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Local Campaign Finance Reform

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Guests

Rania Masri, Assistant professor in the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Balamand in Lebanon and the assistant director of the Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Balamand.

Alastair Crooke, Founder of the Conflicts Forum based in Beirut. He is a former British intelligence agent and former special Mid-East adviser to European Union High Representative Javier Solana

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Lost in all the noise of the campaign finance scandals in
Washington are the efforts of hundreds of grassroots organizations
nationwide that are fighting for real campaign reform at a local
level. Whether running programs designed to educate people about
the role of money in politics, or organizing local
initiative around limiting campaign contributions, grassroots groups are
increasingly trying to expose and reduce the influence of private
money and special interests on campaigns in their towns, cities and
states.

Over the next few days, we’re going to go around the country to
hear what grassroots groups are doing to limit the power of money
in politics.

GUEST:

MAX BARTLETT, the Executive Director of the
Albuquerque-based group Re-Visioning New Mexico.

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