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Democracy Extremism: Lawrence Lessig, Alan Grayson & Net Neutrality
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Democracy extremist Bernie Sanders is unaccountably surging in presidential polls. Why all the enthusiasm for a rumpled trouble maker who rejects the high-dollar patronage of the One Percent to seek the impoverished support of average voters? One Percent News hit the streets to find out.
Morals collided at a Washington, DC, hotel when in one wing a religious coalition tested GOP presidential hopefuls on their fidelity to the Bible; while in the other, reasonableness extremists trumpeted the Pope’s inconvenient stand against climate change. Almost lost in all the morality was the only important question: who has the most money?
Hippie commerce meets 99% politics as ice cream mogul (and self-loathing rich person) Ben Cohen explains why he supports the democratically extreme presidential bid of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.
The Republican Money Primary took a strange turn recently in New Hampshire when GOP presidential candidates attended an event that was not entirely focused on fundraising.
One Percent News reporter and Democracy Extremist expert Will Rice exposes the dangerous plot of StampStampede.org, which is defacing U.S. currency in an effort to undermine plutocracy. Of course it will only succeed in annoying the One Percent into taking the other half of the world’s wealth too, but it’s always worth a laugh to […]
Cenk Uygur, of The Young Turks and Wolf PAC, explains to an incredulous Will Rice, 1% News Democracy Extremist Expert, why we need a Constitutional convention to get big money out of politics. Learn more about this bold and misguided effort, as well as the latest on 1%N’s competing offering, “The Young Trustfunders”, and the […]
The first ever budget proposal from the Congressional One Percent Caucus was released today at an exclusive event held in a basement crypt below the U.S. Capitol. One Percent Solutions spokeswoman Reagan Peabody-Peabody explains the elegant simplicity of a budget with no numbers and only four words (one of which is “no”). Daniel Weeks of […]
April 15th is a melancholy time for the 1%. On the one hand, they can rejoice that they often pay a lower tax rate than nurses, plumbers and utility line workers. But on the other hand, they still pay something. One Percent News anchor Margaret Theismann interviews wealth therapist Will Rice about how the One […]
Even though budgets by definition have nothing to do with people, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) gamely tries to explain the radical tax-and-spending plan of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. WARNING: Contains populist ideas 1%’ers may find offensive.
Red-carpet interviews at a screening of the feel-good movie “KillSwitch”–all about how the Internet is safely in the hands of the elite–are interrupted by a One Percent News flash on the FCC’s outrageous net neutrality decision. See democracy extremists Lawrence Lessig and U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson struggle to explain their oddball crusade for online equality.