What data point illustrates why so many Americans are unhappy with the economy? Who is hiring lobbyists to fight attempts to stop tech giants from preying on your kids? How did Big Ag use academia to avoid climate accountability? Which government agency may help you comparison shop for lower-interest credit cards? Which nonprofit health care system secretly become a predatory debt collector? Why should your lungs celebrate a new federal rule?

The answers to these questions and much more can be found below in today’s edition of Sirota’s Signals, a weekly dose of must-read stories, missed nuggets, and fun-but-worthwhile distractions from Lever founder David Sirota, exclusively for paid subscribers.