SQUEEZING the top 1% ought to be the most natural thing in the world for politicians seeking to please the masses. Yet, with few exceptions, today’s populist insurgents are more concerned with immigration and sovereignty than with the top rate of income tax. This disconnect may be more than an oddity.
Are you tired of corporations having a louder voice than you have? Are you frustrated that every time you watch the news, another company has poisoned another river? Do you feel like your representatives spend all their time chasing big corporate donors and little time working for your best interests? You can do something about it!
In a week of even more Trump awfulness, we see a tiny ray of light…
Move to Amend’s National Lobby Days have proven to be vital to our ongoing success, and this year's Lobby Day was no exception.
Thanks to the amazing affiliate volunteers who met with their representatives in June in Washington DC we have secured 4 new co-sponsors for the We the People Amendment (so far)!
We were expecting Trump’s nominee to be a right-wing extremist and Brett Kavanaugh does not disappoint. His record is so incredibly anti-women, anti-consumer, and anti-accountability that if confirmed by the Senate, Trump and his corporate overlords will have made this Supreme Court the most radically undemocratic Court in this nation's history.
Dark Money is a new documentary that examines the growing influence of secret corporate money on elections -- made worse by the Supreme Court's Citizen United decision (https://www.darkmoneyfilm.com/).
That Donald Trump will have the opportunity to appoint a second justice to the Supreme Court is frightening. Trump will choose a candidate much further to Kennedy's right, and that should be enough to send shivers down anyone's spine. On occasion, Kennedy leaned left around some civil liberties matters, but he was one of the five justices who aways supported the rights of corporations over the rights of We the People, and he wasn't very good on race, economic or governance issues generally.