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Political Corruption in America, Then and Now

Zephyr Teachout is a law professor at Fordham University. She recently ran against Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary, a quixotic venture if her goal was to become the Governor of New York. 928 more words


Lobbying 101 Continued: Strong Voices

We have already seen that for many folks, lobbying conjures up dark  images of back rooms, back slaps and spoils. But we have also seen that those images are far from the truth. 208 more words

Duane Morris Government Strategies

How to lobby for sustainable mobility?

In general, public transport, e-mobility, bicycle and pedestrian traffic are summarized as sustainable modes of transport. There is a consensus among researchers, planners and most politicians that sustainable mobility should be promoted in order to reduce the negative effects of motorized individual traffic (MIT). 1,194 more words


Myths & Legends of Lobbying

When you judge a football code, is your gauge the player who starts bar fights, uses steroids, and is sacked by their club?

Jack Abramoff… 117 more words



Here’s an edited John Oliver segment on supplements, that broadens to include the massive problem of lobbying in (American) politics. The entire segment is fantastic, but this edited one gets straight to the point. 197 more words

Huffing and Puffing - citypaper.com

Baltimore, Maryland. a proposal to ban ecigarettes, but after a hearing, amendments are under consideration.

Most important, Johns Hopkins weighs in on the benefits of vaping, and warns against over regulating what could be one of the most profound technologies with the potential accelerate the demise of smoking cigarettes. 11 more words