Michael Barr has invested in over 80 firms involved in crypto, debt collection, payday loans, and fintech.
The crypto industry spent $9 million on 157 lobbyists in 2021, but another 163 lobbied on behalf of pro-crypto organizations.
A new report says most FTC officials over the past 20 years worked for corporations before or after their tenure, and more than half had direct financial conflicts of interest.
The revolving door spins yet again as consumer ally quickly shifts to lobbying for big telecom.
The five-year statute of limitations on criminal charges stemming from the financial crisis is long past, and it's unclear if the new initative will translate to more corporate accountability.
Danny Gold joined 'On The Line' to discuss his documentary on America’s mental health care crisis, "Institutionalized: Mental Health Behind Bars."
Maybe some kind of twisted marriage between Wall Street megabanks and the US global surveillance regime was inevitable, but not even a total cynic could have expected former NSA boss Keith Alexander to cash in this hard, this fast.
VICE Exclusive: How a Former Official Manipulated the System for His Clients and His Own Financial Benefit
Law firm's leaked documents demonstrate how the "revolving door" of SEC culture leaves investors unprotected and makes Wall Street executives rich.