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Who’s Financing the ‘Super PACs’

Who’s Financing the ‘Super PACs’ | It's not corruption, it's advanced friendliness. | Scoop.it
The Times is tracking donors to “super PACs” as they filed regular reports with the Federal Election Commission.
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Democracy isn't all it is cracked up to be

Democracy isn't all it is cracked up to be | It's not corruption, it's advanced friendliness. | Scoop.it
Statistical analysis can reveal election fraud, a paper says. But the problems with democracy go deeper, argues Philip Ball.
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Needs your own lobbyist? Kickstarter knock-off funding to Anti-SOPA cause | Impact Lab

Needs your own lobbyist? Kickstarter knock-off funding to Anti-SOPA cause | Impact Lab | It's not corruption, it's advanced friendliness. | Scoop.it
A new way to deal with political problems. Over the past two weeks, staffers from HUGE, the Dumbo-based digital agency, have been at work on a different
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Lawrence Lessig: How Money Corrupts Congress and a Plan to Stop It - The Long Now

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If Italian corruption were its own country, it would be the world’s 76th largest economy

If Italian corruption were its own country, it would be the world’s 76th largest economy | It's not corruption, it's advanced friendliness. | Scoop.it
Official corruption siphons 60 billion euros out of government finances every year.
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Does corruption harm economic growth?

Does corruption harm economic growth? | It's not corruption, it's advanced friendliness. | Scoop.it
Chris Blattman says maybe not.  Excerpt: The reasons that corruption should hurt growth are so persuasive that economists have been pretty surprised not to find much evidence.  One team reviewed 41 different cross-country studies of corruption and...
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