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Americans Can Do Anything

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The majority of Americans want the minimum wage raised, unemployment insurance extended, Social Security protected, and infrastructure like highways improved, but that's not what Congress is doing. Instead, it is slashing the budget in ways that the majority hates, including cutting food stamps and preserving tax breaks for corporations.

Chomsky on McCutcheon: 'Let's Forget Any Pretense of Being a Democratic Society'

Abel Collins | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Abel Collins

Imagine David and Charles Koch or George Soros stepping into any political race and directly showering their pet candidate with however much money it will take them to win. The result would be an assortment of politicians utterly enthralled by the ultra wealthy

Mindful Politics

Ira Israel | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics
Ira Israel

It is the electorate's fault that we have allowed corporations to hijack our government, influence politicians to deregulate their industries and then save them when they fail.

How to Strip Corporations of Constitutional Rights

Carl Gibson | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
Carl Gibson

The corporate virus has thoroughly infected our state and local governments, and it will take a long-term battle waged by the people in their own communities to win.

NPR's 'Weakened Edition' -- and What We Can Do Anyway

Steve Bhaerman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media
Steve Bhaerman

Now is the time to remember Margaret Mead's classic quote: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

IRS Scandal a Carbuncle -- on a Cancer-Wracked Body

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Permitting Tea Party, left-wing, libertarian, middle-of-the-road -- whatever -- groups to define themselves as untaxed social welfare organizations that may accept unlimited, untaxed, secret corporate gifts and sponsor political ads is a sarcoma on democracy.

Congress Wastes Time While 'Rome Is Burning' (Rep. James McGovern Interview)

Dennis Trainor | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

As part of a larger documentary project about the influence of money and politics I am working on for Move To Amend, I sat down with Rep. James McGovern and we talked about money in politics, Citizens United, Civil Disobedience, and more.

Constitutional Amendment Introduced in Congress Ensuring Rights for People, Not Corporations (VIDEO)

Dennis Trainor | Posted 04.14.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

A grassroots movement has arrived in Washington.

Congressman Unveils Bold New Anti-Citizens United Proposal

AP | Associated Press | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Democratic Minnesota congressman is introducing a constitutional amendment designed to overturn the Supreme Court's decision in the Ci...

A Citizens United Wedding (Video)

Dennis Trainor | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

Occupy Wall Street held an (un-)holy matrimony of a real human being to a non-human corporate "person" to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of Citizen's United, granting corporations equal rights as living things.

Kathleen Miles

Get Ready To Vote On Citizens United

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.25.2013 | Los Angeles

Following the most expensive presidential election in history, Los Angeles voters are set to become the largest electorate to vote whether to support ...

Ben And Jerry's Co-Founder Wants Your Bills

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.07.2012 | Money

Ben and Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen wants your dollar bills. Cohen -- a bankroller of the Occupy movement -- is participating in the launch of Mov...

The Movement Against Citizens United Continues to Build

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Serious grassroots work is afoot in states and municipalities across the country working to build the movement to pass an amendment striking down the Citizens United decision

What If They Gave A Protest And Nobody Came?

Mark Taylor-Canfield | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics
Mark Taylor-Canfield

Hundreds of people braved the cold temperatures in Seattle Saturday to stand in solidarity with nationwide demonstrations against the Supreme Court's controversial "Citizens United" ruling. January 21 marked the one year anniversary of that important judicial decision.

Mike Sacks

Occupy The Courts Clashes With Supreme Court Police

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Occupy movement came to the Supreme Court on Friday to protest the Citizens United decision on its second anniversary. What began as...

Occupy Our Courts Comes To Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.20.2012 | Detroit

Protesters gathered outside the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in downtown Detroit Friday afternoon, joining the nationwide Occupy Our Courts protest ...

Protesters To Demonstrate Outside Courthouses

AP | By MEGHAN BARR | Posted 03.20.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Facing freezing temperatures and snowy weather, several hundred protesters gathered at courthouses across the nation Friday and some clash...

Occupy Phase II: The Supreme Court

Carl Gibson | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics
Carl Gibson

While Occupy has made great strides in influencing the public dialogue, there is still a troubling void where a central, unifying rallying cry should be. Social movements can't be powered by raw emotion forever.

Stop the Bribery!

Russell Simmons | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics
Russell Simmons

It's time to free American democracy from the devastating social and economic consequences of the systemic and wholesale bribery of politicians and elected officials.

Occupy Wall Street: A Bottom Up Revolution in Need of Leadership to Define Its Mission

Pearl Korn | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Many of us wondered when it would happen, what it would take to ignite a national outcry against those that are destroying the American Dream for millions for their own selfish gain.

Russ Feingold Is Emerging as a Significant Force Against Corporate Control of Our Government

Pearl Korn | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Perhaps President Abraham Lincoln's famous words of hope for a "... government of the people, by the people, for the people..." will yet ring true again -- with a little help from Russ Feingold and his growing movement.

Clean Campaigns Colorado Initiative 53 -- Antidote to 'Big Money' Elections

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

A Colorado group of activists recently submitted Ballot Initiative #53, for voluntary candidate participation in public campaign funding.