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From Global Pariah to Green Giant: Does Germany Hold a Key to Our Sustainable Future?

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 10.10.2012 | Green
Frances Moore Lappe

In the early 1990s, Germany had virtually no renewable energy, so I was astonished to learn that in 2010 Germany -- slightly smaller in area than Montana and hardly a Sunbelt -- generated almost half the world's solar energy.

OWS Meets Citizens United

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

My sign read, "I'm a campaign finance lawyer. Ask me about Citizens United + its solutions." I was there for 2.5 hours. Every few minutes someone would sheepishly come up and ask, "ok, what's Citizens United?"

A Growing Consensus on What to Do About Citizens United

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy | Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

What are the key rules of the game in a modern American election? Who can be a candidate, who can vote, and who can spend money on the election. It was this third rule that changed last year.

Paul Blumenthal

Congressional Democrats Press Support For Corporate Disclosure Post-Citizens United

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats are stepping up support for transparency in corporate political spending ahead of the 2012 elections. On Wedn...

Granted Power to Dominate Election Campaigns: Are Corporations Now Citizens?

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frances Moore Lappe

Right now in Congress there are three legislative approaches to counter the Supreme Court's granting unlimited political spending power to entities whose legal structure, among other traits, make them non-citizens.