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Abby Martin: Corporate Lobbyists Use Intimidation, Not Bribery

Dandelion Salad

with Abby Martin

teleSUR English on Mar 1, 2018

With the US mass shootings epidemic claiming 17 more lives at a school in Florida, there has been a nationwide outcry against multi-million-dollar lobbying by the National Rifle Association.

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Lobbying Money Examined through Charts

My family is from West Virginian and I have some relatives back home who are fierce red partisans who ardently believe that fascist mismanagement of our country by the executive branch will restore some imagined golden age (I, on the other hand, think that America’s leadership crisis is dangerous and will, at… 572 more words

How Much Money Did Your Congressperson Received to Support the Repeal of Net Neutrality?

According to The Verge, American lawmakers took $101 million in donations from ISP companies. After scanning this list, it’s easy to see where the 107 republicans that sent Ajit Pai a letter of support got their incentive. 308 more words

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Net Neutrality and Campaign Financing

In a recent article by T.C. Sottek and The Center for Responsive Politics dated 12/11/17 and published by http://www.theverge.com, every one of our representatives in the senate and house has been bought and paid for by the three big telecommunication companies, Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.  242 more words

Who's Your Billionaire?

Have you noticed the recent spathe of commercials from Tom Steyer, self-described American citizen calling for the impeachment of Trump?  Have you wondered who he is, where he came from, and how he affords the estimated $10 million worth of prime time spots on all the major cable networks? 770 more words


HUGE reveal on season two premiere of "This Is Us"

Nah, just kidding. We understand why there are millions of Ussies* devoted to This Is Us, what with NBCUniversal’s inaugural Symphony, cross-channel marketing campaign last season. 291 more words