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Citizens United: How Did it Happen? (VIDEO)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

The anniversary of the ruling in Citizens United vs. FEC is an opportunity to review how this transformative decision was reached -- the perfect storm of politicized jurisprudence, corporate entitlement and a narrowly tilted bench.

Are Corporations People? LA Leads The Nation On The Issue

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.06.2011 | Los Angeles

On Tuesday, Los Angeles could become the first city to officially endorse amending the United States Constitution to state that only human beings, not...

Restoring Democratic Elections: Remedies for Corporate Money-Driven, Top-Down Politics

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

One big take-away from the recent Colorado U.S. Senate election (and others) is the fact that only the moneyed elite, or those backed by moneyed elite, can run for office.

The Democratic Party Has Abandoned a Large Part of Its Base

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

Media and party operatives have achieved a new low in cynicism, inspiring more of the electorate to turn off and drop out. Ever-more right-leaning Democratic and Republican parties have delivered us over to the plutocracy.

Ford Awarded the First "Don't Give Up the Ship!" Award by Washington Hot Spot

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrea Chalupa

Around the same time Michael Weinstein, the C.E.O. of Ark Restaurants, was wading through the horrors of our health care system trying to help a frien...