Corruption is Legal in America

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1. Gilens and Page, “Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens,” Perspective on Politics, 2014. http://scholar.princeton.edu/sites/de…

2. Washington Post, “Rich People Rule!” 2014.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/m…

3. Washington Post, “Once again, U.S. has most expensive, least effective health care system in survey,” 2014.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to…

4. Forbes Opinion, “The tax code is a hopeless complex, economy-suffocating mess,” 2013.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/billfrenz…

5. CNN, “Americans pay more for slower Internet,” 2014.
http://money.cnn.com/2014/10/31/techn…

6. The Hill, “Sanders requests DOD meeting over wasteful spending,” 2015.
http://thehill.com/policy/finance/234…

7. CBS News, “Wastebook 2014: Government’s questionable spending,” 2014.
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/wastebook…

8. The Heritage Foundation, Budget Book, 2015.
http://www.heritage.org/issues/budget…

9. The Atlantic, “American schools vs. the world: expensive, unequal, bad at math,” 2013.
http://www.theatlantic.com/education/…

10. CNN Opinion, “War on drugs a trillion-dollar failure,” 2012.
http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/06/opinion…

11. Feeding America, Child Hunger Fact Sheet, 2014.
http://www.feedingamerica.org/hunger-…

12. New York Times, “Banks’ lobbyists help in drafting financial bills,” 2014.
http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/05/2…

13. New York Times, “Wall Street seeks to tuck Dodd-Frank changes in budget bill,” 2014
http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/12/0…

14. Sunlight Foundation, “Fixed Fortunes: Biggest corporate political interests spend billions, get trillions,” 2014.
http://sunlightfoundation.com/blog/20…

15. Sunlight Foundation, Fixed Fortunes database, 2015.
http://influenceexplorer.com/fixed-fo…


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