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Publisher: upworthy

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3 Nov 2014

History of influence of money in politics

This is a great history of how money has corrupted the US political process. It shows that congress actually tried to fix the problem after discovering how Nicon received money from corporations, but Supreme courts decision to declare "Corporations are People" decision reveresed this progress.
This is a great history of how money has corrupted the US political process. It shows that congress actually tried to...

Publisher: The Washington Post

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13 Jun 2012

Secret money fuels the 2012 elections

For those who believe money already has too much power in U.S. politics, 2012 will be a miserable year. The Supreme Court s Citizens United decision, lassitude at the Federal Election Commission and the growing audacity of very rich conservatives have created a new political system that will make the politics of the Gilded Age look like a clean government paradise.
For those who believe money already has too much power in U.S. politics, 2012 will be a miserable year. The Supreme...

Publisher: The Nation

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21 Jan 2012

Two-year anniversary of Citizens United

Keith and Josh Harkinson, staff reporter at Mother Jones, discuss today s Occupy protests at courthouses in more than 100 cities - and what it would take to pass a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
Keith and Josh Harkinson, staff reporter at Mother Jones, discuss today s Occupy protests at courthouses in more than...

Publisher: Guernica

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17 Nov 2011

Occupiers Occupied

The Supreme Court's rulings that money is speech and corporations are people have now opened the floodgates to unlimited (and often secret) political contributions from millionaires and billionaires. Consider the Koch brothers (worth $25 billion each), who are bankrolling the Tea Party and already running millions of dollars worth of ads against Democrats.
The Supreme Court's rulings that money is speech and corporations are people have now opened the floodgates to unlimited...

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