Green, Mark J. (1945–)

MARK GREEN HAS served as New York City's consumer affairs commissioner and public advocate. He is the author or editor of numerous books on government, business, and consumer issues, including Who Runs Congress? (1972), Corporate Power in America (1973), Winning Back America (1982), and The Consumer Bible (1995). His most recent book, Selling Out (2002), focuses on how corporate money corrupts elections in America.

Green has spent most of his career exposing the crimes and misdeeds of large businesses. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Green worked with Ralph Nader from 1970 to 1980 as a public interest lawyer, ultimately becoming head of the Public Citizen's Congress Watch. From 1990 to 1993, he served as Consumer Affairs Commissioner, leading a $17-million agency that handled 23,000 consumer ...

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