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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Class War: Verizon Hires BlackWater to Police Union Members

Here is an example of clear and concise message from "Acronym", video blog by Dennis Trainor, Jr. at NoCureForThat.org .

Proof, rational people, you can rant or rave without going insane.
Do we need reform, revolution, or radical transformation?

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

MoveON.org's new American Dream Campaign

The Project to Rebuild the American Dream is a prime example of democratic media used to "Crowd-Source" ideas and develop a consensus. Catalyzed by Van Jones, the Green Jobs Guru who was fired by the Obama Administration for speaking out, the new MoveOn.org campaign to reinvent the American Dream is designed as a 'contract' (i.e. Social Contract, mirroring the replublican 'Contract on America' of the 1990's). This contract has been limited to the ten most popular ideas crowd-sourced from a few hundred-thousand members. Read More ...
  • 1. In­vest in Amer­ica’s In­fra­struc­ture.
  • 2. Cre­ate 21st-Cen­tury En­ergy Jobs.
  • 3. In­vest in Pub­lic Ed­u­ca­tion.
  • 4. Offer Medicare for All.
  • 5. Make Work Pay.
  • 6. Se­cure So­cial Se­cu­rity.
  • 7. Re­turn to Fairer Tax Rates.
  • 8. Tax Wall Street Spec­u­la­tion.
  • 9. End the Wars and In­vest at Home.
  • 10. Re­store Our Democ­racy.
We need clean, fair elec­tions - where no one's right to vote can be taken away, and where money doesn’t buy you your own mem­ber of Con­gress. We must ban anony­mous po­lit­i­cal in­flu­ence, slam shut the lob­by­ists’ re­volv­ing door in D.C. and pub­licly fi­nance elec­tions. Im­mi­grants who want to join in our democ­racy de­serve a clear path to cit­i­zen­ship. And we must stop giv­ing cor­po­ra­tions the rights of peo­ple when it comes to our elec­tions and en­sure our Ju­di­ciary’s re­spect for the Con­sti­tu­tion. To­gether, we will re­claim our democ­racy to get our coun­try back on track.

To join the movement ...