Words to use in talking about the economy

Replace

Embrace

Corruption

Barriers to running; manipulate the rules; equal voice

Individual

Everyday people; ordinary Americans

Unresponsive

Out of balance

Influence

Power

Politicians or government as the villains.

The wealthy, CEOs, big corporations

Campaign finance reform

Free and fair elections, the rules of our elections

Inflow of money; rising tide of cash

Political rules unfairly favor the wealthy; political loopholes

Enact policies

Rewrite the rules / decide together

Our democracy is eroding

Changing who has a voice and access to power

Contact: Richard Kirsch – rkirsch@ourstoryhub.org