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

Originally Posted at (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 [...]

The Occupy Card The Occupy Money Cooperative will provide people access to low cost financial services. The first service will be The Occupy Card. It's a low cost, full featured pre-paid debit card. • The Occupy Card will provide the basic financial services that people need and use on a daily basis without the cost, or the [...]

Bradley Manning and The U.S. War on Whistleblowers (Alexa O’Brien interview) Now that Bradley Manning has admitted to giving classified documents to WikiLeaks, the government insists his crimes are tantamount to support for al-Qaida and international terrorism. These leaks, I would like to suggest, are analogous to somebody violating a jaywalking law in an attempt to save a pedestrian from on oncoming Mac truck. Joining [...]

The Obama administration threw its support behind a broad claim for marriage equality on Thursday, and urged the Supreme Court to rule that voters in California were not entitled to ban same-sex marriage there.

Voter Apathy Explained (Why 90 Million Eligible Voters Don’t Vote)

Today is election day here in these United States of America and this contest between Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Jill Stein, Rocky Anderson, Gary Johnson, Rosanne Barr, and Vermin Supreme. We have been told again and again, that this is the most important election of our lifetime. Not important enough for the estimated 90 million [...]