Corruption

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Plan to Tax the Rich Is the Opposite of Radical

Her idea of a 70 percent tax on income above $10 million isn't wild, and wouldn't pay for everything the left wants. But that's the wrong way to think about it.
David Dayen
1.8.19
americana

The Seven Wildest Scandals and Scams of 2018 That Don't Involve Trump

They exist, and they are kind of spectacular.
Matt Taylor
12.27.18
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Amazon Is Creating Cities for the Rich and Democrats Are Bending the Knee

Meanwhile, debt is exploding, Americans are very angry and Donald Trump is honing in on a second term.
Matt Taylor
11.14.18
Experiment

I Tried to Bribe as Many People as Possible in Five Days

An investigation into the power of a crisp €20 note.
Michael Buchinger
11.2.18
Views My Own

Republicans Rigged the System to Enable Crimes Like Trump’s Tax Evasion

If Democrats know what they're doing, this will be a campaign issue.
Harry Cheadle
10.4.18
Views My Own

Well, I Guess the President Is Openly Pro-Corruption Now

Trump reached a new low when he denounced the indictments of two GOP congressmen accused of financial crimes.
Harry Cheadle
9.5.18
Views My Own

The Worst Conservative Defense of Cohen and Manafort

Pro-Trump figures argue that the two men's crimes are common among the rich and powerful. So why not send more of the rich and powerful to prison?
Harry Cheadle
8.23.18
Romanian Protests

We Spoke to Young Romanians About Their Fight Against Corruption

Last Friday, months of anti-government and anti-corruption protests turned violent when riot police used teargas and water on protesters.
Adina Florea
8.16.18
Corruption

Trump Can't Count on the Supreme Court to Save Him from Mueller

The president seems to think partisan judges are his secret weapon in the Russia investigation. An expert told us why that's wrong.
Matt Taylor
8.8.18
Views My Own

Dear Obama, Spare Us the Lectures

His speech on democracy and capitalism sounded like a laundry list of all the ways liberal elites failed America and made Trump possible.
Matt Taylor
7.19.18
money

Greedy Bankers Are Already Creating the Next Financial Crisis

Banks have record profits, but Democrats and Republicans both seem determined to play with disaster.
Matt Taylor
5.24.18
Corruption

Democrats Will Finally Do What Clinton Couldn't: Attack Trump's Corruption

The party just took its most important step yet to move on from the brutal hangover of 2016 and actually win back Congress.
Matt Taylor
5.23.18
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