Conflict of Interest

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Abandoning the Public Interest
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2000
The neo-liberal drive to cut red tape is costing lives. Exposing the hidden costs of deregulation and privatization.
How do you stop a pipeline when one family owns both the oil and the media?
Astephen,Lynaya
Article
2015
Pipeline opponent’s op-ed rejected by Irving-owned newspaper in New Brunswick.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 30, 2016: Conflict of interest
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
This issue of Other Voices shines a light on the murky world of conflict of interest, the hidden reality that often underlies appearances of neutrality, objectivity, and due process. Conflicts of inte...
Private Profits vs Public Policy: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
Lexchin, Joel
Book
2016
According to Joel Lexchin, "Given the central role that medicines play in keeping us healthy, it is essential that we understand the policy environment that governs drug development, from the initial ...
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
The Real Pushers: A Critical Analysis of the Canadian Drug Industry
Lexchin, Joel
Book
1984
A comprehensive analysis of the pharmaceutical drug industry in Canada.
TPP Trade Pact Would Give Wall Street a Trump Card to Block Regulations
Dayen, David
Article
2015
Banks and other financial institutions would be able to use provisions in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership to block new regulations that cut into their profits, according to the text of the trad...
Up Against City Hall
Sewell, John
Book
1972
John Sewell describes his early life and explains how he accidentally got involved in politics. He tells of his experiences in Trefann Court, and how this opened his eyes to the realities of civic pol...

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Conflict of Interest and the Israel Lobby: a Junket for State Senators
Hager, L. Michael
2016
Last December, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC), a pro-Israel lobbying organization, provided an expense-paid, ten-day trip to Israel for ten Massachusetts senators (inc...
Journalism: Truth or Dare?
Hargreaves, Ian
2003
Ian Hargreaves discusses the history, development, future and ethics of journalism and describes journalists' relationship with the public. He focuses on the increase in journalism's influence and the...
MoD staff and thousands of military officers join arms firms
Guardian research in the aftermath of the 'jobs for generals' scandal shows extent of links between MoD and private sector
Hopkins, Nick; Evans, Rob; Norton-Taylor, Richard
2012
Conflicts of interests are brought to light as senior military personnel depart the military and transition into the private sector side of the military industrial complex.
Pharmageddon
Healy, David
2012
David Healy's comprehensive argument against the pharmaceuticalization of medicine is an indictment of problems in health care that are leading to a growing number of deaths and disabilities.
The Revolving Door at Human Rights Watch
An Open Letter to Kenneth Roth
Maguire, Mairead; EsquivalS, Adolfo Perez; Falk, Richard; Sponeck, Hans; Bhatt, Keane
2014