Monthly Archives: November 2011

‘We the People’ versus ‘We the Corporation’: Sentiment Builds for Banning Corporate Personhood, But Tough Road Ahead.

How far should a constitutional amendment go to roll back corporate rights? And is it possible? Bill of Rights Across the country, momentum has been building for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution declaring that the democratic rights and freedoms … Continue reading

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Greg Colvin’s Amendment

This attorney is a Yale graduate that practices public interest law. He’s published a number of good articles on his blog including his own amendment language. It’s worth a look: http://www.ourfuture.org/users/new-2753

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Bill Moyers on Plutonomy

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Advocacy Groups Seek to Curb Corporations

Source: Roll Call As Occupy Wall Street activists vacate public parks around the country, several new advocacy groups have sprung up to pursue OWS-inspired constitutional amendments to limit the influence of money and corporate lobbying in politics. The idea of … Continue reading

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Money At The Top

Source: Paul Krugman A bit more on the subject of whether there’s significant money to be raised through higher taxes on the very rich. As it happens, there’s a recent analysis from the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center that bears quite … Continue reading

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Record number in government anti-poverty programs

Source: USA Today WASHINGTON — Government anti-poverty programs that have grown to meet the needs of recession victims now serve a record one in six Americans and are continuing to expand. More than 50 million Americans are on Medicaid, the … Continue reading

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Jimmy Kimmel Presents: A Charlie Brown GOP Debate

http://a.abc.com/media/_global/swf/embed/2.6.11/SFP_Walt.swf

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