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Join Movement Rights director Shannon Biggs and Move to Amend Outreach Director David Cobb in a conversation about the rights of nature, the outcome of April's Bay Area Rights of Nature Tribunal, and the next steps to restore California’s San Francisco Bay-Delta ecosystem, in this conclusion of our three-part series.
Here we go again!
SB 1272, The Overturn Citizens United Act, which says the corporations aren't people and money isn't speech, is now SB 254. Californians determined to have our voices heard need to rise up again to insist that our legislators act to Let The People Vote.
Please bear with us to read the entirety of this message as it will outline key aspects of our growing coalition's strategy going forward.
We're asking you to call your two legislators again today to ask them to sign on as a co-author to SB 254, The Overturn Citizens United Act.
How do we put “we the people” back in charge? As with previous campaigns for women’s suffrage and for civil rights, “we the people” must form a grass-roots movement to bring change.
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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