Tag: Citizens United

One Little Town’s Fight to Get Money Out of Politics

The town of Derry, NH approved a resolution that will fight to reduce influence of money in politics and give more power back to the voter.

Posted in Election and Voter Registration Reform, Money in Politics

Don’t Blame Congress for the Government Shutdown: An Open Letter to America

Guest contributor Alex Rinear argues that the government shutdown is ultimately the fault of the American people — particularly those who decline to vote. He calls on Americans to show up, be heard, and change Congress in 2014.

A Constitutional Amendment to Limit Money in Politics

In the wake of the Occupy Wall Street protests, a Senator has proposed a constitutional amendment that would limit corporate influence in politics. But even this brash move would not keep corporations from being considered “people” in the eyes of the law.