A year ago, New Yorkers watched in horror as voters in the progressive heartland of Wisconsin replaced progressive standard-bearer Russ Feingold with a Tea Party mega-millionaire, and the state’s capitol came under the control of self-described Tea Party Republicans. Months later, the impact of that electoral change became clear.
"Daniel Halper, Weekly Standard & Ben Manski, Liberty Tree Foundation join Thom Hartmann. The" Occupy Wall Street" protests are showing NO signs of letting up! Millions who make up the "99 Percent" are rallying in cities across the nation...but the big show was in New York City - with tens of thousands in the streets.
David Cobb, a fiery speaker, and former Green Party presidential candidate, is touring Texas giving his talk "Creating Democracy & Challenging Corporate Rule." This presentation is part history lesson and part heart-felt call-to-action!
Corporate Attack on Democracy in Montana: Communities Do Battle with Modern-Day “Copper Kings”
There may be no other convention where you can learn about the history of civil disobedience, go to a class called Organizing 101, and discuss how to make a general strike succeed.
The first ever Democracy Convention will be held in Madison Wednesday through Sunday.
David Cobb, MoveToAmend.org joins Thom Hartmann.
America is now - demonstrably, as proven by Wisconsin - just a few years away from the possibility of a totally corrupted, totally billionaire - and corporate-controlled political system Political scientists call it oligarchy.
Radio talk show host Thom Hartmann speaks to David Cobb, Attorney / Green Party candidate for President in 2004 / spokesperson for MoveToAmend.org. They examine how legislation has given corporations people's rights.
David Cobb, a fiery speaker, and former Green Party presidential candidate, is touring New York, New Jersey and Delaware giving his talk "Creating Democracy & Challenging Corporate Rule." This presentation is part history lesson and part heart-felt call-to-action!
In the year and a half since the Citizens United decision, Americans from all walks of life have become concerned about corporate dominance of our government and our society as a whole. In Citizens United v. FEC, the U.S.