Tag: money as speech

Citizens United is Just One of Many


The Citizens United decision serves as a galvanizing force in the ongoing movement to reduce the impact of wealthy individuals, associations and corporations in American politics and policy, but it’s important to understand that it’s really only part of the…


Amendment Roundup 6-9-14

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News and notes from the movement to overturn the Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions, abolish corporate constitutional rights and end the doctrine of spending money as a form of speech.   The Carolina Mercury, June 8 – NC House lawmakers…


Corruption as Glue


Late last year, Josh Silver, CEO of United Republic and Director of Represent.us, asked MFour Research and Tulchin Research to conduct a poll [pdf]. The firms were able to get reliable feedback from “1,003 likely U.S. voters statistically balanced to…


The Left Right Fraud


The real divide in most of the world is up down, not left right. Although there are certainly differences of opinion between people who self-identify as “left” or “right” wing, the truth is that we have more shared interests than…


Interview with Ben Cohen


Ben Cohen, activist, entrepreneur and co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company, joined us in a Google Hangout last week to discuss his involvement with the amendment movement, his bill stamping mobile — the Amend-O-Matic — what business has…


Feudalism Infographic Translated


It appears as though the “Feudalism Then and Now” graphic published on this site last August has struck a nerve with a lot of people. When a couple hundred visitors went directly to that page from a Spanish-language blog (which…