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Mon Apr 25, 2016, 10:51 PM

Democracy Movement Awakens in America

http://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/36515-focus-democracy-movement-awakens-in-america

Democracy Awakening mobilized protesters to “protect voting rights, get big money out of politics,” and demand action on president Obama’s Supreme Court nomination. The coalition, convened by Cornell Brooks and the NAACP, included the National Organization of Women, the AFL-CIO, the Sierra Club, Greenpeace and many others. Even with these large organizations, the networks largely ignored them.

A Media Matters analysis of the TV news coverage of these mass protests against money in politics organized by Democracy Awakening and Democracy Spring showed that the networks devoted a total of only 29 seconds of airtime – between April 11 and April 18 – to the week of demonstrations.

It was an awakening for a new Democracy movement in America. We can only expect it to grow. Just wait until Bernie Sanders’ political revolution shifts its focus away from the ballot box and into the streets. That day will come whether he wins or loses the elections. Let us hope that this is truly the start of a real movement for Democracy in America.

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eridani Apr 2016 OP
gopiscrap Apr 2016 #1
felix_numinous Apr 2016 #2
Dustlawyer Apr 2016 #3
Admiral Loinpresser Apr 2016 #4
silvershadow Apr 2016 #5
danimich1 Apr 2016 #6
oldandhappy Apr 2016 #7
Thespian2 Apr 2016 #8
scottie55 Apr 2016 #9
SHRED Apr 2016 #10
Binkie The Clown Apr 2016 #11

Response to eridani (Original post)

Mon Apr 25, 2016, 10:51 PM

1. yes

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Response to eridani (Original post)

Mon Apr 25, 2016, 11:04 PM

2. This will be an interesting summer

my best to everyone, stay safe.

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Response to eridani (Original post)

Mon Apr 25, 2016, 11:05 PM

3. We abso-freakin-lutely will not stop!

We have gone beyond third world corruption in this country. Legalized bribes, electronic voting fraud, overturning the key provisions of the voting rights act... All of that to guarantee the Plutocrats/Oligarch's retain the power. Hell, they even ALEC writing the laws to be passed because the corrupt politicians are too busy collecting campaign bribes to do that part of their jobs!

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Mon Apr 25, 2016, 11:11 PM

4. Fly through the Greatest Page. n/t

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Mon Apr 25, 2016, 11:12 PM

5. bump

 

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Response to eridani (Original post)

Mon Apr 25, 2016, 11:24 PM

6. I've never demonstrated in my life

But I will if there are any of these protests within driving distance. I've had enough.

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Response to eridani (Original post)

Mon Apr 25, 2016, 11:29 PM

7. EAGER TO PARTICIPATE!!!!

Sorry, did no mean to yell. I appreciate this post. Have wondered abut follow up to Democracy Spring/Awakening because of the total lack of MSM coverage. Guess our fine and growing alternative media kept it all alive. I will take to the streets locally when that happens.

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Response to eridani (Original post)

Tue Apr 26, 2016, 12:06 AM

8. The Revolution will continue...

regardless of who is elected...the principles behind this movement are too important to be ignored...

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Response to eridani (Original post)

Tue Apr 26, 2016, 12:11 AM

9. What Will It Take To Get The Corporate Prostitute MSM To Televise The Revolution?

 

I don't think it can be done without "crimes" being committed.

Protesters arrested, zero coverage.

If there was a dozen tea baggers it would have been 24/7 coverage.

We can't let this blackout of the people wanting to fix THE REAL PROBLEM go on.

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Response to eridani (Original post)

Tue Apr 26, 2016, 12:56 AM

10. Does this site have a mobile friendly site?

 

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Tue Apr 26, 2016, 01:29 AM

11. In a way it's sad that so many Americans live under the delusion that they are free. n/;t

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