Enforcement: The Untapped Resource

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Enforcement: The Untapped Resource

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What Biden Can Do Without Congress

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What Biden Can Do Without Congress

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Revolving Door Project Exposes Industry Agenda

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Revolving Door Project Exposes Industry Agenda

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The Revolving Door Project on Fighting Monopoly Power

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About the Revolving Door Project

The Revolving Door Project (RDP) scrutinizes executive branch appointees to ensure they use their office to serve the broad public interest, rather than to entrench corporate power or seek personal advancement.

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The Agency Spotlight

Agency Spotlight

The Agency Spotlight tracks appointments to leadership positions at thirty-nine independent federal agencies through the confirmation process and beyond. Additionally, for three agencies — the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) — the Spotlight monitors and exhibits key votes.

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Hackwatch

Hackwatch

Hackwatch is where we monitor the mainstream media’s favorite Democratic-leaning economic analysts for conflicts of interest, perverse incentives, and just flat-out erroneous reasoning. We identify who the bad actors are, explain why they’re compromised and wrong, and demand that outlets stop poisoning the information ecosystem with discredited neoliberal orthodoxy and start giving people access to other, better-informed perspectives.

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Supreme Transparency

Supreme Transparency

Supreme Transparency—a project of Take Back the Court, True North Research, and the Revolving Door Project—sheds light on an oft-overlooked way that the U.S. Supreme Court’s billionaire benefactors peddle influence: amicus briefs. The Supreme Transparency site exposes the more subtle yet no less destructive ways that right-wing amicus filers and oligarchic court-whisperers hold sway over SCOTUS.

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May 24, 2024

Ethan Alcock Andrea Beaty

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 Real Estate Industry Attacks LIHTC Rent Cap Win

On April 1, the Biden administration announced that it would move to cap rent hikes in Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties to 10%. The new regulations from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are a historic step that will protect millions of tenants in LIHTC properties across the country from egregious rent hikes. Unsurprisingly, the real estate industry is none too pleased about this major new pro-tenant policy.    

May 22, 2024

Emma Marsano

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RDP Work Round-Up: Memorial Day Edition

As we head into Memorial Day Weekend, we’re taking some time to review recent work at Revolving Door Project—boosting pieces we want to make sure readers here see, and staying focused on priority areas for our team. Here’s hoping the extra time in your week gives you some space to go down a revolving rabbit hole (or two) with us, whether on the crypto industry’s continuing efforts to influence how they’re regulated, or on Scott Sheffield, the former fossil fuel CEO engaged in an oil price-fixing scheme. 

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