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Under the Influence is Tarbell's weekly roundup of stories and ideas related to how special interests influence America.
Under the Influence is Tarbell's weekly roundup of stories and ideas on how special interests influence America.
Under the Influence is Tarbell's weekly roundup of stories and ideas related to how special interests influence America.
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. Notable Investigations and Solutions Facebook is torn: Since the corporation gave its full-throated endorsement of Hillary Clinton in 2016, Facebook's relationship with Democrats has soured, particularly among 2020 candidates. Now they're moving into the presidential election in an...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell Doctors are quick to prescribe pre- or follow-up appointments for any condition or operation: routine X-rays, EKGs, vitamin D testing, you name it. But these seemingly helpful, or at least innocuous, "cascade" procedures are...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell Keeping it short this week, as we're currently redoing the website. Stay tuned for more soon! Notable Investigations and Solutions Indefensible: While the whole House is trying to interpret the White House's briefing on the strike that...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell We've finally concluded our NewsMatch campaign! Thank you so much to everyone who joined as a Tarbell member, renewed their membership, or donated in any small amount. We want to make some big changes...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell Happy holidays! Nothing new this week! But we are getting toward the end of our fundraising drive, where all donations are doubled by the generous team at NewsMatch. If you're looking for better coverage of policy,...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell Where's the change: Among the viral hashtags and debate commentary, more and more Americans are tweeting out their outrageous, unaffordable health care bills. This week, Trudy Lieberman argues that this is a sign that...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell Moneymaking moves: Ascension Health Alliance's partnership with Google shocked multiple government stakeholders enough that they opened inquiries into the alliance. But based on the hospital's previous moves, this nonprofit seems determined to earn back...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell I hope you enjoyed the holiday weekend! Nothing new from us before the holiday, but look out for new content later this week :) If you're planning to donate on #GivingTuesday (or as we like...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell Forging Connections: In its quest to push the Democratic party away from Medicare for All, the shady dark money group, the Partnership for America's Health Care Future, is hiring the same consultants that work for...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell Physicians for M4A? The field of medicine is a challenging one that costs students a heavy investment upfront and a lot of stress throughout their career (I sure couldn't be a doctor). Doctors should get paid well...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This week in Tarbell Meals on Wheels deflating: The number of senior citizens who need support from federal nutrition programs is rising, but the funding for these programs has steadily declined. Trudy Lieberman returns this week to explore...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This week in Tarbell Medicare for Whom? Medicare sales pitches ramp up this time of year. This week, Trudy Lieberman reminds us that Congress and the health industry are trying to shoulder minimal amounts of the cost through...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This week in Tarbell For-profit hospitals & M4A: Massive investor-led health group Tenet Healthcare dropped $630,000 into the shady Partnership for America's Health Care Future, and they'll likely be gearing up more as public interest in Medicare for...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week in Tarbell After years of shying away from confrontation with pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers, Congress could be gearing up to fight for lower drug prices. Tarbell columnist Trudy Lieberman writes in her latest column about the...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. Notable Investigations and Solutions The FDA wanted to pull flavored liquid for vapes off the market about four years ago, but the Los Angeles Times found that senior Obama administration officials decided not to stop companies from attracting...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. Notable Reporting and Solutions With the UN Climate Action Summit and General Assembly meetings taking up international media attention this week, oil and gas giants are feeling the heat for their unparalleled carbon emissions — and planting investments...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. Notable Investigations and Solutions Dozens of states crave some kind of retribution from Purdue Pharma for its role in the deadly opioid crisis, in the form of funding for treatment, recovery and social programs. But more than two...