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Sunday December 12nd, 2021 evening edition

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Hollywood actor Michael Sheen has revealed how he sold his houses and gave the proceeds to charity as he declared himself to be a “not-for-profit” actor.

When funding for the £2million project fell through at the last moment, Sheen sold his own houses to bankroll it.

Read more: New trailer shows Michael Sheen and his amazing mullet in Sky Original Last Train to Christmas.

After Sheen “came out the other side” he realised that his wealth and status could be used for all different kinds of ways.

In 2017 he set up the End High Cost Credit Alliance, which helps people find more affordable ways of borrowing money.

I didn’t just want to be a patron or a supportive voice, I wanted to actually do more than that.

What do you think of Michael Sheen's decision to become a non-profit actor? »

Activision Blizzard workers announce open-ended strike and union drive

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Activision Blizzard management reportedly told striking employees that they would only be paid through Wednesday, according to the Post.

In a GoFundMe post for that Strike Fund, Gonzalez says Activision Blizzard management has "continually abused, union-busted, and remained apathetic to the wishes of workers."

Alongside the strike, A Better ABK is also actively working to create a formal labor union by distributing union authorization cards to employees. »

48 members of Congress have violated a law designed to stop insider trading and prevent conflicts-of-interest

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Ethics watchdogs — and even some in Congress — want to ban lawmakers from trading individual stocks.

Congress passed the law in 2012 to combat insider trading and conflicts of interest among their own members and force lawmakers to be more transparent about their personal financial dealings.

Here are the lawmakers who have this year violated the STOCK Act — to one extent or another — during 2021:. »

Iran threatens sanctions against US over treatment of Black Americans

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They will then be subject to sanctions from Iran, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported.

Gharibabadi did not offer specifics on what the sanctions will entail, but said the move relates to policing issues in the United States, particularly in regard to Black Americans.

The two countries are currently negotiating a US return to the Iran nuclear deal, which would lift some of these sanctions in exchange for Iranian compliance on its nuclear program. »

In response to Texas abortion law, California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he is working on a bill to allow private citizens to sue anyone who makes or sells assault weapons

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Gavin Newsom is working on a bill allowing private citizens to sue makers and sellers of assault weapons.

The bill is in response to a Supreme Court decision that allowed a Texas abortion law to stand.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Saturday he is working on a bill that would help private citizens sue manufacturers, distributors, and sellers of assault weapons or ghost gun kits. »