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Trespass Bill

Just Shut Up and Vote: The Futility of Representative Government in an Age of Robber Barons

John W. Whitehead | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Congress does not represent us. The courts do not advocate for us. The president does not listen to us. And the First Amendment's assurance of the right to speak freely and petition our government for a redress of grievance no longer applies to us.

The Corporate Takeover of America -- A Government of the Elites, by the Bureaucrats and for the Corporations

John W. Whitehead | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

For four days America's governors will gather in Williamsburg, Va., for the National Governors Association's annual summer meeting. While the annual meeting is not open to the public, it is open to members of the NGA's Corporate Fellows Program.

HR 347 'Trespass Bill' Criminalizes Protest

Jeanine Molloff | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics
Jeanine Molloff

As I write this op-ed, I primp for the mirror -- looking for the most flattering pose -- for my mug shot. Now, don't get the wrong impression; I have...

Criminalizing Free Speech: Is This What Democracy Looks Like?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Activities which were once considered a major component of democratic life in America are now being criminalized. Bubble zones and free speech zones, in essence, destroy the very purpose of the First Amendment.