David Burke: By voting yes on Proposition C, we can make it clear that individuals should be at the center of the electoral process and that corporate speech does not deserve the same level of protection as individual speech.
Peter Laarman: Bob Edgar had to contend with timidity among the good and the great especially during his years with the NCC, where denominational bigwigs (Bob’s bosses on the governing body) were privately horrified that their point person should actually seek to change oppressive systems rather than simply make mewling noises about them.
David Cobb: Our only hope is to help build a mass social movement of educated and engaged citizens to reign in these runaway corporations.
Wendy Block: It’s heartbreakingly clear that the Democrats won’t act courageously. But a number of non-partisan outside groups will. The MOVI coalition and Common Cause are sponsoring Prop C on the Los Angeles ballot next month, to let voters tell electeds to fight Citizens United. They need you.
Michele Sutter: Proposition C is a non-binding resolution, but it has the potential to be a clarion call to our elected representatives at all levels that We the People are instructing them to fix this SCOTUS driven perversion of the Constitution through the amendment process.
Lauren Windsor: I am competing to win a scholarship to an important political media conference, Netroots Nation, and I need your help.
Brent Budowsky: Scalia has a right to believe voting rights are a “perpetuation of racial entitlement” for blacks and Hispanics, but should promote this repellent and biased view on conservative talk radio, not the court.
Lauren Windsor: Join the Money Out/Voters In Coalition and California Common Cause on Wednesday, January 16th at 10:00 am for the City Council meeting to ask the LA City Council to place this on the ballot:
Steve Hochstadt: The problem with treating corporations as people for the purpose of political speech is that it provides another opportunity for rich and powerful corporate executives to magnify their speech with money which belongs to others.
Marianne Williamson Teams with The Women’s Campaign School at Yale University to Create SISTER GIANT, 2 DAY Symposium to Empower Women to Run for Political Office, November 10-11, 2012 Saban Theatre 8440 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90211 View Larger Map WHO: New York Times bestselling author Marianne Williamson partners with The Women’s Campaign School […]
Manisha Sinha: With its platform that denies even victims of rape and incest access to abortion and blatant attempts at disfranchisement, the GOP appears to be on the wrong side of history.
Will GOP Steal Election – That’s what Mimi Kennedy, Harvey Wasserman,Terrence McNally, Greg Palast, Brad Friedman. and other progressives will discuss at this information packed forum. All are welcome. RSVP required.
We are sponsoring a Citizens United Teach-In with guest speaker Congresswoman Judy Chu at Villa Gardens in Pasadena.