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  • Supreme Court gives organized greed a boost

    Political inequality and organized greed got a boost from the Supreme Court that will cost working people and our democracy dearly

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  • Guide to Big Money influencing North Carolina elections

    Want to know where all the big corporate cash flooding North Carolina elections will be coming from in 2012? Facing South, a publication from our friends at the Institute for Southern Studies, has some answers.

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  • Calls to overturn Citizens United grow

    North Carolinians will get a chance to hear from the experts about what is being done and what you can do to advance the cause of overturning Citizens United at one of several stops on Move to Amend’s “Barnstorming Tour”, July 7-11.

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  • Help overturn Citizens United at May 23 lobby day

    Show solidarity for a North Carolina state resolution to overturn the Supreme Court decision that legalized unlimited corporate spending to control elections.

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  • Flashmob: Citizens unite to oppose Citizens United

    Check out this cool video of a flashmob in Los Angeles of people – real persons, not fake corporate “people” – all united in their opposition to Citizens United, the 2012 Supreme Court ruling that opened the floodgates of unlimited and undisclosed corporate spending to influence elections.

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  • AFL-CIO comes out strong against Citizens United

    Business corporations are not people—they are manmade creatures of law that exist to generate economic activity and create jobs and income in communities. The notion that they should enjoy the same rights and protections as natural persons is absurd and it is destructive to our democracy.

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  • Citizens uniting against Citizens United

    January 21, 2012 is the second anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC that corporations are people, money is speech, and corporations have the right to spend as much of their money as they like to influence elections.

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  • Coverage of Art Pope Exposé on Rachel Maddow Show

    On her October 4 show, Rachel Maddow interviewed Jane Mayer, author of an explosive exposé about North Carolina millionaire Art Pope’s one-man election-buying machine published this week in the New Yorker magazine.

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  • SCOTUS Unleashes Corporate Power in Elections

    ‘Citizens United’ ruling a disaster for democracy If we thought the flow of money in politics was bad before, we ain’t seen nothing yet. Last week, in a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States elevated corporations to the level of actual persons with a free-speech guarantee under the first amendment to advocate […]

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