Author: Sam DArcangelo

A Constitutional Amendment to Limit Money in Politics

In the wake of the Occupy Wall Street protests, a Senator has proposed a constitutional amendment that would limit corporate influence in politics. But even this brash move would not keep corporations from being considered “people” in the eyes of the law.

Posted in Politics and Elections

Did Oakland Cops Forget How Civil Disobedience Works?

Violent police crackdowns are only adding fuel to Occupy Wall Street, argues a HeadCount blogger. Why didn’t they realize that in Oakland?

Posted in Personal Liberty

Why is Obama cracking down on Medical Marijuana?

What could possibly be behind the Obama Administration’s recent crackdown on California’s medical marijuana industry?

Posted in Human Rights

21st Century Protest Songs Have a Digital Home

As Occupy Wall Street grows, the movement’s unofficial soundtrack is coming together on Facebook and SoundCloud

Posted in Music and Activism, Trends in Music and Society

Classes Cancelled for Wall Street Protest

A HeadCount intern tells how his professors joined a student walkout in support of the Occupy Wall Street protests.

Posted in HeadCount Community, Education