Buying power: Author warns democracy is for sale as parties put a price on influence and access bought and sold

The Sunday Post

We don’t need to look far to see what happens when a small group of donors have an over-sized political influence. “A federal election in the US is supposed to be decided by 150 million voters, and yet the policy preferences are being determined by literally 20 people, 20 major donors,” says Adav Noti, a US election lawyer with the Campaign Legal Center, in Washington DC.

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