If You Thought Corporate Personhood Was Bad, Wait Until You See Corporate Nationhood in the New Trade Treaty

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By Scott Klinger, Director of Revenue and Spending Policies, Center for Effective Government The government of El Salvador was so concerned that its water was so fouled by mining companies that it passed a moratorium on new mines in 2008. Oceana Gold, an Australian corporation, didn’t like the...
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150 Workers Will Die Today

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By Mike Hall, AFL-CIO Despite significant advancements in workplace health and safety in the 44 years since the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) become law, today and every day 150 people will be killed on the job or die from job-related illnesses and diseases. That and other...
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Senate Committee Fails to Fix Flawed Chemical Bill

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By Katie Weatherford, Regulatory Policy Analyst, Center for Effective Government On April 28, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works reviewed proposed legislation from Sens. David Vitter (R-LA) and Tom Udall (D-NM) to revise the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), our...
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