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Robert Weissman's Profile

President of Public Citizen, a national nonprofit organization that stands up to corporate power and holds government accountable.

Home Page: http://www.citizen.org

Diaries published: 30 (364 days since last diary on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 09:17 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 30 (364 days since last comment on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 09:17 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 237

Total Comment Ratings: 114

Most Recommended Diary: Today's Hearing: Historic Step Toward 28th Amendment, 18 comments, 20 recommends

People Following Robert Weissman: 2

Robert Weissman's Most Recent Diaries:

Today’s hearing is a historic step forward to adopting the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. That amendment will re-establish the authority of We the People, acting through Congress and the ...
by Robert Weissman
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 09:17 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
This country desperately needs a constitutional amendment to reestablish the core meaning of democracy: rule by the people. In Citizens United and McCutcheon , but also in decisions that precede ...
by Robert Weissman
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 11:16 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission strikes a devastating blow at the very foundation of our democracy. This is truly a decision establishing plutocrat ...
by Robert Weissman
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 11:09 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
It will take some time to digest the Supreme Court's decision today , but it appears to have averted some terrible jurisprudence that might have very seriously restricted the government's overall ...
by Robert Weissman
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 01:18 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Well, the Big Business guys are transparent about one thing: They can't stand the idea of the public holding them to account for their attempts to buy elections and influence policy, or even that ...
by Robert Weissman
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Whether or not you're an investor, it's important to grasp the significance of what's happened with the Facebook initial public offering (IPO). In the few days since its IPO, Facebook's stock price ...
by Robert Weissman
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 01:37 PM PDT with 3 Recommends

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