Tag Archives: corporate America

Data Points To Corporate Influence

Is the Ohio federal court’s recent release of Drug Enforcement Agency data about manufacture and distribution of oxycodone and hydrocodone pills significant? Maybe. I found last week’s Washington Post presentation of scrubbed data engaging for the ten minutes or so … Continue reading

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Corporate Anti-Science Tactics Similar To Political Propaganda

Some corporations manipulate science to hide the truth about faulty or dangerous products.  No different than political propaganda, they rely on the similar tactics. The Union of Concerned Scientists has identified these tactics and given them a name, the “Disinformation … Continue reading

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Oscar Mayer's Long Road

DAVENPORT — The Kraft Foods Oscar Mayer plant on Second Street will be razed as its new owner, Kraft Heinz, plans to move operations and layoff much of the workforce at the long-time meat packing plant. Wednesday’s announcement, that Kraft … Continue reading

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What Happened To The Middle Class?

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