Category Archives: Corporate Crimes

NYT: European Agency Warns of Risk to Humans in Pesticides Tied to Bee Deaths

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/business/international/europe-warns-of-human-risk-from-insecticides.html?smid=pl-share By DANNY HAKIM Published: December 17, 2013 LONDON — European food regulators said on Tuesday that a class of pesticides linked to the deaths of large numbers of honey bees might also harm human health, and they recommended that … Continue reading

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NYT: Chinese Official at Center of Scandal Is Found Guilty and Given a Life Term

Note to U.S. legal authorities: please ask why right wing in U.S. is protecting people like this instead of prosecuting and imprisoning them. I thought right wing was tough on crime. I guess for them, it depends upon how people, … Continue reading

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Joe Stiglitz: The People Who Break the Rules Have Raked in Huge Profits and Wealth and It’s Sickening Our Politics

Joseph Stiglitz is a Nobel Laureate in Economics and a former World Bank executive. He has seen these tactics, strategies and policies in action at the highest level.  He is a brave man to reveal what he learned, which looks … Continue reading

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This article in the New York Times can serve as a foundation for analysis of a broad range of socioeconomic issues and policies. ~Via http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/10/can-the-government-actually-do-anything-about-inequality/?nl=opinion&emc=edit_ty_20130911&_r=0 THOMAS B. EDSALL September 10, 2013, 11:22 pm 469 Comments Can the Government Actually Do Anything … Continue reading

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If We Cut Aid to Egypt’s Military, Would We Die?: The Israel-Saudi Arabia-US Geopolitical Complex

by Olivia LaRosa*, August 19, 2013 This afternoon I received an email headed If We Cut Aid to Egypt’s Military, Would We Die? Here’s the article: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/08/19/1232299/-If-We-Cut-Aid-to-Egypt-s-Military-Would-We-Die Of course, cutting aid to Egypt might be a good idea. On the other hand… … Continue reading

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A Black Mound of Canadian Oil Waste Is Rising Over Detroit-NYT

More “excellent” news from the destructive mining of tar sands and fracking. ~Via http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/18/business/energy-environment/mountain-of-petroleum-coke-from-oil-sands-rises-in-detroit.html?smid=pl-share By IAN AUSTEN Published: May 17, 2013 486 Comments WINDSOR, Ontario — Assumption Park gives residents of this city lovely views of the Ambassador Bridge and … Continue reading

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20 Trillion Dollars hidden from the world

http://www.publicintegrity.org/2013/04/12/12488/continuing-our-investigation-trillion-dollar-world-offshore-tax-havens The exact value of wealth held offshore in tax havens is hard to come by, but it is estimated to encompass $21-32 trillion in private financial assets. For perspective on the enormity of this problem, consider this: the total … Continue reading

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My Comments of the Day: undermining government, tax blackmail, fact v opinion

By Olivia LaRosa, April 23, 2013 Q: Do you approve or disapprove of Bush’s handling of the economy? http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/polling/bushs-economy/2013/04/23/7c3c5f38-abca-11e2-9493-2ff3bf26c4b4_page.html?wpisrc=nl_headlines It’s WAY worse than no one minding the store…it’s agency capture by the industries they are supposed to be regulating. Reagan, … Continue reading

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Charles Hagel’s Wheel of Good Fortune

Just think what a plum the guy who thought this up got on his thumb! By Olivia LaRosa December 27, 2012 Chuck Hagel, a lifelong Republican, is the heir apparent for the role of Secretary of Defense in Obama’s second … Continue reading

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