Jim Tarbell, editor of Justice Rising and Michael St. John, economist, will be teaching Grassroots Solutions to Corporate Power through Mendocino College Extension in Ft. Bragg this spring! Details and registration information on the flyer, see link below.
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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.