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  • End Corporate Rule +

    Time and again, whether we are seeking sensible healthcare, environmental, economic, or foreign policy—supported by a majority of Americans—we hit a barrier, because corporate lobbyists and donors have managed to get between our legislators and us. National and local media is right-wing and true journalism has suffered. Read More
  • Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K. +

    Amazon.com, the giant online retailer, has too much power, and it uses that power in ways that hurt America. O.K., I know that was kind of abrupt. But I wanted to get the central point out there right away, because discussions of Amazon tend, all too often, to get lost Read More
  • Protest Groups Call for Linking Arms on Wall Street to Stop the Destruction of the Ecosystem +

    #FloodWallStreet – A day of non-violent direct action, Monday September 22nd: Thousands of demonstrators are planning to disrupt business-as-usual on Wall Street and at the NY Stock Exchange, sending a message to Obama and world leaders meeting at the UN Climate Summit on the 23rd: “Our economic system both causes, and Read More
  • The Senate Tried to Overturn 'Citizens United' Today. Guess What Stopped Them? +

    A majority of the United States Senate has voted to advance a constitutional amendment to restore the ability of Congress and the states to establish campaign fundraising and spending rules with an eye toward preventing billionaires and corporations from buying elections. Read More
  • Bipartisan Case for a Constitutional Amendment on Campaign Finance +

    Following recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions dismantling our nation’s campaign finance laws, all Americans are certainly not equal on Election Day. With 5-4 split decisions, the court has given corporations the ability to spend unlimited money to persuade voters, and also declared limits on large donations to be the equivalent Read More
  • Coalition Asks John McCain to Support Constitutional Amendment, Hits a Glass Wall +

    On Thursday, a broad coalition of activists met at Senator John McCain's office in an upscale building at a tony Camelback Road address to ask him to sponsor a constitutional amendment. Known as the Democracy For All amendment, it would overturn the Supreme Court 's decision on Citizens United from Read More
  • Activists Deliver Amendment Petitions to 21 Senate Offices +

    Congress may be on recess, but activists across the country are not taking a break from the nationwide push to get big money out of politics. Today activists teamed up for a massive petition drop, delivering petitions in support of a constitutional amendment to overturn decisions like Citizens United to Read More
  • A Short History of Postal Banking +

    As the debate over reinstituting postal banking heats up, we should know we had it. And it worked. Last week John Oliver offered up an exposé on payday loans, describing them as “the circle of debt” that “screws us all.” Read More
  • On the Hill with Heroes and Tap Dancers +

    I think the bad guys are sacred of the heroes and the tap dancers are managing a shuffle ball change just enough to keep in step with re-election. Thursday July 24, 2014, twenty-three heroes, Americans voting with their time to reverse the Supreme Court erosion of our equality of citizenship, Read More
  • Elizabeth Warren Quietly Racked Up A Nice Win +

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) got her way on Tuesday when the Federal Reserve rejected the living will plans for most Wall Street banks. Read More
  • The Koch Brothers' Reign of Terror: How Their Great Wealth Is Buying Our Government +

    It seems like every e-mail I receive these days from a Democratic Senate candidate or Senator up for re-election this cycle includes a warning that the infamous Koch brothers will do anything, no matter the cost, to take over the US Senate - and with it, our country. Read More
  • The Ultimate Goal of the NSA is Total Population Control +

    At least 80% of all audio calls, not just metadata, are recorded and stored in the US, says whistleblower William Binney – that's a 'totalitarian mentality' Read More
  • Democrats Introduce Bill that Could Lead to Impeachment for Justices Thomas and Scalia +

    On Thursday, a group of Democratic lawmakers proposed a law to establish a Code of Conduct for the Supreme Court. It’s surely to have Supreme Court Justices Thomas and Scalia quaking in their Tea Party boots because it would mean they would actually have to be independent of political and Read More
  • California makes an official call for a U.S. Constitutional Convention to overturn Citizens United +

    On June 23rd the State Senate passed AJR 1, making California the second state in the union to officially call for an Article V constitutional convention for the sole purpose of passing a United States constitutional amendment that would effectively overturn Citizens United v. FEC and limit the corrupting influence Read More
  • New Organization Hangs Sign: 'Whistleblowers Welcome' +

    A new organization called ExposeFacts—backed by well-known source of The Pentagon Papers Daniel Ellsberg—is debuting itself in Washington, DC on Wednesday as a new place where government and corporate employees aware of wrongdoing can more safely and securely report their concerns. Read More
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  • US Senate candidate Thom Tillis reverses course, urges NC to consider expanding Medicaid +

    In last spring’s Republican primary, U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis ran an ad touting his fight against an expanded Medicaid Read More
  • First New York Green Bank deals to bring up to $800MM in Clean Energy Investments to New York State +

    Today, the New York Green Bank (NYGB) announced its first planned transactions. It's a broad, impressive set of offerings that Read More
  • Why are the Poor Paying for Detroit's Bankruptcy +

    Detroit’s bankruptcy is a model for how wealthier and whiter Americans escape the costs of public goods they’d otherwise share Read More
  • North Carolina Republicans still trying to suppress the student vote +

    If you can be drafted at 18, be sent overseas to kill and die for your country, you should be Read More
  • Nurses meet with California Governor and will speak before Congress in continued fight for Ebola preparedness +

    Nurses across the country this week held actions, testified at hearings, and hosted panel discussions with government officials to highlight Read More
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Featured End Corporate Rule News

  • Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K. +

    Amazon.com, the giant online retailer, has too much power, and it uses that power in ways that hurt America. O.K., Read More
  • End Corporate Rule +

    Time and again, whether we are seeking sensible healthcare, environmental, economic, or foreign policy—supported by a majority of Americans—we hit Read More
  • A Short History of Postal Banking +

    As the debate over reinstituting postal banking heats up, we should know we had it. And it worked. Last week Read More
  • A New Postal Union Leader Really Doesn't Want Mail Sent From Staples +

    It’s unusual for a challenger to unseat an incumbent president in the postal workers’ union election, but Mark Dimondstein did Read More
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