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Move to Amend Reports Features Peter Gabel This Week

August 18, 2014

Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution through our internet radio program. Every Thursday at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern. This is a call-in program. Call (646) 652-2345 and press 1 to participate. 

This week, we talk with Dr. Peter Gabel, a law academic and a leading figure within the Critical Legal Studies movement, about the role of law in shaping popular consciousness and how to use it effectively to bring about progressive social change.

 

Move to Amend Reports Features Jacob Tobia This Week

August 11, 2014

Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution through our internet radio program. Every Thursday at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern. This is a call-in program. Call (646) 652-2345 and press 1 to participate.

This week features genderqueer activist and writer Jacob Tobia to talk with us about his work for LGBTQ policy issues and youth involvement within the broader grassroots movement for LGBTQ rights and equality.

Move to Amend Reports Features Alyssa Macy This Week

August 4, 2014

Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution through our internet radio program. Every Thursday at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern. This is a call-in program. Call (646) 652-2345 and press 1 to participate. 

This week we talk with Alyssa Macy about her work with the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC), an organization of Indigenous Peoples from North, Central, South America, the Caribbean and the Pacific working for the Sovereignty and Self Determination of Indigenous Peoples and the recognition and protection of Indigenous Rights, Treaties, Traditional Cultures and Sacred Lands. She is working to connect Treaty Issues to the work of the Pacific Northwest Social Forum and to engage Indigenous Peoples from the region.

 

 

Protests Greet Lawmakers, Corporate Officials Gathering in Dallas as New Arm of ALEC Is Announced

August 2, 2014

Two grassroots activists from North Texas locked themselves inside the lobby of the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Thursday morning, as another two dropped a banner from the upper stories of the hotel to greet lawmakers and corporate officials gathered for the 41st annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Move to Amend Reports Features Claire McClinton & Maureen Taylor This Week

July 28, 2014

Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution through our internet radio program. Every Thursday at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern. This is a call-in program. Call (646) 652-2345 and press 1 to participate.

This week we continue the discussion of the water crisis in Detroit, focusing on Michigan's Public Act 436 and the Emergency Financial Managers it established in Detroit and other cities in Michigan. We will be talking with guests Claire McClinton of the Michigan Poverty Roundtable and Maureen Taylor of Michigan Welfare Rights Organization. 

ACTION ALERT: Tell the House Any Amendment Must Include Ending Corporate Personhood!

July 16, 2014

House Joint Resolution 119 is a proposed Constitutional Amendment to overturn Citizens United, but it doesn’t address corporate constitutional rights at all.

Please send a message to the sponsors of HJR-119 -- let them know that Corporate Personhood MUST be included in the language of the amendment...

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