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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

WikiLeaks: Drug Company Hijinks

A U.S. diplomatic cable says Pfizer hired investigators to dig up damaging evidence against Nigeria’s former attorney general to pressure him into dropping a lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company.

The document published by the Guardian today quotes a Pfizer official in 2009 as saying the company was seeking to uncover corruption links to Attorney General Michael Aondoakaa and was passing the information to local media.… Continue Reading

The Nobel Prize For Graft

Today the imprisoned Chinese dissident Lu Xiaobo will receive, in absentia, the Nobel Peace Prize. Predictably, China is boycotting.

Less predictably, and more noteworthy, is this: of the 65 countries invited to the ceremony (all countries with embassies in Norway), an astonishing 18 will side with China.… Continue Reading