Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Bernie Saunders deserves the boos, Husky Energy fouls the earth, and the Panama Papers


 US election: Sanders supporters boo call to back Clinton

Really Bernie?... what did you expect. Any American voter with any sense loves you... and any American voter with any sense hates slimy Hillary. We recognise that you were told to speak out to endorse her but couldn't you have faked laryngitis?

Read the embarrassing story on BBC News

Prince Albert, Sask., shuts down water intake in wake of oil spill

Thanks to Husky Energy's busted pipeline the City of Prince Albert had to shut down the intake to its water treatment plant to prevent the plant's machinery from being damaged. How many pipeline spills do we have to read about before you and I figure out that transporting oil via pipes is a really bad idea.

Read the story in the Globe and Mail

Panama Papers reveal scale of offshore firms' African operations

Congrats to the Guardian Newspaper and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists for blowing the whistle on more than 1,400 companies that are using African mining, or resource extraction interests, or big game hunting operations as tax havens.

Read the story about the "Panama Papers" in the Guardian

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