Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: dark money

A win against dark money eight years in the making

This shuts down a big avenue for dark money just in time for the 2020 federal elections.

How big money corrupts our politics (and how to fix it)

Corporate money is dominating our democracy. So how do we get rid of it?

Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100M as IRS ends...

By choosing to keep their donors secret, these groups leave voters in the dark as to exactly who is funding their political activities. And the IRS won't know either.

We believe this “dark money” group illegally spent nearly $5 million...

And because voters have a right to know the truth, the Campaign Legal Center where I work has filed an official FEC complaint against the secretive Big Tent Project.

Do media really care about money in politics?

But a deeper look at media coverage suggests that media’s concern with money in politics rarely extends beyond the catchy headline.

Wealthy donors and fossil fuel interests pump millions into Super PACs...

Koch Industries leads corporate contributions.

Exposé shows rise of Heartland Institute’s climate denial efforts overseas, using...

A German sting shines more light on Heartland Institute's tactics.

As Citizens United turns 10, we need candidates who will fight...

Thanks to a class of reformers elected in 2018, we’ve already begun that process.

Citing dark money fears, coalition raises alarm over ‘zombie’ FEC during...

“It is beyond belief that in this presidential year of enormous consequence, the nation’s campaign finance enforcement agency is defunct.”

Trump judicial adviser’s ‘dark money’ network hides Supreme Court spending

Judicial Crisis Network, a “dark money” group, operates as the preeminent vehicle for deep-pocketed donors to funnel millions of dollars to support or oppose judicial nominees in Supreme Court confirmation fights.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicides

Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s own findings

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”