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US lags behind EU in regulating lethal solvent

Nick Fetty | September 30, 2015

A recent investigative story by the Center for Public Integrity analyzes a lethal solvent found in various industrial products and how the United States has been slow to take regulatory measures to ban the chemical. 258 more words


Carolina Rising Sun

A recent sliver of sunlight reveals slightly more about the dark money group Carolina Rising than previously known. The 501(c)4 organization led by Dallas Woodhouse… 223 more words


U.S. Internet users pay more and have fewer choices than Europeans

U.S. Internet users pay more and have fewer choices than Europeans
Source: Center for Public Integrity

More than a quarter of Americans cannot go online at home to check their children’s grades at school, apply for jobs, pay bills or research health issues.

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Business And Economics

Warren Buffett's mobile home empire preys on the poor

Warren Buffett’s mobile home empire preys on the poor
Source: Center for Public Integrity

Buffett’s mobile home empire promises low-income Americans the dream of homeownership. But Clayton relies on predatory sales practices, exorbitant fees, and interest rates that can exceed 15 percent, trapping many buyers in loans they can’t afford and in homes that are almost impossible to sell or refinance, an investigation by The Center for Public Integrity and The Seattle Times has found.

Business And Economics

At Rolling Stone, doubt preceded publication

Sabrina Rubin Erdely, the journalist at the heart of the Rolling Stone rape-story scandal, harbored doubts about “Jackie,” her principal source, all along — or, at the very least, had come to doubt her by the time the story was published. 1,044 more words


Fight the Power: Money erases votes in elections

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When U.S. Supreme Court decisions are such monumental travesties of justice, they merit milestones in their existence: It’s been five years since the Court effectively turned over democracy to monied special interests in the Citizens United vs. 261 more words

Fight The Power