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Media and Corporate Power: Beating Back the K Street Juggernaut

Panel presentation featuring John Bonifaz, Director, Free Speech For People, Bob Edgar, Jay Harris, Josh Silver, Katrina vanden Heuvel.

When: Saturday, April 9, 2:00-3:30p

Where: Cityview Ballroom

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Article: When Democracy Weakens

Bob Herbert

February 11, 2011

New York Times

As the throngs celebrated in Cairo, I couldn’t help wondering about what is happening to democracy here in the United States. I think it’s on the ropes. We’re in serious danger of becoming a democracy in name only.

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2011 State Resolutions Introduced in Support of Amending the Constitution

Massachusetts S.772. Senator Jamie Eldridge (D). Introduced on 1/21/2011. Free Speech For People resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send the states for ratification a Constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people. Click here to view the resolution.

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New Survey Finds Four in Five Americans Support a Constitutional Amendment to Overturn the Supreme Court’s Decision in Citizens

January 20, 2011 – On the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s controversial ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, a new public opinion survey finds that seventy-nine percent of Americans sharply disapprove of the decision and support a constitutional amendment to reverse the Court’s ruling. More »

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