Monday, September 27, 2021

Tag: money in politics

Working for the Company

If we wish to have the change needed inside of this empire, beginning with the election of our representatives, we need to take ALL PRIVATE MONEY OUT OF POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS!

A win against dark money eight years in the making

This shuts down a big avenue for dark money just in time for the 2020 federal elections.

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?

Do media really care about money in politics?

But a deeper look at media coverage suggests that media’s concern with money in politics rarely extends beyond the catchy headline.

Wealthy donors and fossil fuel interests pump millions into Super PACs...

Koch Industries leads corporate contributions.

As Citizens United turns 10, we need candidates who will fight...

Thanks to a class of reformers elected in 2018, we’ve already begun that process.

The sham of corporate social responsibility

The only way to get such laws enacted is by reducing corporate power and getting big money out of politics.

19 things we learned about money in politics in 2019

The year in campaign finance had highs and lows (mostly lows).

Can we get the money out of politics?

Just as the National Popular Vote movement is an attempt to sidestep the Electoral College to ensure the president is elected by the people rather than the states, there are examples and steps we can follow to help get the money out of politics.

“You can’t take on a corrupt system if you take its...

"Our grassroots-funded campaign is proving every single day that you don't need billionaires and private fundraisers to run for president."

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Reconciling profit and morality

Many companies, big and small, in the food economy are blazing a different path through Wall Street’s jungle of greed, demonstrating that money and morality can be compatible.

GAO report finds DOD fails to combat waste and fraud

The report noted that the DOD has been susceptible to multiple forms of fraud schemes, including fraudulent bid submissions, counterfeit parts, billing for work not performed, and disguising conflicts of interest.

US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

“The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.
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Missouri cops under investigation for dog attack on video

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell said in a statement that his office “is aware of this video, and we will make a thorough review of the incident.”