Index of Information Sources

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION SOURCES

From April 2002 to February 2008, the Dirt Diggers Digest was distributed in e-mail form. An index of the hundreds of information sources featured in those issues can be found here. Each source contains a link to the issue of the Digest in which it appeared. A chronological archive of the pre-blog Digest can be found here.

INFORMATION SOURCES CITED IN THE DIRT DIGGERS DIGEST BLOG SINCE 2008

Here is a list of information sources that have been featured in the Dirt Diggers Digest since it began appearing in blog form:

Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit recipient list (March 4, 2010 post)

AFL-CIO Death on the Jobs report on workplace injuries (August 2, 2012 post)

AFL-CIO Job Tracker database on plant closings and offshoring (October 8, 2010 post)

Airline Data Project statistics on employee compensation (June 12, 2008 post)

ALEC Exposed website of the Center for Media and Democracy (July 14, 2011 post)

ALEC Watch website (July 14, 2011 post)

American Association for Justice’s ALEC: Ghostwriting the Law for Corporate America report (July 14, 2011 post)

American Rights at Work report on Verizon’s labor practices (August 11, 2011 post)

American Rights at Work Education Fund report on Deutsche Telekom labor practices (March 24, 2011 post)

Amnesty International’s Injustice Incorporated report on global corporations and human rights (March 13, 2014 post)

Anglo American’s Track Record: Rhetoric or Reality? report (August 1, 2008 post)

Apollo Alliance/Good Jobs First report on risks of offshoring of green jobs (March 4, 2010 post)

(Astro)Turf  Wars film on fake grassroot groups (October 14, 2010 post)

Bain Capital portfolio from Romney era at firm (January 12, 2012 post)

Big Business, Big Responsibilities book on corporate social responsibility (August 19, 2010 post)

Bloomberg Markets magazine article on corporations and the Amazon (August 13, 2009 post)

Bloomberg Markets magazine investigation of Koch Industries (May 30, 2013 post)

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship survey on social responsibility (March 1, 2008 post)

Business and Human Rights Resource Centre website (March 8, 2012 post and October 4, 2012 post)

Business Ethics Network BENNY Awards (October 29, 2009 post)

Business Week 1996 investigation: “The Mob on Wall Street” (April 29, 2010 post)

Campaign to Stop Killer Coke website (July 7, 2008 post)

Carbon Disclosure Project website (July 3, 2008 post and September 3, 2008 post)

Center for Media and Democracy Full Frontal Scrutiny website on corporate front groups (March 2, 2008 post)

Center for Political Accountability website (July 19, 2012 post)

Center for Responsive Politics Open Secrets database on campaign contributors (April 4, 2008 post and July 19, 2012 post)

Center for Responsive Politics Open Secrets database on corporate lobbying (November 6, 2009 post)

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities report on efforts by Amazon.com to avoid responsibility for collecting sales tax (June 30, 2011 post)

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities report on state corporate tax shelters (May 8, 2008 post)

Centers for Disease Control data on illnesses linked to tainted food (August 4, 2011 post)

CERES report on corporate governance and climate change (February 5, 2010 post)

Change.org (online corporate campaigning) (April 19. 2012 post)

China Labor Watch (May 16, 2013 post)

Citizens for Tax Justice 2008 report on petroleum industry tax breaks (May 21, 2010 post)

Citizens for Tax Justice 2010 report on petroleum industry tax breaks (July 22, 2010 post)

Citizens for Tax Justice 2011 report on profitable companies paying negative tax rates (June 2, 2011 post and August 11, 2011 post)

Citizens for Tax Justice Corporate Taxpayers and Corporate Tax Dodgers report (November 3, 2011 post and July 19, 2012 post)

Citizens for Tax Justice report on tax dodging by Apple (May 23, 2013 post)

Citizens for Tax Justice report on tax dodging by Boeing (November 14, 2013 post)

Citizens for Tax Justice report on Wal-Mart tax avoidance (September 23, 2010 post and October 25, 2012 post)

City of Boston PILOT Task Force website (March 1, 2012 post)

Coalition Against Bayer Dangers website (April 24, 2009 post)

Company Town book by Hardy Green on company towns in U.S.  (September 2, 2010 post)

Consumer Reports investigation on junk health insurance (November 6, 2013 post)

Corporate Accountability Working Group report on corporate violations of human rights (July 17, 2008 post)

Corporate Crime Reporter newsletter (May 30, 2008 post; August 22, 2013 post)

Corporate Crime Reporter study of deferred prosecution agreements (May 30, 2008 post)

Corporate Governance report on social responsibility claims by companies moving their headquarters offshore (April 7, 2011 post)

Corporate Rap Sheet dossiers by Dirt Diggers Digest and the Corporate Research Project (October 4, 2012 post; December 20, 2012 post; March 21, 2013 post; December 19, 2013 post)

Corporate Research Project guide to online corporate research (July 19, 2012 post)

Corporate Research Project  State of State Disclosure report (March 13, 2008 post)

Corporate Sunshine Working Group website (June 25, 2008 post)

CorpWatch 2002 report on corporations and the Johannesburg Earth Summit (June 21, 2012 post)

Crocodyl wiki of critical company profiles (June 4, 2008 post)

Croctail database of parent companies and subsidiaries (June 11, 2009 post)

Defenders of Wildlife and Natural Resources Defense Council’s Corporate America’s Trojan Horse in the States report on ALEC (July 14, 2011 post)

Democratic Staff of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce report on hidden taxpayer costs created by Wal-Mart (June 6, 2013 post; August 15, 2013 post; November 21, 2013 post)

Directory of state WARN Act rapid response centers (April 7, 2008 post)

Dirt Diggers Digest Enforcement page: links to federal regulatory agency data on violations, etc. (April 22, 2010 post)

EDGAR database of SEC filings (July 19, 2012 post)

EG Justice website on Equatorial Guinea (August 12, 2010 post)

Environmental Integrity Project report on EPA enforcement (December 19, 2008 post)

Environmental Protection Agency ECHO compliance database (July 19, 2012 post and April 18, 2013 post)

Environmental Protection Agency fugitives page (December 19, 2008 post)

Environmental Working Group database on farm subsidies (May 5, 2011 post)

Essential Information report called Sold Out on deregulation and the Wall Street crisis (March 5, 2009 post)

Ethical Corporation Institute report on greenhouse gas reporting (July 3, 2008 post)

Ethisphere list of “world’s most ethical corporations” (February 5, 2010 post; May 14, 2010 post; December 17, 2010 post)

Excluded Parties List System database of debarred federal contractors (July 22, 2010 post)

Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS) plan (November 13, 2009 post; February 26, 2010 post; August 12, 2010 post; December 12, 2013 post)

FedSpending database on federal procurement contracts and grants (June 5, 2008 post and July 19, 2012 post)

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission final report (January 27, 2011 post)

Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition (June 13, 2013 post)

Florida’s Economic Development Incentives Portal (March 14, 2013 post)

Forbes list of the “biggest CEO outrages of 2009″ (December 3, 2009 post)

Forbes 2010 list of the world’s billionaires (December 17, 2010 post); 2014 list (March 6, 2014 post)

Fortune 500 online archive (May 24, 2012 post)

Foundation Center 990 Finder database of filings by nonprofits (August 26, 2008 post)

Friends of the Earth et al., Green Scissors 2010 report on federal budget cuts to help the environment (July 22, 2010 post)

Friends of the Earth International report on corporate capture of Rio+20 (June 21, 2012 post)

Glassdoor database of company salary rates (June 12, 2008 post and July 15, 2010 post)

GlaxoSmithKline Corporate Integrity Agreement with U.S. government (July 18, 2013 post)

Global Exchange et al. alternative annual report on Chevron (October 1, 2010 post)

Global 100 list of “most sustainable corporations in the world” (February 5, 2010 post)

Good Jobs First and Iowa Policy Project report on ALEC called Selling Snake Oil to the States (December 13, 2012 post)

Good Jobs First compilation of disclosures on companies generating the most hidden taxpayer costs relating to their workers’ use of safety net programs (August 15, 2003 post)

Good Jobs First Megadeals report on largest subsidy awards ever given (June 20, 2013 post)

Good Jobs First report comparing state pension costs to subsidy costs (January 30, 2014 post)

Good Jobs First’s Money for Something report on performance standards in state economic development subsidy programs (December 14, 2011 post)

Good Jobs First’s Money-Back Guarantees for Taxpayers report on penalty provisions in state economic development subsidy programs (January 18, 2012 post)

Good Jobs First Partisan Piracy report on job-poaching efforts by Texas Gov. Rick Perry (September 19, 2013 post)

Good Jobs First’s Paying Taxes to the Boss report on economic development subsidies derived from worker withholding taxes (April 12, 2012 post)

Good Jobs First’s Show Us the Subsidized Jobs report on state subsidy transparency practices (January 30, 2014 post)

Good Jobs First’s Subsidizing the Corporate One Percent report on subsidies to big business (February 25, 2014 post)

Good Jobs First’s Wal-Mart Subsidy Watch database (September 23, 2010 post; October 25, 2012 post; June 6, 2013 post; June 20, 2013 post)

Good Jobs First report called High Road or Low Road on green jobs (February 3, 2009 post)

Good Jobs First report called Public-Private Power Grab on economic development privatization (January 12, 2011 post)

Good Jobs First report called Rolling Back Property Tax Payments on Wal-Mart’s efforts to reduce its property tax payments through assessment challenges (October 25, 2012 post).

Good Jobs First report called Skimming the Sales Tax (November 18, 2008 post)

Good Jobs First report on subsidies received by General Growth Properties (December 23, 2008 post)

Good Jobs First report on subsidies received by Nissan in Mississippi (June 6, 2013 post)

Good Jobs First report on subsidy transparency practices of localities (June 13, 2013 post)

Good Jobs First report on Wal-Mart tax avoidance (April 21, 2011 post)

Good Jobs First Subsidy Tracker database of economic development subsidy awards and Accountable USA state pages (December 10, 2010 post; May 26, 2011 post; October 20, 2011 post; January 12, 2012 post; March 14, 2012 post;  July 19, 2012 post; August 30, 2012 post; June 13, 2013 post)

Good Jobs New York’s Reconstruction Watch (November 1, 2012 post)

GoodGuide database of product ratings based on environmental and other social responsibility criteria (July 24, 2009 post)

Greenpeace investigations page (December 3, 2010 post)

Greenpeace legal complaint against Dow Chemical and others for spying; Spygate summary web page (December 3, 2010 post)

Greenpeace report on corporations and the Amazon (August 13, 2009 post)

Guidestar database of Form 990 filings by non-profits (August 26, 2008 post)

Human Rights Watch report on anti-union practices of European companies operating in the United States (September 9, 2010 post and March 24, 2011 post)

Human Rights Watch report on anti-union practices of Wal-Mart (October 12, 2012 post and June 27, 2013 post)

Illinois Open Book database of public contracts and campaign contributions (May 19, 2008 post)

Institute for Local Self-Reliance report on Wal-Mart greenwashing (June 7, 2012 post)

Institute for Policy Studies, A Pension Deficit Disorder (November 29, 2012 post)

Institute for Policy Studies, The CEO Campaign to “Fix” the Debt (November 29, 2012 post)

Institute for Policy Studies, Executive Excess 2011: The Massive CEO Rewards for Tax Dodging report (September 1, 2011 post and November 3, 2011 post)

Institute for Wisconsin’s Future, Boeing Cash Cow report on Boeing subsidy deals (September 16, 2010 post)

Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), Corporate Tax Dodging in the Fifty States report (December 8, 2011 post)

Institutional Investor list of top money managers (October 8, 2008 post)

Internal Revenue Service report on 2004 repatriation tax holiday (June 23, 2011 post)

Internal Revenue Service rules for executive compensation disclosure for non-profits (August 26, 2008 post)

International Rights Advocates list of Alien Tort Claims Act cases (March 8, 2012 post)

Investigative Reporters & Editors website (August 14, 2008 post)

Investor Environmental Health Network website (July 24, 2008 post and September 3, 2008 post)

Justia database of federal court cases (April 22, 2010 post and July 19, 2012 post)

KanView database on state procurement in Kansas (March 13, 2008 post)

Legistorm database of gifts received by members of the U.S. Congress and database of salaries received by their staffers (May 13, 2008 post)

Lehman Brothers bankruptcy examiner report (March 18, 2010 post)

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy report on PILOT agreements between local governments and non-profit organizations (March 1, 2012 post)

LittleSis collaborative database on connections among members of the corporate and government elite (January 16, 2009 post)

Making Change at Walmart (June 6, 2013 post)

Medical Innovation Prize Fund website (June 24, 2008 post)

Mississippi Alliance for Fairness at Nissan (June 6, 2013 post)

Mississippi Incentives Report posted by Bigger Pie Forum (March 14, 2013 post)

Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s EMMA (Electronic Municipal Market Access) database of tax-exempt bond prospectuses (April 2, 2008 post and July 30, 2008 post)

National Association of College and University Business Officers report on endowments (March 1, 2012 post)

National Association of Manufacturers disclosure filing listing member companies involved in developing lobbying strategies (May 2, 2008 post)

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) report on the 2004 repatriation tax holiday (June 23, 2011 post)

National Employment Law Project report on Wal-Mart outsourcing of warehouse work (June 7, 2012 post)

National Institute on Money in State Politics Follow the Money database of state campaign contributions (May 19, 2008 post; December 10, 2010 post; July 19, 2012 post)

National Labor Committee (now Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights) 1996 reports on Disney-affiliated sweatshops in Haiti (May 16, 2013 post)

National Labor Relations Board website database (July 19, 2012 post)

National Mortgage Settlement website (February 9, 2012 post)

New York Times United States of Subsidies database (December 6, 2012 post)

New Yorker article on Koch Brothers (August 27, 2010 post)

Newsweek list of “the greenest big companies in America” (September 25, 2009 post)

Oklahoma Open Books website (March 13, 2008 post)

Olympus Corporation summary report on accounting fraud (December 23, 2011 post)

Open Secrets database on the revolving door (June 3, 2008 post)

OSHA list of all-time largest penalties (April 18, 2013 post)

OUR Walmart (June 6, 2013 post)

PACER database of federal court dockets and documents (January 5, 2012 post and July 19, 2012 post)

PBS Frontline documentary called “The Untouchables” on the failure to prosecute financial crime (January 31, 2013 post)

Political Economy Research Institute’s Toxic 100 list of the worst corporate air polluters (March 5, 2008 post and April 15, 2008 post and May 30, 2013 post)

Portfolio magazine Toxic Ten worst corporate polluters (March 5, 2008 post)

Price Fixing Overcharges report by John M. Connor (September 29, 2011 post)

Project On Government Oversight’s Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (April 23, 2008 post; November 13, 2009 post; August 12, 2010 post; October 29, 2010 post; March 31, 2011 post; September 20, 2012 post; October 4, 2012 post; December 12, 2013 post)

ProPublica’s Eye on the Bailout webpage (April 17, 2009 post)

ProPublica’s tally of bailed out banks (October 31, 2008 post)

Publish What You Pay website on corporate payment transparency (August 12, 2010 post and August 23, 2012 post)

RAND Corporation report on postwar Iraq (July 2, 2008 post)

Recalls.gov database of product recalls (August 14, 2008 post)

Reclamations article by George Caffentzis on student loan debt (November 17, 2011 post)

Recovery.gov database of federal stimulus contracts and grants, including data on contractor executive compensation  (October 15, 2009 post;  October 22, 2009 post; November 6, 2009 post; November 13, 2009 post)

Revolving Door Working Group 2005 report (June 3, 2008 post)

Sakhalin Environment Watch website on oil & gas activity in Russia (September 4, 2008 post and August 18, 2011 post)

Securities and Exchange Commission archive of litigation releases (September 24, 2008 post)

Securities and Exchange Commission proposal on corporate board elections (September 3, 2009 post)

SEDAR database of Canadian public company filings (July 8, 2008 post)

Senate Office of Public Records lobbying disclosure database (November 6, 2009 post)

Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations report on tax dodging by Apple (May 23, 2013 post)

Service Employees International Union’s Bank of America campaign website (April 29, 2009 post)

Sierra Club report on Asarco’s poor environmental record (June 9, 2010 post)

Socrates social investing database (September 25, 2009 post)

SOMO report on the practices of garment buyers in Africa (May 26, 2011 post)

SourceWatch wiki on corporate public relations (March 2, 2008 post)

South Carolina Spending Transparency website (March 13, 2008 post)

Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction website (July 2, 2008 post)

Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) quarterly report (April 22, 2009 post)

Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) report on enforcement of executive pay rules at bailed-out companies (January 26, 2012 post)

Stanford University report on corporate governance rating services (June 26, 2008 post)

States for a Transparent and Accountable Recovery’s Accountable Recovery website (October 14, 2010 post)

Stinktanks website on conservative state policy organizations (December 5, 2013 post)

Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misconduct (SACOM) (May 16, 2013 post)

Subsidy Tracker database of economic development subsidy awards (December 10, 2010 post; December 6, 2012 post; November 21, 2013 post; January 30, 2014 post; February 25, 2014 post; March 6, 2014 post)

Sugar Law Center on Economic and Social Justice (work on WARN Act) (April 7, 2008 post)

Sum of Us (online corporate campaigning) (April 19, 2012 post)

Sunlight Foundation’s Fortune 535 database on the net worth of members of Congress (May 13, 2008 post)

Taking Care of Business report on corporate charter revocation by Richard Grossman (November 10, 2011 post)

Tax.com report on transfer pricing (June 23, 2011 post)

Taxpayers for Common Sense earmarks database (March 11, 2010 post)

Texas Comptroller report on subsidies to energy companies (July 22, 2010 post)

Toledo Blade series on the WARN Act (April 7, 2008 post)

Transparency International report on corporate transparency (July 19, 2012 post)

Tyranny of Oil book by Antonia Juhasz (October 1, 2010 post)

UK parliamentary report on phone-hacking by News Corp. (May 3, 2012 post)

Union of Concerned Scientists report on corporate influence over climate policy (June 21, 2012 post)

UNITE HERE’S Deutsche Bank Risk Alert website (February 28, 2013 post)

UNITE HERE’s Hyatt Hurts website (May 2, 2013 post)

UNITE HERE’s “Show us the Tax Breaks” film on the Pritzkers (May 2, 2013 post)

United Nations Business.UN.org site on partnerships with corporations (June 21, 2012 post)

United Nations Environment Program report on the cost of cleaning up oil industry contamination in Nigeria (August 18, 2011 post)

Urban and Environmental Policy Institute report on Tesco’s entry into the U.S. grocery market (April 9, 2008 post)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce legal brief opposing board of director election reforms (October 1, 2010 post)

U.S. Congressional Research Service report on oil spills (May 28, 2010 post)

U.S. Department of Labor database of collective bargaining agreements (June 12, 2008 post)

U.S. Department of Labor database of LM-2 filings by labor unions (August 26, 2008 post)

U.S. Department of Labor database of labor union staffer salaries (August 26, 2008 post)

U.S. Department of Labor enforcement database (July 19, 2012 post)

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission report on employment discrimination cases (March 19, 2008 post)

U.S. Export-Import Bank annual reports with lists of companies receiving assistance (May 17, 2012 post)

U.S. Government Accountability Office report on bonding requirements for oil and gas drilling (June 9, 2010 post)

U.S. Government Accountability Office report on contractors and Healthcare.gov (October 10, 2013 post)

U.S. Government Accountability Office report on the revolving door in the Defense Department (June 3, 2008 post)

U.S. Government Accountability Office report on “royalty relief” for offshore oil drilling (April 2, 2010 post and June 4, 2010 post)

U.S. House Committee on Oversight report (and documents) on CEO pay and mortgage crisis (March 6, 2008 post)

U.S. House Committee on Oversight hearing on unions and political activity (February 16, 2012 post)

U.S. House Education and Labor Committee report on Crandall Canyon mine disaster (May 9, 2008 post)

U.S. Interior Department Inspector General reports on misconduct in the Minerals Management Service (September 12, 2008 post and April 2, 2010 post)

U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspections database (May 23, 2008 post and July 19, 2012 post)

U.S. PIRG Education Fund Failed Bailout report (March 5, 2009 post)

U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration enforcement page (July 30, 2010 post)

U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee report on labor law violations by federal contractors (December 12, 2013 post)

U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United case on corporate campaign expenditures (January 28, 2010 post)

U.S. Transportation Department Inspector General report (and follow-up) on outsourcing of maintenance by airlines (March 7, 2008 post)

U.S. Treasury Department blueprint on financial deregulation (March 31, 2008 post and April 1, 2008 post)

U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Stability website (February 10, 2009 post)

U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Controls list of Specially Designated Nationals (April 7, 2009 post and June 14, 2012 post)

US Uncut website on corporate tax dodging (February 24, 2011 post)

USPIRG, Following the Money 2012 report on state transparency websites (March 14, 2012 post)

USASpending database on federal procurement contracts and grants (June 5, 2008 post and July 19, 2012 post)

Volcker Committee 2005 report on manipulation of the United Nations oil-for-food program (June 30, 2008 post)

Walmartsubsidywatch database (November 21, 2013 post)

Wal-Mart Watch report on Wal-Mart tax avoidance (September 23, 2010 post)

Washington Public Disclosure Commission database (May 19, 2008 post)

White Collar Crime: The Uncut Version (July 12, 2012 post)

Wikileaks website (June 17, 2008 post)

Woolf Committee 2008 report on improper payments by BAE Systems (September 13, 2012 post)

Worker Rights Consortium’s Designated Supplier Program (April 21, 2008 post and August 19, 2008 post)

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