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A Panel Discussion on Money and Politics

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

The public is invited to a panel discussion on money and politics and its impact on our democracy featuring former members of the U.S. House of Representatives Dennis Eckart and Steven LaTourette with Greg Coleridge, Ohio Move To Amend.

Dennis Eckart is a lawyer, politician and member of the Democratic Party who represented Ohio's 11th Congressional District from 1983 to 1993, and Ohio's 22nd Congressional District from 1981 to 1983. Mr. Eckart now heads North Shore Associates.

Legalize Democracy Kent Film Showing

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Legalize Democracy examines the history of the relationship between corporate power, oppression and people’s social movements in the quest for real democracy in the US.

The 28-minute documentary utilizes interviews and historical, legal and constitutional evidence to document how people of all genders, nationalities and races have strived for democracy and how corporations and the wealthy few have won never intended rights and power to rule – at the expense of our civil liberties, communities and environment.

Interview with Carla Rautenberg on Move to Amend and Passage of a Local Citizen Initiative

AFSC Committee person Carla Rautenberg was one of the leaders of the successful Cleveland Heights Move to Amend citizens initiative campaign. She shares why she got involved, how the campaign went, what lessons were learned and are transferable, and how the MTA amendment is superior to other current related proposed constitutional amendments.

Free Film Showing: LEGALIZE DEMOCRACY

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 7:00pm

Legalize Democracy examines the history of the relationship between corporate power, oppression and people’s social movements in the quest for real democracy in the US.

The 28-minute documentary utilizes interviews and historical legal and constitutional evidence to document how people of all genders, nationalities and races have strived for democracy and how corporations and the wealthy few have won never intended rights and power to rule – at the expense of our civil liberties, communities and environment.

Free Film Showing: LEGALIZE DEMOCRACY

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 7:00pm

Legalize Democracy examines the history of the relationship between corporate power, oppression and people’s social movements in the quest for real democracy in the US.

The 28-minute documentary utilizes interviews and historical legal and constitutional evidence to document how people of all genders, nationalities and races have strived for democracy and how corporations and the wealthy few have won never intended rights and power to rule – at the expense of our civil liberties, communities and environment.

NEWS RELEASE: April 2, 2014 Supreme Court Ruling Will Further Drown Out Political Voices of Majority

NEWS RELEASE: April 2, 2014

Contacts:
Michael Greenman,  614, 439, 4768, mgreenmanoh@gmail.com
Greg Coleridge,  216-255-2184, gcoleridge@afsc.org

Supreme Court Ruling Will Further Drown Out Political Voices of Majority

U.S. Rep. Kaptur, other elected officials discuss corporate political money, Lakewood ballot initiative

Lakewood MTA event

Pictured in image: State Representative Marcy Kaptur,  State Representative Nickie Antonio H Lakewood City Councilman at Large Tom Bullock
Corporate Personhood Expert Greg Coleridge of the American Friends Service Committee

Click here for story: http://www.cleveland.com/lakewood/index.ssf/2014/02/rep_katpur_other_ele...

Click here for images from event: http://www.cleveland.com/lakewood/index.ssf/2014/02/rep_katpur_other_ele...

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