Stories by Cliff Weathers

Cliff Weathers is a former senior editor at AlterNet and served as a deputy editor at Consumer Reports. [email protected] subscribe to Cliff Weathers's feed

Posted on: Aug 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Employers use some underhanded tactics to get rid of even the best workers.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

An aging nuclear power plant suffers a spate of mishaps, but the NRC claims it’s all good.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Tap water is superior to bottled water. Why don't consumers know that?

Posted on: Feb 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Rep. Christy Perry says it violates parents' rights if they're required to treat their sick children.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Fox News bloviator takes the battle against journalists to a nutty extreme.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

New research finds pot is the least deadly among recreational drugs by far.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

HR culture is killing innovation and dehumanizing the workplace.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Police kicked and tasered Cortez Bufford until they noticed that they were being recorded.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

After examining thousands of online orders, the New York Times finds that meals from "fast casual" restaurants pack a lot of calories.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Hard drives from almost all manufacturers are infected with stealth eavesdropping programs.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Despite numerous spills and explosions, Congressional Republicans call oil-by-rail "very safe."

Posted on: Feb 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

À la carte TV is finally here, but is it all that it’s cracked up to be?

Posted on: Feb 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Warren Redlich says keep your windows up and remain silent when stopped.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Used cars are not only easy on your pocketbook, they're easy on the environment.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Warmer Atlantic air is holding more moisture, and that's why New England is getting dumped on.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A group documenting lynchings is trying to erect markers at the sites, but expects local opposition.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The banking giant used secret Swiss accounts to help the world’s wealthiest people evade taxes.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Insults directed at consumers are proof that Comcast is rotten to the core.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2015, Source: AlterNet

School suspends boy after he claims he'd make classmate invisible with "Hobbit" ring.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A lot of misinformation is spread by vaccination critics, here’s what to look out for.

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