The most destructive influence on American democracy is the way in which we have allowed big money to buy our government and politics. With such Supreme Court decisions as Citizens United and McCutcheon, we have unleashed a tidal wave of cash – much of it anonymous and without limit – to all but drown out the voice of the people. In this collection of conversations, commentary and articles, we present the evidence of how deeply ...
- August 4, 2015
- August 3, 2015Political insiders don’t see that the biggest political phenomenon in America today is a revolt against the “ruling class” of insiders that have dominated Washington for more than three decades.
- July 1, 2015And thanks to antiquated campaign finance rules, you'll know less than ever about who's paying for them.
- June 16, 2015If we respect the notion that the rule of law must apply to all, then surely it must apply to corporations.
- June 5, 2015It’s clear that the national political will for getting big money out of politics is there.
- June 4, 2015Doris Kearns Goodwin and Jeff Clements of Free Speech believe that overthrowing 'Citizens United' is worth the hard work of amending the Constitution.
- May 27, 2015Fifty years ago, African-Americans were denied the right to vote. Now the vast majority of Americans are being denied the rightful value of their vote.
- April 29, 2015Right-wing justices have perverted our campaign-finance system. There's a mechanism to reclaim it: The Constitution.
- April 8, 2015Republicans are making the Iran talks a partisan domestic issue, refusing to recognize it as a diplomatic victory.