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Deirdre Fulton – Ostensibly independent groups reported to have close ties to a candidate account for 96 percent of total outside fundraising

Representing a “fundamental shift in how presidential campaigns are funded in the United States,” so-called shadow campaigns are already dominating the 2016 election cycle, according to a new study issued Tuesday by the Brennan Center for Justice. The report, Shadow Campaigns: The Shift in Presidential Campaign Funding to Outside Groups, reveals that ostensibly independent groups—many of which in reality enjoy …

BILL CLINTON PAID THROUGH SHELL COMPANY – STEPHEN BRAUN

The newly released financial files on Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s growing fortune omit a company with no apparent employees or assets that the former president has legally used to provide consulting and other services, but which demonstrates the complexity of the family’s finances. Because the company, WJC, LLC, has no financial assets, Hillary Clinton’s campaign was not obligated to …

Our Own Health or Our Ecosystem? – J. Morris Hicks

My guess is that most people would answer that “our own health” is most important. Not because they’re selfish or uncaring about the environment, but because they probably don’t know what’s at stake should our ecosystem no longer be able to sustain us. And they don’t know the most powerful action we can take to promote ecological health. My answer …