The Camp Lejeune Act Promises Justice for Victims and a New Path for Personal Injury Lawyers

Executive Summary On August 11, 2022, South Carolina personal injury attorney Ed Bell joined a group of veterans and their families in the East Room of the White House for the signing of the PACT Act by President Joe Biden. The PACT Act, which provided financial compensation to families whose loved ones had been harmed

Thermal Runaway: How Hawaii’s Green Obsession Exacerbated the Worst American Wildfire in a Century

(Editor’s Note: In a new article published in The American Spectator, GAI research analyst Samuel Schaefer uncovers an inconvenient truth — Hawaii’s obsession with green energy policies directly affected the ferocity of the wildfires that tore through Maui last year, destroying homes, businesses, and the island’s environment.) The tragic wildfire in Lahaina last August —

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

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

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

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,

Green Fog

Green Fog: The Coming Climate Change Bond Crisis

The Government Accountability Institute undertook a yearlong study of 40 major cities to find out if mayors’ apocalyptic projections about climate risks are factored into the interest rates on the municipal bonds their cities issue. We published this report as “Green Fog: The Coming Climate Change Bond Crisis — the Narrative vs. The Numbers.” The