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Who is largely responsible for the deterioration of the US Congress?...

The problem is that far too many Americans do not feel any such obligation and that’s why so many incompetents and corporate-controlled politicians keep getting elected again and again.

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.

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My ultimate history crash course

To understand the present, study the past. 

McConnell bows out: A legacy of controversy and strategic mastery

McConnell leaves behind a complex legacy shaped by his unwavering commitment to conservative judicial appointments and his adept maneuvering within the corridors of power.
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The life & death of Aaron Bushnell: US airman self-immolates protesting US support for...

“It was an act of courage, an act of bravery, to call attention to U.S. policies.”

How workers are defying Republican officials in the South

More and more workers across the South seek the same path forward that union membership provides.

Corporate giants pay minimal taxes, reveals ITEP study on Trump-GOP tax law’s impact

ITEP's latest study exposes how the 2017 tax law has allowed major U.S. corporations to drastically reduce their tax bills, highlighting the need for urgent reform in corporate taxation.