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The New Snoops: Terrorism Liaison Officers, Some from Private Sector – The Progressive 7/2/08

25 Most Vicious Iraq War Profteers – Kenny’s Sideshow 7/24/08

Five Stealth Pentagon Contractors Reaping Billions of Tax Dollars – Information Clearinghouse – 6/26/08

 

The Lede: Taser Suffers Rare Loss in Court – NYTimes 6/10/08

 

Biotech giants demand a high price for saving the planet – Independent, UK 6/8/08

 

Paxil Babies: The Dangers of Antidepressants  – Alternet 6/6/08

 

Wal-Mart says it is ‘exploring opportunities in Russia’ – USA Today 6/6/08

 

Will the Toxic Sludge Industry Be Held Accountable for Human Health Risks?  – Alternet 6/1/08

 

Boeing, Dow Chemical fined 926 million over nuclear pollution – AFP via Raw Story 6/3/08

 

Small Town Overthrows Corporate Giant for Control of Water – Alternet 6/5/08

 

Old McDonald had a pharm – Salon 6/11/08

 

Sweeting Corn Syrup’s Public Image – Center for Media and Democracy 6/23/08

 

 

 

How a Shady Citigroup Subsidiary Secretly Makes Billions in the Oil Market – Alternet 6/23/08

 

Morgan Stanley warns of ‘catastrophic event’ – Telegraph, UK 6/17/08

 

Four homebuilders to pay $4.3M to settle pollution case – USA Today 6/11/08

EXCERPT:  Four of the nation’s largest homebuilders have agreed to pay $4.3 million in fines for failing to control runoff at construction sites in 34 states and the District of Columbia.  Centex agreed to pay $1.49 million, KB Home $1.19 million, Pulte Homes $877,000, and MDC Holdings’ Richmond American Homes $795,000, the government said in a statement…In February, the agency fined Home Depot Inc. $1.3 million to resolve alleged violations at 30 construction sites for its big box stores in 28 states. But the largest settlement to date was with Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which in May 2004 agreed to pay $3.1 million for violations at construction sites across the country.”

 

Don’t Believe the Hype: Blackwater is Here to Stay – Alternet 7/23/08

Blackwater to get out of private security business Houston Chronicle 7/21/08 

Blackwater’s Private CIA – Alternet 6/9/08

 

Blackwater’s Private Spies – Jeremy Scahill in The Nation 6/5/08

 

Blackwater opens San Diego training center (AP) – Yahoo 6/6/08

Hanover Finance freezes $554 million – Implode-Explode 7/23/08

“New Zealand’s third largest financial services group with assets of over $1 billion, Hanover Finance Ltd, today suspended repayment of its deposits.”

 

An ‘encyclopedia of corporate abuse’ – Raw Story 7/17/08

 

Names named in FEMA trailer probe – Raw Story 7/10/08

 

Whistleblower says Pentagon putting KBR over soldiers – Houston Chronicle 7/9/08

 

Those Who Dared: 30 Officials Who Stood Up For Our Country – CREW/Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington 7/16/08

 

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