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Democracy is an unfinished project. Our challenge today is to include those who have been excluded, to reclaim our precious democracy from the corrupting influence of big money, and to deepen our democratic processes.
The media should be democracy’s backbone. But with newspapers, television, radio, record labels, and internet providers owned by a few giant corporations, only a narrow spectrum of voices get heard. Here’s what Americans are doing to reclaim the power to speak out
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Will Rogers once quipped that “it costs so much to run for office, most people can't even afford to lose.”
What will it take to energize our work for change? Linda Stout, who spent years organizing poor people in the rural South, polled fellow organizers around the US and has this to say about what it will take to win.
The election of 2000 shocked the nation into realizing we have a serious problem with running elections. But beyond the Florida election flaws are other questions…
Vandana Shiva is a physicist and an organic farmer, an instigator of India’s historic “tree-huggers” movement, and a renowned author. She speaks internationally on the perils of globalization, while mobilizing fellow citizens to reclaim their rights to life itself.
The conference center is nestled in the woods of rural Connecticut. This weekend the guests are mostly in their 20s. They are typical of their age in many ways—except for the hundreds of millions of dollars collectively held in their names.