Nearly a year ago, a colleague (Taylor Lincoln, the research director of Public Citizen) and I made five recommendations for then-candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to run a transparent...
March 24, 2017 | Heath Brown
Today Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) confronted Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch about the vicious cycle facing our democracy: of severe concentration of economic power yielding...
March 22, 2017 | Allie Boldt
Today the Election Law Journal published Beyond Corruption, a peer-reviewed symposium on money in politics and the Supreme Court. The symposium was guest-edited by Professor David Schultz and...
March 20, 2017 | Allie Boldt
Today marks an annual rite of spring for American workers, who across the country are joining in solidarity for a massive work slowdown, sending a strong message to employers that the decoupling of...
March 16, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
Hearings on Trump’s Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch are less than a week away—and whomever is confirmed to the lifetime appointment will have a decisive vote on whose voices carry weight in our...
March 14, 2017 | Adam Lioz
1. Do you agree that wealthy donors translating their massive economic power directly into political influence is a problem that should be taken into account when considering rules governing...
March 13, 2017 | Allie Boldt
Do you think companies should be required to pay their employees at least the minimum wage? Comply with workplace safety regulations? Pay employees for every hour they work?
March 6, 2017 | Robert Hiltonsmith
President Trump called last night for “one of the largest increases in national defense spending in American history.” He has proposed increasing the military budget by $54 billion—a proposal that...
March 1, 2017 | Algernon Austin