Two good websites that detail the influence of corporate American on the
political system are:
which keeps tabs on campaign contributions to parties and candidates
which advocates the clean money campaign reform (i.e., full public
financing), variations of which are now law in Maine, Vermont, Arizona and
Massachusetts and, hopefully, will be on the ballot in Oregon this November.
At 10:59 PM 6/18/2000 -0700, William Mandel wrote:
>However, the oil industry, which in capital now ranks below
>computers and dot.coms, has a longer and more ramified history of
>lobbying, bribing and the rest, and still governs policy in such
>respects as the endless punishment of Iraq, the extremely
>dangerous effort to take the Caspian oil fields away from Russia,
>which developed them, and the like.
> William Mandel
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