All Articles on Citizens United

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Striving for 'Best Plutocracy Money Can Buy,' Koch Brothers Plan to Dump $400M in 2018 Midterms
"This is why we need to overturn the terrible Citizens United Supreme Court decision and move to public funding of elections."
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The Trumpy Awards, Round Two: Worst Anti-Democratic Action
Not only does Trump not respect traditional democratic norms, his core notion of presidential powers is fundamentally authoritarian.
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"Rather than stay silent and wait for the Supreme Court to change its mind, people are fighting for political equality - people are fighting, that is, for the idea that everyone should have an equal say at all levels of the political system." (Photo: Light Brigading/flickr/cc) Views
The Fight For Democracy
The result of Citizens United is that elected officials listen to their funders (the wealthy few) more than they listen to everyday people living in this country.
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Citizens United vs. United Citizens: The Showdown of the Century
With the presidency of Donald Trump, the fusion of government and corporate rule is complete
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"Jesus God Almighty, what a fake." (Photo: Getty) Views
The Only Way Paul Ryan Wins Is if Millions of Americans Lose
The GOP Tax Bill is the culmination of a dark, dangerous dream.
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Net Neutrality Repeal Is Only Part of Trump’s Surrender to Corporate Media
Repealing net neutrality has drawn a huge amount of public visibility—and rightly so—but that decision is just the latest in a string of ominous, industry-friendly giveaways by the Trump administration’s FCC.
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If the Trump Revolution Is Possible, So Is a Progressive One
The increased tempo of the GOP's snatch and grab in recent days suggests that they're feeling a certain desperation
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"If anti-Trump forces here don’t address persistent voter disgust with the status quo, the Eastern European example offers a grim glimpse of a possible American future as right-wing libertarians, intolerant nationalists, and alt-right extremists secure their lock on the policy apparatus." Views
What’s the Matter with Eastern Europe?
Welcome to the birthplace of Trumpism.
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2015 World Economic Forum in Davos Views
AI Has Already Taken Over. It’s Called the Corporation.
Futurists warning about the threats of AI are looking in the wrong place. Humanity is already facing an existential threat from an artificial intelligence we created hundreds of years ago. It’s called the Corporation.
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"Additionally, the doubling and eventual elimination of the estate tax, which only applied to a mere 5,500 estates to begin with out of 3 million in total, will add tens of billions in additional wealth to a crowd that’s seen their wealth soar as the stock market has rocketed upward." Views
Corporations and the Super Rich Tax Democracy
Trump’s claim that “we are giving them a big, beautiful Christmas present in the form of a tremendous tax cut” is spot on when applied to corporations and the super rich.
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