All Articles on Citizens United

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Constitutional Amendment Would Help Save Our Planet
You've changed the light bulbs, switched the car for a bike. Across the country, people are ready to take it to the next level. In September, literally thousands of people will gather in New York to show the force that citizens are bringing to the climate fight. The science is clear and the power...
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Senate Advances Effort to Overturn Citizens United
Advocates: Democracy for All amendment stands for the idea that 'big ideas, not big money, should rule in the public square'
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This Is a ‘Pivotal Moment’ for the Movement to Remove Big Money From Politics
The Senate will wrangle this week over whether to amend the Constitution to allow citizens and their representatives to organize elections where votes matter more than dollars. The amendment that is being considered is a consequential , if relatively constrained, proposal, which focuses on core...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Backs Amendment to Overturn ‘Citizens United’
Constitutional amendments are often proposed but rarely advanced to the stage of serious debate. What moves any meaningful amendment from mere paperwork to serious consideration is the popular will of the great mass of Americans. And the popular will of the great mass of Americans have been...
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Corporations Are Not People. Period.
On not settling for half measures when it comes to our democracy
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IRS Delays New Rules for Dark Money Groups
The agency has pushed back indefinitely a hearing on new regulations for social welfare nonprofits that spend money on politics.
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What else do the Koch brothers want? Views
What Do the Koch Brothers Really Want?
As a result of the disastrous Citizens United Supreme Court decision, billionaires and large corporations can now spend an unlimited amount of money to influence the political process. Perhaps, the biggest winners of Citizens United are Charles and David Koch, owners of the second-largest privately...
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Key U.S. Supreme Court decisions in the next term will likely hinge on Justice Anthony Kennedy's vote. Views
A Liberal Nightmare at the Supreme Court?
Three key high court cases that could dramatically shift U.S. constitutional law to the right are likely to hinge on the vote of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.
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Labor Unions in the New Economy
The future of the labor union is increasingly coming into question with the relentless assault on the rights of workers to organize, resulting in the lowest levels of union membership since the 1930s. Part of this comes from the “Right to Work” or “Corporate Servitude” legislation passed in states...
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Bernie Sanders Sees Threatening 'Aggressiveness Among the Ruling Class'
Governor Scott Walker says that, with his victory in Tuesday’s recall election, he will “tell Wisconsin, tell our country, and we tell people all across the globe that voters really do want leaders who stand up and make the tough decisions…” Actually, cutting taxes for CEOs and corporations and...
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