Alliance for Democracy

Citizen United Anniversary/Single Payer/Oregon State Bank events

Posted in Barbara Dudley, Citizens United, corporate personhood, Dan Meek, Dr. Flowers, Jon Batholmew, Oregon State Bank, OSPIRG by Alliance for Democracy Portland OR on January 20, 2011

The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision one year ago (January 21) opened the flood gates of direct corporate money into America’s elections.  Prior to this decision, corporations had been banned under the Tillman Act of 1907 from using corporate funds to fund federal political campaigns.  According to President Teddy Roosevelt in advocating for the corporate ban said, “All contributions by corporations to any political committee or for any political purpose should be forbidden by law; directors should not be permitted to use stockholders’ money for such purposes.”  (more…)

Democracy Demands an Informed Citizenry/TAPPED

Posted in Alliance for Democracy, Election Reform, Health Care, Trade Act of 2009 by Alliance for Democracy Portland OR on November 2, 2009

Saturday Nov 7, 2009
Alliance for Democracy Regional Convention
Democracy demands an informed citizenry

Join the Alliance for Democracy for their Regional Conference as we interact with Portland activists like (more…)