- December 18, 2015Political campaigns, as well as anonymous (and not so anonymous) millionaires and billionaires, are spending more and more on ads to influence the presidential election — and network heads are cheering them on.
- December 17, 2015The bipartisan budget compromise is a holiday giveaway to the wealthy.
- December 14, 2015She has a plan that she claims will reform Wall Street — but she’s deflecting responsibility from old friends and donors in the industry.
- December 13, 2015In a new petition, more than a hundred thousand Americans are asking the president to take action on special-interest money in politics.
- December 10, 2015The one bipartisan thing on which both Democrats and Republicans agree: at holiday time a little something tucked away in legislation in exchange for campaign largesse is the greatest gift of all.
- December 9, 2015The progressives that Clinton is clearly trying to win over need to keep pressing for bolder reforms.
- December 2, 2015
This post originally appeared at The Huffington Post. There’s an old corruption joke that you’ll find variations of in India, in Nigeria, in China — I’ve heard versions from everywhere. A bureaucrat from China visits an Indian counterpart and sees … Continue reading
- December 2, 2015Zephyr Teachout writes that while the state Assembly speaker has been convicted of corruption, he's only a small piece of New York's dishonorable system.