston stated. ‘They had less infection when they had no protection. So, that’s a problem.’ A former Pfizer employee, now working as an industry analyst, has provided documentation […]

UK eases competition rules for fuel industry as petrol stations run dry

The UK government announced on Sunday evening that it is temporarily lifting competition rules for the fuel industry as thousands of petrol stations across the country ran dry. The country has been hit by supply chain issues over the past few months impacting the delivery of fuel but also food. This is blamed on a […]

The porn industry turns to K Street to fight Trump-fueled internet regulations

The Free Speech Coalition, a trade organization for the adult entertainment industry, has enlisted two lobbyists at Clarity Consulting, a D.C.-based lobbying firm: Keith Nelson, a former Republican Hill staffer and Bush White House alumnus, along with Shawn Delaney, a longtime lobbyist with Democratic ties. In doing so, it became the first group to register […]

Selling sickness: the pharmaceutical industry and disease mongering

Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch By Ray Moynihan, journalist,a Iona Heath, general practitioner,b and David Henry, professor of clinical pharmacologyc A lot of money can be made from healthy people who believe they are sick. Pharmaceutical companies sponsor diseases and promote them to prescribers and consumers. Ray Moynihan, Iona Heath, and David Henry give examples of “disease mongering” and suggest how to […]

Pentagon Paid the Arms Industry at Least $4.4 Trillion Since 9/11

Brown University’s Costs of War Project released a new report Monday detailing post-9/11 spending by the Pentagon. The study found that of the over $14 trillion spent by the Pentagon since the start of the war in Afghanistan, one-third to one-half went to private military contractors. The report, authored by William Hartung of the Center for International […]

Alanis Morissette Admits Music Industry Is Run by Elite Pedophiles: ‘They’re ALL Child Rapists’

Alanis Morissette Admits Music Industry Is Run by Elite Pedophiles: ‘They’re ALL Child Rapists’Date: September 14, 2021Author: Nwo Report  Source: Yahoo NewsSinger Alanis Morissette has blown the whistle on how the music industry is literally “run by pedophiles” in an explosive new video.In a documentary called ‘Jagged,’ which premieres Tuesday at the Toronto International Film Festival, 47-year-old […]

Industry and Government Agreement for Vaccination Plan While Unions Fight Against Mandates

Businesses, unions, and the government have agreed to work together to develop a plan that will encourage workers to get vaccinated without resorting to vaccine mandates. On Wednesday, Industrial Relations Minister Michaelia Cash lead a virtual roundtable discussion with 50 employer groups, union, and government leaders to discuss how to approach and support workplace vaccinations. […]

National projects launched to develop livestock, poultry industry

National projects launched to develop livestock, poultry industry – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Increasing the reproduction and breeding of livestock and poultry will be promoted by implementing six national projects supported by the Vice Presidency for Science and Technology. The livestock and poultry industry is one of the sectors that with the help of new technologies […]

Russia’s Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Industry and Its Relations with Azerbaijan

The Republic of Azerbaijan, a former Soviet state that is now a member of the CIS, is a long-term partner of Russia. Although it is not a member of such important (from Russia’s perspective) international organizations as the EAEC (Eurasian Economic Union) and the CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization), Russia and Azerbaijan nevertheless work together […]

How The Meat Industry Is Climate-Washing Its Polluting Business Model

Above photo: Peter Reynolds. Growing global meat consumption threatens to derail the Paris Agreement. But that hasn’t stopped the meat industry insisting it is part of the solution to climate change. In February last year, the head of a leading global meat industry body gave a “pep talk” to his colleagues at an Australian agriculture […]

And We Should Trust ‘The Science’ of the Pharma Industry?

The forever-head of the US NIAID, Tony Fauci, has repeatedly demanded that the public “trust the science” as he shifts his own science opinion from one positon to another. What is never mentioned in mainstream media in the West or almost anywhere in the world is the scientific record of the major global vaccine making […]

Court Drops Bombshell On Natural Gas Industry

Above Photo: Google Maps. BC Infringed Treaty, Must Stop Approving Industrial Development In Natural Gas Heartland. The B.C. Supreme Court has found the B.C. government infringed the Blueberry River First Nation’s treaty rights by allowing decades of industrial development in their traditional territory. British Columbia – The ruling will likely have significant impacts for industries […]

Biden’s Bombing Of Iraq And Syria Only Serves The Weapons Industry

Biden’s Bombing Of Iraq And Syria Only Serves The Weapons Industry Above Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images. U.S. Citizens Derive No Benefit, But Instead Suffer Great Loss, From Endless War In The Middle East. But Their Interests Are Irrelevant To Decisions Of Bipartisan Washington. For the second time in the five months since he was […]

Biden’s Lawless Bombing of Iraq and Syria Only Serves the Weapons Industry Funding Both Parties

For the second time in the five months since he was inaugurated, President Joe Biden on Sunday ordered a U.S. bombing raid on Syria, and for the first time, he also bombed Iraq. The rationale offered was the same as Biden’s first air attack in February: the U.S., in the words of Pentagon spokesman John Kirby, “conducted defensive precision airstrikes against facilities […]

Power Industry in India: Consequences of the Pandemic and Russian Involvement

The COVID-19 pandemic, which began in late 2019 and continues through 2021, has led to an economic downturn worldwide caused by reduced movement of people and goods due to quarantine measures, which has inevitably resulted in a drop in trade, production and business shutdowns. This has affected virtually all areas of the economy in all […]

A People’s Guide To The War Industry: The New BOSS

Above Photo: DoD, Ezekiel R. Kitandwe. Corporations have taken over many military tasks or “base operations support services,” writes Christian Sorensen. Fourth in a five-part series on the military-industrial-congressional complex. To make more money, more and more aspects of life must be pulled into capital. This is why we see everything in civilian life being […]

Big Tech, Chamber of Commerce, Outsourcing Industry Unite to Keep Foreign Workers in American Jobs

The nation’s biggest tech corporations joined forces with the United States Chamber of Commerce and the outsourcing industry to keep foreign visa-holders in American jobs even as about 16.4 million Americans remain jobless. Executives with Google, Amazon, Apple, IBM, HP, the Chamber of Commerce, the Business Roundtable, the Microsoft Corporation, Twitter, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s […]

A People’s Guide To The War Industry: Bribery And Propaganda

Congress does not exercise effective oversight of the military-industrial-congressional complex. The average congressperson is clueless about the intricacies of war, espionage, and peace. The average congressperson on Armed Services or Intelligence committees is more aware, but their views are carefully circumscribed by a capitalist imperative for profit and the information that armed bureaucracies selectively divvy out. War […]

Biden Picks Lesser Prairie Chicken over Oil and Gas Industry, American Jobs

The United States’ energy independence is under threat again as President Joe Biden invokes the Endangered Species Act to protect the lesser prairie chicken’s habitat, where the birds’ range overlaps the oil and gas rich Permian Basin. The Biden-controlled U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials have proposed the listing, another reversal of former President Donald […]

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