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Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

As it Cultivates a Socially Responsible Image, Juul Sends Lobbyist to ALEC’s Annual Meeting

Juul says it wants to “make a meaningful, positive impact on our communities,” but by participating in ALEC it is working with a group that helps corporations violate the public interest.

Immigration Primary category in which blog post is published

Ogilvy Employees Confront Boss Over CBP Contracts Following Sludge Report

Sludge's reporting on CBP contractors inspired employee protests at the ad agency Ogilvy, prompting follow-up reports in NPR, the Wall Street Journal, BuzzFeed News, AdWeek, and many local outlets.

Astroturf Primary category in which blog post is published

Delta’s Anti-Union Propaganda Came From PR Shop Busted for Posing as Journalists for ExxonMobil

The firm, FTI Consulting, has produced astroturf campaigns for some of the world’s biggest polluters including Exxon, BP, and Halliburton.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Surprise! Anti-Socialism Ad Funded by Three Billionaire Families

A new campaign finance report shows that three conservative billionaire families are the only donors to a committee that’s running ads attacking socialism.

Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

Tracking Bloomberg

Where's the $100 million former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg promised?