Doug Hughes isn’t a name familiar to most. A mild-mannered postal worker from Florida, Hughes delivered mail for 13 years without drawing much attention. That changed on April 15, 2015, when Doug Hughes flew a gyrocopter 70 miles and landed on the U.S. Capitol’s West Lawn, whereafter Capitol Police shortly arrested him. But he live-streamed… Read more
Doug Hughes Flies Again!
On April 15, 2015, U.S. postal worker Doug Hughes landed a gyrocopter on the U.S. Capitol’s West Lawn, whereafter Capitol Police shortly arrested him. His bizarre but courageous flight made headlines across the country. More importantly, Doug took flight for a reason: to bring attention to the movement for campaign finance reform. Doug carried with… Read more
Walk for #Democracy911, September 20-21
The #Democracy911 Walk is over 500 miles strong and approaching the finish line! Renaldo Pearson of RepresentUs began his trek from Atlanta to D.C. on August 6th (the 54th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act) with a plan: walk 700 miles to D.C. and demand an end to political corruption. But he can’t do it… Read more
Recap: Chicago Stamping Party!
Stamp fever has hit Chicago! Stamper Jim C. welcomed 55-60 people to his first Stamp Money Out of Politics workshop in the city on Saturday, April 20th. Jim showed attendees the impact that big money has on our political system and how the Stamp Stampede is promoting a democracy by and for the people. Organizations… Read more