Following in a long history of corruption in New York politics, seven local officials from the town of Oyster Bay on Long Island have been indicted on corruption charges which can land them in prison for a very long time.
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 Election Reform in America and Money Politics or our articles on Worldwide Corruption.
Foreign money from dark sources may be entering into campaigns thanks to lax laws and enforcement
A system that pays facilitators to gather absentee votes may cross some ethical if not legal barriers
The highly unusual cash-for-votes scam has threatened the stability of the update NY Hasidic community
Holding a constitutional convention for the state could arguably be a chance for big reforms
Leadership has violated trust and compromised the very integrity of the Utah caucus system
As former FBI Director James Comey prepares to testify about his knowledge of President Trump’s alleged dealings with Russia, liberals are gearing up for impeachment parties and happy hours running specials on Russian vodka.
Secretive money system in which members of Congress “buy” spots on the most powerful committees
There’s a widespread assumption that if we just tried a little harder or better, everything would improve, and that it’s soon going to happen. I guess it’s human-nature to want to believe that.
If the Democrats and liberal mainstream media want to preserve democracy as they claim to, they must accept the election results instead of pushing baseless conspiracy theories. It is time for the witch hunt to end.