Oil and gas executives gathered last month to hear about a public relations effort with a very precise target: newly hired state and federal environmental inspectors.
These atrocities are being perpetrated in our name, with our tax dollars. We must hold leaders accountable.
Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a member of the CBO’s Panel of Economic Advisers. He is a co-founder of The Baseline Scenario.