Julia Rock

Julia Rock

Journalist, public records requester, researcher
Jul
26
Microchip Mania

Microchip Mania

New York continues to subsidize the semiconductor industry, despite years of offshoring and meager job creation.
Jul
24
YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Long Live Scabby

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Long Live Scabby

Also: President Joe Biden takes aim at drug prices, and a key senator signals support for the PRO Act.
Jul
22
“I Don’t Have Anything”

“I Don’t Have Anything”

Workers say they are being crushed by governors’ unemployment shut-offs, while Biden sits on the sidelines.
Jul
16
YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Congress Will Question Exxon Lobbyist About Leaked Video

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Congress Will Question Exxon Lobbyist About Leaked Video

Also, a clean electricity standard makes it into the budget reconciliation package, and conservative economists were wrong about survival checks.
Jul
16
Biden Stimulus Is Financing GOP’s Tax Cuts For The Rich

Biden Stimulus Is Financing GOP’s Tax Cuts For The Rich

Republicans are taking advantage of the White House’s refusal to invoke a law designed to make sure stimulus money isn’t used for tax breaks.
Jul
14
MIDDAY POSTER: Tax Avoiders In Space

MIDDAY POSTER: Tax Avoiders In Space

Billionaires are getting a free ride all the way to space, while Biden lets energy companies pillage the earth.
Jul
08
“As With LBJ, The World Might Get In The Way”

“As With LBJ, The World Might Get In The Way”

Following in the footsteps of his Democratic predecessors, could Biden’s hawkish foreign policies doom his agenda at home?