Let’s talk about which way the Overton window in the US is headed – Beau of the Fifth Column

6 Months After Capitol Assault, Corporate Pledges Fall Flat

6 months later, many of those companies have resumed funneling cash to PACs that benefit the election efforts of lawmakers whether they objected to the election certification or not As shockwaves spread across the country from the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, corporate America took a stand against the lies that powered theContinue reading “6 Months After Capitol Assault, Corporate Pledges Fall Flat”

The Supreme Court just made Citizens United even worse

It’s a great day for dark money. In its infamous decision in Citizens United v. FEC (2010), the Supreme Court tossed a bone to lawmakers seeking to regulate money in politics. With a few exceptions, Citizens United stripped the government of its power to limit the amount of spending on elections, especially by corporations. But the decision also gaveContinue reading “The Supreme Court just made Citizens United even worse”

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