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Nostalgia for the Past Won't Cure Greece's Ills

Daniel Wagner | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

With just a few months until the upcoming double elections in Greece, the political system has never been more in a state of flux across the political spectrum.

The Woman Who Produces the Federal Budget (And Your Passport)

Tom Fox | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
Tom Fox

A business executive with more than two decades of private-sector experience, Vance-Cooks joined the GPO in 2004 and is the first woman to hold its top position.

Congress Should Puncture This Cartel

Martha Burk | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics
Martha Burk

Congress exempted Group Purchasing Organizations from anti-kickback statutes in the 1980s, in what critics say was a direct violation of anti-trust law. In the past three decades there has been no serious effort to correct this gross fleecing of patients and taxpayers.

Hospital Deals Rival Wall Street on Kickbacks That Cost You Money

Martha Burk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martha Burk

Candidates will be stumping for every vote in the upcoming midterm elections -- but how many are willing to buck the hospital corporations and medical device manufacturers in favor of you and me?

Paying for Health Care -- Will Congress Have the Guts to Bust This Trust?

Martha Burk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martha Burk

Group Purchasing Organizations negotiate "sole source" contracts with hospitals, amounting to bald-faced kickbacks that save taxpayers not a dime.

Yes We Scan: Why I Want To Lead The Government Printing Office

Carl Malamud | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Malamud

The Government Printing Office plays a vital role in promoting useful knowledge, promoting the progress of science and useful arts, and promoting and preserving the public domain.