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Citizens United news and analysis from The Nation
October 5, 2022
The Supreme Court’s Majority Reconvenes Its Assault on Democracy
The six-justice, right-wing majority is using a self-selected docket of cases to advance minority rule.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
June 21, 2021
Dark Money, the Supreme Court, and the Fate of LGBTQ+ Rights
The NAACP, the ACLU, and the Human Rights Campaign—the country’s largest LGBTQ+ political organization—have all joined forces with the Koch network–funded Americans for Prosperity to defend the role of dark money in politics.
February 5, 2020
Time to Reverse ‘Citizens United’ and Corporate Constitutional Rights
The US Supreme Court decided
10 years ago. I’m calling for the end to corporate constitutional rights and political money as free speech.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal
April 8, 2019
Why Democratic Contenders Now Call for Abolishing the Electoral College
After the 2000 election, when Al Gore won the popular vote, Democrats were slow to respond, seeming to lack a basic sense of what was at stake. Not anymore.
March 26, 2019
New York State Can Lead the Country on Publicly Financed Elections
A broad-based coalition of labor, environmental, racial- and social-justice groups is making a critical push this week for doable
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July 31, 2018
Don’t Let Corporate Money Dominate the Midterms
You can also organize in your community to demand that all separated immigrant families are reunited and freed from detention.
June 6, 2018
The Long Road to ‘Citizens United’
Adam Winkler’s new history argues that the problem with
is its inability to see the distorting effects of concentrated wealth.
May 24, 2018
Letters From the June 18-15, 2018, Issue
The devil in the details… Massing replies… The ACLU forsworn…
May 14, 2018
In Nebraska, a House Undivided May Fall
How Governor Pete Ricketts took over Nebraska’s unicameral Legislature.
April 26, 2018
Senate Democrats Demand Answers About the Koch Grip on Trump
To what extent is the conservative political network shaping policy at federal agencies?