“oligarchy” Charts

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: 651
Score: 10

Ultra-Rich Bankrolls Elections, But Not the Party You Think »

Those hoping to win in national elections are increasingly dependent upon an incredibly small number of extremely rich donors. Both…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 87

What Now Will Become of Government by the People? »

With Citizens United, among other cases, the Supreme Court has eviscerated longstanding regulations of campaign finance-- with a dramatic effect…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 61

Dark Money Rises: Secret Spending Silences Democratic Voice »

Senate campaign spending by groups that do not fully disclose their donors-- known as "dark money"-- has increased over 200%…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 63

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: 181

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: 88