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Vermont Nuclear Whistleblower Vindicated by NRC

, February 23, 2010

Over the weekend, an anonymous whistleblower told a member of the Vermont Public Oversight Panel that a recent leak of radioactive chemicals from a nuclear power plant in that state is not the first it has experienced.

Anyone Can Whistle

, February 19, 2010

This post was written by GAP President Louis Clark for in advance of a GAP event on February 17, 2010. GAP, along with Participant Media, Warner Bros.

Obama’s Push For Nuclear Energy Presents Several Problems

, February 17, 2010

President Obama announced an $8.33 billion federal loan for construction of a nuclear reactor in Georgia yesterday.

Concerns Over New Calls for Nuclear Power

, February 01, 2010

President Obama and his administration are trying to win over Republicans and moderate Democrats on climate and energy legislation by signaling his support for nuclear energy plant production. However, the support for nuclear reactors has angered many liberals and environmentalists, who do not believe nuclear energy, in its current form, is safe.

Jorge Vila v. Inter-American Investment Corporation

Bea Edwards, January 27, 2010

On January 7th, 2010, the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), the private sector lending arm of the IDB, decided not to appeal the decision of the US District Court of Appeals obliging the multinational development bank to waive its immunity. The IIC/IDB has been sued by Jorge Vila, an independent banking consultant in emerging markets, for unjust enrichment. Vila bases his lawsuit on his claim that the IIC solicited his services as a financial expert, accepted them and benefited from them, but subsequently refused to pay for them.

Two New Investigations Into AIG/Geithner

, January 26, 2010

In response to documents obtained because of a House Oversight and Government Reform committee investigation into the New York Federal Reserve’s handling of bailout money for AIG, Neil Barofsky, special investigator general overseeing the Troubled Assets Relief Program, has opened two new investigations into the shady deals, and will likely discuss their nature dur

New Food Safety Czar at FDA Has A Lot of Work To Do

, January 14, 2010

Last week, a former lawyer for both the agribusiness industry and the FDA, Michael Taylor, was named deputy commissioner for foods for the FDA.

GAP Hosts Discussion About Racial Issues at the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank

Shelley Walden, January 13, 2010

Today, January 12, from 6-8 p.m. GAP will host a round-table conversation at the Cullen Room at the new Busboys and Poets (5th & K location) concerning recent evidence from whistleblowers showing that racial discrimination remains a challenge at the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Investigating Project Corruption No Longer Priority for UN

, January 13, 2010

A new report has found that the United Nations (UN) has stopped investigating casesinvolving the possible theft or misuse of millions of dollars and scaled back on self-policing over the past year.

GAP Hosts Successful Discussion About Racial Issues at the World Bank and IDB

, January 13, 2010

Last night GAP hosted a discussion at Busboys and Poets about racial issues at the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). There was a full house, with standing room only and more than 70 people in attendance, including representatives and employees from the IDB, World Bank (as observers), civil society and the U.S. government.