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Top Documentary Films. Brandeis And The History Of Transparency. “I’m proud to present the third and final part in the series of research projects from the Sunlight Foundation spring semester interns.

Brandeis And The History Of Transparency

This post is by Andrew Berger, he spent time looking into the past and following Louis Brandeis career in transparency and how it relates to the current movement.” – Nisha Thompson By Sunlight Foundation Intern, Andrew Berger I never really feel like I understand something unless I have a sense of its history. (I once wanted to become a historian; I guess that's just how I think.) So it's no surprise that during my internship here at Sunlight, I found myself wanting to know more about the history of transparency. Brandeis made his famous statement that "sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants" in a 1913 Harper's Weekly article, entitled "What Publicity Can Do.

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Training. Why Occupy Portland? The Secret of Oz - Winner, Best Docu of 2010 v.1.09.11. Web Page Goodstuff. Benefits of Elected Officials. Prosecuting Wall Street, pt. 1. Youtube Channels. The Super-Committee Should Take a Lesson From Occupy Wall Street. Streamer Creations. OCCUPY FREE ENERGY - ELEVATE/LUMINARIES ft. Aishah. American Censorship Day November 16 - Join the fight to stop SOPA. Read The Bill: S. 1253. Sec. 1.

Read The Bill: S. 1253

Short title. Sec. 2. Organization of Act into divisions; table of contents. Sec. 3. Congressional defense committees. Sec. 4. DIVISION A—Department of Defense Authorizations TITLE I—Procurement Subtitle A—Authorization of Appropriations Sec. 101. Subtitle B—Navy Programs Sec. 121. Subtitle C—Air Force Programs Sec. 131. Posse Comitatus Act. The Act, as modified in 1981, refers to the Armed Forces of the United States. It does not apply to the National Guard under state authority from acting in a law enforcement capacity within its home state or in an adjacent state if invited by that state's governor. The United States Coast Guard, which operates under the Department of Homeland Security, is also not covered by the Posse Comitatus Act, primarily because the Coast Guard has both a maritime law enforcement mission and a federal regulatory agency mission.

History[edit] In return for Southern acquiescence regarding Hayes, Republicans agreed to support the withdrawal of federal troops from the former Confederate states, ending Reconstruction. Known as the Compromise of 1877, South Carolina, Florida and Louisiana agreed to certify Rutherford B. Urge your Senators to oppose sections 1031 and 1032 of the Defense Authorization bill. Monthly donors (our Guardians of Liberty) enable us to respond to urgent threats to our civil liberties.

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They provide us with the resources to stop: Attempts to suppress free speech Politicians from denying women reproductive freedom Racially-biased practices in our criminal justice system Join today with a monthly donation. Declaration of the Occupation of New York City. This document was accepted by the NYC General Assembly on September 29, 2011 Translations: French , Slovak , Spanish , German , Italian , Arabic , Portuguese [ all translations »] As we gather together in solidarity to express a feeling of mass injustice, we must not lose sight of what brought us together.

Declaration of the Occupation of New York City

Bloomberg Forever - short film - Occupy The Movie. "Corporate America Is Using Our Police Departments As Hired Thugs" Ret Police Captain Ray Lewis. Black Friday is Buy Nothing Day (Here are 10 Films to Spread the Shopping-Free Cheer!) By Tim Hjersted Since 1997, the biggest shopping day of the year in North America has also been known as Buy Nothing Day - a playful protest against the cultural and commercial pressures that compel us to consume more every year, grow more in debt to prove our love to our loved ones and find temporary happiness in that euphoric moment of purchase.

Black Friday is Buy Nothing Day (Here are 10 Films to Spread the Shopping-Free Cheer!)

It's a movement that has been growing internationally every year, despite the commercial pressures now enveloping even Thanksgiving in the holiday madness. More and more people have had enough and are choosing to celebrate with their loved ones a different way - by not buying anything! 0Mremen's Channel. The Dill Pickle Club. On Monday, November 14, the Dill Pickle Club hosted The 99%: A Teach-in on Occupy Portland to objectively bring together various perspectives on the economic, political and social factors that have led to the emergence of occupations throughout the country, and more specifically the movement’s impact on a localized level.

The Dill Pickle Club

As part of our mission to make this information freely available, we are posting the entirety of the talks online. Special thanks to Bernardo Pantoja and NW Documentary for making this video documentation possible. If you would like to help us continue to make these types of programs available to both the Portland community, as well as make content available online, please consider making a donation below. All donations are tax-deductible. Occupy Wall St - The Revolution Is Love. KGW News Channel 8: DISTURBING PREDICTION, HOMELESS on the rise on streets in DOWNTOWN. Scott Olsen Interviewed After Release From Hospital. I AM NOT MOVING - Short Film - Occupy Wall Street.

Joe Rogan and The 99% 99% v 1%: the data behind the Occupy movement. OWS - Police Trying To Silence Journalist Covering Occupy Movement - CURRENT TV. Despotism (1946)