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When doctors are accused of sexually abusing patients, they are rarely punished. In fact, according to this investigation, the medical industry is in the habit of sending problem doctors to therapy, which, in some cases, can include yoga and massages, instead of punishing them. (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
Fatal shootings by police in cities across the country have reignited the conversation about preventing police misconduct. Early intervention systems are designed to stop bad cops and they're effective if departments actually use them — but a lot of them don't. (Washington Post)
Delaware might be a small state, but it's a big tax haven. The Diamond state's lax corporate transparency laws make it easy to register a company in the state with little disclosure about the real owner. This is how Delaware, in a fight to alleviate state debt, preserved the status quo for corporate secrecy in the United States. (Reuters)
The USA is a global hypocrite when it comes to transparency, if you doubt it read this great piece by Reuters. https://t.co/1tXBvd9alT— Jake Bernstein (@Jake_Bernstein) August 25, 2016
Chicago police officers shot more than 250 people, killing 92, between 2010 and 2015. Some 210 of the 262 people shot were black. The Chicago Tribune analyzed all cases involving police officers in Chicago over a six-year span and compiled them into a database, presenting a full picture of police shootings in the city. (Chicago Tribune)
An investigation by the Associated Press found that "at least 85 of 154 people from private interests" — that is to say, non-government officials — who met with Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state gave money to the Clinton Foundation. The report and a tweet from the AP led to several challenges and vehement objections from the Clinton campaign. (Associated Press)
55% of Clinton's meetings with non-government officials while serving at State were with Clinton Foundation donors https://t.co/RDHgnaF7w7— Byron Tau (@ByronTau) August 23, 2016