Can shopping save the world? Story of Stuff's (SOS) great new video The Story of Change urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world.
Today, in collaboration with Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream, the Move to Amend campaign launched a donation drive to fund a national tour of the "Amend-O-Matic" to travel the United States as part of the group's "Stampede to Amend" campaign.
Richard Posner is the most influential conservative judge outside the Supreme Court. And he thinks its campaign-finance ruling encourages bribery.
Three things don’t go together: Money. Secrecy. Democracy. That’s the nub of the matter.
In all the hullabaloo over the Supreme Court’s decision on health care, another of its rulings quickly fell off the public radar. Before deciding the fate of the Affordable Care Act, the Court announced it would not reconsider Citizens United, the odious 5-4 decision two years ago that opened our elections to unlimited contributions.