Experts call for Constitutional amendment to take back democracy from corporations
November 4, 2010
John Nichols and Robert W. McChesney
This article appeared in the November 29, 2010 edition of the Nation
Journalist Bill Moyers delivers remarks at the Common Cause 40th Anniversary Gala on Oct 6, 2010
PREPARED REMARKS BY BILL MOYERS
THE HOWARD ZINN LECTURE SERIES
OCTOBER 29, 2010
"Free Speech for People" Coalition Calls for Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United Decision Allowing Unlimited Corporate Spending on Elections
John Bonifaz, Free Speech For People Director and Voter Action Legal Director, and Jeff Clements, FSFP General Counsel, joined Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez of Democracy NOW! to discuss the latest updates in the fight to restore our Constitution and our democracy to the people.
The New York Times
ERIC LIPTON, MIKE McINTIRE and DON VAN NATTA Jr.
Five months ago, two brothers—both veterans and both in their sixties—set out to walk across the US for democracy.
Like the overwhelming majority of Americans, Laird and Robin Monahan disagreed strongly with the 5-4 Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that confirmed that “corporations are persons” and have the constitution right of “free speech” under the First Amendment. But, instead of getting cynical, they got walking.