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Money in Politics

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

Economic Disparity

How Bernie Sanders Points the Way for New York's Outsider Candidates

One afternoon in 1980, a gadfly candidate named Bernie Sanders and his roommate Richard Sugarman, an adjunct professor of religion at the University of Vermont, went to the Burlington city hall to look over the results from Mr. 1,770 more words

Goading Dictators and War Criminals: Interview with Allan Nairn. 1 of 2

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

Press Freedom

...ralph nader, that letter of his, sen warren, and the bard...

…ralph nader and the ingenious suggestiveness of his proposal: ‘check those cvs’…

For those who came in late, Nader had written a letter to the US President… 1,308 more words

Democracy

Disgraced Commissioner Blasts Post Office Closures

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

U.S. Postal Service