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Billionaires Stage “Grassroots” Protest in Pennsylvania

Here’s how “Americans for Prosperity” describes itself on a national scale and in the context of Pennsylvania:

“Americans for Prosperity is a grassroots movement of over 2.3 million activists nation wide who advocate and promote limited government, lower taxes, and more freedom. We have over 117,000 activists across the state of Pennsylvania who are taking [...]

The Online Presence of OccupyColleges and Americans Elect Campus Leaders

In the waning months of 2011, two social movements claimed to erupt on college campuses across the nation.

On September 23 2011, the privatized-presidential-nomination 501c4 corporation called Americans Elect declared that it had “Americans Elect Campus Leaders” on 103 college campuses in the United States and began to use the tag AE Campus Movement in [...]

To Understand Americans Elect, Understand Peter Ackerman’s Theory of Movement Organization

Time is Short and Options are Limited: How to Understand Americans Elect?

You may not have heard of Americans Elect yet, but by the end of the year you will have heard a great deal more. Americans Elect is a unique combination of political party and 501(c)(4) corporation with the aim of arranging the nomination [...]

National Equality March Called Out on Process. Is Process Critical?

Steve Ault, who helped organize national gay rights marches in 1979 and 1987, has written a thoughtful criticism of the National Equality March, a march on Washington, DC set for October 11, 2009 with demands of equality and non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Did you notice I had to tell you what the [...]