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The Official History of Monopoly Is a Fraud (VIDEO)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
John Wellington Ennis

This year marks the 80th anniversary of America's best-selling board game, Monopoly. And while many folks might fib about their age, Hasbro's accounting of the game's birth is quite the tall tale.

Who Is Citizens United? (WATCH)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

As we mark the 5th anniversary of the disastrous Supreme Court decision Citizens United vs. FEC, it is worth heeding: Who is Citizens United, and how did they manage to subvert generations of campaign finance laws?

This is Exactly What Pay-2-Play Looks Like

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Politicians love to get in front of a parade that is already underway. Let's make that parade. Let's make the fight to #GetMoneyOut cool. I can't help but view this naked grab at money as a conscious last mouth-stuffing, because they know their time is coming to an end.

'This Is Your Country,' My #MayDayin30 Video

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

I believe that we can use the modern tools available to spread awareness and empower citizens, and that our collective stories can affect revolutionary reform. It is why I am committed to storytelling as a medium for activism, with citizen journalism today serving as oversight.

The Pay 2 Play Board Game, More Realistic Than Monopoly!

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Something about the game Monopoly seemed like the right metaphor for our priced-out political process -- perhaps because the player with the most money wins, just like in almost all elections.

Our Pay to Play System, Embodied by Beanie Babies

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.23.2014 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

It rocked the swing state of Ohio right after a disputed election, toppled the state's one-party rule, and ended the Taft legacy that included a President, a U.S. Senator, a Supreme Court Justice. And it started with Beanie Babies.

This July 4th, Our Elections Are in a 'FREE FOR ALL' (Documentary)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 09.02.2012 | Entertainment
John Wellington Ennis

The identity and ideal of America is so noble to us, no matter how many bad actors we have to face from time to time. From this goodwill and principle woven into our national fabric, our high expectations of fellow Americans can leave us vulnerable to deceit.

Mission: May Day Monopoly Board (PHOTOS)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.03.2012 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

With no advance arrangements, it was a little sketchy if we were going to be able to do it at all. Would there be a shut down intersection? Would people show up? Would police stop us? Would others like it?

Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes -- Documentary Examines Impact of Citizens United

Joan Brunwasser | Posted 12.24.2011 | Entertainment
Joan Brunwasser

The era of digital video and social media don't make citizen journalism possible, but mandatory. PAY 2 PLAY explores ways to reclaim our campaigns from the highest bidder.

Morley Makes a Mockery of Street Art (Video)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 09.29.2011 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis