I awoke on a cold spring morning, still tired from a night of packing, preparing, almost meditating. “Did I forget anything?” is the question I ritualistically asked myself, of course I know I had every material possession needed for my long trip. What I was forgetting was not a thing, it was a feeling. I […]
My appearance on Lansing Online News on July 29th, 2013. I joined Bonnie Bucqueroux and Bill Castanier. I talked about the Lansing City Council Severing Ties with St. Petersburg, Russia and LGBT Human Rights in Russia and my trip to California from April 19th – July 11th, 2013. The webcast is a simulcast of Lansing Online News […]
We are young. As a movement and as a people we are young, and one of the most striking things I found at this year’s Netroots Nation is how very young the crowd is compared with YearlyKos in Chicago in 2007, when I last attended… Read more at Daily Kos.
My appearance on Lansing Online News on April 15th, 2013. I joined Bonnie Bucqueroux and Bill Castanier, and Emily Dievendorf of Equality Michigan. I talked about LGBT rights, corporate personhood, national politics, and more. The webcast is a simulcast of Lansing Online News Radio, which is broadcast on WLNZ 89.7 transmitted from Lansing Community College. LON co-publishers […]
Lansing City Council unanimously denounces Citizens United, corporate personhood at Monday meeting | MLive.com
“I have been an activist for almost a year now; from the beginning I realized that every issue that I care about is quashed by corporate and wealthy interests,” Collins said in a statement. “That’s why we started a local Move To Amend affiliate group. It doesn’t matter if you are conservative, libertarian, liberal, progressive, […]
Lansing City Council considering resolution condemning Citizens United ruling, corporate personhood | MLive.com
“I’m glad to say that our resolution is moving forward. If this resolution passes, Lansing will be the first city council in Michigan to pass a resolution condemning the US Supreme Court decisions in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and Buckley v. Valeo,” Read more at MLive.com
Interview: Lansing “Move to Amend” Brings Proposal to Lansing City Council | Peace Education Center of Greater Lansing (VIDEO)
Peace Education Center conducts a news interview with the organizer of the Lansing “Movement to Amend” campaign. The Lansing City Council has a resolution under consideration that challenges the concept corporate “personhood” and the concept that money is “speech.” The interview was conducted August 4, 2012, two days prior to a city council meeting. The […]
by Roman Collins & Jessica Kelton Lansing Move To Amend Billionaire Matty Moroun has come out swinging with astounding sums of money in response to Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signing a deal to build a new bridge spanning from Detroit to Canada, and even the staunchest supporters of corporate speech are admitting Mr. Moroun may […]
“We are pleased to welcome Roman Collins on as our guest at 12:15 PM. Mr. Collins will discuss a upcoming visit David Cobb one of our national spokespersons for Move to Amend movement. at Lansing at Gone Wired Cafe, Thursday, June 28th at 6:30 PM to talk about corporate personhood in a historical context as […]
“I’m against that because it’s another erosion of democracy. [Michigan's Emergency Financial Manager Law] It basically takes away your right to local democratic representation,” Read the full story on WILX.