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Money in Politics

#7 - Corporations and Democracy
The primary source of big money in First World countries is the control of consolidated and potentially immortal artificial entities -- corporations.
A Short History of Fix Democracy First's Work on Money in Politics
An overview of our work toward a system in which citizens’ voices in government are not dependent upon their financial resources
Introduction to the Problem of Money in US Politics
Great disparity in the wealth of citizens has been a problem for the conduct of democracy since ancient Athens. At the outset of the American experiment in democracy only wealthy males over 21 could vote.
Money in Politics: In the News
The latest news and articles relating to Money in Politics
Citizen Koch
Citizen Koch is a 2013 film produced and directed by Tia Lessin and Carl Deal, concerning the political influence of American plutocrats on the political process following the US Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC
Inequality for All
Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich discusses the grave economic and social consequences that may result if the gap between rich and poor continues to widen.
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes
A fun guidebook to returning the United States government to its People
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
Rolling Stone investigative reporter Greg Palast busted Jeb Bush for stealing the 2000 election by purging Black voters from Florida's electoral rolls.
Dark Money
A political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials
What is Democracy
Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What Is Democracy? reflects on a word we too often take for granted.
Recommended Reading List
Suggested books to learn more issues relating to improving our Democracy.
Summary - What Does It All Mean?
Brief summary of the series by Ken Dammand about our democracy, how we got here, and what can be done.
#6 - The Myths that Blind Us
Ken Dammand breaks down popular myths about democracy, capitalism, and more...
#1 - The Short Story of Democracy’s Demise
Democracy is all about equality in political power. But this doesn’t work for everybody.
Democracy Story: Introduction
A series about our democracy, how we got here, and what can be done.
Clean Campaigns Act Unanimously Approved by Seattle City Council!
BIG win in Seattle! Two of the three bills that are part of the Clean Campaigns Act passed unanimously.
The Democracy Rebellion
The story of our fight clean elections, voters rights, gerrymander reform and against dark money, Citizens United, and rigged elections.