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Campaign Reform

Open Letter to Bernie Sanders

Judy Frankel | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Bernie Sanders consistently repeats that we need to start a political revolution, with or without him, to correct what most people in this country agree is wrong with it: our government is corrupted by money and crony capitalism.

Primaries: The Cereal Aisle of American Politics

Mike Bonifer | Posted 02.15.2016 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

Let the voters vote! Most of us aren't going to change our political positions or our voting decisions between now and November.

Did Walker Walk the Walk?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 09.22.2015 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

The money problems in Walker's official campaign are a symptom, not the cause, of his collapse. Trump, over the summer, changed the political landscape; that affected not just Walker and Perry, but the entire field. And the genesis of Walker's decline predated Trump's entrance into the race.

Demand Real Campaign Reform: The Key to Good Government and Recovery

Harry L. Langer | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
Harry L. Langer

Campaign reform is essential to avoid a government run by, and for, special interests, and ensure that public officials focus and act in the public an...

"Dark Money"

Jay Mandle | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Jay Mandle

History never repeats itself; but lessons can be learned. And one that is as clear as it can be is that if the political system is rigged in favor of a wealthy minority, the rest of the society will be given short-shrift.

The Missed Messages of Election Day

Bob Edgar | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Bob Edgar

The campaign post-mortems -- and recriminations on the Republican side -- already are underway and some big messages sent on Election Day already are being missed.

Forward!

Russell Simmons | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Russell Simmons

America is changing, the middle class and poor need support, and every politician who is not ready for this change should wake today and realize that minorities will wait in line into the early hours of the morning to vote them out of office. Forward, we go.

Demand Campaign Reform: Key to Good Government and Recovery

Harry L. Langer | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Harry L. Langer

Campaign reform is essential to avoid government by and for special interests and ensure that public officials focus and act in the public and nationa...

Gnawing Away at American Democracy

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Rizwan A. Rahmani

It wasn't too long ago when our democracy (one of the oldest in the world) was the envy of all other countries -- countries that were (and are still) ...

The Fear Of Citizens United: Easily Avoided

Richard Greener | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Richard Greener

If, as many believe, representative democracy is threatened by super PAC mega-money, then the media can save our democratic system of representative politics by refusing to sell them ads.

Campaign Reform

Harry L. Langer | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics
Harry L. Langer

Campaign Reform Key to Governing and Recovery Campaign reform is essential to enable public officials to focus on the peoples business and interests ...

Campaign Reform - Not Enough Congressmen?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Where does the United States stand in relationship to the rest of the world when it comes to having a government being the right size for its people?