All Articles on Citizens United

Despite the enormous support for the idea of an amendment on campaign finance, we also need to be thinking about other ways to reduce the influence of big money in politics.(Image: Shutterstock.com) Views
Fixing Campaign Finance Needs to Be at the Center of Democracy Reform
It’s still overwhelmingly popular
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Fighting for the Climate: A Note from Post-Apocalyptic California
Those of us working to support aggressive policies on climate change need to develop counter-narratives that help people to understand who is getting in the way of a society that works for us all.
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Corporate PACs Cling to Relevance Amid Rise of Progressives Refusing Big Business Donations
A pro-corporate PAC lobbying group " clearly didn't get the resounding message that the midterm election sent"
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Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Pa.) greets supporters after claiming victory in Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District at his election-night party in Cranberry, Pa., on Nov. 6. (Photo: Gene J. Puskar/AP) Views
The Midterms Prove It: Progressive Ideas Are Now Mainstream
Candidates who promised to stand up for working people, challenge powerful interests and shake up a rigged political and economic system won up and down the ballot
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This Was No Voting Accident
But New York, too, has "retrograde voting laws and practices."
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Targeting Vulnerable Refugees, Trump's Racist Fearmongering Make His Billionaire Backers Richer by the Day
"At a time that Donald Trump is sending 15,000 troops to confront a caravan of desperately poor people from Central America...the president's chief financial patron is cashing in on private immigration detention camp operators."
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 Individuals and organizations alike can spend as much as they want to support candidates as a result of this ill-considered decision that struck down the law prohibiting corporations and unions from spending money from their treasuries to influence elections. (Photo: Public Citizen) Views
This Is Not What Democracy Looks Like: Big Money Floods Midterm Election Races
“This is the world Citizens United made.”
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Stop GOP Voter Suppression—Or Else!
Most American voters generally don’t like billionaires and corporations running politics, so the GOP is simply not letting them vote.
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The Fascists Are Coming for Your Social Security and Medicare
The warning signs are already here.
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How the Wealthy Destroy Public Schools, One Gift at a Time
"What billionaire donors all have in common...is their devotion to blaming schools and educators for problems posed by educating low-income children."
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