Jump to navigation
In the five years since the Supreme Court issued its ruling in Citizens United, it is clear that the scale of money in politics is out of reach for most Americans.
Business lobbies love to preach the virtues of ownership and enterprise. They react differently when the tables are turned.
A federal judge this week struck down a deeply flawed Federal Election Commission rule that has helped fuel the explosion of “dark money” — political spending from unknown sources — in U.S. elections.
The ink was hardly dry on the midterm results before candidates were enticing money from wealthy donors.
Lack of transparency forces investors and the voting public to wait on whistleblowers for information about corporate political spending.
There’s still suspense about what will happen on Election Day, but the Supreme Court has already won its battle by dismantling voting protections and campaign finance regulations.
The impact of Citizens United is magnified in state and local elections.
Thanks to Citizens United, Chevron is trying to stack the deck in one small California city.
A new documentary makes the world of money in politics amusing and interesting.
Some of America’s largest companies have exited the powerful pro-free market group under pressure from shareholders.