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Kshama Sawant Speaks: Seattle's Re-elected Socialist City Councilmember On Progressive Social Change And Reinventing American Politics

Russell C. Smith | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Russell C. Smith

"If you look at the viewpoint of ordinary working people in Seattle, it's always been a left-leaning city."

How ‘Citizens United’ Is Helping Clinton Win The White House

The Center For Public Integrity | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.07.2016 | Politics

Hillary Clinton fashions herself as the ultimate general in a war against big-money politics....

Coachella, Minus the Festival!

Marlon Regis | Posted 06.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

Because of growing corporate interests -- mostly from the fashion industry -- one can have a free blast without even stepping foot onto the Empire Polo Club grounds.

So Much Corporate Cash, So Little Use

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

How to Regain Our Democracy

Cenk Uygur | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Our politicians are bought. The Democrats are bought and the Republicans even more so. Everyone knows it. There is one answer though. It is the one thing that is above Congress and the Supreme Court.

Sam Stein

MoveOn Puts Out Closing Ad, Casting Corporate Donors Against Average Citizens | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the last round of ads it will run before the election, the progressive advocacy group is going back to the well, raising the specter of ...

Karl Rove and the Tea Party: What Really Happened

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

When Christine O'Donnell stunned the GOP establishment and upset Mike Castle last week, the first person she looked to was Russ Murphy of the Delaware 9-12 Patriots, not Karl Rove.

In The Public Interest: Remove the Blinders

Lisa Gilbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Gilbert

It's safe to say that unlimited corporate and union spending in elections is far from what the founding fathers envisioned when they guaranteed Americans the right of "freedom of speech."

What Ted Olson Needs to Know About Corporate Democracy After Citizens United

Jesse Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jesse Strauss

Contrary to Ted Olson's contentions, shareholders do not have the ability to preclude corporate spending on political campaigns.

Nick Wing

Murray Hill PR Firm Plans (Satirical) Run For Maryland Congressional Seat | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Corporations are taking note of the impact that the Supreme Court decision to remove limits on corporate campaign spending will have on federal electi...

Foreign Corporations Begin Lobbying For Right To Spend Money In American Elections

Think Progress | Lee Fang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, the 5-4 Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision invalidated a sixty-three year-old ban on corpo...

Well done, Mr. Kennedy!

William Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Fisher

OK, if you really read Mr. Justice Kennedy's opinion for the Supreme Court's majority in the Citizens United case, you just have to agree with his rea...

The Court Allows a Katrina of Corporate Money

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

Today's Supreme Court ruling is the second shoe to drop this week clobbering democracy. The Court now permits corporate money to overwhelm the levees of democracy.

"Capitolism": A Race between Congressional Corruption and the Most Massive Citizen Involvement in U.S. Legislative History

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gail McGowan Mellor

All of the sudden five-year increase in consumer spending, which primed the U.S. economy for the fall, can be attributed to health care costs.

Obama Can't Thumb His Nose at the GOP, and Here's Why

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

To play the centrist political game correctly requires compromise, conciliation, and bipartisanship. Obama learned early that this was the sure-fire way to bag the big financial and corporate dollars.

Edwards: Obama "Living In Never-Never Land"

ABC News | JAKE TAPPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a wide-ranging, free-wheeling interview with Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards with ABC News Friday afternoon, the former North Carolina...