Shows featuring Russell Mokhiber

  • Disasters in Gulf Coast, West Virginia Spur Calls for Criminal Prosecutions of Corporate Execs Deepwaterrig_web
    From the Gulf of Mexico to the Massey mine of West Virginia, scores of workers have died. We speak to Corporate Crime Reporter editor Russell Mokhiber, who says corporate executives should be held criminally accountable for the disasters under their watch. Mokhber is involved with a group of citizen activists who have just...
    May 26, 2010 | Story
  • Baucus’s Raucous Caucus: Doctors, Nurses and Activists Arrested Again for Protesting Exclusion of Single-Payer Advocates at Senate Hearing on Healthcare Dubnursewebok
    Advocates of single-payer universal healthcare — the system favored by most Americans — continue to protest their exclusion from discussions on healthcare reform. On Tuesday, five doctors, nurses and single-payer advocates were arrested at a Senate Finance Committee hearing, bringing the total number of arrests in less than a week to thirteen. We speak with two of those arrested:...
    May 13, 2009 | Story
  • Burn Your Health Insurance Bill Day: New Group Advocates Direct Action to Demand Single-Payer System Insurance_cardweb
    Russell Mokhiber, editor of Corporate Crime Reporter, has just formed a new group called "Single Payer Action" that is advocating direct action to demand a single-payer health insurance system in the United States. Today, he is burning his health insurance bill outside the national meeting of the American Health Insurance Plans in Washington, D.C. [includes rush transcript]
    March 11, 2009 | Story
  • Justice Department Increasingly Avoiding Corporate Prosecutions Justiceweb
    The Justice Department has put off prosecuting more than fifty companies suspected of wrongdoing over the last three years. The decline in prosecutions is seen as a deliberate and dramatic shift in policy. While the news reported in a front-page article in the New York Times surprised many, the Justice Department’s use of so called "deferred prosecution agreements" is nothing...
    April 10, 2008 | Story
  • Ramsey Clark On Haiti: "A Clear Demonstration of U.S. Regime Change By Armed Aggression" Clarkr
    We speak with former Attorney General Ramsey Clark Clark about the overthrow of the democratically-elected President Jean Bertrand Aristide. During the 1991 coup, Clark traveled to Haiti several times in an effort to restore him to power. [Includes transcript]
    March 02, 2004 | Story
  • Randall Robinson: Aristide Says 'Tell the World It Is a Coup'
    TransAfrica founder and close Aristide family friend Randall Robinson also received a call from the Haitian president early this morning and confirmed Rep. Maxine Waters account. Robinson said that Aristide "emphatically" denied that he had resigned. Click on this link to read a full transcript of the Democracy Now! interview with Randall Robinson.
    March 01, 2004 | Story
  • Multinational Monitor’s 10 Worst Corporations of 1998
    1998 saw the stock market rise to record levels. But according to Multinational Monitor magazine, 1998 was also a record year for corporate crime and abuse. According to corporate watchdogs, record corporate mergers and the continued consolidation of corporate power have led to an ongoing corporate crime spree, pollution, illness and an unrelenting attack on democracy. This, the groups say, is...
    January 27, 1999 | Story