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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. 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 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 "Keep what's working" has been the key rallying cry that keeps Democrats from embracing Medicare For All, implying that some Americans still love their private insurance and would not want to end it with...
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 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 Tarbell founder Wendell Potter is returning this weekend to the Remote Area Medical dental clinic in Smyth County, Virginia. This time, he's meeting a French documentary team seeking to learn firsthand why Americans...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here.   This Week In Tarbell Just as this week's Democratic Debates started, Sen. Kamala Harris launched her health care reform proposal, where she would allow private companies to offer Medicare plans, just like Medicare Advantage, with supposed "strict controls."...
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...
Under the Influence is Tarbell's weekly roundup about how special interests influence America. To subscribe, sign up at on our newsletter page, or you can make a donation and you will be enrolled automatically. This Week in Tarbell Boeing...
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 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...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week In Tarbell While many first-term Democrats entered the House of Representatives promising health care reform, there are still members among them accepting large donations from representatives of the health care industry. This week, I published an...
  Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. this week in Tarbell Appalachian health care systems certainly struggle with bloated costs, but would that justify cutting off patients' ability to access to intensive medical services? Retired physician Dr. Raymond Feierabend considers the question, and who should...
Get the latest on influence straight to your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter here. This Week In Tarbell “Even if there were a Democratic president — frankly even if there were a Democratic Senate and a Democratic House — I don’t think the Sanders version of ‘Medicare for All’ is going...
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...
From PR campaigns to lobbying blitzes, companies are trying to get ahead in the economic slowdown.
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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...
Sign up for Under the Influence, here! This week in tarbell The propaganda that our founder Wendell Potter used to churn out — and that my former colleagues still churn out — was intended to mislead, deceive and obscure the truth about the health care system in the United States. This...