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  • Billionaires & Big Business Line Up To Help U.S. President Elect-Donald Trump
    Posted on November 14, 2016 at 8:00 AM

    Billionaire businessmen and lobbyists are lining up to help Donald Trump after his victory in the U.S. presidential election. Trump appears to be welcoming them with open arms, despite his claim to bring change to Washington DC and get rid of special interests. […]

  • Goodhope Asia Accused Of Land Grabbing In West Papua For Palm Oil
    Posted on November 7, 2016 at 8:00 AM

    The Yerisiam Gua indigenous community of West Papua filed a complaint six months ago against a Sri Lankan owned conglomerate for taking over their land to create a palm oil plantation. To this day, the industry body charged with oversight has yet to formally respond to their concerns. […]

  • Robertson Winery Accused Of Slavery-Like Practices In South Africa
    Posted on November 4, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    "Bitter Grapes […]

  • Eli Lilly Raised U.S. Prices Of Diabetes Drug 700 Percent Over 20 Years
    Posted on November 2, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    Eli Lilly, an Indianapolis based company, that has sold insulin products to diabetes patients since 1921, has quietly raised some U.S. prices 700 percent in the last 20 years by marketing so-called improved versions to consumers. Novo Nordisk, a Danish company, has also profited handsomely from this practice. […]

  • Swiss Bank UBS May Be Suspended From Doing Business In Hong Kong
    Posted on October 31, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    UBS, the Swiss bank, is being investigated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission for failing to carry out adequate due diligence before working on share offerings for several Chinese companies. The bank says that it is at risk of being suspended from doing business in the city. […]

  • AT&T Developed Secret Program To Help U.S. Police Mine Client Phone Records
    Posted on October 28, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    Police departments across the U.S. pay AT&T, the telecommunications giant, over one hundred thousand dollars a year for special access to telephone records of clients without first obtaining a warrant. The program is called 'Hemisphere' and the company required buyers to keep its existence secret. […]

  • Native Tribes Protest Energy Transfer Partners North Dakota Oil Pipeline
    Posted on October 3, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    Representatives of some 280 indigenous nations have joined a protest on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota to oppose the construction of an oil pipeline by Energy Transfer Partners. If completed, the Dakota Access Pipeline is expected to help move 570,000 barrels of crude daily to Illinois. […]

  • Coke and McDonalds Host Carnival of Junk Food Marketing At Rio Olympics
    Posted on August 15, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    Every four years, billions tune in to watch the Olympics on television. And every four years, major corporations pay millions for prime advertising opportunities as official sponsors. The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are no different with Coca-Cola and McDonald's igniting a storm of controversy over their role. […]

  • Six Novartis Executives Charged In Illegal Drug Rebate Scheme In South Korea
    Posted on August 11, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    Six executives of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis have been indicted in a South Korean bribery scandal. The indictments follow similar charges in China, Turkey and the U.S. and allegations of falsifying drug trial data in Japan. Korean prosecutors have recommended that Novartis sales be suspended for six months. […]

  • General Atomics Funded U.S. Think Tank That Promoted Increased Drone Exports
    Posted on August 8, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    A group of investigative journalists have revealed that General Atomics helped fund the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a major think tank in Washington DC, when it recommended that the Obama administration loosen export rules to allow the company sell more remotely piloted military aircraft. […]

  • Cyrela, Rio Olympic Construction Contractor, Accused Of Mistreating Workers
    Posted on August 5, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    Media attending the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are being housed in apartments constructed by workers "in conditions analogous to slavery" by Cyrela, the largest real estate company in Brazil. The local community has also complained that the construction has ruined the water supply and destroyed forested areas. […]

  • Broadspectrum 'Violating' Human Rights At Australian Offshore Detention Centers
    Posted on August 3, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    New reports accuse employees of Broadspectrum Limited, the company that has the operating contract to house asylum seekers to Australia in remote island detention centers, of providing appalling living conditions and neglecting the care of their charges. […]

  • Panama Papers Leak Reveals Safari Companies In Africa Use Tax Havens
    Posted on July 25, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    A number of safari companies in Africa used Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm, to evade taxes on income from foreign clients, according to data from t […]

  • Greece Raids UBS Executive's Home In Effort To Uncover Swiss Tax Evasion
    Posted on July 18, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    Greek tax investigators have raided the house of Christos Sclavounis, the former head of investment banking for UBS. The crackdown is part of an agreement that the country reached with international lenders in order to reduce tax evasion by Greek elites suspected of hiding their income in Switzerland. […]

  • Cairn Energy Demands India Pay $5.6 Billion Or Drop Back Tax Claim
    Posted on July 15, 2016 at 7:00 AM

    Cairn Energy, a Scottish oil exploration company, has demanded that India pay $5.6 billion in compensation for losses that the company claims it has sustained as a result of a tax bill. The company has taken its claim to an arbitration panel under the United Kingdom-India Investment Treaty. […]