Donald Cohen

Donald Cohen

Donald Cohen is the director of the Cry Wolf Project, a nonprofit research network that identifies and exposes misleading rhetoric about the economy, regulation and government. He is also the chair of In the Public Interest, a national resource center concerned with privatization and responsible contracting.

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One Industry’s Private Game of Chicken

In most of the country the weather is finally getting warmer and the imagery of baby chickens and pastel eggs surround us - but yellow fuzzy chicks aren’t just a ...

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Arizona Busts Private Prison Company

As the saying goes, it takes a village. And when corporations spend vast resources to gain control of public services, it takes a village of smart, savvy and nimble people ...

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States Are Regretting Prisons for Profit

We all know the political shorthand: “red” states vote conservative while “blue” states vote progressive. But these days the deep red hue of Idaho, Arizona and Texas isn’t just a ...

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