On Friday CBS News posted an opinion post on their website that takes a look at the Occupy movement and what has been achieved as what as what could follow. It's an interesting read, that may have gotten lost in the shuffle of the weekend. Here is a small excerpt:
Many people believe money in politics is corrupting our government and giving those who can make large contributions more power than the general population. This video features one member of the Occupy DC movement who spoke out against big money in politics (at Mitt Romney's large dollar fundraiser last week).
The Occupy DC protest of Mitt Romney's large dollar fundraiser last week provided a stark background for those who believe money in politics is a problem in our democracy. This video features one member of Occupy DC at that event and his thoughts on this issue.
"The 1% get most of the luxuries our planet has to offer — but democracy is a necessity, and they shouldn't be allowed to own that too." - Bill McKibben, 350.org, on the need for public financing of elections.