Massive amounts were spent by the candidates and independent spenders in the races that decided the 2018 midterms which was rewarded with victory.
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.
Newly elected members of the House of Representatives must be committed to fighting corruption and fixing the democratic process as top priorities.
Authors discuss new book asking why democracies are facing multiplying challenges from structural changes to geopolitical shifts to cultural transformations.
It has been a daunting task from the very start. Don’t let the expectations of a greater wave and a larger breach in the wall diminish the very real victory achieved on Election Day 2018.
Our campaign does not accept any PAC, Super-PAC, or corporate contributions. The Green Party itself does not accept any corporate contributions.
I want to point out that the opioid crisis in this country is mostly because Big Pharma was over prescribing them. Big Pharma and corrupt legislators got the country in this mess.
One major issue inhibiting healthy politics in America is big money. Corporations use money to influence lawmakers to enact laws in their favour. Getting money out of politics is the way out.
Please promise that you will take a better look at Mr. Trump and see him for who he really is: a billionaire who has always had everything and who does not care to understand anything about fighting for human rights.
Outside groups continue to pour money into state supreme court campaigns, television advertising spending so far totaling $5 million this election season.
There is an enormous difference between what Abraham Lincoln called “government of the people, by the people, for the people”, and the pseudo-democracies that engulf us. These pseudo-democracies are actually oligarchies.