Tell the Senate: Vote to reverse the Hobby Lobby decision now

The Senate is poised to consider a bill this week that would reverse the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision. Sen. Patty Murray, who introduced the Not My Boss’s Business Act with Sen. Mark Udall last week, is reaching out to Democracy for America members to help rally public support for it. Read …

Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People

  Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People   William Greider – The Nation   The big media talk a lot about stalemate in Congress, but they are missing the real story. While representative democracy is dysfunctional, the Supreme Court has taken over with …

Koch net worth hits $100 billion as Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress

  Koch net worth hits $100 billionas Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress     Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index shows Charles and David Koch’s combined net worth as now surpassing the $100 billion benchmark, far beyond Bill Gates’ $79 billion, Sheldon Adelson’s $36 billion, George Soros’s $26 billion, and Tom …

Supreme Court just crippled democracy

Hazel, Moments ago, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. Sadly, alarmingly, infuriatingly — it’s Citizens United all over again. I’ll explain a bit more below, but first I need you to do THREE things: 1. Voice your outrage that the Supreme Court has sold out …

Voting Rights Act in Jeopardy? Supreme Court Hints at Rollback

“We at Ethical Markets are shocked at this out-of-control Supreme Court , even hearing this case of Alabama v. the Voting Rights Act .  This Roberts Court’s appalling record of  legislating from the bench , as in their Citizens United decision in 2010 ,  must be condemned . We  especially …