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Meet the League!

Meet your neighbors and community members!

Here are photos of the charming League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley members in attendance at our Sep. 24 meeting. 18 more words


Economic & Labor News from Thom Hartman - 9/28/15

Thom Hartmann gives an update on economic and labor news for September 28, 2015.

Topics Covered

  • The 2016 election cycle is breaking records for campaign spending.
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Call to Action: Campaign Finance Reform and the 2016 Election

I have discussed this topic before, but as we get closer to 2016 and the political discussions start heating up, I call on everyone to revisit it. 273 more words


Spoof Presidential Candidate 'Honest Gil' Racks up 1 Million Views in 24 Hours

‘Honest Gil’ Fulbright, the satirical politician who ridicules the influence of money in America’s political system, is back in 2016.

In 2014, ‘Honest Gil’ Fulbright made a (satirical) 289 more words

Brazil Bans Corporate Money In Politics (Video)

After a long investigation into charges of corruption, the Brazilian Supreme Court has banned corporate donations from elections. 488 more words


NYTimes: Can Anything Be Done About All the Money in Politics?

It used to be that there was no hope for the common man. Now there is now hope for anyone common or otherwise. The role of the governed in campaigns has been suborned by corporations and special interests. 19 more words

Nobody Is Flying The Plane

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems: How Big Money Undermines American Democracy

by Kevin Nugent/Love and Rage

“Even if all the dollars were honestly contributed and honestly spent, they would still have a corrupting influence on our politics.

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