United We Stand Tour Wants Youth To Run For Political Office

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/SUorrcB-iv4 (Note: this is an episode clip. Watch the full show here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKMjT0zB5aM) Christina Tobin, the founder and chair of Free and Equal,  sits down with Dennis to discuss our Democracy in crisis and the United We Stand Festival Tour. The motto of Free and Equal is More Voices, More Choices. “We believe that [...]

Why Millennials Don’t Vote and What To Do About It {aTV 007}

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/VKMjT0zB5aM More than half of respondents in the survey, released by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, said they think elected officials don’t share their priorities, and almost two-thirds said elected officials seem motivated by selfish reasons. Less than a quarter of the millennials polled said they will definitely be voting in [...]

How The Supreme Court Made the U.S. Government Illegitimate

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/cdDfemVTCOo (Note: this is an episode clip. The full show will air on Monday, June 9) Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in McCutcheon V. FEC, the court struck down a limit on how much cash an individual could give to all federal candidates during an election cycle. In the 5-4 [...]