All Articles on Citizens United

 1% of the population actually provides a quarter of all the money spent on politics by individuals and 80% of what the two major political parties raise. (Photo: Austin Kirk/flickr/cc) Views
Money Talks, Big Time
1% politics and the scandals of a new gilded age
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Just days after Scott Walker announced that he was the new head of CSNDS, he announced that he also would be working for a group whose primary focus is to defend Republican state legislatures that have gerrymandered their states. (Photo: H. Darr Beiser, USA TODAY) Views
Scott Walker to Head ‘Slow Moving Coup’ to Repeal-and-Replace U.S. Constitution
Hiding behind the goal of a “balanced budget,” is a movement about using constitutional change to destroy the power of the federal government
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President Donald Trump arrives to deliver remarks at the Lima Army Tank Plant in Lima, Ohio on March 20. (Photo: Evan Vucci / AP) Views
America Is Exceptional—in All the Wrong Ways
I’ve seen where all those ideologies inevitably lead: to aggressive war, military occupations and, ultimately, dead children
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'McConnell Is Afraid of Democracy': Progressives Push Senate Majority Leader to Stop Blocking Vote on HR1
"McConnell and the power elite are right to be frightened. H.R. 1 would upset the normal way of doing business in Washington."
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Will McConnell Buck the Voters on Pro-Democracy Efforts?
Voters are desperate for far-reaching campaign finance and ethics reforms — divided only on whether the system should be fundamentally changed or completely rebuilt. Voters are not likely to treat his obstructionism kindly.
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Given the relative youth of the conservative Justices, the Supreme Court could undermine democracy, overturn the will of Congress and regulatory agencies to combat climate change, and infringe a woman’s right to choose for generations after Trump, McConnell, and many Republican Senators are dead and gone. (Photo: Ron Cogswell/flickr/cc) Views
Expanding Supreme Court May Be Only Way to Protect Democracy
The one vote conservative Court majority has undermined democracy and put its thumb on the scale to help Republicans get elected
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Of Course College Admissions Rigged for the Rich. The Whole Economic System Is
The college admissions scandal is just the tip of the inequality iceberg
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The main attraction of a national popular vote system is that it would change the way that presidential campaigns are conducted—moving them onto more of a national stage—and emphasize that every vote counted, no matter where it was cast. (Photo: AP) Views
Good-Bye Electoral College? Popular Vote Movement Gaining Steam
It’s not just Democrats that see the virtue in reforming presidential elections
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The 'We the People Amendment' Aims to Fix the Crisis of Corporate Rule
Because corporations are not people and big problems require bold solutions
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'North Star for Democracy Reform': 70+ Public Advocacy Groups Demand Passage of HR 1
"The reforms in H.R. 1 are necessary to advance racial justice and ensure that our government works for all people, not just a powerful few."
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