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‘Call It the Oppression of the Supermajority’: Americans Eager for Bold Change, So Why Can’t They Get It?

Posted by on March 6, 2019 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
‘Call It the Oppression of the Supermajority’: Americans Eager for Bold Change, So Why Can’t They Get It?

Most Americans support Medicare for All, higher taxes on the rich, a Green New Deal, and other major items on the progressive agenda—so why has Congress failed to enact them? The reason, Columbia University Law School professor Tim Wu argued, is that the influence of corporations and the donor class on the American political system has drowned out the policy desires of the public.

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