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Click here for info on how you can help save Arizona's Clean Elections Act.

Eric Alterman and Mark Green would like to thank Jenny Stepp for her research on this article.

The Bush Administration's apparent motto: "Leave no defense contractor behind."

When Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman and the agribusiness insiders-turned-"regulators" who run George W.

It really is extraordinary. Bechtel is awarded the biggest reconstruction contract in Iraq without having to compete for it.

The Bush Administration will make sure that no Grinch spoils Rupert Murdoch's holiday season.

The stalling of the Republican-backed energy bill by a Democrat-led Senate filibuster was only a temporary reprieve.

The corruptions of Washington are hidden in plain sight.

Click here for more info on why Paul Bremer's "reforms" in Iraq have been illegal to begin with. Compiled by Aaron Maté.

Blogs

The FCC has opened a debate on Net Neutrality. Activists must raise an outcry to assure it does not lead to a pay-to-play Internet.

May 14, 2014

A new US trade representative is a former lobbyist pushing for limits on Internet freedom and draconian intellectual property policy.

February 27, 2014

Lee Fang visits Democracy Now! to discuss “The Shadow Lobbying Complex,” his latest feature for The Nation.

February 21, 2014

Members of Business Roundtable, a corporate lobby advocating for cuts to retirees’ benefts, have retirement acounts more than 1,200 times the size of the median American worker's. 

November 19, 2013

Big business used to buy into the center-left consensus. Then, suddenly, it didn’t. 

November 13, 2013

A previously unknown “secret bank” funds massive projects to overturn Obamacare, mangle Social Security and advance austerity.

September 12, 2013

As labor and civil rights groups demonstrate, watchdog groups seek federal and state inquiries.

August 8, 2013

Just give free-market ideology a few seconds of your time and you, too, can join the 1 percent!

July 16, 2013

As Google and other tech giants gain weight in Washington, the gap between values and political value seems to be widening.

July 12, 2013

Publicly traded companies should have to disclose their political giving, for the good of investors and the campaign finance system.

January 8, 2013