Corporate Power

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Ongoing protests in British Columbia to stop a tar sands pipeline project by fossil fuel giant Kinder Morgan escalated on Thursday night after 26 protesters were violently arrested. Those arrested also included protesters who refused to comply with an injunction issued earlier in the week ordering them to move from their encampment on the mountain...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
PAC-3 missiles produced by Lockheed Martin. (Photo: Lockheed Martin)
As one of the largest arms manufacturers in the world, Lockheed Martin has made...
Common Dreams staff
Appearing on Monday night's Colbert Report on Comedy Central, Sen. Bernie...

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The revelation of General Motors' deadly, decade-long malfeasance on design defects - resulting in at least 13 deaths, a recall of up to 11 million cars and a record $35 million fine from the feds - was bad enough. Now comes a newly released 2008 GM training document listing words to be avoided by engineers investigating the hazards so that they don't, you know, give the company a bad name. Banned terms range from "safety" and "problem" to "gruesome," "Kevorkianesque," "widow-maker," "rolling...