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Corporate prosecutions dropped to a 25-year low during last year of Trump administration

Corporations escaped punishment at record levels during President Trump’s last year in office, when federal prosecutions of corporate criminals fell to just 94 – the lowest on record since the government started tracking corporate prosecution statistics in 1996, a Public Citizen report found. Read more →


Big Tech jumps to No. 1 in lobbying, campaign contributions

Facebook and Amazon are now the two biggest corporate lobbying spenders in the country. Big Tech has bypassed Big Oil and Big Tobacco, two historically big federal lobbying spenders, with Amazon and Facebook having spent nearly twice as much as Exxon and Philip Morris on lobbying in 2020. Read more →


Looking to Martin Luther King Jr. for words of encouragement on the day his life and work are celebrated in 2021

It’s been an important year in the nation’s move toward equality with a wave of protests throughout the nation and the world following the death of George Floyd to demand changes in policing that have led to the deaths of so many people of color. Read more →