Two-thirds Are Millionaires in Wealth of Members of Congress as Unemployment, Economic Weakness Plague Regular Americans
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.
Can Occupy Do More For the Cause of Fair Elections in the US? Within the vast diversity that includes everything from the free-to-all ‘People’s Kitchen’ and the ‘Environmental Solidarity’ group, there is need for more support for election reform and for the people who work on the front line of our democracy.
Citizens United Backlash Charges of Fraud Bring Question About Possible Reversal by Supreme Court
Common Cause Board Member Discusses State of Democracy in America and Power of Money in Politics
Polling Shows Pessimism in American’s View of National Institutions and Confidence in Congress