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
1.7.19
americana

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

They exist, and they are kind of spectacular.
Matt Taylor
12.24.18
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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
11.13.18
Jersey, Sure

Corruption Is Rampant and New Jersey Is Cool with It

A dirty Democrat who was prosecuted for flagrant favor-trading can thank Donald Trump for taking the heat off.
Alex Norcia
11.6.18
Experiment

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

An investigation into the power of money.
Michael Buchinger
11.2.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Ukraine's Lost Generation

Sucked into the trauma and labor of an ongoing war, Ukraine’s Millennials face uncertain prospects in a country rife with Soviet-era boomer corruption, an uneven economy, and a lack of job opportunities.
Ben Makuch
10.31.18
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
10.3.18
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
9.4.18
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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
8.22.18
Views My Own

Robert Mueller Is Facing His Biggest Test Yet

The first case the special counsel has actually brought to trial is in the hands of a jury. You should care.
Matt Taylor
8.15.18
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
8.7.18
Corruption

Robert Mueller Is Going After Shady Democrats Now, Too

The swamp might actually be getting drained.
Matt Taylor
8.1.18
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