Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Tag: dark money

Progressive Briefing for Monday, August 6, 2018

The NRA faces a financial crisis, all the Trump Tower meeting drama, federal judge issues game-changing decision on dark money, and more.

IRS changes rules to critical disclosure requirements

"We need more transparency in our campaigns, not less."

Who’s buying our elections? Inside the shadowy world of ‘Dark Money’

Salon talks to director Kimberly Reed about her new documentary.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Sanders rips Trump on Helsinki remarks, Mueller seeks immunity for 5 mystery witnesses, net neutrality defenders declare a win, and more.

Democrats reintroduce DISCLOSE Act to combat dark money ‘poison’

It will restore public faith in our government. It will mark a major step towards fixing what's broken in Washington."

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.

A quiet conspiracy of billionaires

For decades, the Koch brothers have led a secret coup for the billionaire class.

Examining the Kochtopus

The Koch brothers have used their enormous assets to mount a far-ranging, ultrasophisticated assault on American democracy.

Koch document reveals laundry list of policy victories extracted from the...

In recent days, Koch network groups have purchased ads targeting Democratic lawmakers in key elections across the country.

The $24 million reasons Dems back America’s worst banks

In a world where Republicans have already been bought and paid for, there is no room for Democrats who act in bad faith.

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American dominance in space? Why Trump’s push for Space Force is a bad idea

“This is a crucial moment where the public must stand and say ‘hell no!”

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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