Julia Conley, staff writer
"The reforms in H.R. 1 are necessary to advance racial justice and ensure that our government works for all people, not just a powerful few."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Entire categories of public policy options are effectively off-limits because...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Dark money
"Dark money has become a scourge in our elections," says Public Citizen's Lisa...


Sick of our electoral debacle? Check out Iceland, where the radical Pirate Party is improbably poised to win their election with a quarter of Icelanders' support, more than any other party. Riding a wave of post-Panama-Papers rage at corrupt business as usual, the Pirates would reject the two governing parties to form a coalition with small progressive ones to work for direct democracy, free speech and transparency. Their rubric: “We are not here to gain power. We are here to distribute power.”