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The $24 million reasons Dems back America’s worst banks

In a world where Republicans have already been bought and paid for, there is no room for Democrats who act in bad faith.

The Gulf monarchies and the corruption of US foreign policy

Considering the money involved, we probably shouldn’t expect any further investigations to shine a light on the corrupting influence of these decadent absolute monarchies on American democracy.

Trump is hiring lobbyists and top ethics official says ‘there’s no...

In one case, an official working on energy regulation recently lobbied for oil and coal companies – but the White House won’t say whether he received an ethics waiver.

Five Conspirators in the Eradication of the Middle Class

Meet the kingpins, the enforcers, the illusionists, the con men, and the hitmen that are all working together to eradicate the middle class.

The Lobbyists Who Love Bernie Sanders

Nearly two-dozen professional influencers have donated to an anti-lobbyist candidate.

Both Parties Agree: Selling Out Is Worth It

The lobbying industry, despite a small decline in revenue, is still the fastest way to make big bucks in Washington.

Bernie Seeks Supreme Court Nominees Willing to Overturn Citizens United

Americans no longer live in a democracy, but Bernie Sanders is determined to return political power back into the hands of the people. And he is starting by seeking out Supreme Court nominees who will overturn the Citizens United decision.

Super-Rich Donors Turn Our Democracy into Their Plutocracy

There are a few "treacherous" donors who are using wads of cash to pervert American democracy into plutocracy. So who are they trying to buy favors for?

Meet the Lobbyists Who Got a $250 Million Subsidy for a...

Scott Walker continues his cuts to the public sector despite his plan to score the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks a new arena costing more than $250 million in taxpayer money. Meet the lobbyists who won Walker’s heart in the deal.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.
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Blistering U.N. report: Trump administration’s policies designed to worsen poverty & inequality

40 million Americans live in poverty, and 18.5 million Americans live in extreme poverty.

Rapidly becoming irrelevant in America: The principles of ethics and morality

It appears that we have entered an era in this nation’s history is which the principles of ethics and morals are becoming irrelevant in both this government and our society.

The Chomsky challenge for Americans

Americans might want to learn how to take Chomsky’s challenge – imagine ourselves in others’ situation – before it’s too late to imagine anything at all.

The constitutional crisis is now

We are no longer trying to avert a constitutional crisis. We are living one.

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