Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Tag: Citizens United

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, July 4, 2018

New ICE policy gives immigrant families a cruel choice, two more government agencies ax climate change from their websites, a majority of Americans want Citizens United overturned, and more.

Study: Most Americans want to kill ‘Citizens United’ with constitutional amendment

Both Republican and Democratic voters want to amend the Constitution to limit big money’s role in politics.

You get what you pay for: If money is speech, can...

This is not the sort of democracy the Framers had in mind, but if there is no distinction between private wealth and political influence, it’s the sort we’d better get used to.

Overturn Citizens United

Sign the petition to tell Congress to create a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.

NY Times publishes article written by Bernie Sanders: Where the Democrats...

“I am saddened, but not surprised, by the outcome.”

Who won in 2016? Big money.

Neither Clinton nor Trump took on the role of corporate mega-donors this election.

The Long Path to Reversing Citizens United

Campaign finance lawyers are pursuing two legal strategies to try and push back against the 2010 ruling, and other court decisions, that deregulated our campaign finance system.

It’s Citizens Who Will Save Us From Citizens United

Constitutional amendment organizers are confident of an eventual victory. “The push toward justice has always started at the grassroots.”

Doing What the Feds Won’t on Corporate Political Disclosure

A tiny Washington nonprofit is trying to do what Congress and the SEC won't.

In New York, Republicans and Democrats Join Forces to Overturn Citizens...

Seventeen states have called for a constitutional amendment to reduce the influence of money in politics. So who’s next?

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How Native American children benefit from trauma-informed schools

Students in these communities are disproportionately affected by trauma. When they act out, adults with training ask, “Is there anything I can do to help you?” rather than “Why are you acting this way?”
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10 steps to finding common ground

It’s to get us thinking about what’s really happening to America. It’s exposing the abuses of power all around us.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, August 14, 2018

DNC will take fossil fuel money after all, Income inequality in America vs. Europe, and more.

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