Super PACs


On the Oct 27th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Lawrence Lessig, Harvard professor and co-founder of Mayday, a Super PAC fighting big money in politics. Lessig says Congress will never be able to solve problems until money doesn’t rule. So what will it take to pass campaign finance reform? What’s the status of efforts across the country? And where are politicians talking about this issue? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar


Today on Your Call: Super PACs and lobbyists

Mar 7, 2014

Sun, sand, and protest

Oct 23, 2012
John Montgomery

There are many ways to support your candidates- or propositions-of-choice before voting on November 6. You can obviously give your time, by volunteering to call potential voters, or handing out leaflets. And campaigns will always welcome the contribution of your hard-earned cash.

Could this be our last election?

Aug 22, 2012
Fletcher Oakes

Big money is a big issue in this election. Since the U.S. Supreme Court made its decision in the Citizens United case, an unlimited amount of corporate money is flowing into the so-called “Super PACs” that support political candidates.

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Jul 12, 2012

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday Media Roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the millions of dollars being raised and spent on the presidential campaign. How are political ads being covered? We’ll also discuss coverage of the ongoing protests in Sudan. We’ll be joined by Propublica’s Justin Elliot, Politico’s  Dave Levinthal and  Bloomberg’s Africa correspondent Salma Elwardany joins us from Cairo. She was just kicked out of Sudan. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the Supreme Court’s ruling, which allows corporations and citizens to spend unlimited amounts of money backing candidates. With the proliferation of so-called Super PACs and with so much cash flowing to both parties, how has politics been influenced by big money? Join us at 10 or email What will it take to remove money from politics? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Jonah Minkoff-Zern, senior organizer with Public Citizen's Democracy is for People Campaign