BlackRock’s governance practices and investments in fossil fuels, militarized policing, and weapons manufacturers harm communities around the world.
Biden draws foreign policy team from military- and tech-tied consulting and private equity firms
Several of President-elect Biden’s foreign policy cabinet members, advisors, and White House staff come from arms industry-tied WestExec Advisors and Pine Island Capital
A small watchdog research team committed itself to regular blog posts on the powers that be. You will not believe what happened next.
Since our last Eyes on the Ties roundup we’ve continued to cover a wide spectrum of news and events with original research using the LittleSis database. Topping this roundup once again is J.P. Morgan, which sealed it’s $13 billion dollar bargain settlement deal with the Department of Justice. You may recall Kevin’s post on the …
For richer, for poorer: the revolving door between Boeing and Washington State
The State of Washington made headlines earlier this week for pledging the largest state tax subsidy in US history–$8.7 billion through 2040–to Boeing. Boeing is the country’s 30th largest company, with revenue of $81.7 billion and profit of $3.9 billion last year. CEO Jim McNerney made $27.5 million in 2012, a 20% raise from his …