Stories by Lee Fang

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Posted on: Aug 14, 2013, Source: The Nation

There’s one area where Bezos has been hyper-active, but it is largely unknown to the general public: education reform.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2012, Source: The Nation

Marijuana legalization would harm kids, says Smart Colorado, a group asking voters to reject a ballot initiative this year to legalize and tax pot.

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

A self-interested partnership has formed to lobby against accountability methods for these cameras: police unions and for-profit red-light camera companies.

Posted on: May 22, 2012, Source: Republic Report

The Koch brothers are eager to present themselves as small-government libertarians, but their grants to front groups suggest a different set of priorities.

Posted on: May 21, 2012, Source: Republic Report

Defense firms are astro-turfing fake grassroots "outrage" to maintain their fat contracts.

Posted on: May 3, 2012, Source: Republic Report

There are entrenched interest groups that are spending large sums of money to keep our broken drug laws on the books.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2012, Source: Republic Report

David or Charles Koch don't write big checks to superPACs. That's because the brothers prefer using nonprofit organizations to hide their donations -- and their political spending.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2012, Source: Republic Report

On the campaign trail, Mitt Romney is promoting Full Sail University as the future of higher ed. As it turns out, he and his family may have much to gain from that endorsement.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2012, Source: Republic Report

Some of America's wealthiest Republicans flew into Palm Springs last weekend to update their stealthy political strategy for 2012.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The WPP Group is perhaps the most important lobbying corporation you've never heard of.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress

FreedomWorks is a front group used by Wall Street lobbyists to concoct bank-friendly schemes.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress

Out-of-control speculation has doubled the current price of crude oil. The Kochs pioneered the risky speculation industry that dominates the world’s oil markets today.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress

The Koch's Tea Party libertarianism is actually a thin veneer for the company's long-running history of manipulating the market to pad Koch profits.