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PEOPLE POWER

How “we the people” decide what we want, and how we get it.

Young Righteous - And Voting
by William Upski Wimsatt
Electoral politics and youth, League of Hip-hop voters, League of Young Voters, League of Pissed Off Voters, Young, Righteous - and Voting by William Upski Wimsatt,
Getting Out the Vote
by Megan Tady
Getting Out the Vote Guide, Voter turnout, voter mobilization
Update Voting Rules
by Robert Richie
Update Voting Rules by Robert Richie - Instant Runoff Voting, Full/Proportiona Representation, Fusion, Ballot Access. Center for Voting and Democracy
How You Can Get Involved In Transforming U.S. Politics
research camdodates, create fair elections, motivate youth, become an activist, research the issues
Visualize a Fair Election
by Greg Palast, Ina Howard
Visualize a Fair Election by Greg Palast and Ina Howard, Martin Luther King asks "do African americans have the right to vote?, computer voting and paper trails, how can we do a better job?
The Battle In Seattle Moves South
by Kim Corrigan
The Battle in Seattle Moves South by Kim Corrigan
How To Change the World In Three Easy Clicks
by Don Hazen, Tai Moses
MoveOn has become the most powerful activist voice in America, attracting more than 1.5 million members domestically and hundreds of thousands more around the world
Reclaim the Media
by Seeta Pena Gangadharan
- media democracy movement, fight the FCC, public right to airwaves
A Force More Powerful Than Violence: An Interview with Bob Edgar
by Carolyn McConnell
Carolyn McConnell interviews Bob Edgar general secretary of the National Council of Churches (NCC).
Fighting For the Soul of the Democratic Party
by John Dittmer
fighting for the soul of the democratic party by John Dittmer
Government of the People :: Discussion Guide
Think about relatives, colleagues, or neighbors who have a very different perspective on issues you care about. What is the foundation for their deeply held views? Are there values you hold in common? Do these suggest issues on which you might find common ground? What language might help find that common ground?
Debating Hate Debating Hate
by Thomas Simon
UNC students debate with Pastor Fred Phelps and his anti-gay views.
Safeguarding the Vote
by Doug Pibel
Safeguarding the Vote By Doug Pibel, electronic voting machine issues, computerized voting problems, accountability in touch-screen voting.
The Politics of Happiness
by Enrique Peñalosa, Susan Ives
The Politics of Happiness by Enrique Penalosa as told to Susan Ives, mayor of Bogata Colombia, makes the city safe. car-free streets. Enrique Penalosa.
Bolivians Topple President Bolivians Topple President
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
The people of Bolivia took to the streets in October 2003 to bring an end to the leadership of President Gonzlo Sanchez de Lozada.
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