Campaign Finance Reform

Let's Make History in the Senate This Week

Daniel Weeks | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Politics
Daniel Weeks

The American people understand that politics should not be the preserve of men alone, of whites alone, or of a wealthy few. It is only a matter of time before we will overturn Citizens United. I urge all senators, Republicans and Democrats alike, to hasten history and vote in support of a Constitutional Amendment this week. Our democratic rights as a free people are at stake.

Money, Like Water, Always Finds an Outlet - McCutcheon, the New Citizens United

Harry Brown | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Harry Brown

When the Supreme Court returns for a new term in October, a new case will enter the political vocabulary for all those in Washington. For if the Justices rule in favour of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, it will depressingly open another floodgate for political campaign contributions.

The US Elections Are A Seven Billion Dollar Scandal

Gareth Edmundson | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Politics
Gareth Edmundson

To every American citizen that reads this article on Huffington Post and beyond, I just want to plant this thought. $7 billion is currently being spent on nothing more than hot air.

Democracy 2: The First Problem with Elections - The Money Angle

Roslyn Fuller | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Politics
Roslyn Fuller

Now that open conflict is more or less a matter of mopping up, the focus in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya will now turn to elections, just as it did i...