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Hillary Clinton’s State Department Emails, Mexico’s Energy Privatization and the Revolving Door

Recently released emails confirm that Clinton’s State Department helped break state-owned company Pemex’s oil and gas industry monopoly in Mexico and open the resource to international businesses. And two of the people responsible now work in the private sector and stand to gain financially from the reforms they helped create.

Posted on Aug 13, 2015 READ MORE

The Continuing Depopulation of Detroit

The city that was the arsenal of the 20th century may also provide the blueprint for a more precarious era: 100,000 of its residents are on what many call an eviction “conveyor belt.”

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 READ MORE

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Progressives on the Take

The Podesta brothers are the faces of the so-called progressive wing of the Democratic Party that, like the president himself, will talk a good game of reducing income inequality, while catering to the interests of the very corporations that have initiated the problem. 

Posted on Dec 17, 2013 READ MORE

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Revolving Door: Timothy Geithner to Join Private Equity Firm

The former U.S. Treasury secretary whose bailout policies continue to ensure economic recovery works only for the richest Americans will join private equity firm Warburg Pincus in March as president and managing director.

Posted on Nov 16, 2013 READ MORE


Obamacare Wonks Cash In on Health Care Law

The New York Times had an important story Tuesday on the ways in which former congressional and White House staffers are profiting from the Affordable Care Act they helped write and pass.

Posted on Sep 18, 2013 READ MORE

The Post-Election Politics of the Revolving Door

There are two types of money that corrupt our politics. After a national election that cost more than $2 billion, most of us know about the blatant kind.

Posted on Nov 9, 2012 READ MORE

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JPMorgan and the Senate Banking Committee: Cozy Connections

Through campaign contributions and well-connected staff, JP Morgan has a few friends on the Senate banking committee.

Posted on Jun 16, 2012 READ MORE

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