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Republic Report

Republic Report

Republic Report is dedicated to rooting out the corruption that is so corrosive to American values. We investigate and uncover the buying and selling of politicians and of institutions entrusted with upholding the public interest. We expose how big money distorts major policy decisions – harming our economy and our people.

www.republicreport.org

Mom Misled by Kaplan For-Profit College: Part of Miami Herald’s Blockbuster Industry Expose

April 24th

A blockbuster, year-in-the-making investigative series about the for-profit college industry appears online in the Miami Herald today, and, as industry analysts at BMO Capital Markets&…

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Abuses at Corinthian Are Mirrored At Other Big For-Profit Colleges

April 22nd

An education technology executive who previously worked with the for-profit college industry told me last year, “The biggest misconception about for-profits is that they are schools. …

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Senator Blunt Blames College Students for Borrowing

April 21st

Parroting a familiar talking point by bad actors in the for-profit college industry, Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO), appeared last week to blame students for their high student loan burdens.…

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Privatization Watch

PrivatizationWatch is a daily news blog covering privatization, and is a joint project of Essential Information and The Center for Study of Responsive Law.

www.privatizationwatch.org

April 27, 2015

April 26th

News Senate Dems seek higher wages for cafeteria workers, sources say. Some senators who learned about a Senate cafeteria worker who is forced to sleep out in the street because his wag…

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April 23, 2015

April 22nd

News Union Warns Against Privatizing Grain Inspection. . . Currently, federal civilian employees with the USDA’s Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) are responsible for inspecting …

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April 22, 2015

April 22nd

News Momentum picks up for privatization of the sky. This week, the Federal Aviation Administration took another step down Privatization Road when it stopped printing the navigation cha…

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Center for Corporate Policy

Center for Corporate Policy

The Center for Corporate Policy is a non-profit, non-partisan public interest organization working to curb corporate abuses and make corporations publicly accountable.

www.corporatepolicy.org

New Legislation Would Allow Criminal Penalties Against Corporate Officers Who Hide Information on Dangerous Products

July 16th

Coalition for Sensible Safeguards news release For Immediate Release: July 15, 2014 Contact: Angela Bradbery, (202) 588-7741, abradbery@citizen.org; or Brian Gumm, (202) 683-4812, bgumm@fore…

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Big Credit Suisse’s Sweetheart Deal

May 24th

By Ralph Nader Attorney General Eric Holder’s sweetheart settlement with Switzerland’s second largest bank, corporate criminal Credit Suisse, sent the wrong message to other corp…

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Two Key Corporate Accountability Bills Introduced by Rep. Conyers

April 11th

News Release For Immediate Release: Friday, April 11, 2014 For More Information Contact: Ralph Nader or Gary Ruskin (202) 387-8030 Two Key Corporate Accountability Bills Intro…

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