Citizens United

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Danielle Greene and Jennifer Vassil attend a rally
"America needs to be responsive to the people, not to corporations and special interests, or it is no longer a democratic republic."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Trade organizations are using nonprofit tax rules to wriggle out of disclosing spending, according to a new report.
"People forget about them because they've just been there [collecting] large...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"To restore our one-person-one-vote democracy, we must pass a constitutional...


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.