Money Politics

Everywhere the Games nest—particularly the grander and more costly Summer Games—they bring a plague of debt, displacement, and hyper-militarization. Read more


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Gage Skidmore

Sanders’s socialism is scary for a Democratic establishment that worries a lot about electability. Cue the media hit pieces. Read more

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Trump’s pick to lead the Department of the Interior has been through the revolving door between government and lobbying so much it’ll make your head spin. Read more


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California’s new superintendent of public instruction, Tony Thurmond, opposes the privatization of education. Read more

Public School Shakedown

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Charlie Kaijo

Given the state's history with “school choice,” California’s new legislation comes as a surprise. And it’s met with skepticism. Read more

Public School Shakedown

The cinematic son of America’s industrial proletariat launches a blistering broadside. Read more


Your money is clean! No reporting necessary! Read more


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Gage Skidmore

Members of the Kentucky Board of Education have allied with corporate interests to privatize education, including involvement in potential real estate deals. Read more

Public School Shakedown


Lawrence Jackson

From its beginnings, the firm used African politics as a testing ground for influencing the behavior of the voting public. Read more

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Here's your Roy Cohn, Mr. Trump. Read more


The NRA has some unexpected openings in its corporate partnership program...and that’s a good thing! Read more


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Fabrice Florin

Young people in Florida and elsewhere—articulate and thoughtful, media savvy and politically astute—are taking action against policies that are killing them in the classroom. They have a wealth of data to back them up. Read more


If you want to hide your millions from taxation, just find a willing offshore haven to make your megabucks disappear into a maze of shell corporations. It’s your money, let the little people worry about their silly public roads and icky health care! Read more


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Licensing arrangements in India have raked in at least $1.6 million for Trump’s company and perhaps as much as $11 million in royalties since 2014. Read more

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Gage Skidmore

Ever since first running for Texas office more than twenty years ago, Abbott has been a steady advocate for expanding access to guns. He has a 100% approval rating from the National Rifle Association, and is proud of it. Read more


Why is the oil industry spending hundreds of thousands against a tiny ecosystem hero? Read more


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The Democratic Party’s marriage with corporate interests—like any poisonous marriage—means that a bold progressive shift is not about “waking up,” but about breaking up. Read more

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