Many people still don’t know about the pernicious effects on democracy from this tool, dark money, used by the wealthy to manipulate politics in secret.
Money Politics articles on Democracy Chronicles
This Money Politics section includes news about the efforts to reduce the influence of money over the election system that has grown substantially since the Citizens United ruling. Also see our entire section on Money Politics or our articles on Political Lobbying.
Hazel Millard & Joanna Zdanys argue that reform remains the antidote to the ill-effects of big money in politics ever since a 2010 Supreme Court decision.
Ian Vandewalker and Kevin Morris of Brennan Center argue that public campaign financing offers candidates a way to run without chasing megadonors.
President Trump’s re-election campaign plans to step up its efforts to capitalize on so-called bundlers.
Ever since the earliest years of this century, Ukraine has been the contested frontier in a grand ideological struggle between democracy and kleptocracy.
Prominent doctor and activist Peter Magombeyi leader of Zimbabwe doctors’ strike was abducted and tortured but can’t recall details of his disappearance.
Brennan Center for Justice has issued a statement following news that Senate will support more money for election security.
Common Cause President Karen H. Flynn has issued a statement on the recent boost to election security by the senate, says its welcome but has shortfalls.
A federal appeals court says President Trump can be sued for unconstitutionally benefiting from his ongoing ownership of the Trump Organization.
Democracy assistance is failing to adapt to the shifting dynamics of global politics evident in recent reports from such varied sources as Freedom House,