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Money Is Speech: A Musical History Of Campaign Finance

ProPublica Here's our latest explainer video, on the storied history of money in politics. Lyrics follow. Act I: Brown Paper Bags"I made my mistakes, but in all my years of public life, I have never profited . I've earned every cent."

Occupy The Debates

The Commission on Presidential Debates, a private corporation, restricts the ‘debates’ to the two corporate parties and the issues that they approve. The concerns of the people such as ending corporate influence over politics, ending militarization, and creating real jobs and access to health care and education will be discussed superficially or not at all.

Occupy Seattle: #S17 Silent Flash March

Via Occupy Seattle: When – Mon, September 17, 6pm – 10pm Where – Westlake 400 Pine (map) Occupy changed the conversation. It placed greed front and center in the public debate. In solidarity with #OWS and Occupy’s 1 year