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WHAT IT MEANS WHEN GM EXECUTIVES PAY TO GET AWAY WITH KILLING PEOPLE

Six hundred dollars. That’s the figure I came up with when I tried to distill the meaning of General Motors’ nine hundred million dollar settlement with the US government to avoid being charged with knowingly selling cars with defective ignition … Continue reading

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REPORT: BIG FIRMS SPEND BILLIONS FOR GOVERNMENT LOVE, GET TRILLIONS BACK

Armed with the understanding that corporate money has turned the US system of government into an oligarchy, and that the country’s Supreme Court confirmed this scheme through the Citizens United ruling, you shouldn’t be surprised about anything the Sunlight Foundation … Continue reading

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