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Kshama Sawant Speaks: Seattle's Re-elected Socialist City Councilmember On Progressive Social Change And Reinventing American Politics
Russell C. Smith
"If you look at the viewpoint of ordinary working people in Seattle, it's always been a left-leaning city."
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How ‘Citizens United’ Is Helping Hillary Clinton Win The White House
Hillary Clinton fashions herself as the ultimate general in a war against big-money politics.
Coachella, Minus the Festival!
Writer/Blogger of all your fan-tastic's + Dj (Pelau) of divers...
Because of growing corporate interests -- mostly from the fashion industry -- one can have a
blast without even stepping foot onto the Empire Polo Club grounds.
So Much Corporate Cash, So Little Use: Seven And A Half Things To Know
Thing Three: China: Do What We Say, Not What We Do: China's commerce minister warned Japan, the U.S. and other countries
How to Regain Our Democracy
Host, 'The Young Turks'
Our politicians are bought. The Democrats are bought and the Republicans even more so. Everyone knows it. There is one answer though. It is the one thing that is above Congress and the Supreme Court.
MoveOn Puts Out Closing Ad, Casting Corporate Donors Against Average Citizens
The ad will be airing on behalf of the following candidates and members. "This ad is not paid for by the corporate front
Karl Rove and the Tea Party: What Really Happened
Author, 'The Bern Identity'
When Christine O'Donnell stunned the GOP establishment and upset Mike Castle last week, the first person she looked to was Russ Murphy of the Delaware 9-12 Patriots, not Karl Rove.
In The Public Interest
: Remove the Blinders
Vice President of Legislative Affairs
It's safe to say that unlimited corporate and union spending in elections is far from what the founding fathers envisioned when they guaranteed Americans the right of "freedom of speech."
What Ted Olson Needs to Know About Corporate Democracy After
Securities litigator in New York City
Contrary to Ted Olson's contentions, shareholders do not have the ability to preclude corporate spending on political campaigns.
Murray Hill PR Firm Plans (Satirical) Run For Maryland Congressional Seat
On its website, the progressive PR firm Murray Hill has announced its satirical plan to run for Congress, in what it calls
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Foreign Corporations Begin Lobbying For Right To Spend Money In American Elections
Last week, the 5-4 Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision invalidated a sixty
Well done, Mr. Kennedy!
Formerly served State Department and Agency for International ...
No one wants to limit free speech. It would be unconstitutional! The First Amendment is one of our proudest achievements
The Court Allows a Katrina of Corporate Money
Host, 'Both Sides Now' & author of "Bright, Infinite Future"
Today's Supreme Court ruling is the second shoe to drop this week clobbering democracy. The Court now permits corporate money to overwhelm the levees of democracy.
"Capitolism": A Race between Congressional Corruption and the Most Massive Citizen Involvement in U.S. Legislative History
Gail McGowan Mellor
All of the sudden five-year increase in consumer spending, which primed the U.S. economy for the fall, can be attributed to health care costs.
Obama Can't Thumb His Nose at the GOP, and Here's Why
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an author and political analyst
To play the centrist political game correctly requires compromise, conciliation, and bipartisanship. Obama learned early that this was the sure-fire way to bag the big financial and corporate dollars.
Edwards: Obama "Living In Never-Never Land"
In a wide-ranging, free-wheeling interview with Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards with ABC News Friday afternoon
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