Citizens United v. FEC

Protesters voice their opposition to the Citizens United decision at a rally in Atlanta in 2012.

How Citizens United Impacts the 2016 U.S. Elections

What has changed since the controversial Citizens United decision? How has campaign spending changed over the past six years, whether through federal campaign…
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The Wealthiest Americans Are Throwing Big Money at Presidential Candidates

Politico’s analysis of the top 100 presidential campaign donors reveals that they’ve spent $195 million this year.

Democrats and Republicans Agree: Campaign Finance Needs Reform

With the 2016 election approaching, spending records are poised to be shattered once again by the prospective Democratic and Republican nominees. A recent…
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Human Values and Social Impact: Can Trust Exist Without Accountability?

Donald J. Munro of the University of Michigan asks: Can there be a trust relationship when the purchaser of a home loan does…
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Human Values and Corporate Social Impact: Fairness in Pay Ratios

Culture determines the varying boundaries of what constitutes “equal shares.” And who is “equal” in status. In our own society, popular opinion may…

Human Values and Corporate Social Impact: The Case of JPMorgan Chase

The Supreme Court’s 2010 “Citizens United” decision affirms the legality of treating corporations as persons -- having a right to free speech, manifested…
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Record Number of Social and Environmental Shareholder Resolutions Filed in 2014

As the 2014 proxy season takes shape, more investors than ever are seeking transformation of corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies. A…

Watchdog Group Calls Chevron’s $2.5m Super PAC Donation Illegal

A collection of government watchdog and environmental organizations has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against Chevron and the Congressional…

Why Citizens United Must Be Overturned

Last week, a petition containing just under two million signatures was delivered to the Senate, asking them to overturn, the Extreme Court's Citizens…

Opposition Grows as Citizens United Turns Two

This week marks the second anniversary of the landmark Citizens United vs. Federal Election Committee decision in which the Supreme Court upheld the…
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The Story of Stuff Team Takes on Citizens United v. FEC , Corporate Citizenship

There is not a single U.S. Government policy issue that makes my blood boil more than “corporate citizenship.” In case you are not…