All Articles on Corruption

Both terminals and their backers provide proof that tackling climate change means tackling corruption at the highest levels of our democracy, regardless of party affiliation. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Saving the Planet Means Fighting Bipartisan Corruption
Major donors to both parties are trying desperately to get more fossil fuels to market.
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Our coalition is still growing, but already is made up of organizations representing tens of millions of people united around four principles that guide our efforts to smash pharmaceutical corporations’ monopoly power. (Photo: AP) Views
Dear Politicians: Lower Drug Prices Now
Our strategy is simple: mobilize millions of Americans across this country to stand up and demand that politicians choose a side, the American people or the pharmaceutical corporations.
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Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders with President Donald Trump in the East Room, June 13, 2019. (Photo: Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA/AP Images)  Views
There Will Be No Justice For Trump's Enablers
The moral and professional accounting some Republicans feared will never take place.
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Trade organizations are using nonprofit tax rules to wriggle out of disclosing spending, according to a new report. News
'Distressing': Report Details How Trade Organizations Plow Billions in Unaccountable Cash to Lobby Lawmakers
"People forget about them because they've just been there [collecting] large sums of money for a very long time."
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Congress either needs to exercise its oversight prerogative, or voters need to elect a different president in 2020, so that the criminal justice system can be brought to bear on private-citizen Trump. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst - Pool/Getty Images) Views
The Question Isn't Whether Trump Obstructed Justice, But Whether Congress Even Cares
What’s at stake is not Trump the man, but the very nature of the institution of the U.S. presidency.
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Mueller explicitly denied yesterday that he had exonerated Trump. So that’s a Trump lie. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP) Views
Mueller's Testimony Exposes Trump for What He Really Is
The Trump campaign team actively welcomed Russian interference in the election
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John Nichols (Photo by Joe Mabel/ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0) Views
Crisis in Journalism Is a Crisis for Democracy
'We need journalism to expose this dumbing down and bartering off of policy making'
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'He Needs to Go!' Hundreds of Thousands Set to Pour Into Streets as Puerto Rico Gov. Rosselló Refuses to Resign
"The people are not going to go away. That's what he's hoping for, but we outnumber him."
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Workers have been abused by many facets of today’s American capitalism. (Photo: Reuters) Views
At Last, Legislation to Stop Private Equity Abuses
The bill to break the back of the worst thieves on Wall Street is sponsored by—no surprise—Elizabeth Warren
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Police Fire Tear Gas and Rubber Bullets at Protesters Demanding Puerto Rico Gov. Rosselló Resign
"We are rising up because we deserve better."
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