lobbying

Public Citizen: Trump Violating His Own Executive Order on Ethics

April 1, 2018

Public Citizen, a consumer rights advocacy group, has filed 30 ethics complaints for violations of Trump’s executive order, identifying at least 36 former lobbyists who are now working in Trump’s administration on issues for which they have recently lobbied. That number is just the tip of the iceberg, says Craig Holman, PC’s government affairs lobbyist

Real Media: Trade Secrets, Corporate Accountability & The War On Whistleblowers

March 26, 2018

Spinwatch’s David Miller explains the impact of the UK’s newly adopted EU directive protecting corporate secrets with no safeguards for journalists and whistleblowers

RussiaGate Overshadows How Foreign Powers Buy Influence

June 27, 2017

While U.S. media focuses on alleged Russian election meddling, reporter and author Jonathan Marshall says influence-peddling from other foreign governments has been ignored

US & Iran Relations

November 14, 2013
Robert Parry: France was pursuing its own economic, regional interests in thwarting the nuke deal with Iran.

Gun Violence in America

October 1, 2013
Ladd Everitt: Gun violence in the US is off the charts compared to other countries.

Students and Teachers Defend Education

September 18, 2013
State control of Philly’s public education has been a disaster

The Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex

September 4, 2013
The business of war is more profitable than ever.

Michigan Anti-Union Law Drafted by ALEC

August 6, 2013
Lisa Graves: ALEC is running a secretive, multi-million dollar slush fund for state lawmakers, looking to influence legislation on ‘right-to-work’, ‘stand your ground’ laws, and voter ID laws

Company Responsible for Deadly Oil Train Crash Says It Won’t Pay, TransCanada Pushes Pipeline Deal

August 1, 2013

Yves Engler: Tragedy in Canadian town turns into an opportunity for some to argue that pipeline transport is safer, when the real argument should be against an oil-driven economy