political donations

The Washington Post reports that nearly all sizeable campaign contributions in this year’s presidential election have come from people living in predominantly wealthy, white neighborhoods. Even though Latinos comprise about 16 percent of the U.S. population, less than four percent of the $1.3...
Can technology rescue democracy from grip of the 1 percent? Can we text our way to fairer elections? Lobbyists, wealthy donors and the new Super PACs dominate U.S. elections. The Supreme Court has sharply limited solutions by turning the First Amendment into a tool that these well-heeled interests...
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