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October 15, 2015
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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

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August 26, 2015
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Koch Draws on Big Tobacco for New PR Hires

David Koch may once have called Koch Industries "the biggest company you've never heard of," but facing increasing scrutiny--as the Koch brothers’ p

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July 20, 2015
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Maurice Tempelsman may be Implicated in HSBC Diamond Business Fraud Claims

A Lawyer for Maurice Tempelsman and LKI says his clients are victims, not perpetrators, of fraud Diamonds are not a Swiss bank’s best friend, or a

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June 7, 2015
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Big Soda Unmasked: It’s Not as Sweet as You Think

A review of Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism, by Bartow J. Elmore Since my fellow citizens and I in Berkeley recently approved a

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June 7, 2015
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AIG and Fannie Mae: We Bailed You Out and Now You Want What!?!

Americans were angry when Wall Street’s greedy and risky behavior triggered a global financial crisis in 2008. They were angrier still when the gove

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June 5, 2015
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ALEC Responds to Atlanta TV Station's Investigative Report

 After our 11Alive Investigators report, the organization that put the corporations and lawmakers together at a Savannah resort is responding. WXI

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May 29, 2015
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Groups Add to Evidence in Tax Fraud Claim Against ALEC

Common Cause and the Center for Media and Democracy sent federal authorities new evidence today that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC

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May 26, 2015
2 mins

Monsanto: Altered Genes and Twisted Truth

The New Challenge to Monsanto In a challenge delivered to Monsanto’s headquarters on May 20, 2015, US public interest attorney Steven Druker c

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May 25, 2015
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Coca-Cola Executive is an ISIS Recruiter

IT Chief at Bangladesh Coca-Cola Unit Arrested as ISIS Suspect DHAKA — An IT manager at a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Co was one of two men arres

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May 10, 2015
2 mins

How Canada Made the Koch Brothers Rich

Author's note: Until this past February, I worked as a contracted television producer for Global TV and its current affairs program, 16x9. L

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May 9, 2015
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HBO Wins Libel Suit Over Depiction Of Child Labor by Mitre Sports, Inc.

By David Robb Deadline Hollywood, May 8, 2015 HBO’s Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel has won a civil suit brought against it by Mitre Sports, the

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May 4, 2015
2 mins

The Saga of Koch Industries

Koch Industries owed its creation to Fred C. Koch (1900-1967), a chemical engineer who developed a new cracking method for the refinement of heavy oil

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May 3, 2015
2 mins

Barrick Gold: Neoconning the Public

Nigel Wright has been much in the news for the $90,172 cheque he signed over to Mike Duffy. Much less attention has been devoted to the scandalous imp

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April 28, 2015
2 mins

For Nazi Industrialists and Hitler’s Banker “All was Forgiven”

"... Germany had lost the war, the Nazi industrialists agreed, but the struggle would continue along new lines. The Fourth Reich would be a financial,

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April 21, 2015
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Koch Funding of Universities Shrouded in Secrecy

In a recent column entitled “The Campus Climate Crusade,” The Wall Street Journal’s Kimberly Strassel spent over 800 words arguing the basic c

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April 16, 2015
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WikiLeaks Publishes 30,000 Leaked Sony Documents -- Some Concerning Ties to the Rand Corporation

Also see: WikiLeaks publishes huge archive of hacked Sony documents: "Sony Pictures Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is on the board of trustees of R

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April 15, 2015
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Monsanto Fights Report Tying Herbicide, Cancer

WASHINGTON – Monsanto Co. called on the World Health Organization on Tuesday to withdraw a claim that the most widely used weed killer in the world

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April 6, 2015
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US to Investigate Charge of Multiple Child Rapes by Dyncorp Employees in Colombia

"... The historian mentioned one 2004 case in the central Colombian town of Melgar where 53 underage girls allegedly were sexually abused by nearby st

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April 3, 2015
2 mins

SunTrust Agrees to Settlement Over Mortgage Abuse Accusations

More than 8,000 Floridians whose mortgages were serviced by SunTrust Mortgage Inc. and lost their homes to foreclosures between Jan. 1, 2008 and D

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March 22, 2015
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How Big Oil Gets Respected Scientists To Lie

March 21, 2015  By the 1950s, Big Tobacco knew smoking caused cancer. By the 1960s,  the companies knew nicotine was addictive and

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March 20, 2015
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The History of Aspartame

Also see: Genetically Modified BACTERIA Used to Make NutraSweet Modified and Additional Material by Arthur M. Evangelista, a former FDA Investigat

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March 11, 2015
2 mins

The Right-Wing Money Behind the Right-to-Work Battle

The Republican-run Legislature is poised to pass and Gov. Scott Walker has promised to sign a fast-tracked bill that would turn Wisconsin into a

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March 11, 2015
2 mins

Aaron Swartz and the Fight for Free Information: His Blood is on the Hands of the US Government

It’s been just over two years since computer prodigy Aaron Swartz took his own life. He was the target of a merciless witch-hunt by the Department o