For decades before the Supreme Court decided Citizens United, political scientists concluded that more money helped our democracy by increasing competition. They had also concluded that it did not disadvantage Democrats, who would hold their own in fundraising. 622 more words
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You might not know who Allan Nairn is. He’s rather modest about it.
But you should. Allan Nairn spent the best part of the last 50 years doing a strange mix of conflict reportage and activism. 505 more words
An excerpt from the above linked-to article by Steven Helling follows: 1,574 more words
Another high-profile official has come out against the U.S. Postal Service’s selloff of historic and necessary post offices to private real estate concerns. This comes as more and more people are suffering from declining performance service standards. 602 more words