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Chris Hedges: Revolution Is in the Air

The voices of citizens are rising from the streets of Washington and fracking sites in Colorado. They are rising from towns and cities such as Ferguson and Baltimore where police murders are terrorizing poor people of color. They are rising in Los Angeles from underpaid workers and the Dreamers. And these voices will, if we sustain and join them, become a deafening crescendo.

Bill Moyers: Grassroots Pro-Democracy Movement Must Rise to Challenge Corporate Control

Ahead of final sign-off, veteran journalist tells viewers that reaching out to their fellow citizens and neighbors is the essential task in creating the transformation so desperately needed By Jon Queally, staff writer  CommonDreams.org  October 24, 2014 After more than four decades as a journalist working in the public interest, Bill Moyers might soon be "signing-off" More

The New Citizens United: Supreme Court Strikes Down Political Spending Limits for Rich Donors

A corrupt Supreme Court backs the rich; fascism reigns in elections. —RiseUpTimes By Mike Ludwig, Truthout.org | Report  02 April 2014 McCutcheon Rapid Response at the Supreme Court/Public Citizen (Photo: Flickr) Demonstrations were held across the country Wednesday as the Supreme Court continued chipping away at federal campaign finance reforms with a 5-4 ruling striking down the federal cap More

▶ Mark Fiore Cartoon: Religious Liberty for Corporations

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/90190228]   Click Watch On Vimeo to view animated cartoon. By Mark Fiore   truthdig.com  March 27, 2014 The Hobby Lobby case, which will determine whether corporations have religious freedom and thus the right to deny their workers contraception despite the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act, is being heard by the Supreme Court. Read More

▶ In Rare Protest US Supreme Court Is Disrupted

Protester disrupts the Supreme Court over its Citizens United decision By Al Kamen  February 27th, 2014  www.washingtonpost.com  PopularResistance.org Above: Kai Newkirk in front of the US Supreme Court “Just released from jail after disrupting a Supreme Court session yesterday to raise up the voice of the vast majority of Americans who believe democracy should be More

Dark is the New Green: Lucrative Lobbying from the Shadows

While the number of registered lobbyists last year was only 12,279, the true figure is closer to 100,000, says Professor James Thurber of American University's School of Public Affairs, and an advisor to the American Bar Association's Lobbying Reform Task Force. by recoveringConservative   for Progressive Policy Zone Sunday, February 23, 2014 Former Senator Christopher Dodd (D-Connecticut) swore when he retired in More

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