Military contracting "obscures where and how taxpayer money flows," and "makes it difficult to know how many people are employed, injured, and killed.
Politics & Corruption
Stephen Ubl, CEO of Big Pharma's leading trade group, complained about the modest price-negotiation requirements in the new Inflation Reduction Act, claiming that the legislation represents a "tragic loss for patients."
Have these officials, as some charge now, used their authority to interfere with America’s democratic process? Do local election officials abuse their power? The short answer is that they haven’t so far.
State Financial Officers’ Foundation (SFOF) is a non-profit political advocacy group closely tied to a web of climate science denying political groups, including ALEC and The Heritage Foundation.
To accommodate West Virginia senator Joe Manchin, Democratic leadership agreed to legislation streamlining permits for the often-stalled Mountain Valley Pipeline and removing jurisdiction from a court that keeps ruling against the project.
Neoliberalism advocates markets over governments and one need only recall the international financial disasters of 2008 to see where this kind of hierarchy leads and will lead again if we allow it.
Tina Peters continues to use the Trump playbook. She lost her primary by a wide margin, spent campaign money for a recount that confirmed her loss and now continues to fund raise as a professional victim.
Ronald Reagan is gone, but his attacks on working class people roll on. Now they’re being carried on by Rick Scott, Ron Johnson, and all the rest of the multimillionaire GOP senators.
The right wing think tank Family Research Council's action of becoming a church allows it to hide large donations as well as expenditures to contractors for political activity.
The drug industry—which has repeatedly fought off price regulation attempts in recent decades—has lashed out furiously against Democrats' plan with deceptive and outright false ads in selected states.
Higher prices are not being driven by wage increases. They were not driven by federal assistance to people during the pandemic. And Democrats aren't to blame.
According to a study published last week, big oil has raked in nearly $3 billion in profit per day over the past five decades as it has sown disinformation about its responsibility for the climate crisis.