W.Va. expected to see nation’s strongest campaign finance reform bill in January

Selina Vickers, who is running for the District 32 seat, has pledged not to accept any corporate money. On Thursday, she and other candidates met with residents in Minden, a contaminated Fayette County neighborhood where a large number of residents report cancers, to pledge support for campaign finance reform.

The bill is part of West Virginia Can’t Wait, which aims to win a “people’s government” in West Virginia…

The “Inequality of Pain”

From The New Yorker: “It’s not just inequality of wealth or income; it’s also the inequality of pain,” Smith said. “The people who have the most bear the least, and the people who have the least bear the most. During a crisis, that is especially true.”

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