Tech

Labor Primary category in which blog post is published

Democrat Opposed to the PRO Act Was Showered With Cash From Amazon Executives

Warner is one of just three Democrats who is not co-sponsoring the PRO Act.

Tech Primary category in which blog post is published

Stripe and Donorbox Face Calls to Cut Off Jan. 6 Rally Organizers

Both companies have terms of service that prohibit organizations that encourage violence.

Hate Primary category in which blog post is published

Tech Companies Run Anti-Immigrant Hate Group Ads Amid Border Hype

Twitter, Facebook, and Google have ad policies against hate, but they are allowing designated hate group FAIR's new round of advertising to stand.

Brick House Cooperative Primary category in which blog post is published

House Dem Celebrates the Launch of a Big Tech Lobbying Group

It’s unusual for an elected representative to give an industry lobbying group a quote to use for its launch press materials.

Tech Primary category in which blog post is published

A Big Tech Showdown in Arizona

The state is attempting to pass a bill that would allow app developers to avoid taxes from Apple and Google. Some Democrats are opposed.

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published

Trade Groups Decline to Cut Off GOP Objectors

Sludge asked over two dozen corporate trade associations if they would follow their member companies in cutting off PAC donations to the Republican election objectors. Most declined to say they would.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Biden’s Huge Inaugural Donations Would be Banned Under Democrats’ Ethics Bill

Government watchdog groups called on Biden's presidential inaugural committee to reject million-dollar donations from corporations seeking to influence the new administration.

Media Primary category in which blog post is published

Tillis Pushes Prison Time for Online Streamers

Felony streaming legislation from Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) will be attached to an upcoming "must-pass" omnibus government funding bill.

DNC Primary category in which blog post is published

Lawyer Celebrated as Democracy ‘Hero’ Gutted Campaign Finance Laws

From paving the way for super PACs to helping tech companies dodge disclosure rules, Democratic superlawyer Marc Elias has for years worked to empower Big Money political donors.