Scott Turrow in Bloomberg Calls on OWS to Lead Effort to Restore Democracy in the U.S.


How Occupy Wall Street Can Restore Clout of the 99%: Scott Turow – Bloomberg.

At the heart of the article is the call for an effort to fire-up a national movement to pass an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, limiting political contributions in elections.

Money is destroying our democracy. This is a state of affairs which the current U.S. Supreme Court worsened considerably with its 2010 decision “Citizens United vs FEC”. The decision among other things gave a degree of “personhood” to corporations and political action committees.

As I have written before, that decision has done more harm to our country than most external enemies ever will.

A constitutional amendment may be the only possible way to restore the political balance that the current conservative court has upset.

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