Campaign Finance

Nonagenarians Against Cynicism Nonagenarians Against Cynicism

Nothing deepens your cynicism quicker than the power of money in American politics.

May 29, 2003 / Column / Eric Alterman

Cleaning Up Santa Fe Cleaning Up Santa Fe

New Mexico is on the verge of joining those happy few states that have acted to rein in the extreme influence of corporate money on US politics.

Feb 19, 2003 / Feature / Matt Bivens

No More Pigs at the Trough No More Pigs at the Trough

How to cure infectious greed.

Jan 16, 2003 / Feature / Arianna Huffington

The Evil of Access The Evil of Access

Campaign finance reform can succeed--but only if the pressure stays on.

Dec 12, 2002 / Feature / Mark Green

Presidential Bidding Presidential Bidding

Let 1999 go down in electoral history as the year the "wealth primary"--a term coined by Jamin Raskin and John Bonifaz in law review articles to describe the period of early fund...

Aug 5, 1999 / Editorial / The Editors

Money 2000 Money 2000

The Nation Institute's Investigative Fund provided research assistance.

Sep 30, 1999 / Feature / Bob Dreyfuss

Going Down the Road Going Down the Road

How quickly the joy fades.

Nov 7, 2002 / Editorial / Jim Hightower

Our Rigged Elections Our Rigged Elections

Some things may be true even if Pat Buchanan says them, and the inescapable fact is that the 2000 presidential election has so far been a rigged affair, bearing more resemblance ...

Oct 28, 1999 / Column / Christopher Hitchens

Beelzebub’s Buzzwords Beelzebub’s Buzzwords

These excerpts are from Jim Hightower's If the Gods Had Meant Us to Vote They Would Have Given Us Candidates (HarperCollins).

Jan 20, 2000 / Feature / Jim Hightower

Our Virtual Primaries Our Virtual Primaries

As the first voting of the 2000 presidential election approaches, in the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primaries, public disinterest is palpable.

Jan 20, 2000 / Feature / Jonathan Schell