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June 28, 2022
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Going for Broke - How a bankruptcy ‘innovation’ halted thousands of lawsuits from sick plaintiffs

Four companies, led by one lawyer, have used the 'Texas two-step' to divert tens of thousands of lawsuits into bankruptcy court – without filing for

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June 26, 2022
2 mins

Kitty Kelley on the Origins of Nazi Business Partnerships with George Herbert Walker, Prescott Bush, Averell Harriman & John F. Dulles

Excerpt from "The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty," by Kitty Kelley, Doubleday (2004), pp. 58-60: Prescott Bush ... Unlike Prescott's f

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June 20, 2022
2 mins

A Saccharine Philippic

By Alex Constantine Saccharin (o-toluene sulfonamide), the artificial sweetener with an acrid after-taste, was discovered in 1897 after it dawned on

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June 19, 2022
2 mins

Court Rejects Trump-Era EPA Finding that Roundup Weed Killer is Safe

WASHINGTON (AP) - June 18, 2022  — A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a Trump administration finding that the active ingredient in the weed

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June 15, 2022
2 mins

Big Oil is Pumping Big Donations to the Campaigns of GOP Insurrectionists

REWARDING THE SEDITION CAUCUS: WHY BIG OIL IS SO HAPPY TO GIVE GOP INSURRECTIONISTS CAMPAIGN FUNDING Posted by Common Dreams | Jun 3, 2022

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May 31, 2022
2 mins

Volkswagen Accused of Human Trafficking, Beatings and "Slavery-Like" Practices in Brazil, 1974-86

BY SEBASTIEN BELL - Carscoop, MAY 30, 2022 Volkswagen has been summoned before a labor court in Brazil on June 14 and faces accusations of using “s

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May 27, 2022
2 mins

Excerpt from Jonathan M. Katz’s "Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America’s Empire"

"Jonathan M. Katz’s new book, Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America’s Empire, is an explosi

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May 23, 2022
2 mins

Mark Zuckerberg Sued over Role in Cambridge Analytica Data Breach, D.C. AG Says

BY ERIK LARSON AND BLOOMBERG Fortune, May 23, 2022 The District of Columbia said it sued Meta Platforms Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zucke

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May 20, 2022
2 mins

It’s Time For Charles Koch To Testify About His Climate Change Disinformation Campaign

The US House Oversight and Reform Committee kicked off its investigation of the fossil fuel industry’s decades-long climate change disinformation

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May 17, 2022
2 mins

AT&T is the Biggest Benefactor of Anti-Abortion Lawmakers in 'Trigger' States

AT&T has bankrolled politicians behind anti-abortion 'trigger laws' in 13 states. Other telecom and media giants aren't far behind. Tanya Dua

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May 15, 2022
2 mins

Japanese Corporate Co-Owner of 4Chan Markets Sexually-Explicit Child Anime Dolls Under Contract with Warner Bros.

Also see: "Nendoroid toymaker sued by former execs over ‘over-sexualized anime figures" Hollywood’s Curious 4Chan Connection A legal battle over

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May 12, 2022
2 mins

DONOR'S TRUST (KOCH/MERCER FRONT), THE EASTMAN MEMO & THE JAN. 6 COUP PLOT

Also See: "The Siege of the Capitol: All Roads Lead to Robert Mercer" ,/div> Excerpt: "The Dark Money Funding Trump’s Coup,

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May 12, 2022
2 mins

Business leaders helped to bankroll the anti-abortion groups who could soon see Roe v. Wade overturned

Brian Schwartz CNBC, MAY 6 2022 Donald Trump’s judicial advisor Leonard Leo stood in front of a group of over a dozen Republican

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June 6, 2016
2 mins

Kochs Building their Version of America

As suggested by Jane Mayer in Dark Money, never have two members of one American family spent so much time and money to control our democracy, and in

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May 10, 2016
2 mins

Note to Exxon: Lying About Climate Change Isn’t Free Speech—It’s Fraud

Facing hundreds of billions of dollars in potential damages, the fossil-fuel giant is trying to change the subject. MAY 5, 2016 When in trouble, c

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March 28, 2016
2 mins

Ex-Blackstone Equity Exec Accused of Stealing Millions from Investors

Private Equity Executive Accused of Faking Investments MARCH 28, 2016 A former executive with a large private equity firm has been arrested and ch

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March 26, 2016
2 mins

Inquisitr Report on The Weird Politics of Aspartame: Conspiracy Theory or Startling Truth?

It's good to have the Inquisitr website around to confirm my own research on NutraSweet (I reported most of the facts discussed here 22 years ago, an

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March 26, 2016
2 mins

The Untold Story of the Texaco Oil Tycoon Who Loved Fascism (The Nation)

Also see: The oil man and his dictators: Benito Mussolini, Francisco Franco and the forgotten fascist history of Texaco Franco’s fuel supplier d

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February 9, 2016
2 mins

Koch Brothers: Their Childhoods and Political Rise (NPR)

Originally published on January 20, 2016 6:28 amIn January 2015, at a private conference in Palm Springs, Calif., the political network led by conser

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January 19, 2016
2 mins

How Charles Koch Backed the John Birch Society at the Height of Its Attacks on Martin Luther King

January 18, 2016 As noted in the new book, Dark Money, by The New Yorker's Jane Mayer, Charles and David Koch have spent millions on public

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January 12, 2016
2 mins

The CIA-Backed Start-Up that's Taking Over Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto, the heart and soul of Silicon Valley and former home to Google, Facebook and PayPal, is slowly turning into a scene out of "Lord o

December 14, 2015
2 mins

Gun Linked to Paris Attack Came from Iran-Contra Arms Dealer

Dealer: Gun linked to Paris attack came through Delray firm By Pat Beall, John Pacenti and Mike Stucka Palm Beach Post, December 10, 2015 A gu

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November 6, 2015
2 mins

CONFESSIONS OF A WALMART HITMAN

CONFESSIONS OF A WALMART HITMAN WATCH THE FULL FILM FREE Former Walmart executive blows the whistle on Walmart's mistreatment of workers. He recoun

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October 15, 2015
2 mins

FTC Declines to Probe Whether Ads for ‘Diet’ Products are Deceptive

U.S. Right to Know’s citizen petition shot down by agency officials FTC officials cite ‘enforcement priorities,’ limited resources am