Corporations Hiring Ex-CIA, NSA, FBI Agents To Spy On Activist Groups November 22, 2013
The report details how corporations use their security teams, private contractors, and ex-federal agents to infiltrate nonprofit advocacy groups.
Western Electronics Creating Poisonous Land in Ghana By Trisha Marczak
The most dangerous of the globe’s toxic waste sites is located in Ghana, topping Chernobyl in terms of its toxicity.
Reid Goes Head-To-Head With Republicans Over Nominee Blocks By Trisha Marczak
Reid is threatening to ban filibusters for presidential nominations and and switch to a simple majority approval system in Senate.
Bangladesh Garment Workers Win Pay Hike, But Still Among Lowest Paid In The World By Trisha Marczak
Although the pay raise is relatively substantial, critics say it’s far from generous, as the garment industry in Bangladesh is worth $20 billion a year.
Following The Money: Investigation Probes Funds in Walker Recall By Trisha Marczak
Subpoenas delve after information related to fundraising and organizing of Walker’s recall campaign.
Ethanol: Clean Energy Or The Source Of New Environmental Concerns? By Trisha Marczak
Environmental ramifications are causing second thoughts on laws requiring ethanol cultivation.
Environmental Groups Target NPR For Fracking Industry Ads By Trisha Marczak
Environmental advocates call the pro-fracking advertisments misleading, and question the partnership’s effect on NPR’s journalistic independence.
Scientist Warns of Impending US Disaster from Fukushima Fallout By Trisha Marczak
If an earthquake of 7 or greater were to hit, then “all hell breaks loose,” including the evacuation of the West coast of North America, the scientist said.