It is not simply a matter of big money in politics. There is big money in all of American life. The more pervasive problem is that we now have self-interested political institutions — the parties — that are considered “too big to fail.” Are we supposed to protect them and their refusal to share power with the people at all costs?

The Left Has to Quit Democratic Party
April 7, 1999

According to Robert Borosage, the co-director of Campaign for America's Future and an adviser to Jackson, the left should now take advantage of the weakened state of the Republicans by emulating the conservatives

The Numbing of America – by Insider Politics
March 25, 1997

Every day another headline sprawls across the front pages of newspapers, reporting the latest fund-raising allegation about the Clinton administration. The Chinese government sought policy influence through campaign contributions.

Perot and Populist Group See Benefits in an Alliance
August 21, 1996

In a loft in downtown Manhattan scattered with mementos of Che Guevara, Dr. Fred Newman paid tribute to a new revolutionary hero, a man he would like to see in the White House next January.