Reviving Government of, by, and for the People

Reviving Government of, by, and for the People

Here we are, 150 years after President Abraham’s Lincoln’s address at Gettysburg. Now, our democracy is imperiled not by guns and bullets, but by the greed of the rich. The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in the McCutcheon v. FEC case struck down...
Rigging the Electoral System for the Rich

Rigging the Electoral System for the Rich

A poll conducted late last year found that more than seven in ten voters think our election system is “biased in favor of the candidate with the most money.” While nothing about this number is surprising — except, perhaps, that it’s not even higher —...
Billionaires Score Big Win with McCutcheon Decision

Billionaires Score Big Win with McCutcheon Decision

The Supreme Court’s McCutcheon ruling dealt another 5-4 body blow to our democracy. To justify striking down limits that cap aggregate campaign contributions during a single election cycle, the Roberts Court ignored the way the world really works and made it far...
First Things First

First Things First

In the four years since the Supreme Court’s infamous Citizens United v. FEC ruling, two things have become abundantly clear. First, we have a major democracy problem. Citizens United paved the way for unlimited corporate spending to distort our elections....
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