is the author of Private Empire
: ExxonMobil and American Power and former Managing Editor of The Washington Post
. ExxonMobil's influence on climate change policies are just one themes Steve Coll talks about. He writes that ExxonMobil
spends more money lobbying the U.S. Congress than any other corporation.
Source: Steve Coll: ExxonMobil and American Power
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have two jobs: Making laws, and raising money to run for re-election. Raising money to run for re-election is a lot easier if you serve on certain Congressional committees
. This program reveals which committees are a fundraising goldmine and which committees actually make it harder for Congressmembers to raise money.
Source: Senator By Day, Telemarketer By Night
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Music includes The Abstractions - War After War, E07 Explain, Terry Gangstad - Chest Hair Club, Jerusha - Leave The Tarsands In The Ground, FDR, The Billionaires For Bush - The Billionaires Are In The House, Edwin Starr - War What Is It Good For, Back It Up! - James Blundell, Stephan Smith - Business, Movie Network - Speak the Truth, The Lion King - I Just Can't Wait to Be King, Jimi Hendrix - Castles Made of Sand, Inca Flutes - Chofercito