Lobbying

Perps in the White House Perps in the White House

It is amazing that folks like Gene Sperling and William Daley, the very people who created this banking meltdown, are rewarded with ever more important positions in our governmen...

Jan 12, 2011 / Robert Scheer

The Money & Media Election Complex

The Money & Media Election Complex The Money & Media Election Complex

Unchecked by campaign finance regulation, unchallenged by a journalism sufficient to expose abuses, a nearly unbeatable force opposed progressives in 2010.

Nov 10, 2010 / Feature / John Nichols and Robert W. McChesney

Predator’s Ball Predator’s Ball

The Republicans' reliance on corporate underwriting belies their recent commitment to populist democratic action.

Oct 20, 2010 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Briefing: Chris Hayes and Erica Payne on Money in Politics Briefing: Chris Hayes and Erica Payne on Money in Politics

With a severely dysfunctional election system overly dependent on private cash, the control of the entire House could be in the hands of a few Democrats in safe seats.

Oct 18, 2010 / Video / The Nation on Grit TV

Democracy for Sale

Democracy for Sale Democracy for Sale

This election season, we are witnessing an assault on democracy by multinational corporations that, freed by the Citizens United ruling, are out to get the best government money ca...

Oct 14, 2010 / Editorial / The Editors

America Has a Financial Watchdog—Now We Must Fight to Keep It America Has a Financial Watchdog—Now We Must Fight to Keep It

Progressives must ensure that Elizabeth Warren can continue her crucial work—whether or not the Republicans win in November.

Oct 12, 2010 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

I’m Not in Love… I’m Not in Love…

Some musical selections, and on News Corp.'s donation to the Republicans.

Aug 19, 2010 / Blog / Eric Alterman

Where Bad Bills Come From Where Bad Bills Come From

Meet ALEC, the organization proudly devoted to drafting pro-corporate laws for legislators.

Jun 9, 2010 / Feature / Nicholas Kusnetz

The Corrupt Charmer on Screen The Corrupt Charmer on Screen

Alex Gibney's new film Casino Jack tells the complete story of Jack Abramoff—and his victims.  

May 21, 2010 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Eagan

“Deathstar” Amendment Would Gut Consumer Protection “Deathstar” Amendment Would Gut Consumer Protection

Consumer groups won a vital ally—the Obama administration—in their fight to protect the ability of states to regulate and prosecute bad banks. But corporate Democrats i...

May 14, 2010 / Blog / John Nichols

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