Tag Archive for legal personhood

Citizens United is Just One of Many


The Citizens United decision serves as a galvanizing force in the ongoing movement to reduce the impact of wealthy individuals, associations and corporations in American politics and policy, but it’s important to understand that it’s really only part of the…


The Left Right Fraud


The real divide in most of the world is up down, not left right. Although there are certainly differences of opinion between people who self-identify as “left” or “right” wing, the truth is that we have more shared interests than…


Chomsky Pins it on Progressives


Noam Chomsky is a lightning rod for right wing criticism, which means this website risks permanent guilt-by-association by embedding an eight minute video of nothing but Noam Chomsky speaking. But a funny thing happened on the way to the forum.…


Amendment Roundup 4-8-12

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News and notes from the movement to pass a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United ruling and all that that implies…     Resolution Passes First Major Legislative Hurdle Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to limit corporate…


Amendment Dependent: Sensible Gun Reform

Teddy bears, each representing a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, sit on a wall at a sidewalk memorial in Newtown, CT. Photo: AP/David Goldman

The only people that elected officials fear more than their biggest campaign donors are their constituents. Luckily for their donors, their constituents spend most of the time arguing amongst themselves, rarely reaching enough of a consensus to represent a formidable…

Amendment Roundup 8-24-12


  Recent news and notes from the movement to overturn Citizens United…     Santa Barbara Independent Move to Amend Gains Momentum in Santa Barbara Activist Michael Merenda said that many of the participants present at the rally were retired…