Citizens United

Julia Conley, staff writer
"This landmark campaign finance legislation bans corporations like Amazon and Bank of America from infiltrating the city’s electoral process."
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...
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...


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.