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The massive influx of money into our political system, made possible by rulings like the one in Citizens United v. FEC, has created an unprecedented crisis in our democracy. In the years following the decision, we have seen an explosion of outside...

Every year taxpayers subsidize Walmart - the world’s wealthiest corporation 1 - to the tune of $7.8 BILLION! HUH? Walmart, America’s largest private employer, raked in $17 billion in profit last year 2; its owners, the Walton family, have more...

BREAKING: The FCC is now moving to end Net Neutrality, and we must move urgently if we wish to stop them. Representatives Keith Ellison and Raul Grijalva, co-chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, are circulating a congressional letter to...

UPDATE: the State Department just kicked the can down the road, past the midterm elections, on a final Keystone XL decision - which makes the EPA's voice all the more crucial. Sign our letter to the EPA and submit your comments today - we'll update this...

It is time for us to pledge to resist Keystone XL. That is, we are asking you to commit - should it be necessary to stop Keystone XL - to engage in serious, dignified, peaceful civil disobedience, and risk arrest. Huh? The Other 98% is partnering with...

(UPDATE: With 50,000+ signers, our open letter has been covered in Democracy Now, the Huffington Post, and The Guardian.) "Wall Street is about to give themselves $91.44 Billion - with a B - in holiday bonuses, even as they continue to dodge jail time...

Sign the petition The petition reads: "Elizabeth Warren is right: students should get at least as good a deal as the banks we bail out, not interest rates 9 times as steep. Support the Bank On Student Loan Fairness Act and stop giving law-breaking...