East Bay Move to Amend

Date Established: 

December 2011

The local Move to Amend affiliate for the East Bay area of California (Alameda and Contra Costa counties).

Announcements

The California Resistance Calls for an End to Corporate Rule

August 23, 2017

At a contentious California Democratic Party Convention in May that saw ideological conflicts between an entrenched establishment of privileged professionals and an emergent grassroots progressive insurgency, there were two notorious doctrines that delegates across the board nevertheless agreed to come down firmly against: the fiction that "corporations are people" and the related fallacy that "money equals political speech".

Let's Lead the Way for California - SINGLE PAYER NOW!

June 20, 2017

While the U.S. Senate -- in service to their corporate cronies -- is working to take away healthcare from millions of Americans, the California Senate passed a single-payer bill on a 23-14 vote, The bill is now headed to the State Assembly. A new poll shows 70% support for the Medicare-for-All type single-payer system the bill creates.

Please tell your Assembly member that you support The Healthy California Act (SB-562), and ask them to co-sponsor (author) it in the assembly.

Press Coverage

Movement to end corporate campaign finance decision comes to Walnut Creek

April 3, 2013

WALNUT CREEK -- A nationwide organization seeking to reverse a Supreme Court decision on campaign finance will host a forum in Walnut Creek on April 5.

Titled "Challenging Corporate Rule and Creating Democracy," speakers include David Cobb and Sarah Scudder with the Move to Amend campaign.

The organization is challenging the Citizens United vs. FEC ruling, which allows corporations to spend unlimited money on independent expenditures such as radio and television ads, fliers and other communications to support or oppose federal candidates.