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The history of the Mohawks of Akwesasne and the events and conditions that led up to the violence of 1989.
Banks Are "Where the Money Is" In The Drug War : Big Lenders Face Few Hard Consequences for Violating Anti-Money Laundering Laws
Man of the largest banks in the world have been accused of failing to comply with anti-money laundering laws — thereby enabling, collectively, hundreds of billions of dollars worth of suspicious trans...
Beyond Panama: Unlocking the world's secrecy jurisdictions
The 21 jurisdictions covered by the Panama Papers data vary from the rolling hills of Wyoming to tropical getaways like the British Virgin Islands. But all have at least one thing in common - secrecy ...
Biggest criminals write laws that make their crimes legal
Giannina Segnini discusses her bribery investigations that helped put two former presidents of Costa Rica in jail, and offers advice to aspiring investigative journalists.
The CIA's Greatest Hits
Brief case studies of the CIA's greatest 'triumphs'.
Corporate crime wave: New Internationalist July 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look into corporate crime, people who have been involved, and what happens to the money. Also discusses what can be done to stop corporate crime.
The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power
Makes the case that corporations function as a psychopathic entity. A companion to Mark Achbar's 2003 documentary of the same name.
Drug War Winners and Losers
A review of Dawn Paley's book "Drug War Capitalism."
Economic Power Struggle In The USSR: Soviet Workers Press For Self-Management
The Fix Is In: Washington's Planned Social Contract Destruction
New audit figures show that Bernanke's Fed gave Wall Street and European banksters at least $16.1 trillion (called emergency loans) from December 1, 2007 - July 21, 2010, besides unknown amounts earli...
How Australian bank financed the heroin trade
Legal Lessons From the Green Scare: When the Constitution is No Obstacle to the FBI
Rosenfeld, Ben; Regan, Lauren
Green Scare prosecutors and their coordinators in Washington are willing to destroy individual lives to score political points, and to trample their own rules in the process.
Mexico at War: Against The Current vol. 137
La Botz, Dan
Mexico is at war. The drug war has become all the news this fall: Real war. Bloody war. With bombings, massacres and body counts.
Mexico's war on drugs is one big lie
Anabel Hernández, journalist and author, accuses the Mexican state of complicity with the cartels, and says the 'war on drugs' is a sham. She's had headless animals left at her door and her family hav...
The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America -- and Spawned a Global Crisis
Hudson, Michael W.
Hudson explains the rise and fall of the subprime mortgage business by chronicling the rise and fall of two corporate empires: Ameriquest and Lehman Brothers, who did more than any other institutions ...
Kagarlitsky, Boris; Simon, Rick
A conversation with Boris Kagarlitsky, a Russian social activist.
Narcoland: The Mexican Drug Lords And Their Godfathers
Hernández explains how Mexico became a base for the mega-cartels of Latin America and one of the most violent places on the planet. She reveals the mind-boggling depth of corruption in Mexico's govern...
The Police and Court System: Neoliberal America's Tax Collectors
The criminal justice system has increasingly become the preferred way to fund city governments in the modern neoliberal nightmare that is the United States. The police target the poor for petty infrac...
Profit by Fiat
Bichler, Shimshon; Nitzan, Johnathan
The current bond rigging scandal, in which banks colluded to rig bids on municipal bonds, was a scam that the banks learned from the mafia, who in turn learned it from the Rockfellers and tehri partne...
Swiss Leaks: Murky Cash Sheltered by Bank Secrecy
HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) offered services to clients who had been unfavourably named by the United Nations, in court documents and in the media as connected to arms trafficking, blood diamonds and b...
'They stole the beach' - the major mafia that almost nobody wants to talk about: The building boom in China and worldwide demand for consumer goods containing ilmenite has enriched criminals who specialise in stealing san
Increasing demand for sand has led to targeting of sandy beaches by organised crime. Community members who speak out or protest the destruction of beaches are often victims of intimidation, harrassmen...
Too Big to Jail: Not Too Big to Resist
US rich evade punishment while the poor are criminalized in the two-tier justice system.
Wall Street's Role in Narco-Trafficking: "Business is Booming"
Every major bank in the US has served as an active financial partner of the murderous drug cartels.
What Ford did to the Ramapough Mountain Indians: Ford, the feds, the mob: Making a wasteland
Barry, Jan; Layton, Mary Jo; Nussbaum, Alex; Troncone, Tom; Washburn, Lindy; Williams; Barbara
Ford repeatedly dumped in poor communities and failed to clean up its mess. Documents reveal that Ford executives knew as early as 34 years ago that its waste had contaminated a stream that feeds the ...
Who threatens us most -- peaceful campaigners or a private militia run by police chiefs?
The people challenging corporate power are often defamed as destructive anarchists. Yet they are seeking to defend the fabric of our lives from the anarchic destruction of market fundamentalism. The p...
Why Not Jail for Corporate Criminals?: When Regulation Fails to Restrain Corporate Villainy
It's time to focus on corporate criminal prosecution. Get rid of deferred and non prosecution agreements. Criminally charge corporations and their top executives.
Why Not Jail?: Industrial Catastrophes, Corporate Malfeasance, and Government Inaction
Analyzes five industrial catastrophes that have killed or sickened consumers and workers or caused irrevocable harm to the environment. Steinzor recommends innovative interpretations of existing laws ...
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
Black Hand (extortion)
Black Hand (Italian: Mano Nera) was a type of extortion racket. It was a method of extortion, not a criminal organization as such, though gangsters of Camorra and the Mafia practiced it. The roots of ...
Mexican crime reporter abducted and slain in Durango State
Sources News Release
Crime reporter Bladimir Antuna García was found murdered Monday night, according local news reports, after reportedly being abducted from a street in the Mexican city of Durango that morning.
New website to assist crime and corruption investigations
For journalists and civil society researchers seeking information to help expose organized crime and corruption across borders, there’s a new “Ghostbusters” to call on for assistance.The Investigative...
Organized Crime: Muscling in on the media
A total of 141 journalists were killed during the decade of the 2000s for daring to denounce the influence of criminal gangs and their parallel economy. Since the end of the Cold War, the media’s lead...
The Original Gangsters
Donald Trump is at home in the underworld. Tom Robbins writes that the de facto GOP nominee "has encountered a steady stream of mob-tainted offers that he apparently couldn't refuse" in his decades in...
WAZ-IFJ Prize for Courage in Journalism Goes to a Team of Hungarian Authors
Sources News Release
The WAZ Media Group and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) will present the team of Hungarian authors József Gelei (50) and László Murányi (54) the "WAZ-IFJ Prize for Courage in Journal...