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Category Archive for 'Power to the People'

Though it is not being reported much in the main stream news, a judge in Georgia on Monday said the court would not come to the aid of The New Georgia Project in reconciling the disappearance of over 40,000 (some even estimate 56,000) voter registrations from the Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office. SOS Kemp […]

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Good. This must be driving those Dallas cops crazy: They call themselves the Huey P. Newton Gun Club, named after the co-founder of the Black Panther Party For Self Defense. Like the defunct organization which called for reform of community policing, demanding that police come from the neighborhoods they serve, the Huey P. Newton Gun […]

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I really want to vote for him: DURHAM, N.H. —People may be getting “ready for Hillary” and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley may be sending staffers to the Granite State, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is just showing up. A lot. Sanders will be spending at least five days in the New Hampshire in October alone. […]

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David Dayen has a piece in the Financial Times that explains another reason Republicans want the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to fail: Because they can shut down bad banks in a way the Department of Justice can’t: After This American Life recently removed the mystery from the New York Federal Reserve’s cozy relationship with Goldman […]

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Bernie Sanders: “I go crazy with all these Democrats saying you have to go conservative to win, you have to go cautious to win. These damned consultants come in and say, ‘This is how you have to run,’ and it’s always the same: raise money, spend it on television, don’t say anything that will offend […]

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StopRush

Go, Spocko!

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I’d love to see him get America talking about real issues again: Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) indicated on Meet the Press today that he would seriously consider running for president in 2016, even if that required him to switch his party affiliation to Democrat. “The truth is, profound anger at both political parties, more and […]

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Citizens are always far too slow to make the connection between their lack of participation in the political system and their likely oppression by said system. Politicians respond to constituents! I’m pretty sure we’re going to see a full-court press now to get Ferguson residents registered. Now if they just turn out and vote, they […]

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I was just reading a story bemoaning how the West Bank never protests. Apparently something has changed, because a massive demonstration last night took place: Violence broke out Thursday night near the Kalandia checkpoint, located in the West Bank between Jerusalem and Ramallah, as residents of the West Bank village clashed with police in protests […]

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Now let’s see what happens: The “super PAC to end all super PACs” reached its fund-raising goal in just over two months, but now comes the hard part: winning elections. The Mayday PAC, a project begun May 1 by the Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig, seeks to elect a Congress that will achieve “fundamental […]

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