What The Lever Published This Week:

TV's Big (Dark) Money Secret As political ads blanket our screens like never before, the broadcast and tech lobbies are reaping the benefits of protecting the secrets of their dark money benefactors.

The Hole In Boeing's Inspection ProgramWhistleblowers and regulators say Boeing’s self-inspection program helped lead to safety problems, including a recent catastrophic door plug malfunction.

Shadow Landlords Strike Back Backed by real estate money, Gov. Kathy Hochul refused to make public the secret, problematic companies that own a wide swath of New York.

The Plan To Take Out Voting RightsConservatives are launching a new battle to destroy what’s left of the Voting Rights Act.

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: States Cancel Medical Debt — Plus, more states make Big Oil pay for climate change, new consumer protection rules block junk fees, and the EPA strengthens regulations for forever chemicals.

Stuff To Listen To:

LEVER TIME: The Anxious Generation, Brought To You By SmartphonesDavid Sirota speaks with researcher Zach Rausch about the myriad ways modern technology is rewiring childhood development.

MVC: Cradle Will Rock (w/ Harvey Kaye) The MVC team discusses the 1999 historical dramedy about the demise of the Federal Theatre Project.

The Lever In The News:

Boeing Falling ApartKatya Schwenk appears on Majority Report to discuss her recent reporting on Boeing.

The Problem Of “Shadow Landlords” Helen Santoro appears on WNHN Radio in Concord, New Hampshire to discuss her story “Shadow Landlords Strike Back.”

Epstein Billionaire, ONLY FANS CEO Major AIPAC Donors Amos Barshad appears on Breaking Points to discuss his story “Inside The Israel Lobby’s New $90 Million War Chest.”