A Clean Environment Depends on Clean Elections
• Apr 21, 2014
The Sierra Club By: Michael Brune and Jim Frick
Ever since the Supreme Court’s alarming decision in Citizens United in 2010, the same people who’ve been contaminating our air and water with toxic pollution have been contaminating our democracy with toxic money.
Big-polluting, big-money campaign donors are drowning out the voices of everyday Americans. They’re doing it by dumping hundreds of millions of dollars into elections — and warping our government’s priorities in the process.