All Articles on Citizens United

"It was, in other words, the perfect moment for a billionaire salesman-cum-conman-cum-reality-TV-sensation to descend that escalator." (Photo: Getty) Views
A President Made for a Zombie Apocalypse Media World
Why we need to stare at you know who.
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The most powerful people in the United States are the billionaire corporate owners of these companies, who finance political campaigns, deploy lobbyists, and threaten members of Congress who fall out of line. Views
Big Data and Big Money Have Subverted Our Democracy
Why does Congress refuse to act on climate change despite the strong majority of Americans who favor increased investments in renewable energy and cutbacks in fossil fuels? The oil lobby.
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Warning: Wall Street Dems Are the Committee to Re-elect Trump
It is frightening to see how out of touch corporate Democrats are from the American public, especially working people.
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How to End Crony Capitalism
When it comes to getting big money out of politics and ending crony capitalism, there’s no right or left, and certainly no middle. There’s just democracy or oligarchy.
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Enterprising businesses that want to save money could cite “religious freedom” to exclude virtually any medical treatment from their insurance plans. Surgery, antibiotics, immunizations — you name it. Views
Your Boss Shouldn’t Get to Have ‘Religious’ Objections to Your Health Care
Expanding "corporate citizen" rights into health care could ultimately affect everybody, not just women.
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Sanders: To Lift 'Outrageous' Burden of Student Debt, Time for Tuition-Free College for All
"Each and every American must be able to get the education they need to match their skills and fulfill their dreams."
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The corporate state – the autocratic joining of business and government – exerts its influence all the way down to the state and local levels, not just in Washington. It works through boards of education and trustees of colleges and universities, drawing heavily from the business world and its professional servants in such disciplines as law, accounting and engineering. Views
How Big Corporations Game Our Democracy into Their Plutocracy
When public institutions are governed by private interests.
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We the People Law Introduced as U.S. Democracy Reaches 'Crisis Point'
In response to rampant attacks on voting rights and an administration riddled with conflicts of interest, Democrats introduce proposals to restore Americans' faith in political system
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U.S. foreign policy and the Trump Organization’s business ventures will remain in a unique and complex relationship with each other in the coming years as the president and his children take the people who elected him for a global ride. Views
The White House as Donald Trump’s New Casino
Yes, He Is Running America Like One of His Businesses.
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaking Tuesday at the Carter Center in Atlanta. (Photo: Screengrab from cartercenter.org) News
Jimmy Carter Speaks Out Against US 'Oligarchy' and Trump's Diplomatic Failures
Former president bemoans money in politics and says tensions with Pyongyang won't subside until "we're willing to talk to them and treat them with respect as human beings"
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