Democracy Happy Hour — January 11, 2023

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Democracy Happy Hour, January 11, 2023 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

Fix Democracy First Links:

Fix Democracy First

Democracy Happy Hour Upcoming Topics/Schedule

  • Jan 18 – The Influence of Fossil Fuel Lobbyists w/ James Browning from Global Energy Monitor  
  • Jan 25th - Utilizing Coalitions to Reform Democracy
  • Feb 1st - Media Literacy w/ Lesley James, Media Literacy & Digital Citizenship Program Supervisor, WA Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction  


Democracy Legislation in 2023: What Can We Expect? Links:

Democracy in the News Links:


Special counsel Jack Smith gets trove of new documents from local election officials -


At trial, Oath Keeper alleges specific plan to stop vote count -


At Proud Boys trial, U.S. aims to win another seditious conspiracy case -


Two Years Later, Prosecutions of Jan. 6 Rioters Continue to Grow -


Giuliani subpoenaed amid special counsel investigation into Trump’s fundraising -


Special grand jury completes Trump investigation -


Pro-Bolsonaro Riots Laid Bare Threat to Brazilian Democracy -


Videos of Brazil attack show striking similarities to Jan. 6 -


Brazil’s riot puts spotlight on close ties between Bolsonaro and Trump -


CLC Explains: Jo Deutsch on Updates to the Electoral Count Act That Will Safeguard Democracy - CLC Explains: Jo Deutsch on Updates to the Electoral Count Act That Will Safeguard Democracy

Kevin McCarthy elected House speaker, but at a cost -


In Speaker Fight’s Final Hours, Arm-Twisting, Flaring Tempers and Calls From Trump -


What’s in Kevin McCarthy’s Deal With Conservatives -


House Narrowly Approves Rules Amid Concerns About McCarthy’s Concessions -


Divided House Approves G.O.P. Inquiry Into ‘Weaponization’ of Government -


House Republicans voted to gut the House Ethics Committee, and George Santos said it was 'fantastic' -


How Republicans are transforming the House in the majority -


Here Are All the Ways Republicans Plan to Investigate Biden -


Documents Found in Biden’s Private Office Include Material on Foreign Countries -


Biden ‘Surprised’ to Learn Classified Documents Were Found in Private Office -


U.S. Postal Service delivered at least 54.4 million ballots during 2022 election -


3 Lessons on Misinformation in the Midterms Spread on Social Media -


As 2024 Election Looms, State Legislatures Consider Voting Changes -


Federal judges strike down SC’s 1st Congressional District as racial gerrymandering -


The Courts Protected Democracy in 2022 -


South Carolina abortion ban violates state's constitution, state Supreme Court rules -


Eyes on states as challenges to abortion bans move through courts: Cases to watch in 2023 -


Biden, Senate Democrats gear up to prioritize judges in 2023 -


Supreme Court gavels in 2023 with major decisions ahead -


Why you should pay attention to these 4 upcoming Supreme Court cases -


Fears US supreme court could radically reshape clean water rules -


The Supreme Court May Kick Off 2023 With a Huge Gun Rights Ruling -


U.S. Supreme Court considers narrowing federal protections for unions -


The American public no longer believes the Supreme Court is impartial -


The Supreme Court's back door -


Corporate America Condemned the January 6 Riot—Then Went Right Back to Funding Election Deniers -


Corporations have given over $50 million to the Sedition Caucus -


On anniversary of the Capitol attack, companies face new pressures to disclose political spending -


Supporters raise millions to rebrand Jan. 6 rioters as ‘patriots’ -


Defense sector contributed heavily to 45 senators who secured $1.8 billion in military construction earmarks -


$858,000,000,000 – Military budget -




Will cities buy into proposed ‘ranked choice’ pilot program? -


SIFT (The Four Moves) -

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