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Getting Money Out of Our Politics:
Returning Our Democracy to We the People

Wednesday May 25, 2016
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Westport Town Hall
110 Myrtle Ave, Westport, CT 06880

Meet & Greet to Follow at: 323 Restaurant Bar
323 Main St, Westport, CT 06880
 


 Featuring Jeffrey Clements and Jim Dean

The Supreme Court decisions of Citizens United and McCutcheon have unleashed powerful corporate and individual money into our political process unlike any time in our country’s history. Our democracy is in danger as our nation moves towards an oligarchy dominated by a rich and powerful elite. Come hear how we can restore American democracy so that all voices can be equally and respectfully heard—not just those voices who have the most money. 

  

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 Jeff Clements is the president of American Promise and co-founder of Free Speech for People, organizations that are helping to lead the renewal of American democracy, equal citizenship, and effective self-government with a 28th Amendment to the US Constitution. Jeff is a constitutional lawyer and the author of Corporations Are Not People: Reclaiming Democracy From Big Money And Global Corporations.

 

dean.png As the chair of Democracy for America, Jim Dean is committed to carrying on the legacy of his brother, Governor Howard Dean. As DFA's key spokesperson, Jim’s mission is to build and empower the progressive grassroots to take back our democracy from corporations and the wealthy. He meets with candidates, organizers, party leaders and activists, inspiring everyone to get involved. Jim’s background is in marketing research, business development and sales.

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WHEN
May 25, 2016 at 7pm - 8:30pm
WHERE
Westport Town Hall
110 Myrtle Ave
Westport, CT 06880
United States
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Will you come?