Friday, February 21, 2014

A new exposé in @[57383301711:274:The Nation] magazine reveals that much of the lobbying money spent on shaping policy in Washington is going unreported. For the third straight year, the official amount spent by lobbyists has declined, and the number of registered lobbyists is the lowest its been in more than a decade. But these numbers are misleading, says reporter Lee Fang, author of the "The Shadow Lobbying Complex: On paper, influence peddling has declined. In reality, it has gone underground." 

Watch his interview on @[17414523278:274:Democracy Now!] today:

Read the article and see a larger version of this infographic:

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