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.