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US Politics & Gov't

Vote All You Want. The Secret Government Won't Change.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voting, Democracy, Election 2014, Oligarchs, Toxic Capitalism, Corporate Agenda, Military Industrial Complex )

Brian
- 30 days ago - bostonglobe.com
"The people we elect aren't the ones calling the shots, says Tufts University's Michael Glennon."
Would the Founders Put a Stop to War Without End?   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS, USA Founders, Thom Hartmann, Democracy, Iraq, Syria, Ancient Rome, War Without End )

Dandelion
- 51 days ago - youtube.com
Excellent video given by Thom Hartmann. Where are you Congress?
Eric Holder's Five Crucial Failures
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General, Obama Administration, Civil Liberties, Criminal Justice, Democracy, War / Peace )

Judy
- 58 days ago - progressive.org
So Eric Holder is finally resigning as Attorney General. Good riddance! He failed miserably in five crucial areas.
The Coup D'Etat Is Over, the Corporations Won
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, democracy, republicans, corruption, crime, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, elections, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, news )

Jason
- 59 days ago - truthdig.com
Corporate regulation is a must to protect democracy. The rich has used the media to change minds, away from that.
TAKE ACTION: Join The Coalition to End Citizens United!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, Corporate Money, coalition, finance system, democracy )

Dandelion
- 92 days ago - citizens-against-citizens-united.com
Sign the petition demanding Congress restore transparency and accountability to our campaign finance system.
Robert Reich: American Democracy Is Diseased
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, ethics, Robert Reich, Martin Gilens, Benjamin Page, Lippman, democracy )

Lynn
- 93 days ago - alternet.org
Put simply, most Americans feel powerless, and assume the political game is fixed. So why bother?
Democracy Vs Oligarchy - Writing and Video By Bernie Sanders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democracy, Republic, Oligarchy, Bernie Sanders, 2010 Supreme Court ruling Citizens Unite, Billionaires, ordinary Americans, USA, political power )

Dandelion
- 212 days ago - sanders.senate.gov
The great political struggle we now face is whether the United States retains its democratic heritage or whether we move toward an oligarchic form of society where the real political power rests with a handful of billionaires, not ordinary Americans.
Hidden Power Grab Stops Communities From Deciding Their Own Futures
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: local politics, state politics, democracy, ethics, government, elections, media, lies, usa, americans, freedoms )

Cal
- 560 days ago - alternet.org
Increasingly states are quashing the power of local governments--and thwarting innovation.
Motion to Amend the US Constitution ~ Sign the Petition ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, ethics, government, constitution, democracy, citizens united, americans )

Nancy
- 610 days ago - movetoamend.nationbuilder.com
We, the People of the United States of America, reject the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Citizens United and other related cases, and move to amend our Constitution to firmly establish that money is not speech, and that human beings, not corporations...
Use the State of the Union to Call for a Constitutional Amendment to Get Big Money Out of Politics ACTION LINK US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, ethics, government, constitution, democracy, citizens united, americans )

Nancy
- 660 days ago - care2.com
Eleven states and nearly 500 cities and towns have joined this call. We petition President Obama to use the State of the Union to call for a constitutional amendment to reduce the influence of money in our political system and restore democracy to the ...
FDR's 47 Percent: Will The Democrats Finally Heed Their Voices?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FDR, democracy, americans, ethics, government, economy, republicans, politics )

CarrieSIC
- 717 days ago - nationalmemo.com
President Obama should use the fiscal cliff to shift the debate away from deficits and take on the inequality that's undermining our democracy.
Empowering Public Wisdom With Tom Atlee
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, society, ethics, Tom Atlee, democracy, citizens, communities, collective wisdom )

Nancy
- 786 days ago - odenow.com
Tom Atlee, author of The Tao of Democracy, is on a mission to bring the citizen back into democracy through a simple and practical method. The co-director of The Co-Intelligence Institute in Eugene, Oregon, calls for the introduction of citizen councils~
Standing Up For Democracy: How Activists Are Fighting Injustice in America Today
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, activism, democracy, society, freedoms, news, media, usa, government, ethics, americans )

Cal
- 964 days ago - alternet.org
Bill Moyers talks with activists about an initiative to open Americans' eyes about income inequality.
Chris Hedges and Lawrence Lessig: Getting Money Out of Politics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: citizens united, corruption, democracy, money, occupy, occupy the courts, occupy wall street, politics )

Judy
- 1031 days ago - truthdig.com
One invented Creative Commons, the other occupied the commons. Together, they talk about strategies for ridding our democracy of corrosive corporate dollars. Video.
 

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