I needed a moment to wrap my head around Trump’s GOP approved Tax Bill. First, I had to get over the way GOP Senate members scrambled, like roaches in the dark to pass their version of the bill.
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.
Each day, we learn more about how foreign sources use our own campaign finance laws and social
After the official recount, a three-judge panel in Virginia ruled that an uncounted ballot should instead be
Georgia’s aging, vulnerable, unverifiable, mismanaged, electronic voting machines are famously insecure
The Saudi Arabian-led war with Yemen has been raging for more than two years, with massive loss
The Brennan Center lays out the case for bringing presidential ethics rules in line with similar standards for other government officials
Millions of families and children remain torn apart and psychologically devastated by the profit-driven abuses of foster care and the win-lose culture of family court
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.
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