I formed the Toledo MTA affiliate in January 2012 and since then have facilitated a “Going Green” energy symposium featuring Jill Stein & Harvey Wasserman, organized street demonstrations, and participated in public education events with local peace, labor, and Black Lives Matter activists. The
To truly address America's corruption problem, we need a constitutional amendment saying that corporations are not people and that money is not speech.
The Interfaith Caucus of Move to Amend, a national coalition seeking to obtain this amendment (See HJR 48 in the U.S. House of Representatives), is reaching out to all faith and ethical communities who believe, as the pope said, that we are “stewards of creation."
Is amending the U.S. Constitution a local issue, and, if so, how?
Ever since an initiative by Cleveland Heights citizens placed Issue 32 on the November 2013 ballot, some residents have asked that question. Two city council members expressed opposing views on it at a Jan. 21 public hearing, where residents testified about abuses of corporate power and the corrupting effect of money in politics.