Creekstone Farms Slaughtered by USDA

A slaughterhouse that wants to test all its cows for mad cow disease is running into trouble with the USDA.

The Dangerous Illusion of CAPPS II

Proposed Air Security Program Threatens Our Privacy and Safety, Not Terrorists

Corporate Tax Evasion via Offshore Subsidiaries: A Primer

Nearly two-thirds of companies operating in America reported owing no taxes from 1996 through 2000. Over 90 percent of large corporations — with at least $250 million in assets or $50 million in gross receipts — reported owing taxes of only under 5 percent.

Will Corporate Theft from Workers Be Taken As Seriously as Swindling Investors?

Experts on compensation say that the illegal doctoring of hourly employees’ time records is far more prevalent than most Americans believe. The practice, commonly called shaving time, is easily done and hard to detect – a simple matter of computer keystrokes – and has spurred a growing number of lawsuits and settlements against a wide range of businesses.

Democracy Run Amok? An Excess of Ballot Initiatives Plagues California

An unusually large number of ballot initiatives have substantial backing from groups like the state Chamber of Commerce, statewide organizations of California cities and counties, individual state legislators and activist organizations. They are paying millions to get the signatures needed to make the November ballot. Many will succeed. This may be good for their causes, but it’s bad for California.

Wal-Mart Loses a Battle, But Why Was It Allowed to Fight?

Wal-Mart Inc. executives aren’t used to losing, but the world’s largest corporation took a beating from citizens in the Los Angeles suburb of Inglewood.

USDA and Beef Industry Giants Fight Small Producer Wanting to Ensure Safe Meat

Beef firm faces perplexing resistance to mad cow tests.