Category Archives: Opinion

What Happens When Money is Speech and the “Speech” of Corporations is Protected?

In June 2011, Stephen Colbert petitioned the Federal Election Commission to start his own political action committee—a real one, with real money. The Colbert Super PAC SHH Institute (as in “hush”) is part razor-edged media stunt and part political statement. … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Philadelphia Launch Party!!!!

  JOIN THE 99% MOVEMENT!!! Join OWS Philadelphia & Reasonable Solutions this Saturday, December 2nd from 12p-5p for a day of celebration as we launch the newly formed “Free Speech Demonstration Space” at Thomas Paine Plaza. Join the 99% movement … Continue reading

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Recent Developments Regarding OWS and RS

To put it mildly, there have been a number of developments unfolding, both at Dilworth Plaza and elsewhere, since our last post on Tuesday. While we had hoped to make an update before now, the group has been struggling to keep … Continue reading

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