In a sign of things to come, the number of Congress members who’ve signed the No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge has now more than doubled. Over 30 Members of Congress have now pledged to reject all contributions from the oil, gas, and coal industries, with some races still to be called that could increase that number even further.
We’ve long known that the oil and gas industry was buying politicians. The latest expose from the New York Times confirms it once again, and this time it is frackers in the lead.
Canadians couldn’t have been much clearer yesterday when they hit the polls in numbers that haven’t been see for decades: The Harper era is history after some ten years of Conservative rule led by outgoing Prime Minister, Stephen Harper. Elected with a decisive majority, Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada have been given … Read More
Wonder why Keystone XL is the #1 priority for the new congress? You’re not alone. The answer is money. Read our in-depth analysis.
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.
Despite the cynical and reactionary McCutcheon v. FEC Supreme Court decision, we’ll keep our faith in the only force that has consistently rallied against greed throughout our nation’s history – the American people.