A new law that puts voters in charge of breaking through political spin could be a first step in making policy decisions that work.
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.
Experts call for Constitutional amendment to take back democracy from corporations.
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?
Small businesses and local chambers are distancing themselves from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s politics.
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.
How can we bring low-income citizens into the political process this fall?
Video: GLEE-inspired activism for a democracy run by human beings, not corporations.
Remembering the long fight for a woman’s right to vote.
The Bay State is the latest to sign on to a simple strategy to make sure that every vote counts.
For the first time in the U.S., the city’s 49th Ward lets taxpayers directly decide how public money is spent.