democracy

Palestinian Community Leader and Supporters Claim Victory: Bank Returns Money, Government Involvement Alleged

The following was originally sent by the Committee to Stop FBI Repression. Thank you to all of our supporters who followed through on the last alert! On Friday, May 6th, the bank accounts of Hatem and Naima Abudayyeh of Chicago were frozen. The bank manager at the TCF (Twin Cities Federal) branch could not explain…

Foreign Influence in Elections is Wrong: Ours or Theirs

Abolish the NED and Return USAID to development: Call your elected officials and candidates! Challenge your leaders to support democracy! The political class – at least the Democrat part of it – is all aghast at the possibility that contributions by foreign corporations are tainting our electoral system. The Alliance for Global Justice Respect for…

Save Our Democracy from the Supreme Court

The following was originally released by Public Citizen Our path to a more just world starts where we are. Changing the world means changing our own government. But our democracy just suffered a devastating setback. On January 21, the Supreme Court-in a case called Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission-overturned decades of precedent and ruled…