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How to build a stadium / Politicians are not our friends

How to build a stadium / Politicians are not our friends

Investigative journalist Steve Horn digs through a web of paperwork and political deals to explain how the city of Milwaukee engineered a new NBA stadium deal with $400 million in taxpayer money through deceptive numbers, insider relationships and almost no public input.

Steve posted the Truthdig report Gov. Walker and the Democrats’ Dance: Shady Politics Behind the Milwaukee Bucks Arena.

Journalist Sarah Jaffe examines recent moments in Democratic cynicism, from a Bernie Sanders non-moment at Netroots Nation to Andrew Cuomo’s two-faced Fight for $15 victory lap, and explains why we can’t let politicians take credit for the work of activists, organizers, and regular pissed off people pushing for a voice and a vote in American politics.

Sarah wrote the article Politicians Are Not Our Friends for Dame Magazine.

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