Closing a Major Citizens United Loophole

We’ve established that Citizens United was a disastrous decision for American democracy. But did you know that it also allowed foreign interests to dodge federal laws to influence our elections? According to federal election law, foreign governments and individuals are not allowed to participate in U.S. elections. But after the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens… Read more

Corporate Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Some of America’s largest corporations have spent the past few years cultivating public images as climate-forward companies. Apple has promised to be 100 percent carbon neutral by 2030 and vastly expanded the amount of recycled materials in its products. Microsoft goes one step further, saying they’ll be carbon-negative in less than ten years and pledging… Read more

Look Past the Rainbow

Each year on June 1, corporations festoon their social media accounts with rainbowed logos, products, and statements of support for the LGBTQ+ community. But how many of them practice what they preach? To answer that question, we have to follow the money. Some companies have faced backlash as a result of inconsistencies between their public… Read more