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I've always believed in this phrase intellectually and spiritually. Democracy Only Works If You Participate Now I can believe it experientially. I co-lead a civic engagement group called Occupy ...
by pbriggsiam
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 07:59 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I have not looked at Kos in several months. But I see that little has changed and that it is electoral politics all day every day. I just read an article about how the SCOTUS wil be destroying the ...
by TruthMerchant
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 09:39 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
We the People, Not We the Corporations!
by ArizonaLiberal
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Jun 16, 2012 at 11:02 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
What principle do you hold dearest? What sense of American identity matters most to you? If I put a question— say, What do you stand for? —what answer resounds with total conviction? My friend ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Well, this was some most excellent news today ... Vermont Lawmakers Vote For Constitutional Amendment To Declare That Corporations Are Not People by Chris Morran, consumerist.com -- April 19, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 70 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 06:41 PM PDT with 189 Recommends
The news is still very sketchy, and as of last night it was being reported as "dozens," but according to Vermont Public Radio [[http://www.vpr.net/news_detail/93671/over-70-towns-want-corporate-...
by timj
Comment Count 65 comments on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 07:03 AM PST with 327 Recommends
OCCUPY THE COURTS – 1.20.2012! by Stephen A. Justino What a difference two years makes! On January 21, 2010 the United States United State Supreme Court handed down its now-...
by Krashkopf
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 03:53 PM PST with 8 Recommends
From a long list of differences, this one strikes me as most ironic, most unfair, and most detrimental to democracy in the long run. Corporations can get Billions in Tax ...
by jamess
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Dec 11, 2011 at 09:36 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Perhaps the sister city of Hollywood, knows a thing or two about the role of Media, and the role of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Dec 10, 2011 at 04:23 PM PST with 23 Recommends
A friend with the Occupy Movement here in Orange County send me a video last night called "The Vote Heard Round the World." It depicts, in a professional and engaging way, the LA City Council's ...
by Seneca Doane
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Dec 09, 2011 at 09:29 AM PST with 14 Recommends
I donated my time to edit this piece for Move to Amend. It documents L.A.City Council's recent historic vote to call for a constitutional amendment to end corporate personhood. LA is the first major ...
by SethFilms
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Dec 08, 2011 at 09:44 PM PST with 78 Recommends
With all due respect to Congressman Keith Ellison, the amendment that he has introduced (
by Krashkopf
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 07, 2011 at 09:09 PM PST with 9 Recommends
By vote of 11-0, with 2 abstentions, the city of Los Angeles on Tuesday became the largest U.S. city to call for an end to all corporate constitutional rights. The City Council chambers was standing ...
by mooremusings
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Dec 06, 2011 at 04:57 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Move to Amend (MTA) is excited to announce that both THOM HARTMANN and DR. CORNEL WEST have agreed to be featured speakers in front of the U.S. ...
by Krashkopf
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 10:19 PM PST with 11 Recommends
I sit on the floor of the Duck House with thirty others, brainstorming for the January action. Neither men nor women dominate the group. We are young, and surprisingly old. Counter-culture and ...
by TPau
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Dec 04, 2011 at 03:00 PM PST with 53 Recommends
Here is a recent quote from the Occupy movement: “The Occupy movement is born of the simple belief that humanity could meet our common needs if not for the predation and greed of the very few.”
by Deena Stryker
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 06:48 AM PST with 3 Recommends
On Tuesday night, the world witnessed 1,400 LAPD officers sweep into the two-month old Occupy Los Angeles ...
by mooremusings
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Dec 01, 2011 at 11:52 AM PST with 40 Recommends
From [http://www.populist.com/11.21.edit.html The Progressive Populist] The most important thing about the victory of labor unions and progressive organizations in Ohio on Nov. 8 is that it shows ...
by jcullen
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Nov 20, 2011 at 10:18 AM PST with 0 Recommends
DISCLOSURE – I am a long-time member and employee of a credit union. As such, I have some expertise in how they operate, but my employment could be seen as a conflict of interest. I will do my ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 74 comments on Fri Oct 14, 2011 at 12:18 PM PDT with 237 Recommends
Corporations have taken over all three branches of government. WE THE PEOPLE must unite, fight strategically, and get our country back. It won't be quick, but here's a skeleton roadmap. First ...
by Imzaa
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 06:45 AM PDT with 2 Recommends