Citizens United

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
sign: democracy not for sale
And thanks to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2010, it is not possible to know precisely how much money corporations have channeled into dark money groups that influence elections.
Julia Conley, staff writer
"This landmark campaign finance legislation bans corporations like Amazon and...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
A case in Alaska could go to the U.S. Supreme Court and possibly overturn Citizens United.
"This decision gives Alaskans and all Americans a chance to revisit those...


A few journalists actually doing their job have given us a chilling portrait of a post-Citizens-United American democracy where elections and power are won more by corporate cash than political leadership. A Guardian look at sealed documents in the investigation of Scott Walker campaign finance violations, and a Newsweek analysis of murky Trump connections around the world, reveal the pay-to-play democracy - and then some - that Bernie and many more warn us about.