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Amazing graph shows power of big money

Posted By Rob Schofield On August 19, 2013 @ 4:23 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Political contributions [1]As this amazing graph from a new report in the Journal of Economic Perspectives [1] shows, there is a pretty straightforward reason that big money has become so unassailable in modern American politics.

Sam Pizzigatti has more at Too Much online [2]and Maureen Dowd touches on the same sobering theme in her weekend broadside at the Clinton wealth machine [3].

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[1] Image: http://pubs.aeaweb.org/doi/pdfplus/10.1257/jep.27.3.103

[2] Too Much online : http://toomuchonline.org/why-cant-democracy-trump-inequality

[3] her weekend broadside at the Clinton wealth machine: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/18/opinion/sunday/dowd-money-money-money-money-money.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&_r=0

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