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As Turkey Bombed Anti-ISIS Fighters, It Hired Lobbying Firm Tied to 2016 Candidates
On July 24, 2015, Turkey launched a massive military campaign that included sweeping attacks against Kurdish forces as well as minor strikes on Islamic State positions south of Turkey’s border. Just f...
The Brussels lobbyists: Major firms seek to influence EU laws for thire own advantage long before they reach the European Parlament
A look at the lobbyists who target the bureaucrats who control research budgets and make decisions for the EU's technical agencies.
Cascadia Rising to Save the Forest: Against The Current vol. 110
Protests in nine cities across California, Oregon and Washington took place February 23rd, coordinated by the Cascadia Rising Project, in response to the Bush Administration's removal of protections o...
Corporate Corruption And The Special Interest State: Regulatory Capture at the FCC
With Tom Wheeler's nomination, expect pro big-telecom policies such as ending net neutrality, further industry consolidation, limiting meaningful competition and increasing user fees, among other poli...
Corporate influence Inside business How corporations make the rules: New Internationalist July 2002
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A look into how corporate democracy works and facts regarding corporate influence. Also looks into a short history of corporations.
How Private Prisons Game the Immigration System
With huge profits at stake, CCA and the Geo Group are pushing discreetly for enforcement-heavy immigration reform.
Lobbying, Capitalism And The State
Lobbies pose a threat to a modern democracy and alienate the majority of the people outside the services of lobbyists who have become a fixture in politics.
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Lobbyists Mourn House Speaker John Boehner's Departure
House Speaker John Boehner’s surprise resignation on Friday was reason to celebrate for members of his own party who often complained that he let corporate lobbyists exercise undue influence over Cong...
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Lists all federal Members of Parliament and Senators, all provincial legislators, federal ministries, federal agencies and Crown corporations, Canadian embassies abroad, provincial and territorial min...
Pesticides, Neoliberalism and the Politics of Acceptable Death
St. Clair, Jeffrey
In 1900, cancer killed three people in America out of every hundred. Today, it's 33 out of every 100 -- more than one-in-four Americans die from cancer. These figures come from Dr. Joseph Weissman, a ...
Private Profits vs Public Policy: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
According to Joel Lexchin, "Given the central role that medicines play in keeping us healthy, it is essential that we understand the policy environment that governs drug development, from the initial ...
Pro-Israel Group's Money Trail Veers Hard Right
An IPS investigation into the tax records of the donors to StandWithUs, which professes to be ideologically neutral, found a web of funders who support organisations that have been accused of anti-Mus...
The Profits of War: Planning to Bomb Iran: Against The Current vol. 125
It is no longer a secret that the Bush administration has been methodically paving the way toward a bombing strike against Iran. The administration’s plans of an aerial military attack against that co...
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A freedom that we can't afford
Rightwing thinktanks profess a love of freedom, but their refusal to reveal who funds them is deeply undemocratic
Freemarket thinktanks vastly outnumber those arguing for public spending. The author suggests that these thinktanks allow corporations to exert influence on public life without showing their hand, he ...
Google, Amazon, Netflix mount lobby crusade on Trudeau Liberals
Amazon had 99 registered contacts with the government last year, Google had 37
The numerous meetings between top Liberal Government officials and U.S. tech giants not only smack of favouritism, but also raise ethical questions and concerns over deregulation.
How Big Tobacco's lobbyists get what they want from the media
With cigarette packs on the agenda, the BBC must be asked why it lets thinktanks argue the tobacco companies' case without revealing who their paymasters are.