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Political Corruption

(see also Corporate Power, Whistleblowing & Campaign Finance Reform)

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On the Web: Articles

Corruption Runs Deep in GOP. Don Monkerud, Santa Cruz Sentinell (3/26/06).

Nuclear Workers Exposed: The Politics of Contracting. Scott Amey, Project on Government Oversight (10/31/03).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Political Money Line.

Project on Government Oversight.

White House For Sale.

In the Library: Articles:

Bleifuss, Joel. "Know thine enemy. A brief history of corporations," In These Times (8 feb 1998).

__________. "The new abolitionists," In These Times (1 apr 1996):12-14.

Feingold, Sen. Russ. "Big oil buys the Senate," Progressive (12/99).

Fifield, Adam. "Corporate caseworkers," In These Times (6/16/97).

Green, Mark. “The evil access,” Nation (12/30/02):16-19.

Langbein, L.I. & M.A. Lotwis. "The political efficacy of lobbying & money: gun control in the US House, 1986," Legislative Studies Quarterly 15,3 (8/90):413-40.

Schram, Martin. "Shakedown," Mother Jones (9-10/94):29-35.

Shields, Janice C. "Strange bedfellows," In These Times (5/1297).

Sullivan, Kip. "Greedlock in Congress," Nation (2/26/01): 30-34. Review essay on Casper, Lost in Washington.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Anton, Anatole; Milton Fisk & Nancy Holstrom (eds.) Not for Sale. In Defense of Public Goods (Boulder, 2000).

Baker, Paula (ed.) Money & Politics (University Park: Pennsylvania State U, 2003).

Boyer, William H. Myth America: Democracy vs. Capitalism (Croton-on-Hudson NY: Apex, 2003).

Brandes, Stuart D. Warhogs: A History of War Profits in America (Lexington KY, 1997).

Casper, Barry M. Lost in Washington: Finding the Way Back to Democracy in America (Amherst: U. of Massachusetts, 2000).

Clauson, Dan; Alan Neustadt & Mark Weller. Dollars & Votes: How Business Campaign Contributions Subvert Democracy (Philadelphia, 1998).

Court, Jamie. Corporateering: How Corporate Power Steals Your Personal Freedom...and What You Can Do About It (NY: Tarcher/Putnam, 2003).

Derber, Charles. Corporation Nation: How Corporations are Taking Over Our Lives and What We Can Do About It (NY, 1998).

Lame, Ibrahim & Femi Odekunle. Fighting Corruption & Organized Crime in Nigeria: Challenges for the New Millennium (Ibadan: Spectrum, 2001).

MacArthur, John R. The Selling of "Free Trade": NAFTA, Washington & the Subversion of American Democracy (NY, 2000).

McGowan, David. Derailing Democracy: The America the Media Don't Want You to See (Monroe ME: Common Courage, 2000).

Palast, Greg. The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: An Investigative Reporter Exposes the Truth About Globalization, Corporate Cons, & High Finance Fraudsters (NY: Pluto, 2001).

Schultz, David A. Lights, Camera, Campaign! Media, Politics, & Political Advertising (NY: Peter Lang, 2004).

West, Darrell M. Checkbook Democracy: How Money Corrupts Political Campaigns (Boston, 2000).

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