More communities are standing up to pipelines. The fossil fuel industry wants to make that a felony.
Ten years after Citizens United, the damage is broad and deep — but we can still fix it.
With the presidency of Donald Trump, the fusion of government and corporate rule is complete. When the US Supreme Court decided in favor of the plaintiff in the Citizens United … Continue reading →
Republican leaders are reeling from their primary loss in Alabama and the demise of their health-care bill, but they have only themselves — and their big donors — to blame. … Continue reading →
“Without a border, we just don’t have a country,“ Donald Trump says repeatedly. For him, the biggest threats to American sovereignty are three-dimensional items that cross our borders, such as … Continue reading →
Summary of a Report by Chisun Lee, Katherine Valde, Benjamin T. Brickner, Douglas Keith June 26, 2016 Dark money spending — together with a new phenomenon we’ve identified as “gray … Continue reading →
No doubt about it, Donald Trump represents a great tragedy and a threat for the American political system. But in spite of the GOP’s feigned reaction of horror to Donald, … Continue reading →
Sheldon Wolin, our most important contemporary political theorist, died Oct. 21 at the age of 93. In his books “Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism” and … Continue reading →
Former President Jimmy Carter said July 28 on the nationally syndicated radio show the Thom Hartmann Program that the United States is now an “oligarchy” in which “unlimited political bribery” … Continue reading →
Huge margins back up claim that ‘nearly all Americans share the sentiment that corporations should not have the same rights as people’ – Citizens in dozens of communities voted overwhelmingly … Continue reading →