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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
Le Monde diplomatique
A look at the lobbyists who target the bureaucrats who control research budgets and make decisions for the EU's technical agencies.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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 ...
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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 ...
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