Bauer on Countering Super PACs, My Critique, and Political Equality

Bob: At the same time, there is room for reform–some adjustment to the regulatory process–that would account for the Super PACs’ emergence and widening impact.  Transparency measures can clearly identify for the public those single-candidate Super PACs operating with the … Continue reading

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“Wholly Foreign to the First Amendment”?: Political Inequality Forty Years After Buckley v. Valeo

Looking forward to this Plutocrats United-related event: February 18, 4:30-5:30 PM, University of Pennsylvania Law School 3501 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Silverman Hall 240A   Featuring: Rick Hasen, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science, University of California, Irvine Tabatha Abu … Continue reading

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“How to Corral the the Donor Class: When it comes to money in politics, the real problem is not corruption, but inequality.”

Gialed Edelman reviews my new book, Plutocrats United, for the Washington Monthly. Anyone who is worried about the role of money in politics should take a clear message from Hasen’s book: it’s all about 2016. Polls show campaign finance to … Continue reading

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