Benjamin Page

Life Savings or Max Donation: The Political Consequences of Asset & Income Inequality

Our citizenship should grant us equal access to government, but nearly half of Americans would be bankrupted by making a maximum donation to a federal candidate. Underscoring this fact, this April, two well-received publications further cracked the façade of American democratic accountability and economic mobility. 

America’s Richest Gamblers Benefit from Economic and Political Inequality

America’s best-paid hedge fund managers are also some of its biggest political donors, according to Public Campaign analysis of data from the Center for Responsive Politics.