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'Welcome to the Chamber of Climate Chaos': Activists Target Powerful Lobbying Group

Campaigners asked U.S. Chamber of Commerce members, "Do you want to go down in history as contributing to a climate catastrophe that will endanger the lives of millions of people around the world?"

Jessica Corbett ·


Corporate Greed the 'Real Culprit Behind Rising Prices,' Researchers Say

"The more sway mega-corporations have over our economy, the more power they have to gouge customers, squeeze Main Street, and exploit workers."

Kenny Stancil ·


'Profiteers of Armageddon': Report Reveals Who Benefits From US 'Nuclear Modernization' Plan

While taking aim at special interest lobbying and corporate profits that impede "sensible" policy, the author argues the "only way to be truly safe from nuclear weapons is to eliminate them altogether."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Waive the Patents': Moderna Still Refuses to Share Covid-19 Vaccine Recipe

One expert says the company—which has gotten billions of dollars from the U.S. government—is "behaving as if they have absolutely no responsibility beyond maximizing the return on investment."

Jessica Corbett ·


The Preventable Horrors of the Pandemic and the Short Case for Open Research

We should be looking to share technology as widely as possible, not locking it up behind patent monopolies and other protections.

Dean Baker ·


Corporate-Backed Police Foundations Pose 'Threat to Democracy and Black Lives': Report

"We cannot let corporations talk about 'Black lives' on their Twitter feeds while also funding police violence on our streets."

Brett Wilkins ·


Formosa Case Study Spotlights Plastics Industry's 'Staggering' Global Devastation

"We may never be able to fully measure the magnitude and scale of the harm done by Formosa around the world—both in terms of the damage it has wrought to the environment as well as basic human rights."

Kenny Stancil ·


Big Oil Lobby Spending Millions to Gut Key Build Back Better Climate Provisions: Report

"Make no mistake: If the Build Back Better bill wasn't a once-in-a-generation opportunity to invest in climate action, the fossil fuel industry wouldn't be pouring out millions of dollars trying to stop it."

Brett Wilkins ·


Report Reveals How AT&T Bankrolls Far-Right Disinformation Outlet One America News

"Turns out AT&T virtually created OAN and provides it with nearly all its revenue."

Jessica Corbett ·


In Scathing Senate Testimony, Whistleblower Warns Facebook a Threat to Children and Democracy

Frances Haugen said the company's leaders know how to make their platforms safer, "but won't make the necessary changes because they have put their astronomical profits before people."

Brett Wilkins ·

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