Articles By Alexander Sammon

How Uber and Lyft Are Buying Labor Laws

California’s Prop 22 could set back labor standards, particularly for nonwhite workers, for decades.

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Arati Kreibich vs. the Human Fundraising Machine

A progressive challenge for Trump’s favorite New Jersey Democrat

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Trump Helps Health Insurers Swell Their Profits

Wall Street investment firms are under the impression that the Trump administration will waive the medical loss ratio requirement on insurers this year, which could allow the companies to pocket an unprecedented windfall of profits beyond what they made in that record-setting first quarter.

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Avoid Taxes, Receive Federal Bailouts

It’s the common thread among a host of companies lining up to feed on a rescue package.

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Buttigieg Bundler Is an Executive at Vulture Fund Holding Puerto Rican Debt

William Rahm, a senior managing director at the "vulture fund" Centerbridge Partners, was omitted from the original bundler list released by the Buttigieg campaign.

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Out With ALEC, In With Corporations Writing Their Own Laws

As the corporate bill mill wanes in influence, large businesses are taking matters into their own hands.

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Trump Poised to Give Big Pharma a Big Present in India Trade Deal

Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are discussing an agreement that would lock the world’s second-most-populous country into exclusive prescription drug arrangements.

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The Dialysis Duopoly Spends Big to Protect Profits in California

A scam to get patients to switch from Medicare to private insurance for dialysis care is being threatened by a bill in the Golden State. DaVita and Fresenius, the dialysis giants, have placed enormous funds into opposing it.