Posted by Carmen Balber
Consumer Watchdog just finished a big report about all the ways Wall Street is spending money into Congress to neuter financial reform. After all, it was the financial industry that greased the wheels of deregulation in Congress in the decade leading up to the economic meltdown. Now the big banks and Wall Street are sending legions of lobbyists to...
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Washington, D.C. -- President Obama should not make innocent Americans injured by cost-cutting hospitals and negligent doctors a political sacrifice in his quest for health care reform, said Consumer Watchdog in advance of the President’s health care speech tonight. State malpractice damage caps and other limits on liability...
Posted by Judy Dugan
Consumer Watchdog has protested strings-attached grants from Big Oil to universities, including clauses that allow corporate control of patents and secret offices on campus. Oil companies took lessons from the agricultural industry's history at land-grant colleges, but the real corporate pioneers of this tactic were drug companies. Here, from the...
Judy Dugan, Jamie Court & Tim Hamilton
Jamie Court, Judy Dugan & Tim Hamilton
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