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December 26, 2014
2 mins

Publish All Government Contracts

"...Government contracting often goes badly — and sometimes very badly in poorer, smaller countries. On the procurement side, poor price forecasti

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December 22, 2014
2 mins

Big Oil's $3 Billion Homage To A Nazi War Criminal

Ships don’t come bigger than the Pieter Schelte. They don’t come more controversial either. Built in Korea at a cost of nearly $3 billion, the ga

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December 18, 2014
2 mins

Germans Find Cocaine in the Coffee Beans

Employees at a coffee roasting company discover sports bag packed with cocaine 18 Dec 2014 If the scent of coffee roasting wasn’t enough to

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December 12, 2014
2 mins

Trove of Leaked Luxembourg Documents Implicate Disney, Koch Industries in Tax Evasion Scheme

December 11, 2014 A month after the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) revealed leaked documents demonstrating th

December 11, 2014
2 mins

$1.1 Trillion Spending Pact Angers Campaign Finance Watchdogs

December 10, 2014 WASHINGTON - The $1.1 trillion spending agreement reached by House and Senate negotiators on Tuesday night would vastly expand

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December 7, 2014
2 mins

Alaskan Town Sues Koch-Owned Oil Refinery Over Water Contamination

December 7, 2014 The Christmas season probably isn’t the best time to be the subject of a lawsuit for polluting North Pole. The city of North

December 7, 2014
2 mins

Revealed Thirty Years On: The Secret Role Henry Kissinger Played in the Bhopal Tragedy

"... The US and Tata were complicit in allowing Union Carbide to evade responsibility for the world's worst industrial accident. Activists have also r

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November 22, 2014
2 mins

IG Farben and Hitler: A Fateful Chemistry (Bloomberg Businessweek, August 13, 2008)

"... IG Farben went on to build a plant at Auschwitz so massive that it consumed more electricity per day than Berlin. ..." How a company whose Nobel

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November 21, 2014
2 mins

Firestone and the Warlord: The Untold Story of Firestone, Charles Taylor and the Tragedy of Liberia

HARBEL, Liberia — The killers launched from the plantation under a waning moon one night in October 1992. They surged past tin-roofed villages and j

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November 18, 2014
2 mins

How Big Oil Won the Mid-Term Elections

The Republican victory in the US midterms was paid for by big energy interests and could hold back Obama’s climate ambitionThe resounding Repub

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November 17, 2014
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Monsanto to Pay $2.4 Million to Oregon Wheat Farmers for GMO Contamination

Monsanto will pay nearly $2.4 million to soft white wheat growers and wheat organizations to settle litigation over an unauthorized release of biote

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November 16, 2014
2 mins

Four Workers Killed in DuPont Chemical Leak

Company officials said a valve somehow failed on a container of methyl mercaptan, a chemical used to make insecticide LA PORTE – Four DuPon

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November 12, 2014
2 mins

Nestle Under Fire in Mexico After Tweeted Joke About 43 Missing Students

Related: The Disappeared and Mexico’s New Dirty War Mexico horrified by suspected massacre of 43 students They say that the key to good br

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October 25, 2014
2 mins

Eli Lilly Sued Over Marketing of Testosterone Drug

A suit filed in federal court in Newark claims Eli Lilly put users at risk by aggressively marketing testosterone replacement drug Axiron while failin

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October 25, 2014
2 mins

Bircher Nelson Bunker Hunt, Second Son of Legendary Wildcatter H.L. Hunt, Dies

"... Many noted that his personal spending habits were as conservative as his politics, which included a leadership role in the John Birch Society. ..

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October 19, 2014
2 mins

NSA Documents Suggest a Close Working Relationship Between NSA, U.S. Companies

Newly disclosed National Security Agency documents suggest a closer relationship between American companies and the spy agency than has been previousl

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October 14, 2014
2 mins

Whistleblower Suit Accuses Northrop Grumman of Faking GPS Drone Systems Testing

“... 'Air Force investigators blamed the LN-100 for a crash of a Predator drone carrying a Hellfire missile in the North African Republic of Djibout

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October 1, 2014
2 mins

Scientists Once Again Question the Safety of Aspartame

Artificial sweeteners found in diet soda and yoghurt, which are consumed by millions daily, can raise the blood sugar level instead of reducing it,

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August 29, 2014
2 mins

Killer Coke: The Egregious History of the Coca-Cola Company

By HEATHER GRAY Note: Years ago, Alex Cockburn tried to encourage me to write a book about The Coca-Cola Company.  I haven’t done this yet. Bu

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August 29, 2014
2 mins

Monsanto, Hill & Knowlton and Ukraine

By JOYCE NELSON Finally, a little-known aspect of the crisis in Ukraine is receiving some international attention.  On July 28, the California-bas

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August 20, 2014
2 mins

Koch Brothers Decline Invitation to Debate Climate Change

BY ROY WENZL A group supporting the political views of retired billionaire investor Tom Steyer bought a full-page color advertisement Friday in The W

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August 8, 2014
2 mins

Whistle-Blower Lawsuit: How the Vanguard Group Dodges the IRS

Suit alleges Vanguard wrongly avoids paying taxes By Joseph N. DiStefano Philadelphia Inquirer, July 27, 2014 A lawsuit filed in

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August 7, 2014
2 mins

Critic of Artificial Sweeteners Pilloried by Industry-Backed Scientists

Re a signally dangerous public menace: perception-managing "trade groups" -- "... Public health advocates critical of food industry influence say the

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August 3, 2014
2 mins

THE HOUSE ON THE MOUNTAIN: HOW MINING CORRODES DEMOCRACY IN PERU – OPED

By Lynn Holland, COHA “We need you because we don’t have anyone who listens to us.” --  Milton Sanchez, arrested 50 times for protesting aga