VIDEO: Nobel Prize winner fact checks the president on TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will hurt millions of Americans by eviscerating broad swaths of regulations that protect consumers, workers, the environment and our financial system. Yet due to a nearly-complete blackout of coverage of this trade deal in… Read More

Your voice in action

The voices of CREDO members have played a huge part from the beginning of the campaign against Republican obstruction. Numerous media outlets have followed your efforts. In late February CREDO joined with progressive organizations including MoveOn.org, Democracy for… Read More

Watch Sen. Al Franken dismantle the “absurdity” of Republican Supreme Court obstruction

At a March hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Minnesota Senator and comedian Al Franken perfectly deconstructed and exposed the twisted, backward, and contradictory logic used by Senate Republicans in refusing to do their jobs and give President… Read More

Celebrating One Year Since the Historic Net Neutrality Victory

One year ago today the Federal Communications Commission voted to adopt historic Net Neutrality rules. Most politicians thought we couldn’t win this fight. Some Democrats joined Republicans on the wrong side. Others expressed support but were simply too… Read More

How CREDO is fighting for voting rights

Thanks to the Supreme Court’s disastrous 2013 Shelby County vs. Holder decision, which gutted the Voting Rights Act by rendering Section 5 inoperable, 2016 will be the first presidential election in more than 50 years in which voters… Read More

Republican Doublespeak: Supreme Court edition

Immediately following news of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s passing, Senate Republican leaders wasted no time in declaring their refusal to carry out their constitutional duty to consider a nominee from President Obama to fill the vacancy. Republican… Read More

Repeal immunity for the gun industry

It’s appalling. Gun manufacturers and gun dealers are the only industries in America that are protected from lawsuits when their products lead to violence and death. That’s not by accident. The NRA promoted, and Congress passed, the Protection… Read More

Your activism makes a difference: President Obama visited a mosque

Last December, after the tragedies in Beirut, Paris and San Bernadino, more than 46,000 CREDO activists asked President Obama to take a public stand against Islamophobia by denouncing anti-Muslim violence and making his first public visit to a… Read More

Why President Obama’s New Rules for Public Land Use are a Big Deal

On January 15 in his final State of the Union Address, President Obama announced a three-year moratorium on new coal sales on federally-owned land. This is an important victory in no small part made possible by years of… Read More

It’s time to fix the Voting Rights Act

In 2013, the right-wing ideologues on the Supreme Court handed down a shameful decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act, ending decades of protection for minorities against discriminatory and unfair attempts to limit voting on the basis of… Read More