“If a politician helps a bank or an oil company, that oil company can’t directly buy them a boat or give them a million-dollar check. But if they wait until that official retires from office…then they can accept a multi-million-dollar payday.”
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CounterSpin interview with Lee Fang on Washington's revolving door
CounterSpin interview with Brendan Fischer on Wisconsin campaign corruption
CounterSpin interview with Gareth Porter on the Iran deal
It hasn’t been probing media coverage that’s roughened the road for the corporate power grab known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership; public interest activism is the missing piece in much top-down media coverage. Plus: To hear media tell it, the EPA found that fracking doesn’t pose any widespread harm to drinking water. Is that really what the science said?