Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigOct 24, 2015
A private energy corporation based in Argentina is eyeing Manú National Park in Peru’s Amazon, where the biodiversity “exceeds that of any other place on earth.” Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigApr 24, 2015
An agreement that would free companies engaged in international trade from rules intended to protect labor, environmental and other interests cleared a key committee in the U.S. Congress. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigApr 11, 2015
Increasingly, the task of overseeing the National Security Agency is going to former lobbyists for NSA contractors and other intelligence community insiders. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigFeb 5, 2015
For a while there, Tom Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission chairman and former cable and wireless lobbyist, looked as if he was going to bow to his old paymasters on net neutrality. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigSep 13, 2014
Though Humulin has been on the market for many years for a relatively cheap price, a single monthlong dose of the insulin variety manufactured by Eli Lilly costs $1,200 today -- more than five times the amount in 2007. Why? Because the company can charge that much, Eli Lilly's insulin marketing director said. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Amy Goodman / TruthdigSep 4, 2014
Next Wednesday, Sept. 10, if your favorite website seems to load slowly, take a closer look: You might be experiencing the Battle for the Net's "Internet Slowdown," a global day of grass-roots action. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Michael HudsonApr 14, 2014
Race to the bottom: A term for dog-eat-dog competition by which countries compete by cutting wage levels so as to produce in the cheapest market, not by raising wages and labor productivity. Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
By Kieran Cooke, Climate News NetworkJan 27, 2014
Measures would require the country’s biggest polluters to report air emissions and wastewater discharges on a more or less continuous basis -- and make the information available to the public. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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