Keep My Investments Out Of Politics

The Citizens United Supreme Court re-argument makes it plain: Long-standing laws that require corporations to pay for political expenditures through corporate PACs are under attack.

State Initiatives to Revoke Corporate Personhood and Overturn Buckley v. Valeo Win Big

One state went red and the other blue in the presidential election, but citizens of Montana and Colorado agreed by overwhelming margins that we need to amend the U.S. Constitution to revoke the overwhelming power of money over elections.
In Montana, early returns showed…

Constitutional Amendments Seem Impossible Until They Become Inevitable

It was a great benchmark of progress for the Democracy Movement when the NY Times published four essays on the merits of amending the Constitution to revoke the dominance of money over elections. We added reference links and some comments in publishing them here.

U.S. Conference of Mayors Takes Stand Against Corporate Personhood

The U.S. Conference of Mayors recently signed a resolution stating that corporations should not receive the same legal rights as natural persons do, that money is not speech and that independent expenditures should be regulated.

Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to Free Democracy From Corporate Control

In New Mexico a resolution passed through the state legislature on Feb. 13, calling for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to free democracy from corporate control.

Campaigns

Descriptions of Reclaim Democracy’s main initiatives. Includes efforts to revoke corporate “free speech”, to improve political debates, and to improve education.

Berkeley Resolution Rejects Corporate Constitutional “Rights”

A transcript of Berkeley’s resolution, along with notes on why and how to advance such a resolution in your own town.