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The Erosion of Democracy
Professor of Economics, Colgate University
The control of American politics, like so much in this country, has become increasingly concentrated in the hands of a tiny elite. This trend can be seen by comparing patterns of political expenditures and voter participation in the non-presidential elections of 2006 and 2014.
Fighting for Our Political Voice
Larry Cohen chairs the boards of Our Revolution, the successor...
Money isn't speech and corporations aren't people. Most people get that. According to the U.S. Supreme Court, however, political contributions by corporations and the richest Americans actually are free speech and entitled to special protection. Even when they're made in secret.
Comcast, Time Warner and Congress: Perfect Together
Senior writer, BillMoyers.com. Former senior writing fellow, D...
On April 9, the US Senate held its first hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner deal -- a $45 billion transaction that will affect millions of consumers and further pad some already well-lined pockets.
Baring It All for Campaign Finance Reform
The Heller School
Graduate school and research institution at Brandeis University
A candidate who believes that campaign finance reform is critical to the future of our democracy should step forward to set a new standard. Every ad, website and social media communication should include the names of the candidate's top three donors.
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