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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.

The Federal Trade Commission has acknowledged that the epidemic of
identity theft claimed almost 10 million victims last year.

How to "privatize" a country and make millions.

Nothing deepens your cynicism quicker than the power of money in
American politics.

September 11 showed us true American heroes. Now let's build on their strength.

The Bush Administration is relying on falsehoods when making its case for opening up Alaska to drilling.

As soon as George W. Bush and Dick Cheney take up the reins of government, they'll give a big boost to waging war in and from space.

Blogs

Has Republican Ed Whitfield unethically supported the interests of his wife’s firm?

November 17, 2014

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