Staff / TruthdigFeb 19, 2006
On the heels of Exxon Mobil's record-setting $10-billion quarterly profit, the "federal government is on the verge of one of the biggest giveaways of oil and gas in American history, worth an estimated $7 billion over five years."
It's nice being an oil baron when two oilmen head the government. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 17, 2006
Wal-Mart's CEO suggests that a store manager is disloyal, and should consider quitting, after the manager laments the lack of health benefits at the mega-chain. This happened on a confidential, internal website that the N.Y. Times sussed out.
Earlier: Sales are brisk and accusations fly as Robert Greenwald's Wal-Mart documentary racks up 110,000 DVD sales. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Heather Sarantis / TruthdigFeb 4, 2006
With manufacturers like DuPont pouring millions into campaign coffers, it is any wonder that consumer health often finishes second to corporate profits? Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 30, 2006
The scoundrels at Enron might finally get their due with the start of the much-anticipated fraud trial in Houston. Check out some of the columns Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer has written over the course of the scandal. Dig deeper ( 25 Min. Read )
Robert Scheer / TruthdigJan 25, 2006
In case someone in the Justice Department is reading this, let me hasten to explain why I just clicked on the Victoria's Secret online catalog photo featuring a certain "Very Sexy Lace & Mesh Garter Belt." AOL made me do it. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 23, 2006
The contracting behemoth exposed troops and civilians at a U.S. military base in Iraq to contaminated water last year. | storyAnd in a move of galling chutzpah that would make Dick Cheney proud, Halliburton denied the allegations, even though they were made by its own employees and documented in e-mails. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 20, 2006
You've heard that having a child sets you back seven years in the workplace? Well, according to a new study, a woman's wages never fully recover--even after the child leaves home. | story Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 17, 2006
Chris Rock on the true meaning of minimum wage: "If we could pay you less, we would." Check out this NYT Magazine piece on the struggle just to get by. | story Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 6, 2006
The Bush administration boasts addition of jobs in an effort to extend and expand tax cuts. However, Bush's policies played only a small role. more Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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