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Staffing Up For Corruption

October 29, 2015 /

by Jim Hightower

Campaigns are hiring “donor maintenance managers” as personal concierges to millionaire supporters. Oh, great — just what America’s Big Money politics needed: more campaign consultants. Already, candidates are walled off...

Inequality Shapes Democratic Debate

October 15, 2015 /

by Josh Hoxie

In the first Democratic debate of the presidential primary season, the five candidates on stage vied to distinguish themselves from the pack on the wide range of issues covered by...

Do the Rich Rule America?

August 20, 2015 /

by Chuck Collins

Our campaign finance system isn’t just sending us toward a new Gilded Age — it's a new Platinum Age. Is America’s political system controlled by a small financial elite? One...

Why Local Elections Matter

August 6, 2015 /

by Sheila Kennedy

Amidst the frenzy of the 2016 Presidential election, let us not forget the importance of local politics. By Sheila Suess Kennedy Our televisions and Internet feeds are rapidly filling with...

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