Jessica Mason is a Center for Media and Democracy research intern. She is completing her Ph.D. in cultural anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Saturday, April 30, 2016
U.S. Chamber Works Behind the Scenes to Gut Whistleblower Protections
Efforts to gut the federal False Claims Act backed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce got a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday. The federal push builds on previous back-door Chamber efforts through the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to discourage states from pursuing fraud claims. The...
Monday, February 29, 2016
DuPont Rakes in Federal Dollars Despite History of Hazards
Four workers were tragically killed when an insecticide leaked into a building at DuPont's LaPorte, Texas plant in November 2014. After two workers were overcome by toxic fumes, another responded to a distress call and was overwhelmed. His brother, too, died attempting to aid the fallen. Three...