Where we played our game — a game of communities rising up, of organizing, of using facts to guide us, of running straight at our progressive values and being unashamed of them — we won. And those wins were beautiful.
campaign finance reform
Polluting Our Democracy and Our Environment: Dirty Fuels Money in Politics
Polluting Our Democracy and Our Environment: Dirty Fuels Money in Politics Oil Change International and Sierra Club April 2014 A new report by Oil Change International and the Sierra Club, Polluting Our Democracy and Our Environment: Dirty Fuels Money in Politics, demonstrates the enormous amount of campaign finance contributions pouring into Congress by the … Read More
New Bill Aims to Tackle Dirty Money in Politics
This morning, Oil Change International Executive Director Steve Kretzmann joined Representative John Sarbanes (MD-3) and a coalition of environmental groups to endorse the Government by the People Act (H.R. 20), a legislative proposal to enact a system of public funding for elections that would take back influence in politics from big money donors and put … Read More
Coal cash, climate denial, fuels Citizens United 2
Alabama coal baron and conservative activist Shaun McCutcheon doesn’t feel that $123,200 buys him enough influence in DC. He wants a Citizens United 2.
Two Small Bits Of Good News
It’s a bleak and bloody political landscape this morning in Washington for anyone interested in progressive politics on climate and energy. The Democrats lost badly. It was the biggest switch of seats since 1948, so, it was a big, big election victory for the Republicans and the new kids on the block, the Tea Party. … Read More