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Armed Bounty Hunters Raided Our Clients’ Home to Prevent Private Companies from Losing $1,670

Predatory and exploitative behavior on the part of bail bonds agents is not only widespread throughout the country, but is directly incentivized because of how the for-profit bail industry operates

Andrea Woods ·

Border Patrol Detained Me for Speaking Spanish in Montana. Then My Town Turned Against Me.

"My friend and I were illegally targeted and detained by a Customs and Border Protection agent, just for speaking Spanish to each other in a convenience store."

Ana Suda ·

'Just Another Totally Normal Day' in Trump's Swamp as Interior Secretary Zinke Referred to DOJ by His Own Agency's Inspector General

Inspector General Mary Kendall is currently investigating at least three cases of Zinke's improper use of his political influence—one of which could now result in a criminal probe

Julia Conley ·

'Outrageous and Unprecedented': Ethical Violation Alarm Bells Over Zinke Foundation Deal With Halliburton Head

"This is all a perfect encapsulation of how Ryan Zinke has operated at Interior—being deceitful about intent, and always seeing how he can personally benefit," said one critic

Jessica Corbett ·

Keystone XL Developer "Infiltrates Our Democracy" With Major Campaign Contributions in Nebraska

Ahead of midterms, TransCanada has poured several thousand dollars into the GOP governor's and state lawmakers' election efforts

Jessica Corbett ·

'Valve-Turners' Putting Lives On the Line For Our Climate Emergency

"Our lives are at stake. But people won't understand that until some of us demonstrate we're indeed fighting for our lives."

Leonard Higgins ·

'Can You Say Corruption?' Puerto Rico Contract for Trump-Connected Raises Concerns

Tiny company financed by a major donor to the Trump campaign and the Republican Party awarded no-bid contract to rebuild energy grid

Julia Conley ·

In Montana, Legal Battle Continues Against Trump's Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline

Court hearing this week represents "first airing of what are likely to be numerous legal challenges standing in the way of Keystone XL ever being built."

Jon Queally ·

While Democrats Bicker, Another Republican Bully Wins an Election

The "resistance" to Trump still needs to get a national win on the board

D.D. Guttenplan ·

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