Category Archives: Ridiculously obvious scams

CalPERS Fiasco 2: Confidential Member Data at Risk by Letting Company With No Contract Have Access; CalPERS Apparently Still Has No Deal With Any Vendors for Upcoming Elections

How CalPERS gave access to its sensitive member database to a company it barely knew, Votem Corp., with no contractual protection whatsoever. That’s like giving the keys to your house to someone you just met.


Fracking in 2018: Another Year of Pretending to Make Money

The latest in Justin Mikulka’s excellent series on the fracking beat. The industry lacks even the excuse of profit to justify the environmental costs it inflicts – yet this is a story too little told in the rest of the media, which instead promotes further investments in this sector.