SchwartzReport: Communities Booting Big Money Out of Politics

Civil Society, Ethics, Government
Stephan A. Schwartz
Stephan A. Schwartz

With the corruption and gridlock of the Congress and the compromising of the Judiciary the functional domain remaining is local. At this point no one can have any doubt about the pernicious impact of Citizens United, and what has followed. But it is a measure of the level of corruption that this is only superficially  discussed in most media. However,  as this report describes at the local level where life is actually lived, we are beginning to see healthy pushback.

‘We will only get louder’: Dozens of communities vote to boot big money from politics