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Daily Archives: October 14th, 2012

Initiative 1185: An attack on democracy

Excerpt: Proponents of I-1185, including its primary sponsor Tim Eyman, would have voters believe the issue this initiative would address is taxes. In fact, the issue is democracy – specifically, an attack on democracy and majority rule, funded by powerful corporations and promoted by the far right. Since California approved Proposition 13 in 1978, creating a requirement […]
Written by:Robert Cruickshank
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security, Elections
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