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Move to Amend Reports on the US Social Forum in San Jose

June 8, 2015

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 welcome San Jose organizers for the US Social Forum, Dione Johnson and Michelle Cordova, to talk about solidarity organizing and what we can expect in San Jose during the US Social Forum, June 24-28.

For more information about the San Jose site, visit www.ussfsanjose.org.

To register for the US Social Forum, visit www.ussocialforum.net/registration.

Press Coverage

Marin Voice: Courts Suppress Democracy in Upholding Corporate Rule

August 29, 2014

(article with live links)

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 on KMUD Radio

July 7, 2014

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"
OR
In drop down "programs" menu select "Alternative Radio" then select July 7

Challenge the law to save the environment

May 1, 2014

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.