Public Citizen Foundation

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    Sauk Rapids satirist Dan McCall defeats the NSA

    Shortly after the first Edward Snowden leaks hit the news cycle last summer and began to expose the extent of the National Security Agency's surveillance activities, Sauk Rapids t-shirt artist Dan McCall came up with what promised to be two hot designs.SEE ALSO: Homeland Security mass-shooting train ... More >>

  • News

    February 5, 2014

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce: The baddest bully in Washington

    How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America

  • News

    July 4, 2012

    America's Petro-Terrorists

    Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time

  • News

    May 25, 2011

    Levaquin causes tendon rupture

    Was it too lucrative for its makers to warn patients?

  • News

    March 16, 2011

    Jeff Larson used RNC piggy bank to pay friends

    Did use of charitable donations violate federal election law?

  • News

    March 25, 2009

    The T. Boone Pickens alt-energy show rolls across America

    Pickens Plan focuses on using more wind power and natural gas

  • Feature

    May 14, 2008

    Minnesota ranks second-lowest in the nation for total disciplinary actions against doctors

    Senior advisor to WHO’s patient safety program: Frivolous lawsuits have created a high level of fear of litigation within the medical community

  • News

    May 10, 2006

    The Heart of the Matter

    If there were a problem with a life-saving medical device implanted in your heart, someone would tell you, right? Tom Hatch thought so. He was wrong.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2005
  • News

    October 16, 2002

    Paxil is Forever

    doctor please, some more of these

  • Books

    May 29, 2002

    Burns Loves Quimby

    Why is the nuclear-power industry courting Norm Coleman?

  • Feature

    January 21, 1998

    Welfare Cheats

    Vermont Rep. Bernie Sanders nailed it the other day when he said: "The major banks have made huge sums of money in Asia, and now their loans are turning sour. Well, that's what free enterprise is about--sometimes you win, and sometimes you lose."

  • News

    July 23, 1997

    Drug Pushing

    Usually known as a consumer advocate, Sen. Paul Wellstone is backing a bill that would lower standards and ease safety measures on manufacturers of drugs and medical devices.

  • Feature

    June 25, 1997

    Cleaning House

    The Kerry-Wellstone Clean Money bill introduced last week is infinitely preferable to the better-known--and largely fraudulent--McCain-Feingold proposal. Which explains why we're hearing so little about it.

  • Feature

    November 29, 1995


    The Giant Sucking Sound Revisited