Abraham Lincoln called for a "government of the people, by the people, for the people," -- not a government of the rich, by the lobbyists, for the few.
We need policies that produce prosperity for all Americans, including guaranteed health care, decent wages and job benefits, a green new deal and 21st century infrastructure.
That same year Richard Nixon appointed Powell to the Supreme Court, and Powell soon put his plan into operation.
By a huge margin, 77% to 20%, according to Pew Research Center data from 2018, Americans want limits on money in politics.
Another recent poll by Reuters and Ipsos shows a strong majority for taxing the wealth of the richest Americans.
Politics this election year is therefore about the two Americas, the small group at the very top versus the common good.
The 2020 election is our urgent opportunity to retake power from the corporate lobbies and breathe new life into American democracy. »