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Entries by Michele Swenson from 08/2010

Colorado Senate Race a Chance to Start Reversing Corporate Stranglehold on Congress

| Posted 08.04.2010 | Denver

The current Colorado U.S. senate race offers a rare opportunity for the electorate to exercise leverage against the corporate-controlled state.

The Democratic Party Has Abandoned a Large Part of Its Base

| Posted 08.13.2010 | Denver

Media and party operatives have achieved a new low in cynicism, inspiring more of the electorate to turn off and drop out. Ever-more right-leaning Democratic and Republican parties have delivered us over to the plutocracy.

Restoring Democratic Elections: Remedies for Corporate Money-Driven, Top-Down Politics

| Posted 08.23.2010 | Denver

One big take-away from the recent Colorado U.S. Senate election (and others) is the fact that only the moneyed elite, or those backed by moneyed elite, can run for office.