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Dollarocracy: John Nichols and Robert McChesney speak at Seattle Town Hall

Monday evening I went to a great Town Hall in Seattle with John Nichols and Robert McChesney.  The topic was Dollarocracy: how money has corrupted politics. Dollarocracy is their name for what’s become of America’s democracy.   Instead of one person, one vote, we now have one dollar, one vote.  Jimmy Carter was overheard saying that […]

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SuperPacs v. Supercitizens: Sat. Nov 16 in Seattle

InspireSeattle  invites YOU to join our next social:            Saturday, November 16, 2013, 6:30pm *  Main discussion topic for this evening:  SuperPacs v. Supercitizens *To receive InspireSeattle invitations, click here to provide us with an email address. A coalition of Washington State organizations is working together to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. FEC […]

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Happy Halloween: right-wing fog machine miring America

Recently, western Washington (the genuine one here in the Pacific Northwest, not that other Washington back east where it seems to be the “trick” side of Halloween every doggone day) muddled through a long period of dense fog. Unusual for this time of year in this neck of the woods, where autumn generally finds us […]

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SuperPacs v. SuperCitizens: an Inspire Seattle meeting on Nov 16

Hi everyone! Below is an invitation to our InspireSeattle Social on Saturday evening November 16th at 6:30PM at Bill and Emily Bradburd’s place. We have scored again and have a great speaker: Jim Street to discuss campaign finance reform and actions against Citizen’s United. SAVE THE DATE! Remember – IT’S A POTLUCK!! Come join us! […]

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Ashley Sanders on Move to Amend

Ashley Sanders a Move to Amend national spokesperson spoke Sep. 28, 2013 in Seattle, Washington to build connections, inspire activism, and reveal the origins of corporate power in America. This is a national campaign for a Constitutional Amendment at MoveToAmend.org and a ballot initiative in approx. 20 states now, including Washington. Organizing to End Corporate […]

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MoveToAmend forum on Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule, Sept 28 7PM in Seattle

MoveToAmend announces: You are invited to attend a WAmend sponsored community forum on “Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule.” The event will be held at 7:00 PM on Saturday, September 28, at the University Temple United Methodist Church, 1415 NE 43rd (just west of the UW campus) in Seattle. The evening will kick off with […]

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Move to Amend Speaker Visiting WA, Sept. 22nd-28th

Move to Amend invites you to an evening presentation by Ashley Sanders, a Move to Amend national spokesperson touring the state of Washington this September to build connections, inspire activism, and reveal the origins of corporate power in America. In her presentation “Organizing to End Corporate Rule and Get Money Out of Politics” Ashley will […]

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What Is Dark Money?

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/7578235 Author bio: http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Alison_M_Gunn,_Ph.D. Republished with permission from the author Americans are in the dark when it comes to ‘dark’ money, and our collective confusion—amounting to ignorance—won’t help in the months and years ahead while we watch stakes rise in each new election cycle. Illumination into the nature of dark money won’t come […]

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Move To Amend: Renton King County, June 1 @2PM

The National Campaign to End Corporate Personhood and Demand Real Democracy! They Broke IT… Corporate Personhood (Citizens United) legalized a tsunami of money from PACs, lobbyists and multinational corporations under protection of the First Amendment. We the People will Fix IT… Corporations are NOT people and Money is NOT speech. We are going to amend […]