The Tao of Political Ambassadors

By: Tuesday February 18, 2014 9:43 am

Political Patronage Isn’t the (Only) Problem with American Diplomacy The United States is the only first world nation that allots ambassador jobs as political patronage. You don’t have to know anything, or have any specific background or training, to be the president’s personal representative abroad and conduct foreign policy on behalf of the World’s Most [...]

Whistleblower Lawsuit: Chicago Cops Retaliated Against for Investigating Officer Who Was Robbing Drug Couriers

By: Friday November 2, 2012 5:53 pm

A whistleblower lawsuit on behalf of two Chicago police officers has been filed in federal court. The suit alleges the officers faced retaliation after they discovered one of their fellow officers, Sergeant Ron Watts, was “robbing drug couriers and manufacturing a case against at least one confidential informant” at the Ida B. Wells public housing [...]

Review: ‘The Whistleblower’ Humanizes a Character Often Targeted & Vilified By Society

By: Friday August 19, 2011 12:18 pm

Girls and women migrate into the Bosnia sex industry because of lack of opportunity and poor economic conditions. Generally coming from Eastern European countries, they answer ads and are promised good job only to find they become property of traffickers. They are moved across borders on routes that avoid official border crossings, all to disorient [...]

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