Political consultants are the biggest parasites on our electoral system
“she “doesn’t know how [Dewey Square consultants] sleep at night” while leading the opposition campaign. “The ways they’re running it, their comfort with distortions and misinformation, and that they’re aligning with people who are really looking to undermine the well-being of the patients of the commonwealth — well, they’re just exposing themselves as mercenaries,” she said. “Quite honestly, there’s a part of me that’s embarrassed to have ever worked with them.”
In Massachusetts, an industry-funded campaign being run by Democratic consultants threatens to derail a ballot initiative to create a nurse-staffing limit.
“The researchers hope to shift the conversation about student debt from one that assumes student loans are a useful tool for improving individual’s economic prospects to one that acknowledges that higher levels of debt and education haven’t necessarily boosted young Americans’ financial futures.”
A new paper from the Roosevelt Institute says these loans are not a benign way to help young people attend college.
Remember when we knew monopolies were bad?
Netflix is valued far higher than its rivals, and it’s causing angst among media companies that feel they can’t compete. Some should be changing their business models instead of focusing on getting bigger, says Netflix CFO David Wells.
As New York City Declares War on the Oil Industry, the Politically Impossible Suddenly Seems Possible
Way to go NYC!
“In a single day, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City filed a lawsuit against five oil majors and intended to divest $5 billion from fossil fuel companies.”
New York City’s lawsuit for climate damages raises the prospect that oil companies may have to pay for rising sea levels and extreme weather.
Another unqualified crony joins the government dismantling goon squad.
Albert Kelly’s bank made a generous loan to Scott Pruitt before Kelly was banned from being a banker. In need of a new job, he found one at the EPA.
MSNBC loses connection to reporter as he goes off on oil industry for robbing locals of infrastructure funds
They “lost the connection” of someone speaking truth about our broken political system and criminal acts of the energy conglomerates. How convenient !
MSNBC is absolute trash. It’s the Fox News of limousine liberals
Al Jazeera reporter Shihab Rattansi told MSNBC host Ali Velshi on Wednesday that fossil fuel companies contribute to climate change which negatively impacts some of the very areas that are most prized by the industry — like Texas, Louisiana and the Gulf Coast.