Keith and "Countdown" contributor Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone discuss how Montana's decision to uphold a century-old statewide ban on corporate political contributions may force the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit its 2010 Citizens United decision. Taibbi observes that overturning the ruling may not be enough to reform campaign finance. He also acknowledges the pervasive nature of the problem: "The one issue that everybody can agree upon — not only in Occupy Wall Street but also on the other side of the aisle, among the Ron Paul people, among some of the tea party people — is this problem of money and politics."
Crowdfunding and social media campaigns were important in gaining the temporary freedom of two mothers. But they are not substitutes for abolishing the prison system.
Our next step on net neutrality is to demand that the FCC commissioners hold hearings across the country where people can speak face-to-face with the commission.