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Big money politics problem comes to the North Country

July 4, 2014
By David Fontana

We live in an era of massive inequality in America. This inequality manifests itself in all facets of our public life, including in our political system. One feature of this political inequality that has not received sufficient attention, though, is geographical. We need to start a conversation about political inequalities between PLACES. Simply put, places with more wealthy people can use their wealth to distort elections in places with fewer very wealthy people - and that happened last week in the Republican primary for Congress in the North Country.

 
 
 

 

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