Money & Politics

Money & Politics are virtually inseparable. Learn more about some of the most important political and economic issues of our time.


The government's Alphabet Agencies were created during the Great Depression to relieve the economic tensions. Learn about these Alphabet Agencies, including the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

They may seem "old school," but labor unions still play a large role in many professions. Learn about the history and current state of labor unions.

While the reasons behind strikes can be complex, they all boil down to two key elements: money and power. In this article, we'll explain labor unions' role in worker strikes, investigate U.S. labor laws and more.

Campaign contributions are divided into "soft money and "hard money." What do these terms mean, exactly? And why has there been such a political outcry about this campaign donations in recent years?

While compensation for the U.S. president is very generous when compared with the average American's salary, these men likely didn't get elected to office with the goal of getting rich. So how much does he get paid?

NATO is still in the news regarding its involvement in Iraq and what role it should play in the aftermath of the war. Learn about the history of NATO, how it fits into world affairs and what the alliance means.