Money Politics

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

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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. more

Public School Shakedown

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


Your money is clean! No reporting necessary! 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. 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. more

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


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


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

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Just about every state harbors an active and organized grassroots campaign for universal health care, and state campaigns have already achieved significant success. more


Amid the onslaught of new revelations, executive orders and back room deals, important stories are no doubt falling by the wayside. more



Elvert Barnes

We'll likely never know, but the maximally conservative record of the Supreme Court nominee provides some answers. Journalist Jake Whitney talks with law professor Zephyr Teachout in search of clues. more

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