Author Archives: Tiffany Muller

The court ruling that sold our democracy

Ten years after Citizens United, the damage is broad and deep—but we can still fix it.

Ten years ago, in January 2010, the Supreme Court released its disastrous Citizens United decision. The court, either through remarkable naivety or sheer malevolence, essentially married the terrible idea that “money is speech” to the terrible idea that “corporations are people.” Continue reading