Jason Seawright

It shouldn't require years of new research to make the obvious point that economic inequality is bad for democracy. Why? Because concentrated wealth translates into political power in ways that any seventh grade civics student can easily grasp (if civics were still taught). Rich people and...
It's no secret that wealthy people have a lot more clout when it comes to politics and civic life. They are more likely to vote, contact their representatives, belong to advocacy organizations, and -- of course -- contribute to politicians, parties, and PACs. Compared to ordinary folks, many of the...
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