“Throwing out preclearance when it has worked and is continuing to work to stop discriminatory changes is like throwing away your umbrella in a rainstorm because you are not getting wet.” Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Shelby County v. Holder (2013).
Federal lawmakers are petitioning the Supreme Court to review a lawsuit challenging SpeechNow.org v. Federal Election Commission, the 2010 appeals court ruling that created super PACs
There have been more than 320 reports of journalists being harassed, arrested, assaulted, and hurt during the nationwide protests against police violence and racial inequality that have erupted since George Floyd’s murder.
Today, we at the Center for Media and Democracy mourn the murder of George Floyd at the knee of the state.
CMD joins Common Cause and 71 other groups calling on companies to stop funding ALEC due to its leading role in the right-wing campaign to protest COVID-19 public safety measures and reopen the economy despite warnings from public health officials.
We’re cooked unless investors stop funding fossil fuel companies.
On this 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Global Energy Monitor and CMD announce the launching of comprehensive fossil fuel tracking site that provides valuable research tools for activists, journalists, and policymakers.
The well-funded machinery that sowed doubt about climate is now sowing seeds of doubt over the economic and public health response to COVID-19.
The IRS has falsely claimed that the well-known organizations don’t exist and resorted to other nonsensical dodges in order to withhold Form 990 tax returns of Koch network groups and other major right-wing funders.
Groups push Congress for $4 billion in state election assistance and a package of voting accommodations to avoid repeats of last week’s Wisconsin primary fiasco that unnecessarily risked lives and disenfranchised voters.