August 31, 2011
We Have the Power -- A Constitutional Amendment to Take Back Our Government
Ed Koch, Former NYC Mayor
August 30, 2011
CHARLIE NEIBERGALL - Associated Press
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney reacts to a heckler during a campaign stop at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, in Des Moines.
Provoked by a grass-roots activist who refused to take spin for an answer, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney revealed his true feelings.
It’s not just conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court who think that corporations should enjoy the same protections and privileges as human beings.
City Council votes 6-3 to put referendum on November ballot
By Laura Snider Camera Staff Writer
Posted: 08/16/2011 10:55:27 PM MDT
The City Council voted 6-3 to put the referendum on the November ballot after hearing from more than 30 members of the public who supported the ballot measure. The council meeting was also packed with more than 100 people who held up yellow signs reading "yes" in support of letting voters weigh in on the issue.
By Travis Waldron and Scott Keyes on Aug 13, 2011 at 2:45 pm
ThinkProgress filed this report from the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, IA
August 12, 2011
Yesterday, at the Iowa State Fair, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney claimed: “Corporations are people.”
July 15, 2011
It's not quite as elusive as the ivory-billed woodpecker, but in activism, an effective "inside-outside" strategy shares some of the same attributes as that storied bird: It's highly sought after and much talked-about, but rarely seen.
June 27, 2011
The US Supreme Court’s conservative majority continued its project of bartering off American democracy to the highest bidder with a decision Monday that will make it dramatically harder to counter free-spending attack campaigns funded by billionaire donors and corporate spin machines.