“corporate-influence” Charts

We knew Wall Street was stacking the deck, but this much? »

Since the passage of the sweeping regulatory overhaul package designed to prevent another dramatic financial collapse, a new wave of…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 538
Score: 10

Princeton Study: American Government No Longer A Democracy »

When the policy-preferences of median-income Americans were compared to actual government policies enacted, the public majority's interests were found to…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 556
Score: 10

Cost of Clout: How Much Companies Pay to Influence Congress »

With the 2010 Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United, federal campaign contribution limitations on corporations were struck down as unconstitutional…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 178
Score: 5

Remember Financial Reform? Wall St. Is Ensuring No One Does »

Four years after the landmark regulatory overhaul-- Dodd-Frank-- was passed, barely half of the 398 provisions have been implemented. While…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 91
Score: 2

Lobbying Isn't Corruption, or Nepotism, It's Good Investment »

A report has found that for the 200 most politically active companies, every dollar spent in campaign contributions and federal…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 167

Why Who's in Charge Doesn't Matter-- In Lobbyists They Trust »

From 2007 to 2012, America's most politically active corporations spent $5.8 billion, an average of $28.9 million each, on congressional…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 75

How We Are Selling Away our Freedom of the Press »

There are few things more important to a democracy than the existence of a free press. And while the Constitution…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 75