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Campaign Finance Decision

The Four Billion Dollars in Job Creation that Could Be Discouraging Voters: Electing Politicians

Rev. Romal J. Tune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Romal J. Tune

For the past couple of weeks leading into the mid-term elections we have seen reports in the media on how much campaigns are spending to elect our nat...

Arthur Delaney

Citizens United Supreme Court Decision: Republican Signs On To Dem Response | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats hoping to blunt the impact of a recent Supreme Court decision allowing unlimited corporate spending on campaign advertisements can now call ...

Citizens United Ruling Presents Problems Too Important To Ignore

Laurence H. Tribe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence H. Tribe

Lessig is right about the importance of the Supreme Court's recent decision in Citizens United v. FEC, but he is wrong to dismiss political responses that have the vice of being incomplete.

Citizens United and the Urgent Case For an Open Internet

Aparna Sridhar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aparna Sridhar

In the wake of Citizens United, preserving an open, neutral Internet may be our best hope for counterbalancing the deluge of corporate money that will now influence elections.

Campaign Finance Decision: Mirandize Banks?

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Entitlement to constitutional rights and the legal status of personhood imply accountability. So, by extension, if corporations are entitled to First Amendment protection, then why can't they be arrested?

The U.S. Supreme Court Sells Out: A Government of, for, and by the Corporations

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Riki Ott

People rule, not property! WE need to amend the Constitution to affirm that only human beings have constitutional rights, not artificial persons, not corporations.

The End of America as We Knew It

Ilene Angel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ilene Angel

The problem with the Supreme Court's ruling on campaign finance being based on the first amendment is that this issue is not about free speech; it's about very, very expensive speech.

Arthur Delaney

Citizens United Decision May Not Change Elections That Much, Some Predict | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thursday's Supreme Court decision lifting restrictions on corporate spending in elections has been widely interpreted as a terrible blow to democracy....

Arthur Delaney

Constitutional Amendment Considered In Response To Supreme Court Decision On Campaign Finance (VIDEO) | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama and congressional leaders have vowed to fight back against Thursday morning's Supreme Court decision rolling back restrictions on corp...