An Excerpt from “Political Observations” by James Madison

James Madison describes the corrosive effects of war on the countries that wage it

Proposed Constitutional Amendments

We propose amendments to revoke corporate constitutional “rights,” to reverse Buckley v. Valeo, and to establish a right to vote.

Citizens United v. FEC Ruling & Selected Media Coverage

Links to coverage and commentary of the Supreme Court’s watershed decision.

ReclaimDemocracy.org and National Network Ready to Launch “Campaign to Amend”

ReclaimDemocracy.org and a broad alliance of grassroots pro-democracy groups are preparing to make 2010 a breakthrough year for the Democracy Movement. To accomplish this, we’re building the broadest coalition yet to confront and revoke runaway corporate power. The focus: amending the U.S. Constitution to overturn the Court-created notion of applying constitutional rights to corporations.

Eliminating Corporate Power Over Ballot Questions: Background and Resources for Change

Corporations wield immense Supreme Court-created power to defeat citizen ballot initiatives and referenda that are disfavored by company executives and increasingly, corporations are running their own initiative campaigns. Here is our comprehensive archive resources on the problem.

Corporate Power Over Ballot Questions: Archive of Older Cases

Corporations wield immense power to defeat citizen ballot initiatives and referenda that are disfavored by company executives and increasingly, corporations are running their own initiative campaigns. They’ve been at it for awhile, so we keep an archive of cases here (you’ll also find a link to current cases and analysis inside)

When Money Is Speech, Speech Is Not Free

Supreme Court majority says candidates must have unfettered right to turn personal wealth into political advantage.