Seeking to provide citizens a voice where our political parties fail, the People's Peace and Justice Convention convened over the weekend in Cleveland to create a people's platform ahead of the Republican National Convention. Activists and community organizers gathered to identify issues of economic, political, racial, international, and political justice that both Republican and Democratic leaders fail to address.
Move to Amend is coming to Syracuse to promote ending the practice of allowing corporations to have constitutional rights. The group feels those viewpoints are tied closely to the power and views of the wealthiest Americans.
Move to Amend is calling for a constitutional amendment to abolish the illegitimate courted-created concept that corporations and other artificial entities have inherited constitutional rights.
By now, David Cobb's visits to Duluth are enough to garner the attention of mainstream politics.
"We started out with 12 people in a living room in 2010," said Cobb of his movement to limit the influence of money on elections by amending the Constitution. "Now we've got 75 affiliates with 405,000 people and growing."
Move to Amend's David Cobb discusses the Next System with Kathy Swift of Radio Occupy.
On the Acronym Podcast, Dennis Trainor Jr. speak with Keyan Bliss (Communications Coordinator for Move To Amend) about the road to revolution and where (if at all) that intersects with electoral politics.
This is an update about where things stand with Citizens United at the local, state, and national level. Our local Duluth MTA now has over 350 FB members. Our state now has over 10,600 members, starting from just a few hundred three years ago, while our national movement now has over 400,000 members. Move to Amend is now working in coordination wth dozens of other like-minded organizations. Thanks for taking the time to consider this.
Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, National Director of Move to Amend, joined us to discuss that group’s latest efforts to “legalize democracy” by challenging corporate personhood and the involvement of big money in elections.
On this episode of “Watching the Hawks” Tyrel Ventura & Tabetha Wallace sit down for a full show discussion with David Cobb, representative of the Move to Amend organization, which is seeking to get the corrupting influence of money out of politics!
OPINION: Major political campaign donors don't give out of civic virtue, they give for results - and the recipients are inclined to provide them.