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Environmental activists rally for accountability for fossil fuel companies outside of New York Supreme Court on October 22, 2019 in New York City.Drew Angerer/Getty Images

ExxonMobil Is Still Bankrolling Climate Science Deniers

A review of the company's latest grantmaking report shows the company made large donations to groups, think tanks, and business associations that reject the reality and seriousness of the climate crisis

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Facebook Lobbyists Have Close Ties to Democratic Leaders

Several Facebook lobbyists have worked for top Democrats like Pelosi and Schumer, while none have worked for members of the Republican leadership.

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Kyrsten Sinema, the Only Anti-Net Neutrality Dem, Linked to Super PAC Run by a Comcast Lobbyist

The super PAC has made independent political expenditures to support Sinema's elections, and Sinema has directed donations to it through a PAC she used to chair.

Fund Drive Update: We’re Still Here!

Looks like we’ll be able to keep publishing until at least the end of the year. Huge thanks to all our new members!