From time to time, it is nice to get to know some of the DC Authors who make our website a place of fresh ideas. Today, we meet author Jack Jones.
Citizens United articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Supreme Court transformed the campaign finance landscape through Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission opening the floodgates of big money. Efforts to repeal the ruling are underway. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics as well as our articles on the Supreme Court too.
With Stephen Breyer’s retirement from the Supreme Court, it seems appropriate to offer some words about his legacy, Rick Hasen.
Citizens United is without a doubt the Supreme Court’s most contentious recent decision. Repealing it is the first step in fixing the issue.
I’m not a constitutional scholar. I discuss issues of public interest by using my common sense, which tells me that, in our country, money is speech.
The Supreme Court should never have had the option to decide whether or not to pass Citizens United because of the effect that it had on the country.
In looking for sense in the modern world, we must not overlook the fact that, whatever the judicial rationale supporting the decision that corporations are persons, corporations are not human.
Federal court to review its 2010 ruling which created super PACs, in case led by Members of Congress seeking to end super PAC spending in US elections.
The movement for Constitutional reform that would end what organizers call “corporate rule” has arrived in the chambers of the 116th Congress.
The CPD Act of 2019 would build on growing stockholder trends that demand that corporations become more transparent about their political spending.
It is time to demand change and this begins with staging mass protests against the Citizens United decision and the system of election campaign financing in America. Our freedoms and our rights hang in the balance.