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Joe Green Pushed Out at FWD.us

Joe Green, the president of FWD.us, has resigned from the political organization that is backed by a coterie of tech luminaries, most prominently Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. 931 more words

General

Selling Out America: Foreign Governments Buying Influence Via US Think Tanks

So much for objectivity in politics

Without the overlay of ISIS beheadings, Scots voting for or against independence from Britain, the midterm elections coming up, NFL players committing domestic abuse, etc., … 918 more words

IRS

Bitcoin gets an industry-backed advocacy group

By Nancy Scola

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin — and the technologies around it — has a newly organized group of advocates behind it, headed by someone with deep experience in translating technologies for political consumption. 423 more words

Regulation

Triple Bogey!

“There is a very fine line between lobbying and bribery.” When an organization that receives federal grants and contracts starts lobbying, you have to put 2 and 2 together which always equals FORE! 562 more words

Regarding a Certain Lobby that Represents a Certain Middle Eastern Nation

You’ve heard this story before, I am sure. A small Middle Eastern country is throwing its weight around and using its outsized powers to influence American foreign policy in the region. 592 more words