Category Archives: Legal

How Experts Enable Corruption: The Role of Conflicted Lawyers at CalPERS and Other Public Pension Funds

As Trump is about to be sworn in, the press and pundits are agog about his and his fellow Cabinet members’ deep and extensive conflicts of interest, and how dangerous they is for democracy.1 But the hue and cry about conflicts of interest is late in coming. They’ve been tolerated more and more over time […]

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Tillerson Dodges Discussing Who Knew What When about ExxonMobil’s Efforts to Deceive the Public on Climate Change

Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson dodges question about who knew what when at ExxonMobil about company’s history of promoting and funding climate science denial despite its internal awareness of the reality of climate change, as state AG probes continue.

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