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Have you ever tried to ban fracking in your community, or tried to raise the minimum wage, only to find out that your community has no freedom to protect itself or your environment? Movement Rights co-founder Shannon Biggs describes ways to fight back against corporate power in your own communities in this episode of Move to Amend Reports.
Move to Amend is *thrilled* to announce that we have been invited to join Neil Young on his upcoming tour for his new studio album, The Monsanto Years.
Neil and team have invited 5 non-profits to join his tour to help raise awareness about the corporate takeover of farming and of our food supply, as well as climate change and other environmental issues, and Move to Amend is one of them.
You can help us be part of this in a number of ways...
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High Courts Suppress Democracy while Upholding Corporate Rule
In response to popular outcry against money in politics and the “Citizens United” decision, California legislators put Prop 49 on the November ballot. But on August 11, the California Supreme Court took unprecedented action by invalidating this initiative before people had a chance to vote on it. The court’s reasoning was based on technicalities that restrict initiatives. (link)
Paul Cienfuegos is the founder of and was the major force behind Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County (DUHC.org), the group that started the whole anti-corporate-rule thing in Humboldt County and much of the nation, and which spun off Move to Amend.
Check out 'Alternative Radio' for July 7th, 2014.
DIRECTIONS: Click on the link then do one of the following:
Scroll down to July 7 then select "Alternative Radio"
In drop down "programs" menu select "Alternative Radio" then select July 7
Published in the Sacramento News & Review, Editorial blog
Environmental law needs a democratic makeover. Nationwide and locally, Move to Amend is mobilizing support for constitutional amendments to curb unregulated campaign spending and eliminate corporate personhood. While striking at the root of systemic corruption, these amendments let communities curb polluters in ways they now cannot.