FOCUS | Sticking It to Citizens United

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Reader Supported News | 10 January 12 It’s Live on the HomePage Now: Reader Supported News FOCUS | Sticking It to Citizens United Old Glory after the SCOTUS Citizens United v. FEC decision made corporations super-citizens, and legalized their purchase of political influence. (photo: WatchingFrogsBoil/flickr) Brooke Jarvis, YES! Magazine Jarvis …

ASBC Teleconference with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson January 17th at 11:00AM EST

kristy SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

ASBC Newsletter December 2011 2011 was a year of great expansion for ASBC. The Council established itself as a credible and effective national organization able to engage on a range of policy issues. We now have 45 organizational members which in turn represent more than 100,000 businesses and more than …

A Review of Hazel Henderson’s ‘Global Finance Lost in Cyberspace’

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, Ethical Markets Review

By Leland Lehrman, Partner, Fund Balance Hazel Henderson’s essay “Global Finance Lost in Cyberspace” is a fabulously original synthesis of the latest and greatest in ecological economics and systems theory. There are important areas for follow up. I wish Henderson had provided links so that we could follow up on …

Flavor of a Small Town Occupy: The US’s Oldest City Joins Its Newest Movement

kristy Community Development Solutions, Trendspotting

Flavor of a Small Town Occupy: The US’s Oldest City Joins Its Newest Movement By Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director, Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) On a recent trip to Washington, DC, I had the remarkable experience of participating in Occupy DC, in the misty rain, under the awning of …

Occupy and Reclaim

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Americans are taking to the streets and standing up to corporate greed and injustice. It’s an inspiring moment. The Occupy Wall Street movement is spreading, and with it our message of undoing the Supreme Court’s ruling that enormous corporations can spend as much money as they want to drown out …

Money and Democracy Update

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an e-newsletter about the movement to curb corporate influence in politics and restore our democracy Issue #81 • October 7, 2011 “Money and Democracy Update” is Public Citizen’s weekly e-newsletter about the intersection of money and politics. It is part of our ongoing campaign to track the results of — …

Money and Democracy Update

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Issue #78 • September 16, 2011 “Money and Democracy Update” is Public Citizen’s weekly e-newsletter about the intersection of money and politics. It is part of our ongoing campaign to track the results of — and ultimately overturn — the U.S. Supreme Court’s reckless decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election …

Is your nest egg funding the corporate agenda?

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An article from Public Citizen Newly emboldened by the U.S. Supreme Court’s disastrous ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, corporate CEOs will be spending unprecedented millions to influence elections in 2012. If you or someone you know has a 401(k), a similar retirement account or other investments, the …

Money and Democracy Update

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An article from Public Citizen Issue #64 • June 3, 2011 “Money and Democracy Update” is Public Citizen’s weekly e-newsletter about the intersection of money and politics. It is part of our ongoing campaign to track the results of — and ultimately overturn — the U.S. Supreme Court’s reckless decision …

Chamber rhetoric heats up over executive order on disclosure

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an e-newsletter about the movement to curb corporate influence in politics and restore our democracy Issue #59 • April 29, 2011 “Money and Democracy Update” is Public Citizen’s weekly e-newsletter about the intersection of money and politics. It is part of our ongoing campaign to track the results of — …