In these Trump-times, communities need to stick together, to minimize the harm and damage that Trump, his ruling cronies, and his Republican friends (but Democrats too) can do.
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 in Elections or our articles on Worldwide Corruption.
The Brennan Center for Justice uses a multipronged approach to pursue social justice
The former spymaster may well have overplayed his hand in trying to tilt the 2016 U.S. election
Officials now must undergo state ethics training, but residents pushing for comprehensive ethics reform
Class action lawsuit could prove millions of supporters of an embattled progressive campaign right
This isn’t about partisan politics. This is about what we are doing to our own democratic institutions.
A look at what nineteen of the scandal-laden politicians who are still alive and kicking
Do voters have little to no influence on the decisions politicians make, once in office?
You might not have known is the alarming extent to which gerrymandering is used to influence elections
What is new is a president who makes no attempt to hide his immense personal commercial interests in businesses that are known to be hotbeds of corruption.