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David Halperin


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Past articles by DAVID:

Oil Companies and Lobbyists Say They’re Ready to Solve Climate Change. Check the Fine Print.

The effort includes some deceptions already. → Read More

Scott Pruitt Is An Ethics Nightmare, But So Is Ryan Zinke

Trump's Secretary of the Interior is no stranger to corruption and sleaze. → Read More

Another For-Profit College Lobbyist to Join DeVos Education Department

Diane Auer Jones should fit right in into DeVos's education department. → Read More

Exxon's Conspiracy Charges Aim to Derail Climate Lawsuits

Faced with mounting challenges to its conduct, ExxonMobil is relentlessly trying to change the subject. → Read More

Why Would DeVos Cancel A Student Loan Rule That Works?

The following are comments I made today at the Department of Education rule-making meeting on student loan issues. Many for-profit colleges get 80 ... → Read More

Backing DeVos Repeal Of Obama Rules, For-Profit Colleges Vilify Students

Today is the second day of the second round of the Betsy DeVos Department of Education's regulatory meetings to repeal and replace the Obama administrati... → Read More

Trump Terrible 10: Holiday Emoluments Edition

Happy holidays from all of us at Trump Terrible 10! If you're like us, you've been spending your holiday time eating, watching Fox News, playing go... → Read More

Trump Terrible 10: Misogynist Disgrace Edition

Who are we referencing in the headline? We'll be letting you know in two or three weeks. Kidding! We'll tell you today. Since 2017, Republic R... → Read More

Trump Terrible 10: Pensacola Rally Edition

On the heels of the Senate’s massive tax giveaway to the ultra-rich, the tilt by Mitch McConnell and other establishment GOP senators toward awful bigot ... → Read More

Will DeVos Turn Over Policy to Earth's Most Entitled People?

At this week's Department of Education ongoing public meeting to advance Betsy DeVos's plan to repeal and replace the Obama rules on for-profit colleges,... → Read More

DeVos Department Meeting Again Stalls Over Opposition To Livestreaming

Last month the Department of Education’s first meeting on rewriting the Obama “borrower defense” rule for student loans stalled for nearly the whole day ... → Read More

To Rewrite Obama Rules, DeVos Picks People Tied To Predatory Colleges

DeVos is letting the foxes draft rules for the henhouse. → Read More

Here's Who To Blame For The Disgraceful Republican Tax Bill

"There is no justice, the rich win, the poor are powerless. We become tired of hearing people lie." -- "The Verdict" (1982), screenplay by David Mamet → Read More

Trump Terrible 10: Turkey Pardon Edition

I got a call from Bernie Bernstein of the Washington Post, offering me $300 to keep writing this feature. I was caught off-guard and blurted that I would... → Read More

Bridgepoint SEC Filing Raises Questions About Continued Federal Funding

A filing Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission by troubled Bridgepoint Education raises questions about the company’s continued compliance w... → Read More

DeVos Department Stacks Negotiations Deck With For-Profit College Lawyers

When Betsy DeVos announced she would repeal and replace the Obama administration’s rules to protect students and taxpayers against predatory for-profit c... → Read More

DeVos Stands With Scoundrels, Not Students

The department will be on the wrong side of history, the wrong side of justice and the wrong side of our people. → Read More

DeVos Department Tries to Block Public Streaming of Student Debt Hearing

Staff of the U.S. Department of Education this morning refused to let attendees live-stream its negotiated rulemaking meeting, the first in a series of s... → Read More

Trump Terrible 10: Big Olde' Fat Man Edition

Ranking the week’s 10 most disgraceful figures in Trump world. → Read More

Owner Of Troubled, Closed Texas College Now Advises Another For-Profit School

Betsy DeVos has turned her back on students hurt by predatory colleges. Look what happens when accountability is weak. → Read More