What The Lever Reported This Week:

The Case Of The Missing Health Care Providers Many health insurers’ online provider directories are inaccurate or out-of-date, to the detriment of patients and health care professionals alike.

SBF’s Victory From Behind BarsFederal regulators allow a small cryptocurrency firm to vertically integrate, deregulating the industry just like Sam Bankman-Fried wanted.

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: New Year, New WagesPlus, a Texas Court throws out a billionaire-backed free speech case, bank tellers organize their industry, and EVs get more accessible.

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Stuff To Watch Or Listen To:

Introducing MASTER PLAN — The Lever’s upcoming podcast series exposes the 50-year plot to legalize corruption in America. Listen to the trailer now.

How The 2008 Financial Crisis Led To “The Squad” — The Intercept’s Ryan Grim explores how crises during the Obama administration formed the politics of the Squad.

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