Corporations

Director of the Democracy Program at Demos Brenda Wright joined WZBC's John Grebe on Sounds of Dissent to discuss a recent Montana Supreme Court ruling that upheld restrictions on political spending by corporations and Citizens United, ahead of the ruling's two-year anniversary on January 21st....
01/09/2012
Audio
**This event is at capacity and cannot accept additional guests Please join Demos, Free Speech for People, and the New York Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society for a special breakfast discussion with Demos Distinguished Senior Fellow Bob Herbert and Jeff Clements on his new book,...
12/16/2011
Event
Washington DC - The recent U.S. outbreak of foodborne illness - the deadliest in more than a decade - is a stark reminder that regulations play a vital role in protecting the public, said the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards. The current attack on regulations in Congress poses a serious threat to...
09/30/2011
Press Release
One niche industry helps taxpayers avoid paying taxes altogether. Between 1 million and 1.5 million Americans are believed to have undeclared offshore accounts where untaxed income is hidden and accessed through credit and debit cards, said David Callahan, a senior fellow at Demos, a...
08/24/2011
News/Resource
Boston, MA - Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit -- covering Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island -- issued a decision upholding Maine's campaign finance disclosure provisions, which had been challenged by the anti-gay marriage National...
08/24/2011
Press Release
After careful consideration of the parties' arguments and key precedents, we conclude that Maine's laws pass constitutional muster. Central to our holding is the nature of the laws NOM challenges here. These provisions neither erect a barrier to political speech nor limit its quantity. Rather, they...
08/11/2011
Publication
 Washington, DC – In response to the President’s address on the federal budget, Demos’ Heather McGhee calls for a bolder commitment to recovery: "Today, the President of the United States laid out his vision for restoring fiscal responsibility in a way that does not impede our...
08/10/2011
Press Release
The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Act created a public financing system to fund the primary and general election campaigns of candidates for state office. Candidates who opt to participate, and who accept certain campaign restrictions and obligations, are granted an initial outlay of public...
06/27/2011
Publication
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