Corporations

Posted by Jessica Mason on July 22, 2014

Since 2011, a fight has been raging over a proposed open pit iron mine in northern Wisconsin.

Posted by Lisa Graves on July 09, 2014

Proof that Charles was a member of the John Birch Society.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on July 09, 2014

On July 18, thousands of activists will gather to reclaim the Motor City--and democracy.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 07, 2014

One of the many outrageous aspects of the U.S. Supreme Court's McCutcheon v. FEC decision is how blatantly it served the interests of the very wealthiest.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on June 30, 2014

President Bush's appointee, Justice Samuel Alito, declares that corporations have a right to discriminate based on religious beliefs.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on June 18, 2014

For Chris Kobayashi and her husband, Dimi Rivera, it all started with Japanese cucumbers. "In 1997 we said, 'OK, let's grow Japanese cucumbers, but let's grow it organically,'" Kobayashi tells me as we walk around her farm in Hanalei Bay on Kaua'i's North Shore. "You know, because they are crispy, crunchy, and yummy and you can eat the skin and everything."

Posted by PR Watch Admin on June 17, 2014

Given its fragile and unusually rich ecology, the Hawaiian island of Kaua'i seems ill-suited as a site for agricultural experiments that use heavy amounts of toxic chemicals. But four transnational corporations -- Syngenta, BASF Plant Science, DuPont Pioneer, and Dow AgroSciences -- have been doing just those kinds of experiments here for about two decades, extensively spraying pesticides on their GMO test fields. As a result, the landscape on the southwest corner of the island has become one of the most toxic chemical environments in all of American agriculture.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on June 11, 2014

Hawai'i has become "ground zero" in the controversy over genetically modified (GMO) crops and pesticides. The out-of-state pesticide and GMO firms Syngenta, Monsanto, DuPont Pioneer, Dow Chemical, BASF, and Bayer CropScience have brought substantial sums of corporate cash into the state's relatively small political arena.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on June 06, 2014

Is Walmart's promise to sell cheap organic products a sign of progress or the end of organic?

Posted by Brendan Fischer on May 01, 2014

Marriot Downtown Kansas CityBy Brendan Fischer and Mary Bottari

"Legislators hold the cards" at ALEC, spokesman Bill Meierling told Kansas Public Radio on Wednesday.

Yet at ALEC's Spring Task Force Summit this week in Kansas City, it is clear that corporations are still the ones calling the shots.

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Bill Moyers presents "United States of ALEC," a report on the most influential corporate-funded political force most of America has never heard of -- ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council.