1. Abolish Corporate Personhood - Overrule the Court

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    from Leslie Cates / Added

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    A few people can make a difference. About a year ago, two people threw a house party to talk about abolishing corporate personhood and my living room was filled to capacity. We were outraged and we were passionate, and we decided then and there that we'd bring this issue to the attention of our community. Today, with the help of many other people in Pueblo, we are the only county that has successfully brought this issue up for a vote of the people in Colorado's 2012 ballot. We're local grassroots, but we're proud to be associated with a national group that's working to get at the root of all the corrupt money in politics: the awarding of "personhood" status to legal constructs. It's this misguided judgement that gave legal constructs standing in the Constitution to receive our rights - rights that are now being used against the very people which the Constitution was written to protect. Watch the video to see just how corrupt - and insidious - it is. The Supreme Court has been wrong before, so we amended our Constitution to abolish slavery - because a person isn't property. The Court is wrong again - property is not a person. People, one community at a time, are rising up all over the nation against this corruption, and standing up for the human rights issue of our time: Abolishing corporate personhood and reclaiming our rights. WE, THE PEOPLE, have this sovereign right, and we MOVE TO AMEND our Constitution to establish that a corporation is not a person, and money is not free speech. You can make a difference - make your voice heard: VOTE. After you see what's been happening, if you end up outraged and want to do somethign about it, go to MovetoAmend.org. Then invite some people to your lving room.

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    • A Cause for Optimism? The Movement to Limit Money in Politics

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      • A Corporate Un-Birthday Party

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        The 28th Amendment Players present "A Corporate Un-Birthday Party" by Mary Klein and Steffy Reader and starring Mary Klein and Thomas Atwood. Corporations are NOT people. Money is not speech. Cut corporate welfare, not social programs! Stop privatizing public property. Get corporate money out of elections.

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        • Alan Haffa Interviews Lauren Handley on Citizens United and Super Pacs

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          • American Forum National Debate: Is Our Campaign Finance System Corrupting American Democracy?

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            U.S. Supreme Court litigant SHAUN MCCUTCHEON, plaintiff in the landmark McCutcheon v. FEC, and former Federal Election Commission chair BRADLEY SMITH, debate Citizens United, "dark money," super PACs and the current wild West of campaign finance laws with current Federal Election Commission Vice Chair ANN RAVEL, and UC-Davis constitutional law professor VIK AMAR. Airing Sunday nights at 7 pm in October, on most PBS stations. (And repeating during the week--check local listings). Taped at the University of Virginia's Miller Center

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            • Are Corporations People?

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              According to the U.S. Supreme Court, corporations are people. The Overpass Light Brigade visited a busy overpass pedestrian bridge over the Beltline in Madison, Wisconsin to confidently state that CORPORATIONS ARE NOT PEOPLE! Judging by the number of supportive democrabeeps it is safe to say that most Wisconsinites feel the same.

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              • Are Corporations People? Citizens United … and Beyond

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                A community dialogue with special guest and moderator CONGRESSWOMAN ANNA ESHOO. With Presentations By TED NACE, Author of Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy and with PETER SCHURMAN, Campaign Director, Free Speech for People. Presented by Peninsulans For Corporate Regulation.

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                • Astroturfed Tea Party Begone! Help Sen. Sanders Undo Citizens United

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                  Senator Bernie Sanders (Independent of Vermont) has introduced a Constitutional amendment to, in effect, overturn the Citizens United Supreme Court decision granting corporations personhood. As everyone knows, except five Justices who were the majority vote, corporations are NOT persons. But if it stands the decision will destroy our democracy. Please sign the petition at www.sanders.senate.gov. Thank you. § 107. Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use40 Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include — (1) the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes; (2) the nature of the copyrighted work; (3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and (4) the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work. The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.

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                  • Ballyhoo News: Citizens United & The Super PACs

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                    Ballyhoo News is a news and information platform designed to bring together the in-depth and diverse offerings of the internet news sphere with the slick visual appeal of broadcast television news. The project aims to foster engagement and critical thought from the viewer who desires well-informed opinions about current affairs and political subjects, but feels overwhelmed or disconnected from current models of news dissemination. Ballyhoo News functions as a news aggregator, bringing together ideas and opinions from a range of sources spanning the spectrum of existing news outlets. The content appropriated from these sources is reconfigured and recontextualized in order to present an overall narrative of the subject in focus.

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                    • Ben & Jerry's

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                      Corporations are not individuals and we did our part to get this message out via this infographics meets 3d, meets character animation piece.

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