Political dynasties dominated US politics for several decades. However, it appears that their sway and influence have begun to wane.
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.
A dark money group led by Trump judicial adviser Leonard Leo, sponsored by mogul, Barre Seid, helped abolish federal abortion rights.
We will only have a chance to save our imperiled democracy if we work to reverse discriminatory laws like Citizens United.
A Sheriff in Johnson Hayden, which includes suburbs of Kansas City, has opened an inquiry into fictitious election fraud in the county.
After the 2020 vote election workers came under attack. A Nebraska man has admitted plotting to kill top Colorado election officials.
Today’s billionaire class is promoting a radically anti-democratic agenda, supporting Trump’s claim that the 2020 election was rigged.
There is a need to enforce more stringent rules on the disclosure if the problem of dark money will be addressed. In stark contrast to this ideal, however, dark money is getting darker with less disclosure in the 2022 midterms. This article by Anna Massoglia is published by Open Secrets. Here is an excerpt: Dark […]
Republican leaders and candidates are increasingly claiming without basis that illegal immigrants are gaining access to the ballot box.
The taxes that are being placed on middle class in America are ridiculous. The rich in comparison pay nothing, yet have everything.
FEC filed a complaint Monday saying TurboTax-owning company Intuit wrongly advertised its paid tax filing service as a free filing.