Over the past decade, the charity paid its solicitors nearly 90 percent of the $27 million it raised. It spent about $21,000 each year on its cause, most often buying plane tickets to reunite families.
A British Petroleum representative allegedly rewrote 44 percent of the oil giant’s Wikipedia page, including the environmental sections. Some Wikipedia editors are crying foul.
Abby Martin takes a look at how executives at Academi, the military contractor formally known as Blackwater, while working as an extension of the CIA, have been able to commit countless crimes with utter impunity.
Abby Martin takes a look at the real reason why hemp is illegal in the US, the truth might surprise you. It’s all about protecting corporate profits. Must watch…
Obesity is weighing down the U.S. economy. From ticket prices to healthcare and even workplace productivity, the collective loosening of America’s belts is emptying our pockets.
In the 1980s, several private corporations specializing in “correctional facilities” began taking prison management off the hands of overworked and understaffed federal and state agencies. Since then, those companies have grown into massive operations. They’re in almost every state in the Union and their complete takeover of the “correctional market” is predicted to happen in the next five years.
In the eyes of the corporation, inmate labor is a brilliant strategy in the eternal quest to maximize profit.
For over twenty years dedicated individuals have led the fight against corporate greed and have pushed back against a corporate pressure group that once was thought to be unbeatable. Big Tobacco has been pushed back and scattered by a mixture of healthcare professionals like doctors and nurses, anti-smoking lobby groups and individuals, including many for whom the fight is personal. Alongside the government these people have managed to turn a sector famous for its corporate welfare and ubiquitous presence into a dwindling field. And all this at a global level.
Influential Japanese scientists who help set national radiation exposure limits have for years had trips paid for by the country’s nuclear plant operators to attend overseas meetings of the world’s top academic group on radiation safety. The potential conflict of interest is revealed in one sentence buried in a 600-page parliamentary investigation into last year’s Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant disaster…
Oil giant BP has agreed to pay the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history, totaling billions of dollars, for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a person familiar with the deal said Thursday. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the record about the deal, also said two BP employees face manslaughter charges over the death of 11 people…
Ever wondered exactly who are “The Powers That Be” (soon to become The Powers That Were)? If so, then watch this video to find out who, at a top level view, are the controllers and the manipulators of our world.
(Scientific American) Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco), the operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, said on Friday it could have dealt better with the plant’s meltdowns if broad preparations were taken, reversing the previous management’s view that the disaster was unavoidable due to an unexpected force of nature. The comments were contained in a [...]
The corporatization of society requires a population that accepts control by authorities, and so when psychologists and psychiatrists began providing techniques that could control people, the corporatocracy embraced and implemented them.
by Mike Masnick (Information Liberation) Ah, the whole fight over licensing and royalty rates for internet radio had been quiet for a little while, but has sprung back up thanks to Rep. Jerry Nadler proposing a music royalty bill that would effectively bump up the rates that cable and satellite radio stations have to pay to make [...]
(Natural News) Drug giant Pfizer has agreed to pay a $60 million fine to settle charges filed against the company alleging illegal bribery. Both Pfizer and Wyeth, the latter of which has since merged with Pfizer, paid off foreign officials in Europe and Asia to speed up drug approvals, and give preference to Pfizer drugs in their countries’ public health programs, which in turn generated billions of dollars for the world’s largest drug company.