Alliance for Democracy (USA)

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The Alliance for Democracy is a grassroots organization of United States citizens seeking to replace corporate domination of politics with people power.

Mission statement[edit]

"The mission of the Alliance for Democracy is to free all people from corporate domination of politics, economics, the environment, culture and information; to establish true democracy; and to create a just society with a sustainable, equitable economy."[1]

History[edit]

The organization's founding convention was held at Mo Ranch conference center, in Hunt, Texas, United States in 1996[2] by Ronnie Dugger, founding editor of the Texas Observer, whose article "A Call to Citizens: Will Real Populists Please Stand Up" was published in The Nation in August 1995.[3] He was assisted by Ohio lawyer Cliff Arnebeck. The Alliance's current campaigns focus on public banking, local food and self-governance, fighting the privatization of water and municipal water and sanitation systems, and working to pass local resolutions against the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

The Alliance for Democracy national office is located in Hudson, Massachusetts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ About Alliance for Democracy at official website
  2. ^ Verhovek, Sam Howe (1996-11-25). "Texas Meeting Seeks A Rebirth of Populism". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. 
  3. ^ Dugger R. "A Call to Citizens: Will Real Populists Please Stand Up" at official website