Friday, October 18, 2019

Tag: money in 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."

With help of Democrats, regulators move to gut ‘last line of...

"We are barely a decade from the greatest fiasco of financial over-leveraging in history, and we are already unlearning its most obvious lessons."

State of money in politics: Billion-dollar ‘dark money’ spending is just...

The dark money landscape is more than just direct spending, hundreds of millions more is being funneled through other kinds of groups that don’t fully disclose their donors.

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.

GOP, Democrats spin tax plan

Leaders in both parties make false and misleading claims about the GOP’s $1.5 trillion tax cut plan.

The Real Threat to American Sovereignty

Donald Trump is right to worry about American sovereignty. But the real threat to our sovereignty isn’t imports or immigrants. It’s global money influencing our politics.

In New York, Republicans and Democrats Join Forces to Overturn Citizens...

Seventeen states have called for a constitutional amendment to reduce the influence of money in politics. So who’s next?

Democracy Spring Protests Bring Record Number of Arrests

Over 400 people have been arrested and it's only the first day.

The End of Big Money in Elections? 6 Reasons to Think...

Signs of change are cropping up everywhere from grassroots actions to the presidential campaigns.

Meet the Organizers Planning the Biggest Sit-In in a Generation

If Congress hasn't taken action to help get money out of politics by April 10, 3,000 people have pledged to risk arrest in a week-long series of sit-ins.

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Sallie Mae’s Hawaii retreat while millions struggle to repay loans bolsters argument to ‘cancel...

Critics of the United States' student debt crisis took aim at loan corporation Sallie Mae on Friday after NBC News reported on a trip the company's executives...

Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson has a sad day in Albany

NationofChange brings the exclusive story, as we were at the "Pro-Life rally for the innocent in NY."

Bernie Sanders: From (potential) heartbreak to hope?

On October 1st, while taking questions from a crowd in Las Vegas, Senator Bernie Sanders did something unusual for those of us...

We found over 700 doctors who were paid more than a million dollars by...

Back in 2013, ProPublica detailed what seemed a stunning development in the pharmaceutical industry’s drive to win the prescription pads of the...
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“Meltdown”: Trump defends Syria withdrawal as house votes 354 to 60 to condemn his...

As the displacement of 300,000 civilians over Turkey’s assault on Kurdish-controlled areas continues in northern Syria, the House of Representatives voted Wednesday...