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And the street says…

No, not Wall Street. Your street.

As this interminable, excruciatingly contrived and frankly distasteful campaign enters the final leg of the race with the last debate on Wednesday,  what would voters like to see changed about the process? 539 more words


My Radical Conservative Thoughts

(A previously published 2007 article of mine that I periodically retrieve when election time nears. This time, I’m prompted by the January, 2010 Supreme Court decision in “Citizens United vs. 849 more words


NYTimes: Can the States Save American Democracy?

Finally grass roots movements to drive out corporate influence in politics, and gerrymandered districts is gaining steam.

We can’t have nice things unless we fix the system. 10 more words




……… and why it’s not working

2016 Presidential Election

Our Revolution Resignations Smack of Sabotage

Our Revolution — the successor organization to Bernie Sanders’ historic 2016 campaign for the president — will launch on August 24 as over 2,300 house parties across the country tune into a livestreamed address by Sanders on the path forward for the political revolution he inspired. 669 more words

Bernie Sanders

The Wall Street Tell

Hillary Clinton has received much press, mostly negative, about her ties to Wall Street in recent months. She reportedly agreed to speak to Wall Street entities for fees in the realm of $275,000. 850 more words

On The Road

Alexandra Pelosi's New Film Reveals Why Billionaires Pour Millions into Elections

A new documentary by Alexandra Pelosi—Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and daughter of the former speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi—made its debut on HBO last night. 2,265 more words