The Story of Citizens United v. FEC (2011)

Dandelion Salad storyofstuffproject | Feb 25, 2011 —- Season Two launches on March 1st with The Story of Citizens United v. FEC and an exploration of the inordinate power that corporations exercise in our democracy.

Citizen Radio interviews Greg Palast about Citizens United VS. FEC

by Greg Palast Featured Writer Dandelion Salad 13 February, 2010 CitizenRadio February 12, 2010 Subscribe to Citizen Radio for free at to hear the FULL interview with Greg Palast. (Interview originally aired February 6, 2010). Allison and Jamie spend the hour interviewing muckraking investigative journalist, Greg Palast ( about Citizens United VS. FEC […]

Bill Moyers Journal: Responding to Citizens United + What’s next for campaign finance? + Margaret Flowers + Lobbyists Bill Moyers Journal February 5, 2010 by Helen Cox, used with permission larger view Responding to Citizens United In the wake of a controversial Supreme Court decision giving corporations and unions more freedom to spend on elections, many federal and state lawmakers are hoping to curb Citizens United V. FEC’s effect on elections. Find […]

The Supreme Court Has Protected Our Liberty in ‘Citizens United’ by Jeremy R. Hammond

by Jeremy R. Hammond Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Foreign Policy Journal 25 January, 2010 The ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission has been the source of a great deal of controversy, but it’s been largely misrepresented by commentators. First of all, this ruling does not allow corporate contributions […]

Statement of Ralph Nader on Supreme Court Decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission by Ralph Nader The Nader Page Jan 21, 2010 Today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission shreds the fabric of our already weakened democracy by allowing corporations to more completely dominate our corrupted electoral process. It is outrageous that corporations already attempt to influence or bribe our […]

The Progenitor of Inequalities – Corporate Personhood vs. Human Beings + Rescue Our Democratic Society: Constitutionally Render Corporations Unequal to Humans, by Ralph Nader

Dandelion Salad by Ralph Nader The Nader Page, Feb. 3, 2023 February 15, 2023 The word “inequality” is everywhere in the media. It usually refers either to race, gender, rich vs. poor, or other differences between human beings. Absent from the public debate is the biggest perpetrator of “inequality” against human beings – the corporate […]

The Powell Memo Revisited, by Brad Wolf

by Brad Wolf Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad December 12, 2022 Justice, it seems, is hard to find. Thousands of grassroots organizations across the country seek justice for their concerns. In the US, some 13,785 nonprofits work for civil rights and social justice. Organizations focused on international justice such as peace, refugees, and international aid number 23,532. There are 27,402 environmental […]

America Defeats Germany for the Third Time in a Century, by Michael Hudson

Image by PHOTObyTED via SmugMug by Michael Hudson Writer, Dandelion Salad February 28, 2022 The MIC, OGAM and FIRE Sectors Conquer NATO My old boss Herman Kahn, with whom I worked at the Hudson Institute in the 1970s, had a set speech that he would give at public meetings. He said that back in high […]

A Dystopian Hellscape Beckons: 21 Dark Clouds Over 2021 Amerika, by Paul Street

by Paul Street Writer, Dandelion Salad The Official Website of Paul Street, Nov. 16, 2021 November 29, 2021 Some of those willing to look may have noticed that dark clouds of fascism are forming over the United States like never before. How so? Let me count the ways – 21 to be exact:

Oligarchic Electoral Manipulations Continue, by Rainer Shea

by Rainer Shea Writer, Dandelion Salad Rainer Shea: Anti-Imperialist Journalist, Mar. 7, 2020 March 8, 2020 During this last week’s Democratic presidential primary contests, all of the familiar types of oligarchic electoral manipulations appeared. Voter suppression plagued the elections, with the GOP’s actions in Texas having led to many young people being forced to wait […]

In a Struggle Between Oligarchy and Democracy, Something Must Give by Michael Hudson

by Michael Hudson Writer, Dandelion Salad February 27, 2020 The Democrats’ Quandary To hear the candidates debate, you would think that their fight was over who could best beat Trump. But when Trump’s billionaire twin Mike Bloomberg throws a quarter-billion dollars into an ad campaign to bypass the candidates actually running for votes in Iowa, […]

The Primary Is Being Rigged Against Bernie Sanders Again by Rainer Shea + What the Sanders Campaign Means for the US Socialist Movement

by Rainer Shea Writer, Dandelion Salad Rainer Shea: Anti-Imperialist Journalist, Feb. 7, 2020 February 9, 2020 Lenin said that “Bourgeois democracy, although a great historical advance in comparison with medievalism, always remains, and under capitalism is bound to remain, restricted, truncated, false and hypocritical, a paradise for the rich and a snare and deception for […]

The Openly Plutocratic Domination of U.S. Politics by Paul Street

by Paul Street Writer, Dandelion Salad The Official Website of Paul Street November 14, 2018 So often, underlying structures and institutions of oppression escape serious scrutiny amid our country’s most high-profile political dramas. Take the recent conviction of Jason Van Dyke, the white Chicago police officer caught on tape four years ago firing 16 shots […]

Michael Parenti: The Supremely Political Court

with Michael Parenti Writer, Dandelion Salad October 11, 2018 TUK Radio Archival, updated 2018 to reflect Trump’s Supreme Court – In his extraordinary 26 minute history of the Supreme Court Dr. Michael Parenti warned us in 1995 that this partisan, aristocratic institution might one day empower an autocratic president. It seems that time has come […]