General Motors: Homicidal Fugitive from Justice

By Ralph Nader Yes, it’s official. General Motors engaged in criminal wrongdoing for long knowing about the lethal defect in its ignition switch that took at least 174 lives and counting, plus serious injuries. At least 1.6 million GM cars…

Majority of Congress Failed to take Action on Corporate Accountability in 2014

News Release For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 28, 2015 Contact: Valentina Stackl, (202)466-5188×100,[email protected] Majority of Congress Failed to Take Action on Corporate Accountability in 2014 Trade Promotion Authority is Opportunity for Congress to Reverse this Trend WASHINGTON – The majority of…

Big Credit Suisse’s Sweetheart Deal

By Ralph Nader Attorney General Eric Holder’s sweetheart settlement with Switzerland’s second largest bank, corporate criminal Credit Suisse, sent the wrong message to other corporate barons. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) says it well: “Nor does the plea deal hold any…

After GM Disaster, Nader & Groups Call for Criminal Liability for Hiding Product Dangers

News Release For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (202) 387-8030 After GM Disaster, Nader & Groups Call for Criminal Liability for Hiding Product Dangers In an effort to prevent deadly product safety disasters – such…

Nader, Groups Ask USDOJ for Annual Report and Public Database on Corporate Crime

For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, April 2, 2014 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (202) 387-8030 Nader, Groups Ask USDOJ for Annual Report and Public Database on Corporate Crime Ralph Nader, Public Citizen and the Center for Corporate Policy sent a letter…

Spooky Business: A New Report on Corporate Espionage Against Non-profits

News Release For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (202) 387-8030 Spooky Business: A New Report on Corporate Espionage Against Non-profits Giant corporations are employing highly unethical or illegal tools of espionage against nonprofit…

Corporations and the Constitution

The U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights and subsequent Amendments do not explicitly mention corporations. Nevertheless, under U.S. law corporations have obtained substantial rights through key court decisions that have established particular legal doctrines and provided corporations some of the…

Corporate Concentration

Monopolies and Corporate Concentration: Antitrust and Congress: Check out our paper on corporate concentration. Related information: The American Antitrust Institute drafted a useful Agenda for Congress in 2007 and submitted testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrutst for a hearing in March, 2007. Justice…

Executive Compensation

New (02/04/09) CCP’s Reaction to Obama Administration’s New Executive Pay Policy REPORT on CEO Pay: “Selfish Interest: How the Business Roundtable CEOs Stand to Lose From Real Reform of CEO Pay” Check out these relatedFACT SHEETs: What Congress Can Do About Executive…