The (POGO) Blog
July 15, 2015
POGO's summer reading list is here! We're featuring some of the top non-fiction books published in the last year, looking at everything from high-tech threats to our democracy to deceptive political language.
July 7, 2015
Regardless of how you view Edward Snowden, Ronald Goldfarb’s new book shows that Snowden’s revelations have forever altered America’s political landscape.
June 19, 2015
F.A.O. Schwarz Jr. discussed his new book, Democracy in the Dark, and the role of secrecy in national security.
March 2, 2015
In an effort to know more about federal contractors who influence elections, 50 groups have signed on to a letter urging President Obama to tackle the issue of secret political spending that can result in corruption in federal contracting.
Topics: Contract Oversight
February 17, 2015
Some Capitol Hill observers have noted that effective congressional oversight has waned as many advocates for aggressive, bipartisan investigations have left Congress.
Topics: Government Accountability
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Fly Before You Buy: Tom Christie on Realistic Combat Testing
The Project On Government Oversight's Dan Grazier recently sat down with Tom Christie, a former Director of Operational Test & Evaluation at the DoD from 2001-2005, to talk about the critical need for realistic combat testing before the Pentagon buys new weapons.