Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: dark money

‘Time for Citizens United to go’: US oligarchs poured $1.2 billion...

"Billionaires shouldn't get to use their enormous wealth to pick and choose who they want in office."

‘Global empire of the US Christian right’: Dark money fuels attacks...

"The anti-choice movement does not only have a lot of money, they also have a plan and the determination."

Targeting dark money attacking democracy, watchdog files FEC complaint against 23...

"The vast scope of this illegal concealment should prompt swift investigation and a firm crackdown by the FEC."

FEC sued for not cracking down on dark money group that...

Erin Chlopak of the Campaign Legal Center said that this “is yet another example of the agency’s dysfunction and its disregard for the campaign finance laws it was designed to oversee.”

Dark money & Barrett nomination: The link between big polluters &...

“My experience around politics is that when you find hypocrisy in the daylight, look for power in the shadows.”

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.

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Want true, wrenching, life-altering ‘grievances?’ Don’t look to right-wing base complaints

What social, ethnic, class or work group doesn’t have far more cause to feel disrespected, mistreated or exploited than Trump whiners?

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.