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Reflecting on Affluence and Influence

Jan 21, 2016
Published by:
B. Rose Huber
Martin Gilens

Today marks the sixth anniversary of the Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission decision. This decision stated that the First Amendment prohibited the government from restricting independent political expenditures by a nonprofit corporation. This has also been extended to include for-profit corporations, labor unions and other associations.

On todays anniversary we look at Martin Gilens work on affluence and influence. Full Story.


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