Today is the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections, which struck down poll taxes in state elections as violating the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Virginia’s poll taxes, enacted in … More
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John Nichols of The Nation discusses the wealth primary with Free Speech For People Cofounder John Bonifaz and Jamie Raskin, Maryland State Senator and Professor of Law at American University’s Washington College of Law. More
The Nation Magazine’s John Nichols discusses money in politics with Spencer Overton, President President of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and George Washington University Professor of Law.
John Bonifaz describes how today’s wealth primary is the new poll tax. More
Truthout writes on how Bernie Sanders’ grassroots ‘fundraising machine’ is defying the wealth primary. John Bonifaz is interviewed. More
A recent National Review article, while purporting to pooh-pooh the influence of big money in politics, actually confirms the existence of a wealth primary.