Report from Demos analyzes campaign contributions in Baltimore, demonstrates need to get big money, which is greatest threats to democracy out of politics.
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.
Next week marks the start of a new round of elections in the nation’s last unresolved congressional race after November’s results were thrown out.
Dairy farming is the perfect microcosm for all the ways big money and bad policy is destroying local control of our food supply, devastating rural economies and filling us up with chemically enhanced products.
We, the voters, are frustrated! Until this reform occurs, the people who give the biggest campaign contributions can rather easily pass the corrupt laws they want. And they can continue to block the solutions that most voters want.
Jennifer Lawrence is taking a stance against corruption in American democracy. Take a look at this highly recommended article and leave comment below.
Democratic and Republican parties both lean on their most powerful legislators to raise extraordinary campaign cash, under the guise of paying “party dues.”
Yesterday, the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) unanimously voted to hold a new election for the 9th Congressional district.
Charges possible in N.C’s U.S. house fight, Who could possibly face these charges after state elections board hearing exposed evidence of ballot fraud?
Restoring Integrity to America’s Elections Act makes structural changes to FEC to better equip unbiased cop on beat of our nation’s campaign finance system.
The middle class and the poor need the tax breaks, not the Oligarchs at the top. There are property taxes, income taxes, alcohol taxes, license plate taxes, utility taxes, tobacco taxes, gasoline taxes and more.