Ex-boss of USDA Food Safety “retires,” then reappears working for meat production company. Coincidence? Or fat cat in the hen house?
The federal workforce is at the same size as it was in the days of John F. Kennedy, while the use of federal contractors has surged. That trend may only get worse with expected federal budget cuts.
Puerto Rico needs a “Marshall Plan” to recover from the double devastation of Hurricane Maria and the economic austerity imposed by Congress.
Excerpt from “All Honorable Men: The Story of the Men on Both Sides of the Atlantic Who Successfully Thwarted Plans to Dismantle the Nazi Cartel System.”
Workers marshaled all their forces to save their bottling plant, only to face the same corporate power that bedevils American employees.
Is US healthcare really the envy of the world? Statistics and the average American’s pocketbook tell a different story.
Highly paid pundits and “experts” warn against raising the minimum wage. They don’t know what they’re talking about.
Vertical farmers are bringing agriculture inside — and launching baby greens into outer space. But will political and marketplace realities bring vertical farming back down to earth?
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s foreign policy message wasn’t always consistent, but he was seen as an anti-interventionist compared to his opponent Hillary Clinton. Now in the White House, as with many presidents before him, that’s all going down the drain.
Barrett Brown was almost put away for over 100 years. His crime: publicizing documents that reveal the shadowy world of intelligence contracting in the post-9/11 era.
Voters in one key state will decide this November on a ballot initiative aiming to control the wild spikes in drug prices. Will consumer outrage at the ever-rising cost of medication translate into support for similar actions across the country? Or will Big Pharma and the politicians it funds nip this burgeoning movement in the bud?