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Indigenous Alaskans harpooning a whale, Point Barrow, Alaska, 1935Stanley Morgan / Department of Defense

Alaskan Natives Caught in Japan Whale Lobby’s Net

As Japan seeks to drum up support for its whaling program, signs point to it once again using indigenous Alaskans as political leverage.

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Wall Street Ally Next In Line to Lead Committee Overseeing Derivatives

Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) has been a reliable cosponsor for Republican bills to deregulate derivatives markets.

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Dark Money Attacks Judges for Being ‘Soft on Crime’

Scaremongering advertisements in state court races were paid for by shadowy groups whose true funding sources weren’t available to voters.

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Biden’s ‘Nightmare’ Climate Advisor is Connected to Energy Transition Team Members

Ernest Moniz, who presided over an expansion of US fracking as Energy Secretary, has deep ties to Biden's transition advisers on energy.