The tactics used in 2016 are eerily similar to those used throughout much of the Cold War
American Corruption articles on Democracy Chronicles
American corruption here involves the use of power by government officials for illegitimate private gain in the United States. Forms of corruption vary, but include bribery, extortion, cronyism, and embezzlement. Also see our sections on Election Reform in America and Money in Elections or our articles on Worldwide Corruption.
The unwritten principle of tacit reciprocity between big business and political elites is sealed
Several states are considering legislation that would bar companies with significant foreign ties from state campaigns
Don’t be fooled. Congressionally-directed spending is simply the new name for corrupt earmark process
Council members are poised to repeal the city’s pay-to-play regulations that cap municipal political donations
What sense does it make to terminate the only federal agency that is responsible for testing and certifying our voting system
To restore constitutional balance, we must bring the career politicians home and replace them with patriots
Represent.Us asked Martin Sheen a question and got out the cameras. His unscripted response shocked them.
Progressive party platforms give us an idea of what it could be like, if we had democracy. But first we have to get democracy, and that’s what this article is all about.
Conservative lawmakers speaking out against a House Republican proposal to revive Congressional earmarks