Since when is assisting Aiding and Abetting not a crime? “This morning Republicans were on CNN, Mark Meadows making the bizarre argument that just telling someone to commit a crime isn’t in and of itself criminal.”. It’s what they want Julian Assange extradited for (ODT)
Charging for doing what you do not do is dishonest.
Giving advice that does not serve the client’s interests but profits the adviser is equally dishonest.
No matter whether the motive is called ‘greed’, ‘avarice’ or ‘pursuit of profit’, the conduct ignores basic standards of honesty.
Its prevalence and persistence require consideration of the issues of culture, regulation and structure.
Heads don’t roll when Corporations committ offences not so with Indigenous Australia (ODT)
The report shows it takes institutions an average 2145 days – or almost six years – between the first breach and the first compensation payment to be paid to customers.
“It is a ‘hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil, spend no money on doing the right thing’ culture.”
A Canberra public servant sacked for expressing her views on asylum seeker policy, has won her case for compensation after the Administrative Appeals Tribunal of Australia found she was unlawfully dismissed.
In September 2013, Michaela Banerji was fired from the Federal Department of Immigration after it was revealed she had been using the anonymous Twitter name @LaLegale to criticise the then-government, the minister and department policies — particularly over the handling of refugees.
In one tweet Ms Banerji wrote:
“Think of the deaths we are responsible for in Iraq! Think of the refugees we have created by our invasion of Iraq!”
In major metropolitan areas around the country over the last half-decade, police have shot—and shot at—people in numbers dramatically higher than previous tallies suggest. A new Vice News investigation finds that between 2010-2016, cops in the 50 largest police departments in the country shot more than 3,630 people, nearly double some previous estimates. Of the 4,381 people cops fired upon in that period—including the 700 people they shot at and missed—two-thirds survived those shootings
Ben Anderson of VICE gives a chilling report on Da’esh: the events that led to their rise and the situation as of today.