Corporate Power

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Overriding the will of the Hawaiian people, who for years have endured immense pesticide exposure from the outsized presence of Big Ag on the islands, a federal court judge on Tuesday ruled that Monsanto may continue operating in Maui County despite a voter-approved ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). U.S. District Court Chief Judge...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Remember that recent blog post you read about the popularity of genetically...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
As Congressional Democrats on Wednesday took a sharp U-turn from their previous...

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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...