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Harvard professor lobbied SEC on behalf of oil firm that pays her lavishly, emails show | Environment | The Guardian

Harvard professor lobbied SEC on behalf of oil firm that pays her lavishly, emails show | Environment | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Environmental law professor Jody Freeman urged to cut ties with ConocoPhillips, which pays her more than $350,000 a year

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Blackstone hires pro-Trump lobbyist to target Pentagon, State Department - CNBC.com

Blackstone hires pro-Trump lobbyist to target Pentagon, State Department - CNBC.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Blackstone, which has more than $500 billion in assets under management, hired David Urban earlier this year to join its ranks of outside lobbyists.
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How a Trump-Connected Lobbyist Is Cashing In on the Coronavirus – MotherJones.com

How a Trump-Connected Lobbyist Is Cashing In on the Coronavirus – MotherJones.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Brian Ballard has represented private prisons and foreign governments. Now he’s setting his sights on the pandemic response.

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Take a moment to ask yourself this one question: 'Why is it that rich people and corporations are still cashing in on coronavirus relief, but all you got was one check for 1200 dollars?'

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Coronavirus sidelines lobbyists at the influence industry's Super Bowl - NBCNews.com

Coronavirus sidelines lobbyists at the influence industry's Super Bowl - NBCNews.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Political conventions may be the Super Bowl of lobbying. And this year, no in-person conventions means the lobbyists are also staying home.
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LX Investigates: Congressmembers-Turned-Foreign Agents – LX.com

LX Investigates: Congressmembers-Turned-Foreign Agents – LX.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Watchdogs say Americans’ priorities in peril when former members of Congress take foreign paychecks

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This is what happens when our politicians are more loyal to money than they are to their country.

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Lobbying and campaign funding: Who are US mining’s big spenders? - Mining-Technology.com

Lobbying and campaign funding: Who are US mining’s big spenders? - Mining-Technology.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

In the run up to the US Presidential Election, Mining Technology looks at the top campaign funders and lobbying activities in the US mining industry.

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The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that it will allow companies to monitor their waste dumping activities and to keep track of the levels of pollution themselves. No one yet knows what that means, but everyone is certain that no corporate polluter can be trusted. So it's a good idea to keep up with their political activities, starting with their lobbyists.

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