Power Grab from Above
June 6, 2017
President Trump’s plan to turn air traffic control (ATC) over to the private sector would shift millions of dollars worth of public assets into private hands and potentially provide a multi-billion dollar shot in the arm to the airline industry, a reliable contributor to Trump’s Republican allies on Capitol Hill.
Trump's Exit from Climate Deal Defies Public Opinion
June 3, 2017
President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement is a potential boon to the U.S. fossil fuel industry, a major source of campaign cash for Trump and his Republican allies in Congress
Lenders Put Your Money to Work - for Themselves
June 2, 2017
If you’re wondering how special interests and high-dollar donors threaten the proper function of our democracy, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, (CFPB) is a pretty good place to start looking.
Nevada Joins the March to Overturn Citizens United
May 26, 2017
Nevada on Thursday became the 19th state to formally call on Congress to pass a constitutional amendment that would overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision and permit Congress and state legislatures to put sensible limits on political spending.
Women Face Political Obstacles, but Can Overcome Them
May 22, 2017
Two women who’ve seen firsthand the institutional and structural barriers that confront women running for political office - and have demonstrated that those barriers can be overcome - shared their insights on women in politics this morning with an audience of politically minded women.