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Tag: dark money

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.

Inside the grassroots plan to get fossil fuel money out of...

To advocates who have been involved with both efforts, the No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge represents the extension of divestment’s logic into the political sphere.

The Gulf monarchies and the corruption of US foreign policy

Considering the money involved, we probably shouldn’t expect any further investigations to shine a light on the corrupting influence of these decadent absolute monarchies on American democracy.

Coal lobbyist hosted fundraisers for senators evaluating his nomination for top...

Andrew Wheeler raised funds for Republican senators on the committee that makes the preliminary decision on confirming appointments to the agency.

Koch brothers pledge to spend $400 million on 2018 midterm elections

The Koch brothers, one of America's wealthiest families, pledged to spend their money "on campaign contributions and policy initiatives."

Fed up with corporate-rigged politics?

A burgeoning movement has formed, not merely just to protest or lobby against the government — it intends to become the government.

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Trump administration to auction off public land in Northern Arizona to dangerous fracking

"This is Trump's energy dominance policy at work, where nothing matters except fossil-fuel interests."

The coming collapse

It is a political system, dominated by corporate power and the mandarins of the two major political parties, in which we don’t count.

Mass shootings, children being gunned down in cold blood; a dark stain on the...

We Americans may not realize it, but we are being mentally conditioned by this government to accept these mass shootings as a part of our culture, embedded in our society.

The Trump White House is a chaotic clown car filled with bozos who think...

Trump the "master of the deal" has nothing to show.

Trump slashes $7 billion from children’s health program

The move is being called "despicable on every level."

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