What We’re Reading: a daily round-up of quick hits, clips, and opinion pieces touching on key issues of democracy, justice, liberty and national security.
Common Cause’s Bob Edgar writes on the Supreme Court equating money and speech and suggests how voters can fix the mistake made in Citizens United.
A former Legal Services Corporation attorney explains why legal aid services are vital in this ecomonic climate.
Some GOP leaders feel they are losing control of Republican activists. Will outside groups spend more than the GOP in 2012?
“Foreclosure filings dropped once again in July, hitting their lowest level since November 2007, as processing delays and foreclosure prevention measures enabled a larger number of delinquent borrowers to remain in their homes” – CNN Money
The story of American-born Anwar al-Awlaki, fact or fiction?