All Articles on Citizens United

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Can Elizabeth Warren's Big New Idea Save Capitalism (and America) From Itself?
This isn’t socialism, but it's an attempt to make the brutal "free market" a little more responsive to the needs and demands of the workers who toil within this flawed economic system
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"Now, at a moment of crisis and high political tension, the public seems unable to grasp the gravity of allowing the government or anyone else to use that power." (Valentin Wolf/imageBROKER/REX Shutterstock, Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times/Redux)  Views
Beware the Slippery Slope of Facebook Censorship
The social network is too big and broken to properly function, and these “fixes” will only create more problems
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Democratic Socialist Rashida Tlaib Poised to Become First Palestinian-American Congresswoman
"I think if more members of Congress actually knew the realities of war and regime change, they wouldn't be so callous about dropping bombs in distant countries," the candidate says, describing her foreign policy
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'Major Victory': Federal Judge Issues Game-Changing Ruling on Dark Money
The ruling is poised "to bring much more transparency to our elections"
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Because Corporate Money 'Poisoning Our Democracy,' Progressives Launch #FixDemocracyNow Campaign
A new nationwide initiative calls for campaign finance reform, stronger voting rights, and an end to gerrymandering
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"Kavanaugh’s record on environmental issues is appalling."(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Brett Kavanaugh Would Be a Disaster on Climate
When a literal reading of the law makes it harder to regulate corporations, judges like Kavanaugh stick to a literal reading. When it doesn't, they get creative
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"The Supreme Court may well have to decide key legal and constitutional issues revolving around Donald Trump and his scandals." (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Courting Disaster: The Trouble With Brett Kavanaugh's Views of Executive Power in the Age of Trump
Standing up to a lawless President — ruling for the Constitution — is one of the top jobs of a Supreme Court justice
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Supreme Court Update: Kavanaugh Is No Kennedy, and Kennedy Was No Centrist
Even before Kennedy announced his retirement, the Supreme Court was hardly a liberal or even a centrist institution
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'Dark Money': New Documentary Offers Up-Close and 'Harrowing Portrait' of How Secret Corporate Cash Is Destroying American Democracy
After Citizens United , says director Kimberly Reed, "you could just see political power slipping out of the hands of the average citizen and into the hands of a handful of super-rich people."
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 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York. ‘Everyone I spoke to remarked on her grace and stability, and how she calmly absorbed the dramas that surrounded her bid.’ (Photo: AP) Views
America’s New Revolutionaries Show How the Left Can Win
The little-known history of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in a New York primary hints at the coming transformation
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