From courthouses to statehouses, the pro-corporate ruling is under pressure.
What’s the issue that unites the occupiers and the city they’re occupying? Getting corporate money out of politics.
For more than a decade, a groundbreaking Clean Elections law has helped protect Maine politics from the influence of big money. But what’s happening now that big spenders have free rein to influence elections—and what does it mean for the rest of the country?
For nearly 100 years, Montana law prohibited corporate money in politics. Then came the Citizens United decision.
The satirist wants to form “a megaphone made of cash”—his own super PAC.
Annie Leonard’s new film asks: Why have corporations gotten so powerful? And what can we do about it?
The Story of Citizens United v FEC: How we the people can reclaim our democracy.
The need to get money out of politics may be the one thing Americans agree on.
The 2010 midterm elections—the first since Citizens United opened the floodgates to corporate campaign cash—were the most expensive in history. So what happens next?
Sure, lots of us are frustrated by the economy, the war, and lack of progress in Washington, D.C. But there’s too much at stake to stay home on election day.
Video: GLEE-inspired activism for a democracy run by human beings, not corporations.
For Gulf residents, the BP oil spill has made the problem of unchecked corporate power painfully clear. Exxon Valdez survivor Riki Ott on why this may be the moment to overcome our political divides and take back our democracy.
The Supreme Court says corporations can spend as much money as they want on political advertising. Millions of Americans say they've had it.
How states and people are mobilizing to defend democracy.