Tags: "public"

20 Oct
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Congress doesn’t know enough to stop people enriching themselves at the public expense. Here’s how to fix this.

(Courtesy of Oxford University Press) Brink Lindsey and Steve Teles’s new book, The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth and Increase Inequality, looks to build a new account of how rent-seeking shapes the U.S. political economy, ...

12 Oct
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Sheryl Sandberg: Congress should release Facebook ads to public

Facebook, Russia and election propaganda: What you need to know Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the social media platform turned over to Congress 3,000 political propaganda ads tied to Russian accounts which were used during the 2016 election. Here’s ...

03 Oct
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The press, branded the ‘enemy’ by Trump, increasingly trusted by the public: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Americans are increasingly confident in the news media and less so in President Donald Trump’s administration after a tumultuous year in U.S. politics that tested the public’s trust in both institutions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion ...

02 Oct
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Top House Intelligence Democrat intends to make sample of Russia-bought Facebook ads public

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said on Monday he intended to make a “representative sampling” of Facebook Inc political ads believed to have been purchased by Russia available to the public later this month ...

02 Oct
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Top House Intelligence Democrat intends to make sample of Russia-bought Facebook ads public

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said on Monday he intended to make a “representative sampling” of Facebook Inc political ads believed to have been purchased by Russia available to the public later this month ...

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