‘Democracy Vouchers’ Amplify Low-Income Voices

By Josh Cohen, www.theguardian.com -

By Josh Cohen for The Guardian. If money amplifies the voices of wealthy Americans in politics, Seattle is trying something that aims to give low-income and middle-class voters a signal [...]

Activist Asks Hillary Clinton To Pledge To Reject Fossil Fuel Contributions

By Eva Resnick-Day, www.greenpeace.org -

By Eva Resnick-Day for Green Peace - Since the media, Twitter, and Facebook world have spread this of Secretary Clinton and me, I thought that it would be important to share my experience and why [...]

The Not-So-Hidden Fracking Money Fueling The 2016 Elections

By David Turnbull, www.priceofoil.org -

By David Turnbull for Oil Change International - The New York Times today has pulled together a list of all the individuals who have contributed over 1 million dollars in the 2016 election…and [...]

Progress Report: Amend The Constitution

By Reclaim The American Dream, www.reclaimtheamericandream.org -

By Reclaim The American Dream - Sixteen states from coast to coast have gone on record in favor of a constitutional amendment to restore the power of Congress and the states to put some limits on [...]

Why I Landed A Gyrocopter On Capitol Hill

By Doug Hughes, thedemocracyclub.org -

The point of the flight is to spotlight corruption in DC and more importantly, to present the solution(s) to the institutional graft. There will be apprehension about the threat posed by any [...]

Dark Money In Key Senate Races ‘Shattering’ Records

By Lauren McCauley, www.portside.org -

Unknown donors and big-monied, outside groups are pouring record amounts of cash into key Senate races set to determine which political party will take control over the upper house come [...]