Chris Hedges / Truthdig and Mr. FishSep 9, 2019
A Business Roundtable statement about the purpose of corporations shows that ruling elites fear their crimes are coming back to haunt them. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
The Associated PressMar 1, 2018
The Dow Jones industrial average falls 420 points, or 1.7 percent, to 24,608, on worries that the president's planned tariffs will lead to retaliation from other countries. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
John Kiriakou / TruthdigMay 18, 2016
As architects consider a ban on designing death chambers and a major pharmaceutical company stops selling drugs for use in executions, Washington sits on its hands when it comes to reform. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Robert Reich / TruthdigDec 7, 2015
If Pfizer or other American corporations want to leave the country to avoid U.S. taxes, that’s their business. But they should no longer get any of the benefits of American citizenship -- because they’ve stopped paying for them. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigNov 25, 2015
The American drug giant has merged with the Dublin-based Allergan not “because some wizard potion has been discovered in the hills of Connemara” but “to dodge tax.” Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 4, 2014
As transparency increases and blockbuster drugs lose patent protection, drug companies have dramatically scaled back payments to doctors for promotional talks. This fall, all drug and medical device companies will be required to report payments to doctors. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
By Justin Elliott, ProPublicaFeb 17, 2013
Like the nonprofit groups that poured money into last year’s elections, the decade-old State Government Leadership Foundation has been able to keep the identities of its funders secret. Until now. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 2, 2012
The pharmaceutical manufacturer says the million packets of mis-packaged birth control pills it is recalling won't harm women's health, but it acknowledges that they could fail to prevent users from becoming pregnant. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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