American police violence is off the charts compared to other developed countries, with homicides occurring at a per capita rate almost 70 times that of the UK, and nearly 170 times more than Japan.
Elections are getting far more expensive. The 2016 election alone cost around $6.5 billion, and there is only one place to get money like that: super-wealthy donors with deep pockets and high expectations.
It had already been established that the 2020 election was by far the most costly of all time, with political parties spending $14 billion — more than twice as much as in 2016. But a