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Bannering May 10 in Seattle against Corporate Personhood

Norm Conrad of MoveOn reports: May 10th is the 127th “anniversary” of the Supreme Court case used as precedent for the absurd notion that corporations are entitled to the birthrights of actual human beings. In co-operation with Move to Amend, we will be displacing a really big banner on the N 50th St overpass on […]

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Aquene Freechild speaks on overturning Citizens United, in Kirkland, Wala Wala, and Spokane

(Via Walter Kloefkorn) Public Citizen is sending Aquene Freechild to Washington to conduct three workshops on “How to connect across party lines.” They will focus on the issues of money in politics, campaign reform, and reversing the Citizens United decision. These events are free and open to the public.     On Monday March 25 at […]

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Citizens United bill stalled in State Senate

Please sign onto the petition to get the WA state legislature to pass a resolution calling for a constitutional amendment clarifying that: Only human beings, not corporations, are persons under the United States Constitution. Money is not speech and the donation of money to a political campaign is not a form of constitutionally protected speech.Therefore regulating […]

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Action alert: contact House members to help overturn Citizens United

Please take the following actions. After clicking on the links contained within the text you’ll need to wait a moment for it to open and then click on. In Solidarity, Judith Shattuck, Chair Washington State Progressive Caucus www.waprogressives.org From: wpc@washclean.org Subject: Time to Act on HJM 4001 Contact Your State House Members NOW! HJM 4001 […]

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WAMEND launch, Saturday March 9, 2PM at Seattle Labor Temple

Norm Conrad reports:  WAMEND is the powerful anti-Citizens United and anti-CCP group that you may not have heard of yet.  We are a coalition of the many major local and national organizations who have been fighting behind the scenes to get big money out of politics.  It is about time we opened the floodgates of […]

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'Declaration For Democracy' Campaign to Overturn Citizens United

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Bill Moyer, Executive Director, Backbone Campaign 206-356-9980, bill@backbonecampaign.org February 7, 2013 The Backbone Campaign and Allies Applaud Re-Launch of ‘Declaration For Democracy’ Campaign to Overturn Citizens United 2,000 Public Officials Have Already Expressed Support for Constitutional Amendment WASHINGTON – This week The Backbone Campaign and ally organizations applauded the re-launch of […]

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The Olympian: Sen. Kline wants a state response to Citizens United

Sen. Kline wants a state response to Citizens United “..Kline said his bill simply asks Congress to draft the language and put it out to the states for ratification. He indicated there are some Republicans who share his concern about the role of money in politics – particularly if the same limits were to apply […]

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The Salins Resolution to overturn Citizens United makes headway

Below is the text of a resolution signed by 60 Washington State legislators, plus 8 candidates. The letter calls on the US Congress to end corporate personhood and to overturn Citizens United. As reported by Dorothy Van Soest (Chair, State Legislative Resolution Planning Committee, SLRPC), “The total of 68 signatures you’ve gathered represents 27 of […]

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Climate Congress 2014 – The Contract with Climate

The election season is in full hysterical mode. The dems are beating on progressives who are fleeing to Jill Stein and Rocky Anderson, the repubs are beating on the dems with all the corporate money and psycho-linguistic technology they can muster and behind the scenes somewhere we have a bunch of faceless (poor things, they […]