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Supreme Court creates billionaire’s democracy

Supreme Court creates billionaire’s democracy

Kevin Crittenden

April 20, 2014

A tiny slice of Americans just tightened their stranglehold on our crippled democracy.Earlier this month, a landmark ruling in the Supreme Court paved the way for private dollars to tip the scales of justice in favor of the uber-rich. The decision eliminates aggregate limits on individual contribu...

Lecture explores Venezuela’s future

Lecture explores Venezuela’s future

Nicholas Carr

March 5, 2014

Hugo Chávez, the former populist president of Venezuela and supporter of Geo-political unity among South American nations, died one year ago today.Over the past several weeks, the Venezuelan government has reported the death of 18 people as a result of protests against the regime of Chávez's successor Nicolas Maduro, as reported by the Associated ...

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