Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Tag: Super PACs

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.

Turning churches into super PACs

A bogus campaign for "religious freedom" could create unholy temples of dark money.

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.

Bernie Sanders Raised $33 Million in Campaign Donations Last Quarter

Bernie Sanders was able to raise over $33 million for his campaign with only small donations from supporters.

How Much ‘Free Speech’ Can You Buy?

Mega-rich families and the corporations they control have bought more than a million dollars' worth of "free" speech in this so called "democratic" election process. It's time we get Big Money out of our political system.

Staffing Up for Corruption

There was a new category of staffing added to Big Money in politics. Campaigns are now hiring “donor maintenance managers” as personal concierges to millionaire supporters—another example of plutocratic corruption of our democratic elections.

Join the Spreading Rebellion Against Big Money’s Political Game

It's time we, the people, get Big Money out of politics. One group called the New Hampshire Rebellion is bird-dogging presidential candidates in that state to demand action. Join in or start your own rebellion to end this corruption.

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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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