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A Civil Rights Perspective on Money In Politics

The outsize role of big money in politics is both a symptom and source of inequality in America – making money in politics a civil rights issue of the 21st century.

Published: June 9, 2016

Our political system’s over-reliance on a set of disproportionately white and male donors leads to policy decisions being made with their interests in mind, limiting progress toward great racial, gender, and economic equity.

A Civil Rights Perspective on Money in Politics