Stories by Lee Fang

Lee Fang is a reporting fellow with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. He is the author of "The Machine: A Field Guide to the Resurgent Right." Find more info on the book at subscribe to Lee Fang's feed

Posted on: Dec 26, 2014, Source: Republic Report

The revolving door between government and private industry is quite scary.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2014, Source: Republic Report

Entrenched interest groups spend large amounts of money to keep our broken drug laws on the books.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2014, Source: The Nation

Shouldn’t the public know about these pundits' links to some of the largest military contractors in the world?

Posted on: Sep 1, 2014, Source: Republic Report

The group was actually founded by none other than Charles Koch, the petrochemical, manufacturing, and oil refining tycoon worth an estimated $52 billion.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2014, Source: Republic Report

Strong net neutrality rules are needed to help protect minority viewpoints online.

Posted on: May 2, 2014, Source: Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute

Look who the folks who took down ACORN are targeting now.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2013, Source: The Nation

And to hell with the millions of people it hurts.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2013, Source: The Nation

Conservative think tanks are on the march, working to tear down organized labor and promote extreme right-wing policies in state capitols from Alaska to Florida.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2012, Source: Republic Report

Defense industry contractors are lobbying for the cyber security bill in Congress that would expand the government's ability to access information about online activity.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2012, Source: Republic Report

America's biggest corporations are once again bankrolling the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's dirty political ad machine.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2012, Source: Republic Report

Why we still put hundreds of thousands of people in steel cages for pot-related offenses.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

"We had to obviously take care of the people of Massachusetts who needed to stay employed," Brown said. Riiiight...

Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

Asked why he opposed the 2001 measure for rescue workers, Brown stated that he had his "own priorities first" at the time.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

Check out the real opposition standing in the way of clean energy.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

"I was there," she says, confusingly.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

That's on top of his $223,500 yearly salary. And according to some GOPers, Steele's escapades are at the cost of his real duties.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Can't you just feel the holiday cheer?

Posted on: Dec 17, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Can't we at least know who the ground troops are behind this effort to derail reform?

Posted on: Dec 11, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

You don't have to see it to believe it, but it's more fun that way.