Forum Post: Demand Representation, Demand Stronger Laws Against Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure Laws.
Posted 2 years ago on Oct. 20, 2012, 3:37 p.m. EST by Middleaged
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Demand Representation within the Government. We should Demand Stronger Laws and Rules Against Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure Laws. These should be applied equally to employees, regulators, executives in the government, and US Congress.
It IS a No Brainer. Representation means, ending Gift Giving, Campaign Contributions, and Lobbying of Congress.
Getting Money Out of Government, removes the Conflict of Interest.
Update: Ralph Nader has new book: 17 Solutions, and one of his Solutions is to take management of corporations from states that do nothing to Regulate Corporations ... Like Delaware ...And have the biggest Corporations be managed Federally (presumably by an organiation that will have a number of Rules which would be enforced, and which would protect the Public Interest.
That is a good Point. US States are doing nothing to Control Corporations which are incorporated within their state.
What is at Risk?
WHAT IS THE STATE OF CORRUPTION?
Here are 8 Other Problems that indicate the slow corruption of Tax Money and lack of Ethics in the Growth of Business behavior like Mergers, Leveraged Buy Outs, Private Equity Firms, Complex Compensation Packages for Executives, Executives Looting their Own Corporations, and Cutting Wages and Jobs which puts a bigger Burden on Social Saftey Net Programs.
Here is a Satire which characterizes a government which grows out of control as it simply moves toward building stronger larger organization that serves more and more different Interests.
MATT TAIBBI Rollingstone.com Playbook from Mafia is what bankers and corporations are using.
Here is a Case that proves Trickle Down Economics (cutting Taxes for the Rich) ...DOESN'T Work.
Here are IDEAS for dealing with TBFT Banks to change the Status Quo.
Here is a List of 15 Cognitive Errors used in Politics or Arguments and which can confuse us all in decision making.
Here are my 3 Amendments for the US Constitution.