Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution through our weekly podcast. Every Thursday at 7am Pacific/10am Eastern.
This week we’ll be talking with Michael Greenman, a Central Ohio Move to Amend coordinator and the Moderator for our Interfaith and Ethical Values Caucus, about his work connecting with communities of faith and ethical values to join the movement to amend the Constitution to abolish corporate rule.
Voters Tuesday ushered in the era of "Democracy Day" in Kent.
Issue 43, a proposed charter amendment, was approved by a vote of 2,807 to 1,570, according to complete but unofficial returns from the Portage County Board of Elections.
On Jan. 21, 2010, the Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations are "persons." Consequently, the court equated corporate money spent in our elections with free speech, expanding corporate power. Now, corporations promote their own interests by supporting politicians who do their bidding as never before.
Local citizens group wins a spot on the November ballot to try to force hearings on corporate influence
A local citizens group has won a victory in its effort to get a charter amendment referendum on the November ballot.
Kent Citizen’s for Democracy is backing an amendment that would require the city to have annual public hearings about the influence of money and corporations on politics.