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May 5, 2014 | News & Notes

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

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April 25, 2013 | Blog
The SEC says its considering a new rule that would require publicly traded corporations to disclose political spending to their shareholders.
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April 4, 2013 | Blog
The latest person to pass through it is former SEC chair Mary Schapiro.
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March 12, 2013 | Blog
Two controversial Obama appointees go before the Senate Banking Committee today.
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February 15, 2013

Mary Jo White’s appointment illustrates a takeover of government regulatory agencies by the very corporations they’re supposed to keep an eye on. Continue reading

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February 15, 2013 | Blog

Through Washington’s revolving door go hundreds of former SEC employees who work with the SEC on behalf of corporations the agency is supposed to regulate. Continue reading

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February 15, 2013 | Q&A
Government watchdog Michael Smallberg discusses the cozy relationship between SEC regulators and the financial players they’re supposed to police.
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Updated August 15, 2013

A government watchdog suggests steps you can take to end the cozy relationship between regulators and the industries they regulate. Continue reading

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February 12, 2013 | Blog
David Sirota says Obama's nomination of Mary Jo White to head the SEC perpetuates a history of regulatory capture at the agency.
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February 1, 2013

The journalist explains how our government — fearing another economic calamity — lets big banks off the hook for detestable behavior. Continue reading

President Barack Obama, with current White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew, right, announces that he will name current Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough,left, as his next chief of staff, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 31, 2013 | Blog
From appointments of Lanny Breuer to Mary Jo White, the president has let big banks off the hook at every turn, says David Sirota.