Days after workers at two Verizon stores in Washington State voted to unionize, the company fired one of the main organizers without warning.
Andrew Perez is senior editor and a reporter at the Lever covering money and influence.
A super PAC bankrolled by an oil billionaire is trying to crush Nina Turner and boost her opponent, Shontel Brown, in their upcoming Ohio congressional race. It might have something to do with the fact that Turner is a leading proponent of a Green New Deal.
A Democratic consulting firm that works for some of the country’s largest unions was exposed for aiding Amazon’s attempt to crush the Staten Island union drive. Democrats’ consulting class is profiting off both corporate union busters and the labor movement.
Cable news networks are tapping hawkish ex-military officials to analyze the war in Ukraine. Yet they fail to mention these pundits’ ties to defense contractors — and their financial interest in pushing US military intervention.
A super PAC supporting Joe Biden praises him for delivering a big tax break to working-class Americans through the expanded child tax credit — but the White House let that tax credit expire last year.
Pennsylvania lieutenant governor and US Senate candidate John Fetterman supports Medicare for All. So it was only a matter of time before he drew the ire of the ultrawealthy health care capitalists who benefit from our for-profit system.
Verizon workers seeking to unionize in Washington state say the company just brought in executives to intimidate them.
Since Senator Kyrsten Sinema started undermining Democrats’ plan to allow Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices, Big Pharma has been her BFF.
Dark money groups funded by the fossil fuel billionaire Charles Koch are lobbying Supreme Court justices to block the Environmental Protection Agency from limiting greenhouse gas emissions.
Corporate media is running constant, sensationalized stories about shoplifting — while ignoring the food insecurity and generalized desperation that is driving many people to shoplift.
Joe Biden ran for president promising student debt relief. His administration now appears to be doing the opposite, trying to overturn a recent ruling that helps those bankrupted by student loans.
Joe Biden’s refusal to lift COVID-19 vaccine intellectual property restrictions has protected Big Pharma profits and worsened the pandemic. But a new army-developed vaccine isn’t covered by such restrictions — making it easily shareable with the entire world.
Workers at the Kroger-owned supermarket chain King Soopers were recently on strike — a public relations nightmare. The solution? Enlist Beltway spin doctors to talk about how wonderfully the company treats its employees, actually.
The filibuster is not about democratic checks or minority rights. The filibuster is about giving corporations veto power over the economy — which is why Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema defend it.
Anti-abortion forces can’t win by democratic means, so they are campaigning to protect the filibuster and crush voting rights — and Democrats may be content to let them win.
California’s top investment funds have resisted divestment from fossil fuels and funneled big money into firms like those behind Dakota Access. Not only are these investments dirty, but they’re costing public workers billions in the process.
After his failed 2020 presidential run, Pete Buttigieg started a dark money group. It hasn’t disclosed its donors as promised.
Joe Biden’s administration has proposed vaccination and testing requirements for federally funded health care facilities and businesses — and corporate groups are mobilizing to kill the proposal.
The pharmaceutical industry wants Americans to continue paying far more for medicines than people in any other country, to protect their tremendous profits. And one of Joe Biden’s top campaign consulting firms is helping them.
In her confirmation hearings, Amy Coney Barrett feigned ignorance of dark money groups. But she should be very familiar with such groups: new documents show that dark money bankrolled her Supreme Court nomination.