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Canada Sex Toy Company to Pay $3.75M to Settle ‘Spying Vibrator’ Lawsuit

Canada Sex Toy Company to Pay $3.75M to Settle ‘Spying Vibrator’ Lawsuit

Two women who filed a lawsuit against a Canadian sex toy company alleging its popular Internet-connected vibrator was spying on them have..

March 14, 2017 with 0 Comments
‘Insurance for Everybody’: Trump’s Biggest, Deadliest Lie Yet

‘Insurance for Everybody’: Trump’s Biggest, Deadliest Lie Yet

In a presidency largely defined by lies, one pants-on-fire whopper now stands out as Donald Trump’s biggest — and deadliest..

March 13, 2017 with 0 Comments
Iceland to Become First Nation to Mandate Equal Pay for Women

Iceland to Become First Nation to Mandate Equal Pay for Women

Iceland will become the first nation in the world to mandate that employers prove they offer equal pay for equal work, regardless of..

March 9, 2017 with 0 Comments
Thousands of Immigrants Detained in Private GEO Group Prison Invoke Anti-Slavery Law in Class-Action Forced Labor Suit

Thousands of Immigrants Detained in Private GEO Group Prison Invoke Anti-Slavery Law in Class-Action Forced Labor Suit

A landmark class action lawsuit filed on behalf of tens of thousands of immigrant detainees accuses a private, for-profit prison company of..

March 6, 2017 with 0 Comments
Shell Warned of Catastrophic Man-Made Climate Change in 1991 Film

Shell Warned of Catastrophic Man-Made Climate Change in 1991 Film

Multinational fossil fuel giant Shell warned about the dangers of man-made climate change in a 1991 company film that concluded “the..

March 1, 2017 with 0 Comments
Trump: ‘Nobody Knew Healthcare Could Be So Complicated’

Trump: ‘Nobody Knew Healthcare Could Be So Complicated’

President Donald Trump on Monday expressed bewilderment that managing the health care system of the world’s third-most populous..

February 27, 2017 with 0 Comments
US Financing Supplier of Africa Mines Accused of Slave Labor

US Financing Supplier of Africa Mines Accused of Slave Labor

The US government’s export credit agency has provided hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer-backed financing over the past..

February 27, 2017 with 1 Comment
Senate Confirms ‘Climate Change Denier’ Scott Pruitt to Head EPA

Senate Confirms ‘Climate Change Denier’ Scott Pruitt to Head EPA

The United States Senate has confirmed Scott Pruitt, whose skepticism about human-caused global warming and close ties to the fossil fuel..

February 17, 2017 with 0 Comments
Leaked Trump Executive Order Would Let US Companies Trade in ‘Blood Diamonds’

Leaked Trump Executive Order Would Let US Companies Trade in ‘Blood Diamonds’

The Trump administration has drafted an executive order suspending regulation of the trade in conflict minerals, including “blood..

February 10, 2017 with 1 Comment
#NoDAPL: Seattle City Council Votes 9-0 to Divest $3 Billion from Wells Fargo over Dakota Access Pipeline

#NoDAPL: Seattle City Council Votes 9-0 to Divest $3 Billion from Wells Fargo over Dakota Access Pipeline

The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to divest $3 billion from Wells Fargo bank over its role as a lender to the highly..

February 10, 2017 with 0 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • White House Welcomes Brigitte Gabriel, Leader of Anti-Muslim ‘Hate Group’ ACT for America
  • Republican Florida Court Official Calls for Lynching of Black Anti-Death Penalty State Attorney Aramis Ayala
  • South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard Signs Anti-LGBTQ Adoption, Foster Care Bill Into Law
  • Mississippi Republican Andy Gipson Kills Domestic Violence Divorce Bill
  • ICE Agents Forcibly Remove Asylum-Seeker Awaiting Brain Tumor Surgery from Texas Hospital
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