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Corporations are manufacturing uncertainty about scientific findings. Now scientists are fighting back.

Science is under attack. With corporations manufacturing uncertainty to undermine studies that hurt their bottom lines and the sequester cutting billions in funding for scientific research, you’d think the American science community would be hunkered down in their labs avoiding outside interference…   [close-up of schoolgirl succesful looking in the…

Sen. Leahy: Supreme Court thinks corporations can be president

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) said Thursday that corporations could be elected president according to the rationale of the Supreme Court’s 2010 ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. “I remain troubled today that the Supreme Court extended to corporations the same First Amendment rights in the political process that…

Nigerians too poor to sue over corporate abuse: jurists

GENEVA — Victims of environmental disasters or other abuses inflicted by corporations in Nigeria are being denied justice as they are too poor or do not know how to seek legal recourse, jurists said Wednesday. “Poor rural victims of corporate human rights abuse are usually unaware of their legal rights…

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