Category Archives: Campaign Finance Reform

Bernie Sanders: His Prophetic Voice Warns of Dangers to Democracy

Senator Bernie Sanders joined Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison to talk about the most important issue facing us today: saving our democracy from the oligarchs who appear poised to buy our government. “There is no end to the amount of money they will spend to create the kind of government and society they want,” Sanders said of the likes of the Koch Brothers and Sheldon Adelson. Continue reading

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September Profile: David Cobb

It was only natural that David Cobb would be one of the leaders/founders of Move To Amend. His work to overturn Citizens United by amending the U.S. Constitution to say corporations are not people and money is not speech is a natural extension of his life dedicated to organizing and activism for social and economic justice. We feature David as our September Progressive Profile. Continue reading

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Our Movement Moment Of History Is Here: Move To Amend

“We are at a movement moment in history, said David Cobb, National Projects Director of Democracy Unlimited and lead speaker on the Midwest Barnstorming Tour of Move To Amend. Cobb’s stop in Edina, Minnesota, Sunday drew a packed crowd of … Continue reading

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June Profile: David Swanson

The “victory” of activism may not come for generations. But that’s no reason to give up on the pursuit for economic and social justice. David Swanson shares his wisdom about his life-long activism and the joy it brings. Continue reading

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Too Early To Chill The Champagne? Action to Overturn Citizens United Heats Up

Have you noticed the flurry of activity recently centering on activities to amend the Constitution and overturn the Supreme Court Citizens United ruling? Could this really happen soon? Take a look at all the recent activity. Continue reading

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More Good News For Vote No On Issue 2

We head into the final two weeks before the November 8 election in Ohio that focuses on the repeal of the anti-union, anti-worker, regressive Senate Bill 5 that was passed by the Ohio Republican legislature and signed by Gov. John … Continue reading

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This Is The Issue; There Are No Other Issues

Free Speech For People is fighting for a Constitutional Amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling. John Bonifaz, executive director, explains why this is critical to preserving our democracy. Continue reading

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Wisconsin Is The Real Source for Hope and Change

Forward is the only way progressives can go and Wisconsin shows us how. The state senate recall elections are August 9. Continue reading

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