Tag: voting


Maine Became the First State in the Country Tuesday to Pass Ranked Choice Voting | Boston Globe

Amidst the 2016 Election aftermath of shock and awe, remember we had a huge win for Democracy in Maine. It's the first state to pass Rank Choice Voting.


Vote For the Future of Our Planet | Bernie 2016

Strongman Bernie Sanders has a message for you... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Rysdyih8VM "We are at a critical point in the fight against climate change. Hillary Clinton has a serious set of proposals to transform our energy system away from fossil fuels. Donald Trump thinks climate change is a hoax. Now if you think that is not important and ...


Family Solidarity and Politics?

I was on the phone this weekend. As it turns out, all my older siblings (I'm the baby) are planning to vote for Donald Trump. When my eldest big brother found out the other two were Trump supporters, he specifically called me so I could join the family solidarity. (Very sweet; not wanting me left out.) He did add...


Party Bosses: We Choose the Candidate WE Want (Video)

Does the U.S. Presidential Primary system drive you crazy? California is doing something about it. Why not a national trend? Visit Project Voter to learn more.


Corruption Is the Political Issue of Our Times

Represent.Us helps you understand their American Anti-corruption Act. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loq-KVxSaUE [Corruption] is the political challenge of our times, because it affects everything... What we need is a way to pass laws that The People want, but politicians don't. Fortunately, our Nation's founders gave us a tool to do just that: Ballot initiatives. -- Represent.Us A 4-Point Comprehensive Law ...


Act Out! Radical Truth Tellers

Act Out! host Eleanor Goldfield talks with some of our boldest Truth Tellers - Marianne Williamson draws the line between corporate power and policy making, Lawrence Lessig on making our political system provide equal representation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuf1jJJ16xo This week we’re bringing you Seattle’s Best, on land and on sea. Starting with the Seattle premiere of the documentary Killswitch: ...


Update: Tallahassee, FL Passes Anti-Corruption Act

  On Nov. 4th, 2014, voters in Tallahassee, Florida, made history by approving the first city Anti-Corruption Act in the United States by an overwhelming 2 – 1 margin. A small but dedicated group of progressives, conservatives, and independents put aside their differences to wage a historic battle against corruption in their community, and they ...


Politics Can Learn a Lot From NASCAR

Honest Political Ads: NASCAR Politics Shouldn't every politician wear logos on their jacket so we know who their sponsors are? Get more honesty at HonestGil.Com Represent.US We know fake 'Honest Gil' won't win in the 2014 mid-term election. But I sure hope he runs for President in 2016!


How A Republican Senate Would Effect the Economic War on Women

The Economic War on Women a Republican Senate Would Wage Robert Reich explains how a Republican-controlled Senate would attack women's rights in what adds up to an economic war on women. MoveOn.Org Now I suppose this video message could be considered propaganda. But you know, I think Reich is right. (Or have I been brain-washed?) ...

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