Has corporate greed increased inflation? He’s not the biggest culprit | Health, medicine and fitness

By Paul Wiseman – AP Economics Writer Washington (AFP) – Outraged by price hikes at the gas station and supermarket, many consumers feel they know just where to blame: on greedy companies that are relentlessly raising prices and making profits. In response to that sentiment, last month the Democratic-led House passed a partisan line vote … Read more

Oregon prison chief tops federal prison job | Health, medicine and fitness

Written by Michael Balsmo and Michael R. Sisak – The Associated Press Washington (AFP) – Collette Peters, director of the Oregon prison system, has now emerged as the main competitor to running the federal prison system, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Peters, who has run the state’s Department … Read more