The Conference of the Summer

February 18, 2018

Join grassroots organizers from all over the country to converge on Washington, DC! Come for the practical trainings and skills building, and stay for the networking and community building!

Register before March 1 with the code EARLY to get a discount off the already affordable conference costs!

FCC Boss Ajit Pai's Own Agency Is Investigation Him For Potential Corruption

February 15, 2018

The already-unpopular agency boss has been on a tear in recent months gutting decades old media-consolidation rules designed to protect consumers and the nation’s media markets from any one broadcaster becoming too powerful.

Pai’s efforts arrived, not coincidentally, at the same time Sinclair Broadcasting Group is attempting to acquire Tribune Media as part of a $3.9 billion dollar megamerger. It’s a deal a bipartisan chorus of criticssay would demolish media diversity, resulting in Sinclair owning more than 230 local stations across 72 percent of the United States.

Amazon Inc. Paid Zero in Federal Taxes in 2017, Gets $789 Million Windfall from New Tax Law

February 13, 2018

Incredibly, Amazon’s corporate tax goose egg for 2017 doesn’t include the effect of a second big tax disclosure: the $789 million one-time tax break the company projects it will receive due to the new tax law. While the Trump Administration’s corporate tax cuts generally took effect on January 1st, the law includes a grandfather clause for companies that (like Amazon) have managed to defer or postpone tax liability from prior years.

West Virginia Candidate Removed From hearing After Speaking Out Against Oil & Gas Drilling Legislation

February 12, 2018

During her testimony, Lissa Lucas spoke about her opposition to a bill that would require the approval of only 75 percent of landowners for oil and gas companies to drill on private land, according to the Huffington Post.

Currently, 100 percent of landowners in the state need to give approval, it added.

February 2018 Newsletter

February 6, 2018

Move to Amend national director Kaitlin and wonderful volunteer named Fran just got back from Washington D.C. where they met with Senators to lobby support for the We The People Amendment. Senators have never been more interested in supporting an amendment declaring that money is not speech and corporations are not people!