Ken Silverstein

Ken Silverstein appears in the following:

The Shell Companies that Fund The World’s Tax Evaders, Money Launders, and Dictators

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ken Silverstein investigated the law firm Mossack Fonseca, one of the largest creators of shell companies in the world, and the ways entities use shell companies in nefarious ways.

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Public Relations for Dictators

Friday, June 15, 2012

The New York Times reported this week that the Assad family employs Western PR firms to polish its image for the rest of the world. A few years ago, Harper’s contributing editor Ken Silverstein went undercover and approached PR firms as a fake representative of a tyrant who needed to improve his image. He talks to Bob about what he learned.

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Underreported: Foreign Countries and Lobbying

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Countries such as Honduras and Sudan have come under fire recently for hiring PR and lobbying firms to make the case for them to American lawmakers. We’ll speak with Ken Silverstein, Washington Editor for Harper’s magazine about how foreign governments use lobbying firms in Washington D.C. to advance their agenda. ...

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Foreign Aid

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Ken Silverstein, Washington editor for Harper's Magazine who writes the "Washington Babylon" blog for Harper's online, looks at where foreign aid for Afghanistan really ends up.

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Lobbyists and Energy

Thursday, October 30, 2008

The energy industry and its various lobbyists have been a driving force in Washington for decades. Find out how money from the energy industry has impacted everything from the price of gas to how much corn is grown in Iowa. Ken Silverstein is Washington Editor for Harper’s magazine; ...

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Lobbyists for Hire

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Ken Silverstein of Harper's Magazine found out firsthand what U.S. lobbyists are willing to offer the leaders of oppressive regimes. His article in the July issue is "Their Men in Washington: Undercover with D.C.'s Lobbyists for Hire."