Please review this selection of documents for more background into the issues:

“America is Not a Democracy,” Yasha Mounk, The Atlantic, March 2018

“Dark Money Illuminated” –

“Government of Citizens Not Money – 2018” – American Promise, Take Back Our Republic, Fix-It America

“Moving Americans to Action – A Message Guide for Democracy” – Rethink Media

“Why the Politics Industry is Failing America” – Katherine M. Gehl and Michael E. Porter, the Harvard Business School

“Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average  Citizens,”Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page, Perspectives on Politics American Political Science Association 2014  

“The Tax Overhaul Is Proof that Money in Politics Affects All of Us” – Daniel L, Weiner, Brennan Center for Justice