Editorial

The Investigative Desk Newsletter / June 2024

Read the full newsletter here. Dear reader, In this newsletter you will find some of our publications from the first six months of this year. ...
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Tobacco

The tobacco industry buys billions in access to the medical world

The four largest tobacco companies have already invested more than $21 billion in this century altogether, in at least 33 companies making products for the ...
Tobacco

Tobacco funded research: how even journals with bans find it hard to stem the tide of publications

Tobacco companies are investing billions in pharmaceutical and medical products. These ties complicate the ongoing efforts of researchers, scientific organisations, and journals to distance themselves ...
Editorial

Seven relocations for Dutch tenant in seven years

Two brothers force a tenant to move seven times in a timespan of seven years. They shut him out when he refuses to move once ...
Editorial

,,Refugees do not change the living environment”

The Dutch province Noord-Holland is facing a big task: they need to host 16.290 refugees because of the so-called ‘Spreidingswet’. A law which ensures that ...
Energy

Dutch wind parks are vulnerable to cyber attacks

In springtime of 2022, blades of the Oude Maas windmills in municipality Hoeksche Waard were at a standstill for months. The mills were as good ...
Chemicals

Polluting pfas factory Chemours did not pay profit tax thanks to ‘cynical construction’

US chemicals multinational Chemours in Dordrecht (the Netherlands) makes hundreds of millions in profits and is polluting the environment with toxic substances at the same ...
Energy

How oil company ExxonMobil saves billions via Luxembourg

While the world is considering phasing out fossil fuels, Guyana (South-America) is busy with oil drilling. The oil company ExxonMobil extracts reserves with high margins, ...