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Americans Elect Steps Up Attacks on Democracy: Now a Corporate Board Decides Who’s On and Off the Ballot

Disenfranchisement. Oligarchy. Plutocracy. These are now the official principles of Americans Elect.

Americans Elect is a 501c4 corporation funded by Wall Street hedge fund executives that is trying to run its own online privatized presidential nomination in 2012. Until now the Americans Elect corporate board has paid lip service to the idea of democracy within the Americans Elect process. That changed today.

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Buddy Roemer Defends Americans Elect Against Reality

Yesterday, Facebook User AE Transparency got into an exchange with Buddy Roemer, a politician who first left the Democratic party and then left the Republican presidential race and now is running as an Americans Elect candidate. AE Transparency asked: AE Transparency: Mr. Roemer, concerns that

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Five Things With Which I Am Not Cool (March 10 2012)

President Barack Obama gave the green light to child soldiers in Chad, the Congo, and Yemen. The Lorax markets Mazda SUVs: a thing that everyone, everyone, everyone needs? When officials conducted a Photo Op to show off their new drones flying over American skies, the

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?