Looking for great information to share with your friends and family? The Stamp Stampede team has scoured the internet for some of the best and most informative videos about campaign finance, corruption in the U.S., voter suppression and key reforms to repair and strengthen our democracy.  Check out the videos below, watch, learn, share, and engage. If you’ve seen a video that you think is missing, please send suggestions to info@StampStampede.org.  We do our best to keep this selection current and up to date with the best material.

If you’re looking for more information about the problem of money in politics and voter suppression or the solution, we recommend our Essential Online Resource guide or our selection of recommended books and movies.

Robert Reich: Voter Suppression and How It Works

Voter suppression is breaking out all over. In this video we focus on the newly-restrictive election laws in 17 states that impose tighter procedures for identification, registration, and early voting — and the gerrymandered districts that suppress the votes of minorities and Democrats.

Ben Cohen’s BB Demonstration of Corporate Money in Politics

Ben Cohen, co-Founder of Ben & Jerry’s and Head Stamper at www.StampStampede.org uses BB’s to demonstrate how much money corporations spend to influence our elections compared to regular people.

A History of Voting Rights | The New York Times

For much of the 20th century, voting remained a contentious issue, but the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, suggesting that conditions have changed.

The Cross-Partisan Movement to Get Money Out of Politics

John Pudner, a former conservative political consultant, and Executive Director of Take Back Our Republic talks about the conservative movement for campaign finance reform and a 28th Amendment to the Constitution to get money out of politics.

The fight for the right to vote in the United States - Nicki Beaman Griffin

In the United States today, if you are over eighteen, a citizen, and the resident of a state, you can vote (with some exceptions). So, how have voting rights changed since the first election in 1789? Nicki Beaman Griffin outlines the history of the long fight for a more inclusive electorate.

How corporations infiltrated the Supreme Court

American Promise and Charlie Stuart produced this mini-documentary to show how corporations have infiltrated the Supreme Court through a decades long scheme outline by former Justice Powell prior to his appointment.

History of Voting

Through sharp and hard-hitting animation rooted in a youth pop cultural aesthetic, and by using celebrity narrators Grammy Award winning artist John Legend, Glee’s Darren Criss, celebrity blogger Perez Hilton and R&B singer, Bridget Kelly – the video speaks directly to millennials’ sense of what is exciting, important and cool. By doing so, the video engages them in a discussion about America’s voting history and inspires them to register to vote.

How campaign finance works by CNNMoney

CNN Money explains how candidates fund presidential elections.

Liberals, Conservatives Team Up To Overturn Citizens United

TYT’s Eric Byler talks to Jeff Clements, president of American Promise, an all-volunteer organization working toward a Constitutional Amendment to Overturn “Citizens United.”

Corruption is Legal in America by Represent.Us

Represent.Us shows us how corruption works in American politics in this neat explainer video.

The Story of Citizens United v. FEC (2011) by storyofstuffproject

We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim | Lawrence Lessig by TED

In this TED talk delivered in April 2013, legal scholar Larry Lessig argues that there is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens.

Money is Speech: A Musical History of Campaign Finance by ProPublica

Money, Power and Wall Street by FRONTLINE

In the special four-hour investigation, Money, Power and Wall Street, FRONTLINE tells the inside story of the struggles to rescue and repair a shattered economy, exploring key decisions, missed opportunities, and the unprecedented and uneasy partnership between government leaders and titans of finance that affects the fortunes of millions of people around the world.

Watch the full four part series at PBS: Money, Power, and Wall Street