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Move to Amend Reports on ALEC Exposed with Lisa Graves, Part 2

September 22, 2016

Move to Amend Reports connects you with activists and organizers working on the frontlines of the democracy movement, to bring you the lowdown on corporate rule, corporate personhood, and money as speech.

Through the corporate-funded American Legislative Exchange Council, global corporations and state politicians vote behind closed doors to try to rewrite state laws that govern your rights. These so-called "model bills" reach into almost every area of American life and often directly benefit huge corporations.  

Join us for the second half of our discussion with Lisa Graves on ALEC Exposed, where journalists and whistle blowers unveil ALEC bills and their corporate schemes to the public.

Move to Amend Reports on ALEC Exposed with Lisa Graves, Part 1

September 15, 2016

Move to Amend Reports connects you with activists and organizers working on the frontlines of the democracy movement, to bring you the lowdown on corporate rule, corporate personhood, and money as speech.

Through the corporate-funded American Legislative Exchange Council, global corporations and state politicians vote behind closed doors to try to rewrite state laws that govern your rights. These so-called "model bills" reach into almost every area of American life and often directly benefit huge corporations.  

Join us for Part 1 of a discussion with Lisa Graves on ALEC Exposed, where journalists and whistle blowers unveil ALEC bills and their corporate schemes to the public.

Move to Amend Reports on Republicans Moving to End Corporate Personhood

September 8, 2016

Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution through our weekly podcast. New shows released every Thursday morning!

Join us as Iowa residents Vincent Campos and Patrick Tarr tell us about their efforts to amend the Iowa’s Pottawattamie County Republican Party to call for an end to corporate constitutional rights and endorse the Move to Amend campaign!

Move to Amend Reports on CA Proposition 59, The Overturn Citizens United Act!

September 1, 2016

Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution through our weekly podcast. New shows released every Thursday morning!

The 2016 ballot is shaping up for a pivotal election year, and Move to Amend will be a part of the action in two states this November. With less than 10 weeks before voters head to the polls, Move to Amend partners and affiliates in California are mobilizing to get out the vote for the largest population of any US state for Proposition 59, the Overturn Citizens United Act. Tune in this week to hear to learn how you can get involved in this exciting campaign from Move to Amend affiliate organizer Anne Wilson of Santa Clara County and Yes On Prop. 59 Committee Chair Michele Sutter of the Money Out Voters In Coalition!

 

Move to Amend Reports on the History of Shay's Rebellion

August 25, 2016

Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution through our weekly podcast. New Episodes released every Thursday at 7am Pacific/10am Eastern.

Who the hell is Daniel Shays and what exactly was Shays' Rebellion? Historian Ray Raphael has spent his lifetime debunking American founding myths. In so doing he’s unearthed the stories of American revolutionaries like Shays and the Massachusetts farmers of 1786, who changed the course of US democracy. Listen and learn from this fascinating account of one of the US's first uprisings in this edition of Move to Amend Reports!

Do Denver’s homeless people deserve the same rights as Monsanto? 6 questions with attorney Jason Flores-Williams

August 25, 2016

The Colorado Independent spoke with Flores-Williams about his decision to sue Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration, why corporations like Nestle and Monsanto sometimes have more rights than people experiencing homelessness, and how his own experiences influence his legal work.

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