Thursday, September 21, 2017
We need your help to continue operations.
Donate Now or Learn More
$21,508/$25,000 raised. Donations are tax-deductible.
Home Tags Lobbyists

Tag: lobbyists

Trump is hiring lobbyists and top ethics official says ‘there’s no...

In one case, an official working on energy regulation recently lobbied for oil and coal companies – but the White House won’t say whether he received an ethics waiver.

Five Conspirators in the Eradication of the Middle Class

Meet the kingpins, the enforcers, the illusionists, the con men, and the hitmen that are all working together to eradicate the middle class.

The Lobbyists Who Love Bernie Sanders

Nearly two-dozen professional influencers have donated to an anti-lobbyist candidate.

Both Parties Agree: Selling Out Is Worth It

The lobbying industry, despite a small decline in revenue, is still the fastest way to make big bucks in Washington.

Bernie Seeks Supreme Court Nominees Willing to Overturn Citizens United

Americans no longer live in a democracy, but Bernie Sanders is determined to return political power back into the hands of the people. And he is starting by seeking out Supreme Court nominees who will overturn the Citizens United decision.

Super-Rich Donors Turn Our Democracy into Their Plutocracy

There are a few "treacherous" donors who are using wads of cash to pervert American democracy into plutocracy. So who are they trying to buy favors for?

Meet the Lobbyists Who Got a $250 Million Subsidy for a...

Scott Walker continues his cuts to the public sector despite his plan to score the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks a new arena costing more than $250 million in taxpayer money. Meet the lobbyists who won Walker’s heart in the deal.

For Rent: The GOP’s No. 3

How long has Rep. Steve Scalise been involved in Congress' take-and-give game with lobbyists? Ever since he starting writing the rules that give such corruption a pass. As Scalise puts it, he must “keep and expand our [Republican] majority in Congress.”

Shilling for the Biggest Trade Flim-Flam in History

The Progressive Coalition for American Jobs claims that the global deal “will support hundreds of thousands of new jobs in the U.S.” But Americans aren't stupid—we all know the TPP is another NAFTA corporatizing the people’s democratic rights.

POPULAR

Populist victories won in this conservative Colorado town

Progressive upstarts pulled off a stunning upset.

Kushner, Bannon, Flynn pushed huge nuclear power deal in Middle East for profit, in...

New reporting gives details on nuke plant meeting.

As Sanders prepared Medicare bill, health care lobbyists bankrolled Senate Democrats

Since 2010, Democratic senators who have refused to sponsor the bill have raised twice as much insurance industry cash as those who support the legislation.

What Cuba can teach us about health care

Even Trump supporters agree we can learn something from the country’s universal, low-cost health care system. It’s that good.

Rohingya Genocide – Links to corporatism, geopolitics & wahhabism

Fake news corporate media uses atrocity propaganda to sell sensational stories, and politicians use faux outrage to bully Myanmar’s leaders.

ACTIONS