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Buckley v. Valeo, 43 Years Later

This past weekend marked the 43rd anniversary of the oral arguments in Buckley v. Valeo, the 1976 Supreme Court case that set the foundation for four decades of problematic and often unworkable jurisprudence impeding society’s ability to put limits on … More »

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Truthout.org: Democracy vs. the Supreme Court

Free Speech For People Democracy Honors Fellow, Jasmine Gomez is published today in Truthout with a new op-ed on democracy, the power of the people, and why the Supreme Court is not the best option for overturning Citizens United. More »

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A Small Step Forward in Ridding Politics of Big Money

To some, the U.S. Senate killing the Democracy For All Amendment may look like defeat, but to grassroots groups, the vote itself marks a victory.

The U.S. Senate is listening to the people. Senators spent nearly a week debating the amendment, 54 voted for it, and the amendment was just six votes short of passing. Momentum to restore democracy to the people has been gained, not lost. More »

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