This site deals only with the corporate corruption of science, and makes no inference about the motives or activities of individuals involved.
There are many reasons why individuals become embroiled in corporate corruption activities - from political zealotry to over-enthusiastic activism; from gullibility to greed.
Please read the OVERVIEW carefully, and make up your own mind.
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Some key documents
• Right wing anti union activist
1984–86: Trustee of the Philadelphia Society
1998 Mar 2: The Jesse Helms Center Foundation is trying to raise money from the Tobacco Institute via a "Salute". The letterhead has a good list of his backers, and the steering committee for the salute includes
- John Dodd is directing the effort,
- Steve Berry of Cellular Telecommunications
- George Dunlop, Century Communications (ex Helms Chief of Staff)
- Brad Edwards of US Tobacco
- Murray Jones of RJ Reynolds Tobacco
- Reed Larson of National Right to Work Foundation (anti-union)
- Darry Nirenburg of Patton Boggs
- Pat O'Donnell, of O'Connor & Hannan
- Steve Phillips, of Verner, Lipfert, Bernhardt, McPherson and Hand
- Scott Wilson, of the Tobacco Institute
2007 Apr: Death of Hugh Newton: After serving in the Army in the Korean War, where he saw the face of Communism close up and did not like it, he went to work as a reporter for a small newspaper in Virginia, and then became a corporate speechwriter.
But in 1964 — Goldwater's year — he decided, as he put it, that "I wanted to work for something I believed in." He joined Reed Larson's National Right to Work Committee as its public-relations man, and before long news of the battle against forced union membership was spreading everywhere.
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