Matthew Cunningham-Cook

Researcher and writer focusing on capital markets, health care and retirement policy
Jan
11
Fossil Fuel Investments Are Burning California Pensioners

Fossil Fuel Investments Are Burning California Pensioners

California’s top investment funds have resisted divestment and funneled big money into fossil fuel firms like those behind Dakota Access — costing public workers billions.
Nov
29
“Everyone Gets Rich... Except The People Who Put Money In.”

“Everyone Gets Rich... Except The People Who Put Money In.”

Ohio retirees and whistleblowers are on the verge of exposing how hedge funds and private equity firms are abusing workers’ retirement savings.
Dec
03
Loeffler’s Huge Financial Conflict Of Interest

Loeffler’s Huge Financial Conflict Of Interest

The Georgia Republican lawmaker secured herself a key Senate position overseeing her own husband’s financial empire.
Oct
19
How The Fed Rescued Corporations And Let Everyone Else Suffer

How The Fed Rescued Corporations And Let Everyone Else Suffer

The Federal Reserve has chosen to give powerful corporations better lending terms than cities and states. Progressives want that to change.
Aug
20
SCOOP: Trump Donor’s Firm Got Big Postal Service Payout

SCOOP: Trump Donor’s Firm Got Big Postal Service Payout

A trucking magnate poured $250,000 into a pro-Trump super PAC. His company saw a windfall from USPS contracts. Now, a Democratic congressman is calling for an investigation.
Aug
11
Cuomo Is Protecting His Wall Street Donors From Democratic Tax Bills

Cuomo Is Protecting His Wall Street Donors From Democratic Tax Bills

Democratic legislators are targeting the financial industry -- but their party’s governor is helping the industry as it frantically lobbies in Albany.