No doubt about it, large unlimited donations are flowing into SuperPACs from rich individuals and corporations aimed at influencing who is elected at all levels of government in 2012.
Reintroducing the Citizens Election Amendment…. Version 2.0 Since the U.S.
On Thursday, December 8th, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced a constitutional amendment to drive big money out of politics for good. He was not alone. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska joined him.
There is a growing movement of people fed up with corporations-as-persons, money-as-speech, elections-for-sale in America. They are ready to amend the US Constitution as the only sure way to reverse […]
Today, Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL) offered the strongest constitutional amendment introduced in either House of Congress so far to rectify the imbalance of power between the corporations and the people […]
We’ve seen the signs and heard the chants: “Abolish Corporate Personhood!” I’m very sympathetic to the cause of reducing the power of big business corporations to control our government, our […]
Among those who feel the only way to overcome the Citizens United decision, which opened the door to unlimited corporate spending on elections, is to amend the U.S. Constitution, the […]
Introducing the Citizens Election Amendment…. Version 1.0 Since the U.S. Supreme Court decided the Citizens United case exactly one year ago tomorrow, saying that the Constitution gives corporations the freedom […]
We have been told this is our moment And so we come to the table With our pent-up agenda, Eager to load our cafeteria trays, While the raging, wounded bull […]
At Tuesday night’s debate, the presidential candidates were asked a question that I believe deserves much more attention. “BROKAW: Sen. McCain, for you, we have our first question from the […]
At the Denver convention, Sen. Barack Obama gave a very fine acceptance speech, but not a great one. His speech after winning the Iowa caucuses lifted you up and carried […]