The military industrial complex’s more than $10 million in annual campaign contributions both reward and encourage Congress to shovel money at the Pentagon, finds the advocacy group Public Citizen.
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Biden Admin Reaches New Low Prosecuting Corporate Crime
The consumer advocacy group Public Citizen finds the Biden administration continuing a decline in corporate prosecutions that sped up under Trump.
Report: Ukraine Crisis Profiteering by US Oil Giants
An analysis by BailoutWatch, Friends of the Earth and Public Citizen describes the two main tactics that fossil fuel giants use to benefit investors.
Investors in US Weapon-Makers Only Clear Winners of Afghan War
Share prices of military manufacturers vastly outperformed the stock market overall during the Afghanistan War.
Report: Medicare for All Would Have Prevented Hundreds of Thousands of Covid Deaths
The U.S. needs to be prepared for the next pandemic, and it can’t be under the current for-profit system, says Eagan Kemp, author of the Public Citizen report.
Giving the Super-Rich More Clout
The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to remove limits on how much a person can donate each election cycle represents another giant step toward giving the 1 percent out-sized control of the U.S. political process, as Public Citizen President Robert Weissman told Dennis J…