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From Academics to Activists: Teachers Unions ‘Reimagine’ Spending Priorities

NEW GAI REPORT SHOWS WHERE THE MONEY GOES During the 2021 fiscal year, the two largest teachers unions in the US – the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) – collected approximately $575 million in dues from their members. How did they spend these funds? In past decades these funds

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Each week, co-hosts Peter Schweizer and Eric Eggers relentlessly expose crony capitalism and corruption in Washington, DC. These audio podcasts, still very new for GAI, will feature occasional guests, including former Rep. Jason Chaffetz and journalist Lee Smith, who are both Distinguished Fellows at GAI, and authors Mollie Hemingway and Alex Marlow, to name a

Hat Trick: Peter Schweizer’s ‘Red-Handed’ Officially #1 on NYT Bestseller List

Just one week after its release, Peter Schweizer’s Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win is sitting at the top of the New York Times bestseller list —a hat trick for Schweizer, whose previous titles ‘Profiles in Corruption’ and ‘Secret Empires’ also achieved #1 status. Schweizer says this investigation was the “scariest” of his long,

The Truth About Ukrainian Biolabs

When the invasion of Ukraine began, Russian leaders accused the U.S. of weaponizing deadly pathogens in Ukrainian biolabs near Russia’s borders. While the U.S. initially denied the claim, Under Secretary of State Victoria Nuland admitted in a congressional hearing that biolabs do exist in Ukraine and that the U.S. has partnered with the country on

GAI Director of Research Seamus Bruner Discusses Investigation into Stacey Abrams’s Business Deals on JustTheNews

Stacey Abrams’ net worth skyrocketed more than 2,800% in just three years thanks in part to her holdings in a company called Now Corp. (previously called NowAccount or “Now”), a Government Accountability Institute study has found. GAI Director of Research Seamus Bruner explained what GAI found on JustTheNews with host John Solomon. In 2018, Abrams

Hunter and Joe Biden

The Criminal Investigation Into Hunter Biden Is Heating Up: Here’s What You Need To Know

The federal government’s criminal investigation into Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, is reportedly gaining steam. As prosecutors begin seeking key grand jury testimony, new information appears to indicate the president himself may be linked to his son’s scheme.  A report from The Daily Wire summarizes the state of the investigation in Hunter Biden’s business dealings in

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Schweizer Tells House Republican Study Group Lunch: “Slam Dunk” that Hunter Biden Will Be Indicted For Tax Evasion

Government Accountability Institute (GAI) President Peter Schweizer told a Republican Study Committee (RSC) meeting that there is a slam dunk case to indict Hunter Biden on charges of tax evasion, Breitbart News reported. Schweizer, the author of  Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win, spoke to the RSC members about his book, which focuses

Commerce Department

Department of Cronyism: Inside Deals, Conflicts of Interest, and Chinese Connections

The latest investigative report from the Government Accountability Institute is a deep dive into the Commerce Department — it is a confluence of streams of money that fill a swamp of corruption and cronyism for insiders. The US Department of Commerce seldom grabs headlines or is the subject of stern congressionalrebukes. It does not find

Schweizer: Sanctions aimed at wealthy Russians raise questions if any have ties to Biden family

Peter Schweizer warns that the White House announcement it will go after the wealth and assets of some of the most powerful people in Russia raises questions if any have ties to Biden family. “It’s widely known among Russian scholars that many of these oligarchs actually hold some of Vladimir Putin‘s own assets that he owns