Monthly Archives: May 2014

The new study about oligarchy that’s blowing up the Internet, explained

Source: Vox Who really matters in our democracy — the general public, or wealthy elites? That’s the topic of a new study by political scientists Martin Gilens of Princeton and Benjamin Page of Northwestern. The study’s been getting lots of … Continue reading

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The Doom Loop of Oligarchy

Source: Ezra Klein via Vox  

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The Powell Memo: A Call-to-Arms for Corporations

Source: Bill Moyers In this excerpt from Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer — and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class, authors Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson explain the significance of the Powell Memorandum, a call-to-arms … Continue reading

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