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Bill Moyers Highlights Protest Against Rove

In a segment last Friday about the “cowardly lions of ‘free speech,’” Bill Moyers featured a recent protest led by Public Campaign Action Fund—along with Campaign for America's Future, Rebuild the Dream, People for the American Way, The Other 98%, Health Care for America Now, Common Cause, Alliance for Justice, Public Citizen, SEIU, and other groups—against the anti-democracy Karl Rove secret money machine.

Seniors to Sam Zell: Stop bankrupting us.

On Tuesday, more than a dozen senior citizens will travel from Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, and other states to Chicago to attend the shareholder meeting of Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS), which owns their manufactured home lots. These seniors are going to confront the company’s chair, billionaire Sam Zell, who has refused to hear their concerns over practices driving them into hardship. They’re going because, as the Center for Community Change points out:

Corporate-backed ad campaign begins in Wisconsin

Politico reports today that the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC), backed by billionaire oil tycoons David and Charles Koch and the controversial U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is expanding its ad campaign "against Democratic state Sen. Jim Holperin and launching a media blitz against state Sen. Dave Hansen, a member of the Democratic leadership."