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Civil Token Sale Is Live

Blockchain (in addition to permanence) makes possible tokens, which make possible a registry, which makes possible community standards, which make possible network effects, which make possible more membership and subscription sustainability models for local news & investigative journalism.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Blue Dog Consultant Working With Anti-Health Care Reform Lobbying Group

Kristen Hawn, a communications consultant, appears on emails with industry-backed groups strategizing against health care changes.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Pharma-Funded ‘Dark Money’ Group Hosts House Staffers for California Junket

The staffers, several of whom work for reps on the subcommittee overseeing pharmaceuticals, met with executives from drug companies Merck and Genentech.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Lawyers Defending ExxonMobil Are Big Biden Donors

Two of the Paul Weiss attorney who successfully defended ExxonMobil in New York against charges that it hid costs related to climate change have given maximum donations to former Vice President Joe Biden.