A New Declaration of Independence

Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation The weight of the 1 Percent has become intolerable. How can we take our country back?Show original Share and Enjoy: [...]

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Help Rootstrikers Hold The Super Committee Accountable

Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationWe have a list of demands: Super Committee members should voluntarily disclosure their campaign contributions and lobbying contacts, hold open meetings, and post their recommendations 72 hours before the final committee vote. We’ve joined forces with the Sunlight Foundation and 30 other organizations to “Haunt the House” on Halloween. We’re gathering [...] [...]

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Officers Unleash Anger at Ticket-Fixing Arraignments in the Bronx

Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation The stunning display of vitriol at a Bronx courthouse by hundreds of off-duty officers raised concerns about the mind-set of the force. Corruption extends from the bottom to the top in the US. We are now a 3rd world country.Show original Share and Enjoy: [...]

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Did You Hear the One About the Bankers?

Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationOur Congress today is a forum for legalized bribery. One consumer group using information from Opensecrets.org calculates that the financial services industry, including real estate, spent $2.3 billion on federal campaign contributions from 1990 to 2010, which was more than the health care, energy, defense, agriculture and transportation industries combined. Why [...] [...]

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