Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: corporate money

How big money corrupts our politics (and how to fix it)

Corporate money is dominating our democracy. So how do we get rid of it?

Want proof that corporate money influences politicians? This new study has...

It really is no coincidence that the members of Congress who receive the most money from Wall Street are also the most hands-off on regulating it.

Cleaning the corporate dirt from the GOP budget

The Clean Budget Coalition is asking President Obama to heed Sen. Warren’s call, take a strong stand on such riders, and use his last days in office to oppose these right-wing corporate giveaways and underhanded attacks on workers, immigrants and women.

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Today’s jaw-dropping quandary: High awareness yet low clout to fix badly-broken systems

The more that reason serves as bedrock,/ The more we’re vexed by lethal gridlock.