The demands of working people in the US and around the world haven’t yet been met, and there’s still a need for the same energy and outrage on the issues of jobs, income and wealth inequality, home foreclosures, working people’s rights to organize, and of course, Wall Street’s crimes.
Archive for January 3rd, 2012
click here for the rest of the storyThe New York City Council is expected to vote Wednesday on a resolution asking Congress to pass an amendment overturning the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
The Supreme Court ruled that corporations had the same First Amendment rights as U.S. citizens and that political spending was free speech. The ruling allowed corporations to spend unlimited amounts of money to influence elections, so long as their actions were not directly coordinated with a candidate’s campaign.