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Avoiding Auto Repair Scams

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 09.03.2014 | Money
Gini Graham Scott

Many people like me know little or nothing about their cars and don't understand what is being done to them, so they can easily be persuaded to get repairs they don't need or be subjected to other scams.

World Bank Reports on Actions Against Corrupt Corporations

Frank Vogl | Posted 10.12.2014 | Business
Frank Vogl

A radical transformation has taken place at the World Bank when it comes to going after crooked firms. Two decades ago, the Bank refused to acknowledge the corruption issue. Now, this has changed.

48 Hours From Rhino to Market: The Resiliency of Criminal Networks in Rhino Horn Trade

Natalie Lapides | Posted 10.12.2013 | College
Natalie Lapides

Poaching has the capacity to drive rhinos, as well as other species, to extinction. So what makes these poaching networks so resilient? What makes them stable, or able to bounce back when interfered with?

Robo-Signing Bank Settlement Is a Criminal Sell Out

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

The banks engaged in a years' long pattern of what can only be described as fraudulent if not criminal conduct that would put anyone else in prison for years if not decades, yet banks get to buy off the cops with some money to help just a few of the victims they created.

Obama's Shameful Dodge on 60 Minutes

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

As he has regularly done in the past with other media outlets, President Obama artfully dodged a straightforward question about lack of criminal prosecutions from Steve Kroft on 60 Minutes last night.

The Low-Down on Downers and the USDA

Gene Baur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gene Baur

Now is our chance to let the USDA know that we demand that action is taken to prevent downed animals from being abused and slaughtered for human food.

Andrew Wakefield's Vaccination and Autism Study: Allegations of Fraud With Financial Motivations

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

I don't know how many different ways the medical community can say this: Childhood vaccinations do not cause autism. As any competent researcher will tell you, the facts speak for themselves.

Sources: SEC Gearing Up For Insider-Trading Crackdown

Bloomberg | By Joshua Gallu and David Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Federal investigators are gearing up to file charges against a wider array of insider-trading networks, some linked to the criminal case against billi...

Dick Cheney's Cynical Bet

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

Nothing Dick Cheney does is by accident. This is a calculated plan to weave a narrative before another attack happens into the political blood stream, with the attempt of casting blame in advance.

Sam Stein

John Kerry: Uptick In Iraq Violence Was Expected, Could Get Worse

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A recent uptick in violence in Iraq was expected and could get worse as the country seeks to reconcile itself politically after years of bitter sectar...

Sam Stein

Axelrod: We Can't Afford To Get "Bogged Down" In Bush Investigation Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Remarks made by Obama senior adviser David Axelrod on Monday provide the clearest indication to date that the White House is not only uninterested in ...

The Case for Letting the Rats Slink Away

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Sweeney

I'm as bug-eyed angry about the Bush years as anyone. But drag the whole damned crew up on war crimes? The Machiavellian side of me calls that a bad idea.