money in politics

What's next for Citizens United?

May 29, 2012 - With the Supreme Court preparing to hear a sequel to its landmark decision on money in politics, states and grassroots activists are building pressure to reconsider the role of corporations in our democracy.

The South's ALEC All-Stars

May 1, 2012 - In the face of growing controversy, the corporate-backed American Legislative Exchange Council still has allies in the dozens of politicians they've given awards to over the years. Who are the ALEC All-Stars in your state?

Top 5 of 2011 - #1: How to Expose a Big Money Power Broker

December 31, 2011 - In our final look at Facing South's top stories of 2011, a look at how we helped push North Carolina's secretive but influential conservative benefactor Art Pope into the national spotlight -- offering not only a revealing look at Pope's influence in N.C. but the role of Big Money influence in today's political landscape.