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Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution. Every Thursday at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern. This is a call-in program. Call (646) 652-2345 and press 1 to participate.

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Move to Amend Reports is the weekly radio show that details current events and issues being addressed by Move To Amend. Jamie Raskin is a professor of constitutional law at American University Washington College of Law, a Maryland State Senator, and a Senior Fellow at People for the American Way. The Director of WCL's Program on Law and Government and founder of its acclaimed Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, Raskin teaches Constitutional Law, Legislation, and First Amendment. He has written dozens of law review articles and essays and several influential books, including the Washington Post Bestseller Overruling Democracy: The Supreme Court versus the American People (2003), which examines patterns of conservative judicial activism and interference with democratic politics, and We the Students (3d ed. 2008), a CQ Press and Supreme Court Historical Society Bestseller which examines the Supreme Court's treatment of America's high school students and their rights. An active constitutional and public interest lawyer, Raskin has represented clients as diverse as Reverend Jesse Jackson, SEIU, students resisting censorship, Ross Perot and Greenpeace, and was Chairman of Maryland's State Higher Education Labor Relations Board.
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This week features executive director of Praxis Peace Institute Georgia Kelly to talk with us about the intersection of economics and the environment, which will be the focus for the upcoming Economics of Sustainability Conference this... more

This week, we talk about the dire situation for the people of Detroit, living under "emergency management" since Michigan's state government declared a financial emergency leading up to the city declaring bankruptcy last summer. We are... more

This week, David Cobb, one of our National Team Leaders for the Move to Amend Coalition, will talk with us about Senator Tom Udall's proposed amendment to the Constitution, providing an update on recent Senate Judiciary... more

This week features political science professor and political analyst Peter Mathews to talk about the need for the We The People (28th) Amendment to remove corporate personhood and declare that money is not speech under the First... more

This week features director of the Backbone Campaign Bill Moyer to talk with us about their upcoming Rolling Rebellion for Real Democracy taking place July 5 - 12. Bill Moyer co-founded the Backbone Campaign in 2003 with friends from... more

This week we talk with Constitutional scholar and Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin about the difference between unions and corporations under the law, and judicial activism. Jamie Raskin is a professor of constitutional law at American... more

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This week features esteemed historian, political economist, and activist Gar Alperovitz to talk with us about his new book, What Must We Do Then?, the next American Revolution, and how we can build a new democratic economy out of... more

Kerwin Olson, the Executive Director of the consumer and environmental advocacy organization known as Citizens Action Coalition, will be talking with us about his efforts to protect local ratepayers against corporate utility... more

RERUN: Joseph Torres is the Senior External Affairs Director for Free Press, advocating in Washington to ensure that our nation's media policies serve the public interest and builds coalitions to broaden the media reform movement's... more