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    Empire Files: How Lobbyists Weaponized Transparency


    "Published on Feb 28, 2018 by TeleSUR English

    There are 26 registered lobbyists for every elected representative on the hill, with experts suggesting the true amount is closer to 100,000.

    Yet transparency laws that people believe help combat this system of pay-to-play politics have been weaponized against them to further cement corporate control.

    Congressional researcher James D’Angelo argues how the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970, which opened up politicians voting records–has only helped special interests and corporations."

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