Police officers throughout the United States are saying “Merry Christmas” in a most unusual manner: a traffic stop. In this case, the cops are playing Secret Santa in order to surprise the unsuspecting citizens. In a related report by the Inquisitr, police had Mr. Show More Summary
Ava Duvernay's Selma couldn't be more timely. Duvernay's film (about the voting-rights demonstrations and protests of 1965) depicts black men and women standing up for their rights as citizens of the United States of America. You can't...Show More Summary
The United States Army will soon launch two super-massive blimps over Maryland. Just when you think the United States of America couldn’t go any further at invading our privacy, it goes ahead and proves you wrong. As a last ditch attempt at proving that the 18-year-long $2.8-billion Army project intended to use giant airships to The U.S. Show More Summary
NPR has hired Tasneem Raja as a senior digital editor in its Identity and Culture Unit. Raja comes to NPR from Mother Jones, where she served as a senior editor. Prior to that she was part of the Bay Citizen’s launch team. “As a multi-skilled journalist, Tasneem is a knock-out,” wrote NPR’s Carline Watson and Lynette Clemetson, in a memo. Show More Summary
A US citizen who said he had crossed illegally into North Korea held a press conference in Pyongyang Sunday to denounce his own country’s US political and economic systems. The man identified himself as Arturo Pierre Martinez, aged 29 and from El Paso in Texas, CNN and the North’s...
This week Citizens United sued the State Department in federal court over its unlawful withholding of documents relating to Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State. We are currently in pre-production for a sequel to our landmark film Hillary: The Movie. Show More Summary
Victor Frankenstein dies by the hand of his monster. In the book Jurassic Park, the guy who puts together the park gets eaten by his creation. Sometimes life just hands you those little ironies. And one of them involves the group Citizens...Show More Summary
A new National Science Foundation (NSF) report reveals the number of U.S. citizen doctoral graduates in science, engineering and health fields, who remain in the United States, tracks closely with their intent to stay in the United States at the time of graduation. Show More Summary
The New York Times downplayed the impact of the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling and dismissed the influence of money in politics by ignoring record-breaking spending of outside groups, the role of large donor political contributions,...Show More Summary
Yesterday, I joined an estimated 15,000 people who took to the streets of downtown Lima, Peru for the largest climate march ever in South America. This People's Climate March in Lima comes on the heels of the recent massive People's Climate March in New York. Show More Summary
It is interesting that when the SCOTUS came up with things like Roe. v. Wade and Miranda v. Arizona, conservatives complained about judicial activism. Now with Citizens United, the liberals are complaining about it. Thom Hartmann, a liberal talk show host, wants to get rid of judicial review completely.
Not content with the loosened campaign finance rules made possible by Citizens United, the GOP is attempting to pass a stealth provision that would open the big money floodgates even further. Republican leaders added the measure at the...Show More Summary
The epitaph for the national political parties may have been written too soon. Yes, the 2002 McCain-Feingold law took away their unlimited soft money donations. And true, Citizens United and other court decisions left them feeling like 98-pound-weaklings as mighty super PACs and other outside groups sprung up around them and dominated the airwaves. But…
In just three weeks, two of the most consequential animal protection laws passed anywhere in the United States will take effect in California. Proposition 2, a citizen initiative, requires that all breeding pigs, veal calves, and egg-laying...Show More Summary
New Jersey's Republican Governor Chris Christie will attend The Iowa Freedom Summit with Republican Rep. Steve King on January 24. The event is co-hosted by Citizens United and is seen as a step on the road to the 2016 presidential elections. Show More Summary
Uber is rolling out its largest charitable effort yet in the United States this week — and perhaps bringing in some much-needed goodwill as a result The ride-hailing company announced the launch of its first-ever "national giving campaign"...Show More Summary
After Citizens United, it turns out that surprisingly few wealthy people and corporations are using campaign donations to influence elections.
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin will return to Iowa in January for the Iowa Freedom Summit. According to The Des Moines Register, the inaugural event in Des Moines on January 24 "is being held by Citizens United and Congressman Steve...Show More Summary
Sarah Palin is going where the candidates go. Palin will take part in the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines on Jan. 24. The inaugural event is being held by Citizens United and Congressman Steve King. The summit will serve as a place to discuss conservative ideas, as people get ready for the upcoming Iowa [...]
She’s the hottest Columbian export in recent memory, and now Sofia Vergara can call herself a bona fide citizen of the United States of America. The “Modern Family” starlet showed up at “ Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night (December 3) to...Show More Summary