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PEOPLE POWER

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

This Is What Justice Looks Like
by Carol Estes
Until minutes before the deadline, no none knew if a proposed world criminal court could win needed support. It won by a landslide, and its creation opens new possibilities for the rule of law to replace the rule of fear and violence.
10 Questions Americans Are Asking as the US Government Prepares for War
by Carolyn McConnell, Kim Corrigan
Ten questions Americans are asking in the run up to war with Iraq.
Speaking for Justice
by Pramila Jayapal
Sikhs, Somalis, Arabs, Latinos, people whose lives have changed since September 11, 2001, gather in Seattle to tell their stories of fear and humiliation—stories that echo the Japanese internments . Immigrant injustices since Septermber 11. Erosion of constitutional rights.
Talking Back: Media for the People Talking Back: Media for the People
Media for the People- Ricardo "Kool Aid" Chavez, Desiree Evans, Megan Rowling, Jonathan Lawson, Jeff Chester and Gary O. Larson
Book Review - Silent Theft: The Private Plunder of Our Common Wealth by David Bollier Book Review - Silent Theft: The Private Plunder of Our Common Wealth by David Bollier
by Jonathan Rowe
Free Airtime For Political Candidates
by Paul Taylor
campaign finance reform and free airtime for candidates
Clean Elections
by Micah Sifry
clean elections: How can we rid our election system of the corrupting influence of big money and welcome in third parties?
Resource Guide for Democracy
Living Economies resource guide
Women, Citizenship, and the End of Poverty
by Hilkka Pietila
Nordic welfare society, Finland, Martha Organization,
Deliberation Day
by Carolyn McConnell
voting is the bottom line to democracy, deliberative poll , neighborhood meetings, James Fishkin and Bruse Ackerman propose "Deliberation Day.
Porto Alegre's Budget Of, By, And For the People
by David Lewit
The people of Porto alegre, Brazil, get to decide how to spend their city's budget, and the benefits are evident in neighborhoods rich and poor.
Belgium Leads Push for US Regime Change
by Phil Lebovits
Political Satire by Phil Lebovits
Voices from the Valley
by Jonathan Lawson
KDNA Radio Cadena: radio for the Latino community
Erosion of Liberty Since September 11
by Ann Benson
Erosion of Liberty Since September 11, DOJ allows detenton without charges, US Patriot Act
Discussion Guide for What Would Democracy Look Like?
by Carolyn McConnell
Questions such as: What ways do you stay hopeful in dark times? What keeps you acting on what you believe when success seems distant or unlikely? What can (or do) you do to help friends and co-workers keep their spirits up?
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