According to a new investigative piece by Alex Kotch, Democrats who rejected corporate campaign money were the big winners in the 2018 midterms. The data shows that Democrats who rejected corporate cash were able to flip 23 Republican-held seats, giving hope that people are finally waking up to the fact that corporations have too much control over our elected officials. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced