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Ten years ago: Occupy Tampa holds first protest in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street

The first Occupy Tampa demonstration occurred on Saturday, September 24, 2011. WMNF republishes the story ten years later.
FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub

Update: vote means St. Pete could play a role in overturning Citizens United

Update: on Thursday Oct. 5, 2017 the St. Petersburg City Council voted 6-2 to advance this ordinance. Below is a story originally published on Oct. 27, 2016 and here is a link to a related...
FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub

How St. Pete could play a role in overturning Citizens United

If the U.S. Supreme Court ever overturns its Citizens United decision it might be because of an ordinance that’s being considered by St. Petersburg; on Thursday afternoon the City heard about an ordinance that would limit...
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Jeb Bush Super PAC got $1.3 million from Chinese company: The Intercept

An explosive new series of reports by The Intercept has found that “a corporation owned by a Chinese couple made a major donation to Jeb Bush’s Super PAC Right to Rise USA” in March of...
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

A law professor answers: are corporations citizens?

Are corporations citizens and how have courts changed the role of corporations in society and in elections? We look at these topics with our guest in the studio, Ciara Torres-Spelliscy. She’s an associate professor of law at Stetson...
St. Petersburg City Council member Darden Rice

St. Pete considers banning Super PAC money in local elections

St. Petersburg City Council is considering banning the influence of Super PAC money in local elections. The idea was introduced Thursday afternoon by council vice chair Darden Rice. “I’m introducing a new business item to start council discussion on evaluating...

Occupy Tampa holds first protest in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street is a people-powered movement for democracy that began on September 17 with an encampment in the financial district of New York City. A Tampa group began similar protests against financial institutions at...

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