Freshly from an impeachment trial over use of office for political gain Trump has praised Attorney General for intervening on behalf of political confidant.
American Corruption articles on Democracy Chronicles
American corruption here involves more blatant uses of money politics to corrode democracy. Forms of corruption obviously vary, but include government related bribery, extortion, cronyism, and embezzlement. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics or our articles on Worldwide Corruption.
Many people still don’t know about the pernicious effects on democracy from this tool, dark money, used by the wealthy to manipulate politics in secret.
Hazel Millard & Joanna Zdanys argue that reform remains the antidote to the ill-effects of big money in politics ever since a 2010 Supreme Court decision.
A scorpion wanted to get across the river. He asked a frog, “Will you please give me a ride on your back?” The frog replied, “How can I do that? Your sting is fatal!”
While it’s always been there, self-interest has upped pack mentality – disinterest in crucial societal issues. Embracing truth is how to undo the dynamic.
Michael J. Copps examines America’s national regression over 2019 and highlights shared blame between 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and other State institutions.
Trump violated State funding law by holding back Ukraine aid last year, a government watchdog agency concluded Thursday as Senate impeachment trial opens.
When our country overthrow’s the government of another country, we just ignore it and our press sanitizes the putsch. It’s time to engage and cry wolf!
According to Insider, DOJ watchdog said it uncovered text messages between two FBI agents cheerleading for President Trump just after the 2016 poll.
Resetting American values will improve the country’s treatment of migrants such that America would once again become the safe haven it has been.