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- January 12, 2016It can be discouraging to realize that it often takes decades to overturn a Supreme Court decision, but one campaign finance reformer says the good news is that we're already 40 years into that struggle.
- January 12, 2016In a Q&A, veteran campaign finance reformer Derek Cressman says Americans are becoming increasingly aware that something has to change about the growing amount of money in politics.
- January 12, 2016The Washington Post's Dana Milbank writes that arguments before the court yesterday in a case involving unions and money could mean less political clout for working people.
- January 11, 2016Right-wing populist candidates have sprung up all over Europe as well as in the US. It's the product of democracy in crisis, says Gary Younge.
- January 8, 2016If Republican candidates want to be taken seriously when they gather to discuss poverty, they must acknowledge the full extent of it — and that we already have the solutions to fix it.
- January 8, 2016The Canadian company behind the Keystone Pipeline is suing the US government. It’s a perfect example of why many environmentalists are wary of Obama’s secretive trade deals.
- January 7, 2016Philadelphia's Mummer's Parade brought flare-ups of racism and bigotry that parallel the rage and fear that grip much of the public in this election year.
- January 6, 2016A new book further explores the "red thread" that connects the war on terror, the militarization of America's foreign policy, rising inequality and the dysfunction that plagues our government.