Category Archives: Investigative report

Dissent or Terror: How the Nation’s Counter Terrorism Apparatus, in Partnership with Corporate America, Turned on Occupy Wall Street

May 20, 2013 DBA Press and the Center for Media and Democracy release the result of a year-long investigation: “Dissent or Terror: How the Nation’s Counter Terrorism Apparatus, In Partnership With Corporate America, Turned on Occupy Wall Street.” The report, … Continue reading

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AFSC investigation: Arizona Department of Corrections, Legislature, knew private prisons bad deal for state– eliminated oversight anyway

July 24, 2012 By Caroline Isaacs, program director, American Friends Service Committee Tucson Documents recently obtained by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) show that the state of Arizona deliberately circumvented and ultimately repealed a state law requiring private for-profit … Continue reading

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Investigative report: “Quid pro Status Quo: ALEC and State-Sanctioned Corruption in Ohio

Quid pro Status Quo: ALEC and State-Sanctioned Corruption in Ohio By Beau Hodai, May, 2012 Download report in PDF format View source materials directory for this article Part 1: Legislative Service with a Smile “Quid pro quo: something given or … Continue reading

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Investigative Report: “Publicopoly: ALEC and the bid to make private all that is public”

Publicopoly: ALEC and the bid to make private all that is public By Beau Hodai, July 11, 2011 “An exhaustive DBA Press analysis of thousands of pages of documents obtained through public records requests over the past several months has … Continue reading

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