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Citizens United news and analysis from The Nation
March 10, 2017
The Very Legitimacy of Our Democracy Is Under Threat
Donald Trump’s presidency is just one element of our disintegrating democracy.
December 1, 2016
Is America Poised to Become the Most Dangerous Country on Earth?
Donald Trump’s administration—filling up with racists, Islamophobes, and billionaires—already has the feel of an increasingly militarized, autocratic government-in-the-making.
November 8, 2016
These Election Results Will Define America
What’s the measure of a mandate? What will happen with the Senate? Will votes call for overturning
? Will a Somali-American immigrant win while Trump loses?
October 14, 2016
Elizabeth Warren Wants President Obama to Fire His SEC Chair
In an extraordinary letter, Warren highlighted several critical shortcomings at the Wall Street oversight agency.
August 18, 2016
Meet the ‘Feminists’ Doing the Koch Brothers’ Dirty Work
The Independent Women’s Forum has leveraged its “non-partisan” brand to become an aggressive player in Republican politics.
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August 5, 2016
The Super-Rich Have Found a New Way to Wield Political Power: Philanthropy
While traditional political giving has not gone away, a new source of influence is emerging.
July 16, 2016
Her First 30 Days: Clinton Will Propose an Amendment to Overturn ‘Citizens United’
Reformers applaud her pledge to move on an issue that’s been a priority of Sanders backers.
July 11, 2016
Can Donald Trump Actually Lose the 2016 Election? Probably Not.
Hillary may be beating him in the polls at the moment, but Donald’s got other plans.
June 29, 2016
Zephyr Teachout’s Campaign Against Economic and Political Corruption Just Scored a Big Win
Teachout swept the Democratic primary, setting up a race against a Republican backed by billionaire hedge-fund managers.
April 18, 2016
The Most Important Protest of the 2016 Election
1,400 activists have been arrested at Democracy Awakening and Democracy Spring, but few in the media have