Megan Graham

Industry exerts direct and subtle sway at meeting

Can democracy work if corporations are free to spend their limitless plunder to affect the outcome of community dialogue and electoral politics?

Last week, our community got a firsthand look at the dysfunction that results when ill-gotten gains bump up against authentic community participation.

The venue was Gov. John...

Dan Olson is the executive director of San Juan Citizens Alliance. He can be reached at

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