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Tuesday, May 13, 1997

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  • Campaign Finance Reform

    Amy is joined by Nick Nyhart to discuss changing the campaign system to make elections less about money. Nyhart suggests that the current campaign system should be considered unconstitutional and that campaigns should be funded by public money. Nyhart suggests that the changes much begin at the state level before Washington can realistically be considered.

  • Conversation with Charlotte Pritt at The Highlander Center

    Amy speaks with Charlotte Pritt at the Highlander Center outside of Knoxville Tennessee about the recent West Virginia gubernatorial election that she believes was rigged against her. The discussion covers issues of campaign finance reform as well as election mudslinging and West Virginia specific politics.

  • Amy Reads Email

    Amy reads email from Pennsylvania Pacifica listeners promising to bail out Temple Radio which has been struggling financially if it again airs Democracy Now! programming. Temple University has banned Pacifica programming, which has started a debate about freedom of the press and censorship.