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5/23/2024
11 : 34

Corporations Are Weaponizing Free Speech To Wreck The World

Companies are exploiting the First Amendment to undermine rules that protect consumers and deter corruption. In today's story, we reveal how companies are weaponizing free speech to destroy
5/22/2024
18 : 44

An indispensable news outlet.

Independent media is strongest when we support one another. An indispensable news outlet. By David Sirota • 22 May 2024 View in browser View in browser Have you heard of The Bureau of Investigative
5/22/2024
14 : 14

New Bipartisan Bill Allows Military Contractors To Fleece Taxpayers

After donating millions to key lawmakers, military contractors scored two provisions in an upcoming Pentagon funding bill allowing them to continue overcharging the government. We just found two
5/21/2024
11 : 34

Arms Dealers Shoot Down Accountability

The country's top weapons manufacturers rejected shareholder motions to expose their emissions policies and human rights practices. The country's top weapons manufacturers just shot down
5/20/2024
11 : 34

Could These Fraud Allegations Land Boeing In A Criminal Trial?

After aircraft failures and employee complaints, Boeing could face charges over two fatal crashes. In January, we revealed fraud and safety lapse allegations at a major Boeing supplier — and in
5/19/2024
17 : 14

LEVER WEEKLY: They’re Coming For Your Home

Corporate landlords are buying up homes and terrorizing tenants with junk fees and negligent maintenance, and other news from The Lever this week. LEVER WEEKLY: They're Coming For Your Home By The
5/18/2024
16 : 14

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: The Consumer Watchdog Catches A Break

Plus, sick leave is sticking around, Medicaid tackles climate change, criminal justice reform is helping communities, and another state aims to make Big Oil pay. YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: The Consumer
5/17/2024
13 : 4

Thanks To Wall Street, There Goes The Neighborhood

Lawmakers are targeting investors' tightening grip on the single-family housing market, but a powerful new lobbying army is fighting back. Read below to learn how private equity is buying up single
5/17/2024
12 : 44

SIROTA’S SIGNALS: A Belated Admission About Bank Bailouts

Plus, a suicide crisis in college sports, and a graph that shows today's legacy of the financial crisis. SIROTA'S SIGNALS: A Belated Admission About Bank Bailouts By David Sirota • 16 May 2024
5/17/2024
12 : 42

LEVER TIME: What Will It Take For Israel To End Its War?

Pulitzer Prize winner Nathan Thrall details life in the Gaza Strip and West Bank since Oct. 7 and explores what's motivating Benjamin Netanyahu. What Will It Take For Israel To End Its War? By
5/14/2024
11 : 44

Landlords Are Charging You Junk Fees For Services That Screw You

Tenants are paying fees to have their credit scores lowered, among other dubious services. Read below to learn how tenants are being charged junk fees to have their credit scores lowered, among other
5/13/2024
11 : 34

Who’s Killing Your Independent Pharmacy?

As corporate pharmacy middlemen slash reimbursement fees to independent drugstores, local Illinois pharmacists push for legislative change. As millions of Americans struggle to afford their medicine,
5/12/2024
13 : 4

LEVER WEEKLY: What Is Their Ultimate Goal?

From airline refunds to tenants' collectives, people are taking control — here's all the news from The Lever this week. LEVER WEEKLY: What Is Their Ultimate Goal? By The Lever • 12 May 2024
5/11/2024
13 : 4

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Your Constitutional Right To Affordable Meds

Plus, Hawaii prioritizes housing for residents, a tech company cuts off the police, and Vermont votes to make Big Oil pay. YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Your Constitutional Right To Affordable Meds By Katherine
5/10/2024
11 : 34

LEVER TIME: Why Does America Provide So Much Support To Israel?

This week on Lever Time, we look at the forces inside the White House steering Biden's Israel policy and hear how the war has played out on the ground in Israel and Gaza. Why Does America Provide
5/9/2024
11 : 34

SIROTA’S SIGNALS: Why Hasn’t Biden Closed This Tax Loophole?

Plus, the real cost of Trump's tax cuts, a Big Tech ad that's a little too on the nose, and the Fed admits economic inequality is dangerous. SIROTA'S SIGNALS: Why Hasn't Biden Closed
5/8/2024
12 : 44

The Airlines’ Secret Billion-Dollar Refund Racket Is Set To End

Airlines won't say how much they make from unused flight credits, but potential automatic refunds could hurt their massive windfall. Read below to learn how airlines could be on the verge of losing
5/7/2024
11 : 34

CEOs Got Raises As They Cut Workers’ Pay

New data show the corporate pay gap is widening — now lawmakers are proposing a crackdown. Read below to learn how the pay gap between executives and their workers is growing wider and how a CEO tax
5/6/2024
11 : 34

Lawmakers Just Stole Air Travelers’ Right To Midflight Water

Politicians are helping airline lobbyists block passengers' right to drinking water and human-sized airplane seats. Read below to learn how lawmakers are trying to block your right to midflight
5/5/2024
13 : 4

LEVER WEEKLY: Airlines Want To Keep The Money They Owe You

Hundreds of millions of dollars are potentially at stake in the fight over airline refunds. LEVER WEEKLY: Airlines Want To Keep The Money They Owe You By David Sirota • 5 May 2024 View in browser View