Lobbying

Nation Conversations: Roane Carey and Ari Berman on Elizabeth Warren and the CFPB Nation Conversations: Roane Carey and Ari Berman on Elizabeth Warren and the CFPB

Why does the bank lobby and the politicians in its pocket feel so threatened by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

Jun 2, 2011 / Audio / The Nation

Noted. Noted.

Liliana Segura on Obama's immigration policy, D.D. Guttenplan and Maria Margaronis on the UK's faltering Liberal Democrats, and Frank Askin on electoral reform in New Jersey.

May 12, 2011 / Editorial / Various Contributors

GOP on the Brink of Weakening Flight Safety Rules GOP on the Brink of Weakening Flight Safety Rules

Backed by aviation industry money, the GOP is trying to weaken common-sense flight safety rules. Famed pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and others push back.

May 4, 2011 / The Notion / George Zornick

David Koch

Big Brothers: Thought Control at Koch Big Brothers: Thought Control at Koch

Thanks to Citizens United, thousands of Koch Industries employees were told whom to vote for.

Apr 21, 2011 / Feature / Mark Ames and Mike Elk

Big Brothers: Thought Control at Koch

Big Brothers: Thought Control at Koch Big Brothers: Thought Control at Koch

Enabled by the Citizens United decision, Koch Industries told thousands of employees last October how to vote—and even how to think.

Apr 20, 2011 / Feature / Mark Ames and Mike Elk

The ‘Badger Advocates’: Corporate Advocates, Not UW-Madison Advocates The ‘Badger Advocates’: Corporate Advocates, Not UW-Madison Advocates

At the University of Wisconsin-Madison a group of corporate lobbyist will be working to turn the university into a quasi-private "public authority" institution. Other states that h...

Mar 8, 2011 / StudentNation / StudentNation

Tension Over Gays and Muslims at CPAC Tension Over Gays and Muslims at CPAC

Sarah Posner reports on homophobia, Islamophobia and presidential hopefuls at the annual conference of conservative activists known as CPAC.

Feb 15, 2011 / Nation in the News / Press Room

How Bloomberg Does Business

How Bloomberg Does Business How Bloomberg Does Business

The mayor's company created a “coalition” to promote its interests in the Comcast-NBC merger, proving itself an agile peddler of influence in Washington.

Feb 10, 2011 / Feature / Aram Roston

Was the DLC Good for Democrats? Was the DLC Good for Democrats?

After the death of the DLC, The Nation's Ari Berman explores whether the Democratic Party benefited from their organizing.

Feb 9, 2011 / Nation in the News / Press Room

Perps in the White House Perps in the White House

It is amazing that folks like Gene Sperling and William Daley, the very people who created this banking meltdown, are rewarded with ever more important positions in our governmen...

Jan 12, 2011 / Robert Scheer

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