Solomon Hughes

healthcare

Revealed: A UK Drugs Giant Is Campaigning Against US Health Reform

Campaigners are warning that the US serves as a warning of how lobbyists could try to undermine the NHS.
Solomon Hughes
5.13.20
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US Prison Boss Who Oversaw the Accidental Early Release of 3,200 Inmates Is Now Running Probation Program in the UK

Privatization of probation in the UK means ex-convicts will be in the hands of companies with some pretty questionable records.
Solomon Hughes
3.15.16
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An Outsourcing Company Director Wants the British Welfare State to Be More Like 'The Sims'

Telling people how much of a drain everyone is on resources definitely wouldn't result in the stigmatization of the vulnerable.
Solomon Hughes
10.12.15
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What the Story of the Billionaire Behind Pig-Gate Tells Us About British Politics

The One Percenter who spread the news about UK Prime Minister David Cameron's alleged naughty business with a pig is far from an unbiased source.
Solomon Hughes
9.25.15
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This British Foreign Minister Acted as an Arms Dealer to Colombia

And a Royal Navy ship was the floating sales office for an arms-trade party.
Solomon Hughes
9.22.15
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The Former US Military Top-Brass Working for Companies Profiting from Drone Warfare

There's a revolving door between the US army and the companies paid multi-million dollar contracts to support drone warfare.
Solomon Hughes
8.20.15
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A Candidate for Deputy Leader of the UK Labour Party Is Being Funded by Pro-Austerity Corporate Lobbyists

Campaigners are furious that Caroline Flint's campaign is linked to lobbyists for a company that judges whether to give benefits to disabled people.
Solomon Hughes
7.14.15
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This Confidential Police Log Shows How Cops Lost the Streets of London to Anarchists During the Poll Tax Riots

Twenty-five years ago, an anti–poll tax march in London turned into a full-on brawl. Here's what the cops were saying about it as it happened.
Solomon Hughes
4.1.15
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The US Military's Forgotten Sex-Abuse Scandal That Foretold CIA Torture in the War on Terror

In 1995, the US Air Force's torture training led to a court case and allegations that cadets had been abused, an eerie foreshadowing of the larger scandals that would come in the following decades.
Solomon Hughes
3.4.15