Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Today's news and views

Kevin Zeese explains the illegality of funneling anonymous political donations through non-profit groups, and urges a federal executive order ending "pay to play" political donations from federal contractors.

● The current issue of the Boston Review focuses on Fixing Congress, with attention paid to campaign finance reform, and commentary by Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN) and others.You can read about half of the essays online.

● The group formerly known as Michigan Citizens United, which is seeking to recall that state's governor, Rick Snyder, has changed its name to the Committee to Recall Rick Snyder after "that" Citizens United sent them a letter threatening a suit.

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